Musical think piece about childhood and culture

(CBS News) Over the past few years, I've become a fan of musicians using looping to pull off impressive performances. (Click here, here or here for just a few of the many examples highlighted previously.) But this particular performance is a bit different from the norm. Watch as a young artist relates his story of childhood and culture through beatboxing and looping above.

The incredibly creative storytelling and musical think piece features beatboxing artist Simon Shlomo Kahn (aka Shlomo) and was posted on Vimeo by Visual Influence who write:

'Bellydancer' is a heartfelt story about Shlomo's Iraqi-Jewish grandparents, painting a colourful world seen through the eyes of a 3 year old, using only his voice and a loop pedal.

The use of alliteration in the impressions of family and setting turned into looped sounds absolutely floored me, and has without a doubt earned Shlomo a big triple-rainbow salute of incredible auditory storyteller from all of us here at The Feed for this performance! And to check out more creative work by Visual Influence, be sure to visit their Vimeo page by clicking here.

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