Tom Thum

Tom Thum

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My entire life revolves around sound; making sounds, hearing sounds and being a sound.

Tom Thum is part of the Sennheiser MOMENTUM project that Sennheiser has developed in collaboration with talented sound artists around the world. Let them inspire you – get involved.

Armed with just a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum pushes the limits of the human voice to create soundtracks of impossible beats and phenomenal sounds. Keeping scratched vinyl, the Michael Jackson back catalogue, the wind instrument didgeridoo and an entire ’50s jazz band amongst his vocal repertoire, he never fails to leave his audience amazed: “Tom Thum appears to have swallowed an entire orchestra and several backing singers”, The Guardian said about the artist. Tom’s success is based on his ever-present urge to challenge the boundaries his voice sets for him. Exploring the “best way to mic up a human” in the course of what he calls ‘the Thum kit experiment’, Tom Thum manages to produce an unbelievable and unique array of sounds. Embodying both talent and unstoppable drive, Tom is a regular at internationally renowned festivals such as Adelaide Fringe, where his show Beating the habit debuted in 2012 to sold-out audiences. Tom Thum has MOMENTUM.

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