This record was set as part of Toyota Prius Records, a two-day event
streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials
adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records
ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself.
The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st,
2011. See all the records set at the event here.
BeatboxerAdam Matta delivered 17 different vocal instruments in a
4-beat measure, a new world record. The tempo of the performance was
approximately 86 BPM.
Matta performed the feat at a World Record Appreciation Society
event in New York City on February 11, 2009. It took place at
Pianos, a Lower East Side bar. Dan Rollman was present to time and
count the instruments.
INSTRUMENTS BEATBOXED: kick drum, floor tom, mid-tom, hi-tom, hi-hat,
808 snare, horn hit ‘sample’, vocal scratch/turntable, inward hand clap
snare, upright bass, trumpet, metal guitar, truck horn, trap snare roll,
vocal bass, throat singing, crash cymbal.