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.
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.