not only is THePETEBOX one of the world's finest human beatboxers, he has spent the past year crafting a whole new approach to using his beatbox skills to create music. His live show is more that of a full bands and sees him creating fully crafted songs as well as demonstrating his world class beatbox skills. Creating each layer of his tracks live using a loop pedal THePETEBOX's shows lead the audience through a journey of real time music production which builds up and delivers a full frequency spectrum of sound, from deep bass, to high pitched trumpets, to multiple vocal harmonies - all made with his mouth!
This pioneering endeavour led THePETEBOX to be announced a winner of the year’s prestigious Channel 4Talent Awards in December 2007, placing him alongside some of the countries’ most promising young creatives. Over 2008 he toured his show around Africa, Norway, France, Czech Republic and the UK and showcased at a host of festivals over the summer including Isle of White, Bestival, Creamfields, V Festival and Glastonbury.
THePETEBOX is a leading player on the beatboxing scene, making his mark after only a few months of gigging by winning the Radio 1 beatbox championships in 2005. Since then his breathtaking abilities to create, and re-create many styles of music such as hip-hop, drum ’n’ bass, jazz, house, garage and rock, has established him as an explosive live performer, having appeared at countless club nights and festivals around the UK and abroad over the past three years.
THePETEBOX’s travels have led him to support legends such as Grandmaster Flash, Will Smith, Pendulum, The Automatic, Grooverider, Tim Westwood, even The Human League and have seen him play alongside host of artists including New Young Pony Club, Mystery Jets, Sway, Ty, Skinnyman and Killa Kela. He can also been seen frequently wowing the crowds at some of the UK’s most renowned club nights including UK Takeover, Chibuku, Firefly and Detonate and has completed tours withUK Hip Hop legends Foreign Beggars as their beatboxer.