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Binkbeats NL

producer & four limbs plus-fifty instrument percussionist

How do you get the wildly varying sounds of Flying Lotus, Aphex Twin and Thom Yorke into one coherent set? You could opt for a simple DJ set, yes. Or, you could go the Binkbeats way, and recreate them all with your own - vast collection of - instruments.

Vibraphone, guzheng (Chinese harp), typewriters, .. name it, he might just use it. His Beats Unraveled series for internet sensation Boiler Room rapidly gained him an impromptu following and provided the ideal launchpad for his next phase: going all-out and composing original material, stretching beyond just percussion and disregarding any parameters in the process.

Even with cheap toys we can be able to create generous sounds, like the creaking of a plastic cup that can serve as a snare.

On stage, Binkbeats performs his meticulously detailed compositions in a dazzling live setup, using over fifty instruments with all four limbs.

Binkbeats - live session for RedBull Music 2018

Binkbeats is a percussionist and producer from the Netherlands who has earned acclaim for his Boiler Room series "Beats Unraveled," where he deconstructs tracks from artists he loves such as Aphex Twin, Lapalux, Flying Lotus, and others. His live set is a unique performance which deftly blends over 50 instruments into a dazzling soundscape spanning hip-hop, jazz, classical music and electronica. His debut EP 'Private Matter Previously Unavailable Part 1' will be released on the 13th of October 2017.

Binkbeats - live at The Royal Albert Hall - Boiler Room 2015

 

The perfect crowning denouement to our Beats Unraveled series with BINKBEATS: a full-HD recording of the Dutch maestro's sell-out performance at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.