It all begins in the small town of Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer in Austria: Soon after we learn about the art of beatboxing we – Andy, Ivory and Tom – form a band and call it „Massive Beats Crew“. We practice beatboxing every time we meet. Ivory’s bedroom becomes our studio. We want to show the world how much we love beatboxing. The foundation is built for everything that comes after.
Our first contact with the Austrian beatbox scene. We are inspired!
We meet one of our role models for the first time - as the support band. An exciting day.
We give our first beatbox workshop over five mornings. Our passion for teaching begins.
Our team wins the Austrian Beatbox Championship for the first time: a great feeling and huge motivation to continue and become better.
A new world opens up for us: contemporary dance meets beatbox.
The audience loves us and we go home on a high note.
Together with the Austrian beatbox scene we perform in the Balkans for the first time (but not the last).
Our team wins the Austrian Beatbox Championship for the second time.
As well as having a showcase, Massive Beats Crew is on the jury for the „Beatbox Battle“ in Munich, Germany.
„Beatbox in Concert“ in Vienna, Austria. Massive Beats is a supporting act.
The start of the first beatbox workshop for the HIB Saalfelden school. We teach beatboxing to several classes this year. This workshop becomes a regular occurrence over the years and continues to this day.
Our team wins the Austrian Beatbox Championship for the third time. We meet beatbox legen Killa Kela. He’s on the jury and votes for us.
Ivory becomes Austrian beatbox champion in the solo competition. All three of the Massive Beats Crew are ranked in the top four.
We are successful at the international „Splash Beatbox Battle“ in Leipzig, Germany. It’s the biggest hip hop festival in Europe. Such a great honor and an amazing opportunity to learn from other beatboxers.
We travel to the Boxcon beatbox convention in London, England. It’s always been important to us to get to know other beatboxers and hear what they have to say. We have great memories of our set at the convention.
Beatboxers come from all around the world to meet up and show their skills. We have a great time and meet lots of kindred spirits. This experience showed us that every country and every language has its own strengths.
We win the LINZ 09 & dance days „Posthof“ award along with Silke Grabinger and Roderrich Madl for the best contemporary dance piece.
We combine deep beats with great moves as part of a breathtaking hip hop show organized by Nobulus.
We stand proud on the podium at the Beatbox World Championship in Berlin, Germany.
Our first performance for Red Bull – and the first time we ever beatbox live in front of 15,000 people.
Our first performance in the Czech Republic. Beatbox to the fullest.
We always felt a strong connection to the world of breakdance - besides beatboxing one of the five elements of hip hop.
We’ll remember our showcase at this historic event for many years to come.
The second time we have the honor of beatboxing for our idol.
We establish this legendary event with Oliver Haditsch and Günther Ferstl. Participants are Lytos, Skiller, KrnFx, Defa, Frisco, Slizzer, BMG and Doeme. On the jury: Zede, Eklipse and Ivory.
We bring the audience to a frenzy as the supporting act for Culcha Candela.
We meet the legendary sound machine from „Police Academy“ in Vienna, Austria.
After the successful premiere in 2010 we invite top beatboxers from around the world to the event in Graz. We are proud to host: Alem, Dharni, Slizzer, KrnFx, Babeli, Ball-Zee, Heartgrey and Primitiv. On the jury: Zede, Lytos and Ivory.
In the arena in Munich, Germany, we show off our skills as part of the show act.
Ivory represents the Massive Beats Crew in the third Grand Beatbox Battle in Basel, Switzerland.
We beatbox under artist Beda Percht at the presentation of the new logo for A1. Further performances follow.
The new Mercedes Astros is launched at an event – and our beatbox show is a highlight.
Once again we welcome the crème de la crème of the beatbox world to Graz. The show includes Pe4enkata, KrnFx, Two H, Babeli, Ball Zee, KIM, Beasty and Slizzer. On the jury: Skiller, Zede, Dharni, Lytos and Ivory.
Thomas and teacher Werner David Wiechenthaler publish the first book about learning to beatbox at publishing house Doblinger.
The beatbox book is launched.
The new series from Mercedes is presented in the historic Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria – and Massive Beats Crew is part of the entertainment.
Ivory and his band „The Uptown Monotones“ reach the final of this TV talent show.
Our showcase in the break is shown live around the world.
Tom plays „professor“ and holds a one-week training course in beatbox for prospective music teachers.
For the first time the battle takes place in a TV studio in Maribor, Slovenia. Participants include Babeli, B-Art, KrnFx, Fastlipz, Pe4enkata, Markooz, Slizzer and Doeme. On the jury: Dharni, Ball Zee, Zede, Lytos and Ivory.
This is where vocal music comes together! We provide a beatbox workshop and a presentation of Tom’s beatbox book.
The Working Group for Music Education in Austria (AGMÖ) invites us to present the art of beatboxing to teachers.
Thomas becomes a member of „Art support“ (Kunsthilfe Salzburg, chair person Eva Weißenbacher).
We perform at this Austrian music festival alongside international artists. Beatbox to the fullest!
We beatbox among the cyborgs and internet millionaires.
Wherever teachers are training (this time in Styria, Austria) is a good place for a presentation on human beatboxing.
Bold beats at the world’s wildest freestyle motocross show alongside motocross legend Edgar Torronteras.
A great battle in Graz! At the premiere we welcome Lytos, Alexinho B-Art, Babeli, Sid FX, Cosmin, Villian and Timmy. On the jury: Bee Low, Zede and Ivory.
Cataracts is given the Austrian Event Award at the opening of the community center in Kuchl. Massive Beats Crew perform - and for the first time with opera singing.
VTom performs for over three million viewers with the „Popvox Live“ choir in a TV duel with telephone voting. Popvox wins and takes home a football shirt signed by the German national team.
Back again at this large Austrian music festival and this time we meet Snoop Dogg.
Die Massive Beats Crew geht eine Verbindung mit drei talentierten Sängerinnen ein. Wir schaffen es bis ins Finale.
There is an awesome lineup for the second Beatbox Shootout: Slizzer, Alexinho, Cosmin, Penkyx, Trung Bao, Efaybee, Madox and Mc Zani. On the jury: Pepouni, Zede and Ivory
As part of the German pavilion for six months, Tom, Ivory and a guitar player give over 1000 shows. The pavilion wins a number of prizes.
After the unbelievable showdown the year before the beatboxers are back in Graz to show what the term „level up“ really means. On the stage: Fredy Beats, Samy Try, Madox, B-Art, Trung Bao, Cosmin, Scouilla and Efaybee. On the jury: Dharni, Alexinho and Ivory.
Ivory is given five minutes time to teach the audience a cool beat. Challenge accepted!
A poem is written and beatboxed at Salzburg’s 200-year anniversary.
The lineup promises greatness and also delivers. This year will be long remembered by many thanks to the beats from D-Low, Cosmin, Napom, Babeli, Samy Try, B-Art, Piratheeban and Kenny Urban. The hard task of judging falls to Lytos, Zede and Ivory.
We are part of the entertainment at the VIP after-show party and are able to perform to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Niki Lauda, among others.
Tom and Esteban Belinchon explore the symbiosis of cello and beatbox in the House of Literature in Salzburg, Austria.
Ivory’s performance brings good vibes to the festival.
An interesting talk about beatboxing at the TedX Conference in Vienna, Austria.
Our beatbox battle evolves each year! This year sees fresh new beats from Zekka, Kenozen, B-Art, Ibarra, Elisii, Madox, Epock and Efaybee. For the first time there is a five-strong jury with Alexinho, Napom, Kenny Urban, Slizzer and Ivory.
Ivory leads the interviews for the global live stream of the beatbox championships in Berlin, Germany.
Ivory represents „Vokal Total“ in China.
Ivory is one of the judges picking the new Austrian champion.
We organize a show with the best beatboxers in the world, including Alexinho, B-Art, Efaybee, Ibarra, Madox and many more.
As part of a celebration held by the Austrian Post Office we beatbox with the brass band „Hoch und Deutschmeister Musikkapelle” and the drummers from Drumatical.
We contribute beatbox to the masters of rhythm.
After many months of preparation we present the seboom online beatbox learning platform.