GON talks about how sound changed his life.
About the speaker
Žygimantas Gudelis also known as GON is a professional beatboxer. Bm-ts-Ka-ts-Ka-Bm-Bm-Ka-ts! GON started his professional career after becoming „Beatboxer of the year“ at Lithuanian Hip-Hop Awards in 2007. In 2010 artist won the 1st place in Lithuanian Beatbox Championship. GON demonstrates his skills in different ways: collaborating with other artists and professional musicians, making music for silent films and advertisements, theater performances and etc. In 2014 after releasing first beatbox album in Lithuania, GON became a phenomenon, who plays in Lithuanian electronic music scene. Artist creates his own music live on stage with loop pedals and effects, without any prerecorded tracks or samples, you won’t believe it’s all originating in his mouth. In real life Žygimantas is a architect, so the main musical influences come from analyzing the surrounding environment. GON motivates himself with creativity, that lets think about many decisions, how to make every single thing more interesting and different. Artist is also known in international beatbox scene. In 2015 GON won Humanbeatbox.com and TC-Helicon beatbox video competition, took part in World Beatbox Championship in Berlin, Vocaloops loopstation competition in Italy. In 2016 GON was the first beatboxer from Baltic countries who has won a loopstation wildcard competition and was invited to Grand Beatbox Battle in Switzerland. Come and see how art of making sounds can change your life!
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