Award-winning multi-vocalist, producer and comedian Beardyman has released the official video for his latest single 6 am (Ready to Write) featuring Joe Rogan via RCA Records.
The visual is directed by the acclaimed Ian Pons Jewell who has previously worked with the likes of Kanye West, Nao, Vince Staples, Rejjie Snow, and many more. Filmed in Kiev, Ukraine the controversial video follows the central character having a narcotic fueled day of excess. The video soon takes an unexpected twist when the character experiences a hallucinogenic trip which leaves your head spinning!
Beardyman’s rise to success began with him winning the UK Beatbox Championships two years in a row in 2006 and 2007. Creatively shackled by technology and his vast musical ideas, he then went on to develop the world’s most advanced live music production system known as BEARDYTRON_5000, allowing him to improvise studio quality cutting edge dance music in real time. He unveiled the BEARDYTRON_5000 at the annual global TED conference. He also received a standing ovation for his talk which only happened for a few of the groundbreaking talks that year.
Not stopping there, Beardyman has toured the world consistently for over a decade headlining boutique festivals and performing on main stages and big tops ranging from Bestival to Coachella, Fuji Rocks to Glastonbury and everything in between. He was even asked to open the entire Glastonbury festival two years running which lead to him being credited by BBC Breakfast as the ‘King of Sound, Ruler of Beats’.
Beardyman has recently announced a live tour where he will be bringing his widely acclaimed sound to a range of venues across the UK. The tour will see the acclaimed mutli-vocalist and producer play 8 locations, including Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol, rounding things off at The Old Dr. Bell’s Baths, Edinburgh on 15th November after a highly anticipated performance at London’s iconic venue Oslo.
Beardyman has previously collaborated with artists as varied as Chase and Status, Imogen Heap, Groove Armada, Jack Black, Herbie Hancock and Tim Minchin who have all described him as a musical genius. More recently he lent his vocals to Fatboy Slim’s single ‘Eat Sleep Rave Repeat’ which he astonishingly improvised and recorded in one take. The track became a global phenomenon and reached #3 in the UK charts.
The brilliant video for 6am (Ready To Write) is out now!