Ben Walsh has been the rhythmic backbone for many artistic projects over the last 17 years.
He has played the whole gamut, composing & conducting his "Orkestra Of The Underground" Drummed his way around the globe as the ringleader of the Internationally acclaimed Hip Hop Circus act "The Tom Tom Crew" & Recently Scotch & Soda
He has shared the stage with some of the most distinguished drummers on the Planet,
Billy Cobham, Airto Moiera, Kodo ,Aneesh Pradahn to name but a few.
Now both as an artist & musician he has taken to the stage alone, furthering the boundaries of his performance, writing & directing his 5th solo work
An audio visual explosion exploring Humanity, technology and reality
A conceptuality rich, high octane drumming event, LOOP ZERO takes you between the worlds of a visual installation and a live music performance.
This show is predominantly inspired by the many odd instruments that spring forth from Ben's imagination And delivers a solid dose of Walsh's trademark high energy multi directional drumming style that he is internationally recognized for
Melodic, Rhythmic and pure Scientific LOOP ZERO plays with varying notions how we shape and are shaped by technology in our world past and present.
Ben performs upon instruments of his own creation & unique technological innovations designed by MACHINA
Programmer,hacker,electrical whizkid and VJ - Machina has designed new gadgets and software, and made connections
so the machines and the musician speak the same language
The many different machines on stage breathe and listen to Ben, responding only to human input..
Music,Voice,the stomping of feet, even directions in movement
Primal Bass driven beats among a rich tapestry of visual colours and images triggered seamlessly by a solo body onstage.
LOOP ZERO is an abstract snapshot of the way we interact as humans and live with machines.