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Brooklyn based sound sculptor and visual artist, Thomas Piper encompass a wide array of
multimedia processes to highlight his musical interests. Thomas is an empowering singer/
songwriter, musician, composer, performer, producer, and visual craftsman; who combines these
elements to realize his vision. Piper’s instrument of choice is the Ableton Push, which he
incorporates along with other controllers and live instruments to fuse his roots in Hip- Hop with
electronic and Soul music to create a new genre of music. This multi-skilled artist has showcased
at Aqua Art Miami, Webster Hall, Tekserve, Maker Fair-NYC, and SoFar San Francisco. He’s
written and produced for various artists on Gee Street Records, Hank Shocklee, and Amel
Larrieux. Create Digital website held a featured artist segment about his musicianship. Thomas
has been featured on the front page of Ableton’s website musician’s documentary - Thomas
Piper: This Is My World and Push Performances: Five of our Favorites
Through the People’s Republic of Sound, his musical and visual production company, he
performs live beat making sessions and hosts a weekly You Tube Channel, Beat Design.
Recently, Thomas wrote and directed “Let’s Move Your Body”, a jumping jack song for Sesame
Street’s You Tube Channel - Sesame Studios. In addition, he's an accomplished videographer and
director for such labels as Motema Records. Thomas is currently completing his new album,
“(A) Permission to Live?!.. DJ Carlos Sanchez shares, “Thomas Piper has a true understanding
of who he is and beautifully conveys his thoughts through lyrical and musical storytelling.” Once
complete, Thomas will have produced, performed, recorded and mixed the records, in addition
to, have filmed several of the videos himself.