This is a little off topic, but an impressive DIY Project.
James Cochrane created this robotic glockenspiel and programmed it to play the Gershon Kingsley synth-pop classic, Popcorn. Continue reading
This video, via KinetiX, captures ‘an experimental drum ‘n bass piece’, for 3 Tesla coils, a robotic drum kit and robotic bass guitar. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This music video, via wouter van Veldhoven, captures a performance of composition for cassette mellotron, automated zither, toy piano and oscillators – a work for a set of unique custom instruments.
Sunday Synth Jam: In this video, the Bionicle mechatronic orchestrion Toa Mata Band performs at Cafe Neu Romance 2014. Continue reading
Warp Records has announced a new Aphex Twin EP, Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt. 2.
The 14-track EP is due out January 23rd.
The EP, along with the recently released Syro, follow a decade long drought from the influential electronic fartist, Richard D. James.
James has previously talked about his interest in music robots. Continue reading
Here’s a sneak preview, via Sonic Robots, of Glitch Robot – a new robotic music instrument dedicated to glitch sounds. Continue reading
Reader Shahneze Tsouria let us know about the Bobbyland automata orchestra, a project combining music, DIY and digital arts.
Here’s the official description of the project: Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via K X, captures a drum and bass jam that features an automated drum kit and other percussion, playing together with a selection of vintage and new analog synthesizers. Continue reading