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Category Archives: Robot Rock

This robot drummer shreds without wires

Posted by on March 7, 2017

The concept of robots playing music isn’t a particularly new one. Compresserhead is an all-robot band that covers Pantera and Motorhead like it’s nobody’s business. Z-Machines is a bizarre, but cool Japanese project. More recently, we had a laugh with Captured! By Robots, a machine band with a human singer that gets treated like shit […]

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Scientists are far beyond driven with mechanical third arm for drummers

Posted by on March 15, 2016

If you have a degree on any sort of robotics or have the capacity to build functional stuff, you better use it for the greater good, just like this group of scientists who decided to make a biomechatronic arm to give drummers a third upper limb to play because, science! A group of engineers at […]

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Video: Watch A Robot Play Bass

Posted by on November 27, 2012

We know that Muse don’t necessarily fall within the realm of metal, but this is too cool not to share. James McVay, an engineering student at  New Zealand’s Victoria University at Wellington, created MechBass, a robotic machine that plays bass. Essentially, a unit with four separate devices, one for each string, is hooked up via […]

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