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After a Long Day in the Factory, These Robots Just Want to Rock Out and Destroy the Place

This seriously could be the coolest music video you’ll see all month. And it might give you a few nightmares,

For this new project called Automatica, engineer/musician/mad scientist Nigel Stanford collected together some industrial robots–you know, the kind of multi-articulated monsters that makes cars–and created a mechanical orchestra that not only plays a series of real musical instruments but also scratch on a couple of turntables.

All goes very well for our musical mad scientist until the cutting lasers come out…

Learn more at New Atlas.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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