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Published on February 17th, 2014 | by Alan Cross

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Meanwhile in the World of Robots and Music

The inevitable emergence of Skynet is being assisted by meatbag Chris Hirst and Robot Dance Party.  You can read all about what he’s doing at Priceonomics.

http://priceonomics.com/the-life-and-times-of-robot-dance-party/?curator=MediaREDEF

However, UK electronica artist has taken things even further.  His new backing band is made up of nothing but robots who can play far better and much faster than humans.  I mean, the drummer seems to have 22 arms whilst the guitarist has 78 fingers.

Squarepusher’s new album, Music for Robots, is set for an April 8 release in North America.  Your move, Kraftwerk.




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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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