Wednesday, July 22, 2009


Well, since we seem to be the only blog reporting on the Robot Invasion:

bd594: Bohemian Rhapsody (video)

bd594: Bohemian Rhapsody (mp3)

'Tis Queen covered with the help of singing office equipment (an Atari 800XL - "piano," Texas Instruments TI-99/4a - "electric guitar," 8 Inch Floppy Disk - "bass," 3.5 inch Harddrive - "gong," HP ScanJet 3C - all "vocals").

Absolutely spectacular.

From the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology, a soon-to-be-obsolete human plays jazz piano, as a robot marimba player responds with astonishing quickness:

Guy Hoffman & Shimon The Robot (video)

Guy Hoffman & Shimon The Robot (mp3)

Thanks to Emily Pseudonym, and solcofn!

1 comment:

Konrad Useo said...

Thanks for this post.It's amazing that tracks like this get made,let alone that they make it to me.