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Bit-52’s robot band does “Rock Lobster”

Music Robotics

I can’t believe this escaped our radar until now — it’s the Bit-52’s, a robot band, doing the B-52’s epic “Rock Lobster.” Check out bd594’s (James Cochrane, Toronto, Canada) YT channel for some other great vids of machines making music. [via LaughingSquid, Boing Boing, and Dangerous Minds]

bd594’s YouTube channel

8 thoughts on “Bit-52’s robot band does “Rock Lobster”

  1. the_b_roll says:

    YEESSS!!!!!!!! Thank You!

  2. RocketGuy says:

    Totally awesome!

    Wish I knew which solenoids he was using…

  3. Adam Eran says:

    Very impressive technology, but I’ve gotta say… my musician friends’ jobs are secure…;-)

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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