Squarepusher x Z-MACHINES
The Z-MACHINES robotic band plays a Squarepusher composition.
“78-finger Guitar, 22 Drums, Beyond-Human.
Squarepusher and robot band from Japan in Music of the Future collaboration.
Referred to as "an attempt to break new ground for emotional machine music” by its composer Squarepuhser, “Sad Robot Goes Funny” features the superhuman prowess of Z-MACHINES, showcasing in particular the stupendous chops of the guitarist playing multiple melody lines with 78 fingers and 12 picks at lightning speed in the latter half of the song.
This makes it a truly groundbreaking piece of music from Squarepusher to open the way for new music of the future.
MACH -Robot guitarist challenging the speed of over BPM1000
ASHURA -Robot drummer that can play the most complex rhythm on 22 drums
COSMO -Robot keyboard player resembling a future life form"
Found via: http://www.engadget.com/2013/11/03/z-machines-robot-band-maker-faire/