Robot Rock

Robot Rock

These Cheery Robots Want to Know Your Most Intimate Secrets and Will Probably Get Them

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Upon our arrival at Storyscapes, the Tribeca Film Festival’s transmedia showcase, we made straight for the table covered with cardboard cutie-pies, the automaton-cinematographers of Robots in Residence.

“It’s the first documentary film done entirely by a robot,” explained Tina Davar, who works with Blabdroid, the group behind the project. “Robert de Niro was here Read More

Robot Rock

Someone Finally Turned the Sound of a Dialup Modem into a Dubstep Song

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Have you noticed a certain nagging familiarity about dubstep? Something that perhaps the core audience is too young to recognize? Well, get ready to have that itch scratched. An artist who works under the precariously spelled name of Muzik 4 Machines has finally taken the grating-but-thrilling sound of a dialup modem and remixed it into a dubstep song. Or rather, at 16 minutes long, more of a dubstep symphony, really.  Read More