Robotic Lego Band Jam Together For First Time
It’s an established fact that the internet loves Lego and the internet also loves robot bands, so it’s no surprise that someone’s combined the two to form a robotic Lego band. Sound designer and producer Giuseppe Acito constructed the Toa Mata Band using the Lego Bionicle range and programmed them to play a selection of different instruments, from synthesizers to drum machines, xylophones, handheld video games, and more.
Each member is controlled by an Arduino Uno which is hooked up to an iPad running the MIDI sequencer app Nord Beat. Acito either gets them to play a pre-programmed song or they can do a live show with Acito controlling the MIDI sequencer in real-time.
You can check them out in the video above, but there’s no news yet on whether they’ll be touring.