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Saturday, May 19 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Making Music with Robots!

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In this talk, Moritz Simon Geist, well known for this mechanical drum robot MR-808, talks about how robots and mechanical instruments can be used to make electronic music without electronics! The first part of this talk provides an overview of the different concepts and approaches to robotic musical instruments. He looks at the history of musical robots, explores the most amazing projects in this field, and characterizes different kinds of robotic devices. The second part deals with hardware and DIY techniques to create musical robots.

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Sonic Robots

Moritz Simon Geist aka Sonic Robots is a performer, musicologist, and robotics engineer. He started this project because he wants to invent the future of electronic music — with robots! Geist’s projects range from robotic music performances to robotic sound installations. His... Read More →

Saturday May 19, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm EDT
American Underground Bullpen