There’s quite the interesting project on the rise from over in Florence. A producer is working to create a full robot orchestra for a project by the name of Musica Automata. You can check out the official trailer for this and read over the official description below.
Musica Automata is a name of an upcoming album by Leonardo Barbadoro, an Italian electronic music producer and electroacoustic music composer from Florence known also under the alias Koolmorf Widesen. The album will include music for robots controlled from a laptop computer.
These robots are more than 50 acoustic instruments (piano, organs, wind instruments, percussions etc) which are part of the Logos Foundation in Gent (Belgium). They receive digital MIDI messages that contain precise informations for their performance.
The project will be financed from 21st May through the crowdfunding website Kickstarter at the following link: https://kck.st/2wWMQgQ
it will be possible to buy the album in vinyl, CD and digital download. A ticket for an exclusive concert with the robot orchestra also available to pre-order.
Links: Crowdfunding Campaign