Gamelatron! The Robot Gamelan Player From The Future

Aaron Taylor Kuffner is breathing new life into traditional Indonesian music that is very much often thought as being part of a historical pretext. How does he do this you may ask? With the help of robots of course!

Check out the awesome video below!

“I’m trying to create this other context for the gamelan to be relevant even in modern Jakarta. So by making these instruments, which are kind of folksy, into these bright objects, it’s taking something that is seen as kind of backwards and turning it into something that’s really valuable and shiny and new and flashy.”

For more info about Kuffners ambition project, click HERE!