"Squarepusher fans needn't worry; it still contains his signature mangling of drum'n'bass breaks, lightning-quick basslines and unpredictable zig-zags, it's just that this time there's a slightly glitchy robotic edge to it all."
"Is Music For Robots emotionally engaging?” to which I have to answer “yes and no.” Of course, the mere fact that “yes” even enters into the equation indicates a resounding success, and is nothing short of incredible.
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Squarepusher x Z-Machines - 'Music For Robots' is available digitally, on vinyl and limited CDs from,
Squarepusher appeared as a guest on NPR's 'All Things Considered' on Sunday 6th April, listen back to the interview at npr.org. For more of Squarepusher's discussions regarding the 'Music For Robots' EP see the links below.
"And when you're not pushing the limits of these robots, do you find the range of possibilities overwhelming? The guitarists have 72 fingers, and the drummer has 22 arms. With so much at your disposal, is it quite difficult to start?"
"So how do you create music for a machine with 78 fingers, which can hit a note every eight milliseconds?"
Watch the robots perform 'Sad Robot Goes Funny' and more from Squarepusher via YouTube.