10 Apr 2016


From Standing Room Only, 1:30 pm on 10 April 2016

Mechbass. Photo: Supplied

Bass players have often been dismissed as the boring ones in any band; hidden side of stage, robotically plucking away, overshadowed by the singer and the lead guitarist.

That situation might just be getting worse for them with the arrival of the MechBass; an actual robotic bass guitarist that can do everything they can and more - and won’t drink the rest of the band’s beer. Ahead of the MechBass’s live debut, Justin Gregory spoke to its creators.

Find a whole collection of musical robots here