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Z-Machines, a "power trio" designed by Japanese roboticists, on stage in Tokyo last year. The songs on Music for Robots, a new EP by the U.K. artist Squarepusher, is performed entirely by the group. itoggle caption Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images

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The Coming Robot Army Just Wants To Rock

"In the early days of electronic music, people were asking exactly the same question: Is this novelty?" The British artist Squarepusher, whose new EP features mechanical musicians, doesn't think so.

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