Toa Mata Band is known as the World’s first LEGO robotic band, it’s a brand new project started by the Italian interaction designer and music-producer Giuseppe Acito. His idea is born by a mix of passions for electronic music, Lego and mechanics. Each band member is build using LEGO Bionicle pieces, an ingenious system of electric motors, rubber bands and pulleys connected to the figures arms allowed them to play an array of different touchable synthesizers, drum machines, smartphones and acoustic percussions. TMB performed in many festivals around Europe including Electron (Geneva), Robot Festival (Bologna), Cafe neu Romance (Prague), Maker Faire (Rome,Jerusalem), Sziget Festival (Budapest), Music Tech Fest (Berlin), Medimex (Bari) and also he supported during summer 2017 The Chemical Brothers dj set in Rimini.
- about 1 year agoJust Announced: Pinzolo, Italy - Jan 6 at Ober 1 https://t.co/UuwwIE1K09
- about 1 year ago#toamataband guest @MakerFaireRome 2017 #MFR17 1st and 2nd Dec #rome check it out the complete program here!… https://t.co/WZBhJHiBBs
- about 1 year agoBrand new episode#6 by #toamataband #lego #robotic #orchestra #robot #analogue #drums #midi #synth #opificiosonico… https://t.co/wqSyJWXnKV
- about 1 year ago#episode6 out now! Seek the full version on "OpificioSonico" youtube channel #orkestrionicle… https://t.co/gswHaaehPN
Toa Mata Band
Giuseppe Acito was born in Taranto in south Italy in 1967. He remained there as he grew up and was educated in public schools. He decided to seek music career and in 1990 he moved to Bologna to attend the Music Conservatory G.B. Martini in the ELECTRONIC MUSIC and composition course.