mercoledì 18 aprile 2012

Cobol Pongide - Toy music band

COBOL PONGIDE is a human-robot band featuring Cobol and Emiglino Cicala.
Their music [toy music, micromusic, chiptune, indietronic] is inspired by retrofuture, sci-fi, viewmaster, lonely robots and orphan children.
Cobol [the human member] is a graduate of the Prague Institute for Harmonic, Dynamic and Kinematics Arts.

Cobol plays toy keyboards [for example: Bontempi, Casio, Chicco, Letron, Medeli, Yamaha, etc.], old home computers/console [for example: Commodore 64, Gameboy (Nanoloop cartridge)] and self-made circuit bended machines.

Emiglino Cicala [the robotic member] was programmed at the Giochi Preziosi TM laboratory, in Milan, Italy.
Emiglino is the frontbot, the lead singer, in e
quivalent human terms.
He sings by means of a black wire plugged into his plastic head.

Emiglino write the lyrics about sad orphan planets and everyday life herbivorous sauropods. Sometimes his lyrics are against dome
stic works.
Cobol Pongide loves cosmologic events and this passion become obvious in their songs and 3D videos shot for the cosmonautic academies in Zvezdny Gorodok and Pleseck.

In 2011 Cobol Pongide are appointed official band for the sonorization in 2021 Mars mission with human crew.


- Cobol Pongide - Official band website;
- Facebook - Facebook page;
- Facebook - Facebook fanpage;
- Youtube - Youtube Channel
- Flickr - Flickr page
- Twitter - Twitter page

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