Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A brief history of cyborgs, superhumans and robots in pop music
A brief history of cyborgs, superhumans and #robots in pop #music: The recent Wellcome Collection Superhuman Exhibition has shown how human enhancement permeates our culture from sport to comic books. A rich seam also runs through popular music — a medium that has explored both the joy and the alienation of living in a world dominated by technology and imagining what it's like to become cybernetic. It's worth taking a look, therefore, into the realm of the musical robots.
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