MechBass engineer James McVay

Plot Twist a human and robot musical concert will perform at Auckland’s Q Theatre on April 14.

In a fascinating collaboration of science meets the arts this multi-genre concert will feature a robotic bass guitar performing live music in harmony with exceptional human musicians. This will be the first ever concert, worldwide, to utilise such technology.


MechBass engineer James McVay with the musicians including drummer Sam from Auckland band Skinny Hobos & guitarist Sean Clancy

This local creation (Mechbass) has received international attention, featuring on the front page of Reddit and on 100+ technology and trend websites including the creatorsproject.com and the Huffington post. MechBass’ cover of Hysteria by Muse had garnered over 600,000 views on youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UYMnzXQEtw


Check out Mechbass preparing for the gig here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkP-55_U2Qo