Ladies and Gentlebots, Happiness & health to you all! Without much further ado, here’s the first act:
We have a gig! we have a gig!
The Coffeebots will premiere the first part of „Never Mind the Gig Work…“ at the Congress (äh, actually: Remote Chaos Experience) rC3 on December 29. 2021 – 22:00h in the c-base stream.
YES! IT IS THE WORLD PREMIERE of our marionette puppet extravaganza full of robots, coffee, punkrock space shanties, and algorithmic capitalism. In the language of the Internet: Easy English with heavy accents and lots of technobabble. It will be the first of three acts that we videotaped at the c-base with the c-atre collectivdrama in december 2021. Acts two and three will follow and hopefully we can go live on stage with a real audience in the spring of 2022.
Thanks to Robert Reckin for the music, excds for re-recording and re-mixing our voices and cven for his work as lighting technician and camera operator!
Johl und e-punc haben ein Interview mit ajuvo für die c-base Radiosendung „Hyperbandrauschen“ geführt. Es geht um die Anfänge der Coffeebots und die aktuellen Entwicklungnen des SciFi Puppentheaterstücks „Never mind the Gig-Work…“. Als kleinen Teaser wird es zwei Songs aus der Produktion als Weltpremiere zu hören geben! Dafür ein dickes Dankeschön an Robert, der mit den Songs die Athmosphäre sehr genial getroffen hat. (hier auf Spotify)
Press-Release from the Coffeebots:
We are working on a theatre play to be performed live. It will be a marionette puppet extravaganza full of robots, coffee, punkrock space shanties, and algorithmic capitalism. Our play will use the language of the Internet: Easy English with heavy accents and lots of technobabble. The working title is „Never mind the gig work… here’s the Coffeebots!“
Premiere is scheduled later this year at the Remote Chaos Experience (rC3) after winter solistice and before New Year. On bord of c-base. More live shows will follow. See you soon and stay awake!
We are still looking for help:
Voice actress & puppeteer for Lady Machiatta.
We have a plan.
We have a play.
We need your talent.
If you are interested please mail to coffeebots (ät) e-punk.de
Our first guest-performance in Austria!
Roboexotica is a great festival for cocktailrobotics happening since 1999. It tookplace for the first time in Linz this year organized by the artist collective dh5. Well, we thought that would be the perfect place for the Coffeebots to play, followed the call for robots and got invited. So we paused the work on the upcoming theatre play (Yes, it will be a Sci-Fi story) and put together a program packed with songs about longdrinks, booze and cocktails and started rehearsing.
Beginning of September johl and e-punc got the Bots ready for the journey and boarded the train. Arriving in Linz we got a warm welcome by the great people at culture space „Damen & Herrenstraße 5“. So here’s a shoutout to the cocktail-robots and their makers:
It’s the end of the pandemic year 2020 so the Coffeebots chose a wonderful christmas-song by one of the greatest bands ever to sing-a-long:
Fairytale of New York by The Pogues
Of course the filming took place considering the social distancing rules and it kind of matches the beautiful lyrics.
Thanks a lot to Miriam who helped puppeteering and filming.
Whish you all nice and relaxed holidays and a geat 2021!