Among other things, Maywa Denki is a Japanese performance group, an art collective, and an educational organization. Not only are they top-notch engineers, but they have a delightfully goofy and hands-on approach.
If you think your system can handle a little J-Pop, check out the cool robotic instruments in this video collection (there are two videos here, with better bot shots in the second.) Warning: Western listeners may have trouble with the psychedelic sugar-bomb sensibility of Japanese pop music. Note the mute button if you feel the need to pull the ripcord.