Free the Robots

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Free the Robots
Birth name Chris Alfaro
Origin Santa Ana, California, United States
Genres instrumental hip hop, Trip hop, Nu-jazz
Occupation(s) Producer
Years active 2003-present
Labels Alpha Pup Records
Associated acts The Gaslamp Killer, DJ Krush, Busdriver, Nocando

Free the Robots (born Chris Alfaro) is an underground hip hop producer from Los Angeles, California.


Free the Robots pulls together jazz, psychedelic music, electronic music and hip hop.


Free the Robots started as a side project by Chris Alfaro in 2003, while also playing with different bands, DJing, and producing tracks for rappers with the use of samples, controllers, and other live instruments. He has shared the stage with Prefuse 73, Flying Lotus, The Glitch Mob, Afrika Bambaataa and more.[1] In 2010, Free the Robots shared the stage with The Gaslamp Killer and Daedelus at the Masquerade Venue in Atlanta, Georgia. His second album Ctrl Alt Del, which features Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, was released on Alpha Pup Records in 2010.[2][3]




  • Free The Robots EP (2007)
  • The Killer Robots (2008) w/ The Gaslamp Killer
  • The Mind's Eye (2011)
  • Free the Robots EP Vol. II (2012)
  • Free the Robots EP Vol. III (2012)
  • In Other Worlds (2013)
  • The Balance (2014)



  1. ^ Free the Robots (Alpha Pup), April 2, 2010,
  2. ^ Lee, Janice (March 22, 2010). "Free the Robots – "CTRL ALT DELETE"". URB. 
  3. ^ "Free the Robots - Ctrl Alt Delete". Alpha Pup Records. March 30, 2010. 

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