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Dance with the droids of 'Star Wars'

Remix masters Eclectic Method pay tribute to R2-D2, C-3PO, Gonk, Probot, and other "Star Wars" robots in this catchy music video. Crave chats with Jonny Wilson about droids' contribution to dub step.

All the beeps, whirs and dialog from "Star Wars" droids R2-D2, C-3PO and even battle droids get the remix treatment from Eclectic Method in this geeky tribute to the metal characters that caused trouble, fixed ships, stored secret plans and whined their way across the galaxy.

Eclectic Method -- led by Jonny Wilson -- is known for its danceable audio-visual remixes that gained acclaim in the 2009 documentary "Copyright Criminals," which celebrated the creativity of music sampling.

"I am so excited for Star Wars Ep. VII and I just felt that now is a great time to summarize in remix form everything that has happened in Episodes I-VI," Wilson told Crave. "There is still so much ground to cover and I'll be doing a few more Star Wars remixes this year."

In "Droids of Star Wars," robots from the last six "Star Wars" movies get their long-overdue tribute. This isn't the first time Eclectic Method has used R2-D2 as a musical muse but now the droid gets to star alongside his pal C-3PO and other lesser celebrated robots like Gonk the Power Droid and the Viper probe droid.

"R2-D2 -- his original sounds were made by messing around with Saw Tooth synths that have since become the foundation for house music and dub step," Wilson told Crave. "Who knows, maybe R2-D2 started the house music movement?"

In past music videos, Eclectic Method have remixed everything from " Guardians of the Galaxy" to " Ghostbusters."

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Who knew R2-D2 was so musical? Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET