the new national authority for music in Sweden now has a director-general, Stina Westerberg,who will be starting her new job on 1 May 2011, which is the starting date of the authority itself. Ms Westerberg is currently the general manager of Svensk Musik. Elektronmusikstudion will be a part of this authority from 1 May 2011.
EMS has decided that 2011 is "Hardware year" and started the programme with the much acclaimed workshop led by hardware guru Nicolas Collins. Keeping this theme in mind, we are happy to be launching a monthly DIY get together!
a work combining choreography (Björn Elisson), electroacoustic music (Lars Åkerlund) and poetry (Johanna Ekström) as well as film footage by Bengt Wanselius and Stig-Åke Nilsson. The work is part of a trilogy about human beings undergoing change.
9-12/2 at 19.00
On Monday 24 January 2011, 19.00-21.00 there will be a seminar at EMS, Söder Mälarstrand 61, Stockholm, held by Nicolas Collins. Free entry, open to everyone.
The workshop is full now, but we can put you on a waiting-list just in case!
Nicolas Collins (author of Handmade Electronic Music --- The Art of Hardware Hacking) is coming to Stockholm to run a three day workshop on 23 (13.00-18.00), 24 (14.00-18.00) and 25 January (14.00-18.00) at EMS and Fylkingen. We will allow a maximum of 20 participants in this workshop and the fee is 800 SEK including VAT (moms) and a material kit. If you wish to join us, please send us an e-mail AS SOON AS POSSIBLE stating Nicolas Collins Workshop and your full name, adress and personnummer ( so that we can bill you!):
At last it's time for Art's Birthday 2011. This year it's 15 JANUARY at Södra Teatern. It starts at 19.00 and you'd better be there early because there will be a lot of people wanting to go in. Free entry. The whole event is broadcast on Sveriges Radio P2.
Ems, supported by Stiftelsen framtidens kultur is proud to present the following artists:
Date: Friday 14 January 2011
Only a few seats left now!
Location: Audiorama, Slupskjulsvägen 30, Skeppsholmen
Brian Williams, a.k.a. Lustmord will be coming to Stockholm to play at the Art's Birthday Party 2011 on 15 January 2011 at Södra Teatern. Many of you know him as a legendary composer of Dark Ambient and also sound designer for films like The Crow, Insider, From Dusk till Dawn… We are happy to tell you that he has agreed to hold a seminar about his work at AUDIORAMA (Slupskjulsvägen 30, Skeppsholmen) on Friday 14 January at 17.00-19.00. The seminar is free and if you wish to attend it please e-mail us on as there are only 80 seats (they are disappearing fast!!)
at Fylkingen on Saturday 11 December at 7.30 p.m.
The Fylkingen light party – Fylkingens Ljusfest
Other artists include: Daniel Karlsson, Johannes Bergmark, Lars Bröndum, Jamie Fawcus, WOL, Mattias Sköld, Jens Hedman, Lise-Lotte Norelius, Jocke Roséen, Jonatan Liljedahl, Johan Lindvall, David Bremer, Tippi, Kemikaze Electronics and JL Huhta.
Tickets: 100 SEK at the door.
Address: Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2, Stockholm, through the arcade and across the parking lot.
Sanne Krogh Groth was awarded the Ingmar Bengtsson prize on 29 November 2010, at a ceremony at Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien for "To musikkulturer – én institution. Forskningsstrategier og text-ljudkompositioner ved det svenske elektronmusikstudie EMS i 1960'erne of 1970'erne"(Det Humanistiske Fakultet, Københavns Universitet). An analysis of the two music cultures that prevailed at EMS in the 60s and 70s. Åsa Bergman was joint prize-winner.
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