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.


Tonight, 17 January 2011, you can follow Art's Birthday in Europe as all the EBU countries will be broadcasting live on Sveriges Radio P2: commentators in the Stockholm studio will be Mats Lindström (composer and director of EMS) and Ida Lundén (composer).

Follow the Art's Birthday celebrations in Europe by listening to Sveriges Radio P2 tonight 17 January 2011! Commentators in the studio in Stockholm tonight are Mats Lindström and Ida Lundén.

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!): isabel@ems.rikskonserter.se

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:

Lustmord, Sleeparchive, Vinyl Terror & Horror, Fredrik Olofsson / Uniform, Nadine Byrne / The Magic State

Art's Birthday is a collaboration between EMS, Sveriges Radio P2 and Södra Teatern.

Date: Friday 14 January 2011

Only a few seats left now!

Location: Audiorama, Slupskjulsvägen 30, Skeppsholmen

Time: 17.00-19.00

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 osa@ems.rikskonserter.se 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. Photo: Jan-Olav Wedin

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.

2-6 NOVEMBER 2004

Moderna museet Stockholm

EMS will for the first time ever take the legendary Buchla modular system out of the studio to show it at Tekniska museet on Sunday the 6:th of November from 12 to 16.

Tekniska museet is closing its space exhibition "A space adventure" and celebrates this with a special event that is all about analog modular synthesizers and their sounds in a fitting environment.
Bring your friends and family to experience a Sunday full of futuristic visions of the sixties!


Link to Tekniska museet press release (in Swedish):

At 20:00

Murcof is the Mexican composer of electronic music and antivj is a visual artists' group and together they have been working together on a number of projects since 2007. Don't miss tonight's performance!


24/10 2010 at 15:00 at Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien, Blasieholmstorget 8, Stockholm.

A seminar about text-sound composition as a genre and its main representatives held by one of the pioneers of the genre, Sten Hanson, composer, poet and performance artist.



We now have a trainee at EMS. Rasmus recently graduated from SAE skolan and is now at EMS to work with Daniel Araya in the studios. Welcome Rasmus Borgström (a.k.a. Ombudsman).