The Elektronmusikstudion (EMS ) is a recording studio for electronic music in Stockholm.


It was founded in 1964 by Karl- Birger Blomdahl, the music director of the Sveriges Radio, founded on the model of the Cologne electronic music studio. The first director was the Norwegian composer Knut Wiggen. He invited pioneers of electronic music such as Gottfried Michael Koenig, Iannis Xenakis and Henri Pousseur as a pedagogue to Stockholm. 1969 solved the studio of the Swedish Radio and became independent. Since 2011, the studio is connected to the Statens musikverk.

At the EMS had, inter alia, Michael Obst, Klaus Ager, Andor Losonczy, Wolfgang Mitterer, Michael Matthews, George Brunner and Sabine Vogel.