Tag: Museum

New Berlin Techno Museum Reveals Location

Dimitri Hegemann, founder of infamous Berlin techno space Tresor, announced last year that he planned to open a techno museum in the German capital. Now, the location of the venture has been announced, coming in within the former Mitte power plant that has housed Tresor since 2007. Of course, Hegemann has a non traditional approach to museum curation, in fact, refusing to call the space a museum at all, Rather, he referred to the space as a “Living Archive of Electronica,” that is meant to “convey the feeling” of techno’s rise in the industrial locations and basements of Berlin. Of ... Read more

New Interactive Rare Synth Museum To Open In Melbourne

A Melbourne not-for profit organization, Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio (MEES), will soon open, providing one-on-one experience with a slew of vintage synthesizers, which is being described as an interactive synth museum. Conceived and operated by artists Robin Fox (perhaps best known for  laser-orientated A/V) and Byron J Scullin (a prominent mixing and mastering technician) out of their North Melbourne studio, the duo claims they have “one of the most unique, eclectic and historically significant collections of electronic instruments in the world,” with a slew of vintage and rare Roland, Korg, EMS, Moog, Yamaha as well as super rare pieces like the Transaudio LaTrobe (3 were made, 2 reside ... Read more

First Museum Set to Archive the Electronic Music Legacy

Widely considered a mecca of the scene, Frankfurt will get the world’s very first museum focused solely on the history and culture of electronic music. The city made the official announcement during Musikmesse, the world’s leading musical instrument and technology trade fair. The Museum of Modern Electronic Music or MOMEM is scheduled to open in 2017, further claiming Germanys position as the spiritual home of electronic music. The initiator of the ambitious project is scene-veteran Andreas Thomalla aka Talla 2XLC, who has held residency at the legendary club Dorian Gray and is one of the pioneers of the German Techno scene. Having been active in the ... Read more