Saturday, November 29, 2008
EML featured in Kraftwerk article: Straits Times Life! Section Fri 28 Nov 08
Boop, beep, it's a hit Eddino Abdul Hadi / The Straits Times / Publication Date: 28-11-2008
"It was once just a tiny blip on the music scene. But electronic music, considered an avant-garde genre in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is now making waves in mainstream music.
"In Singapore, the popularity of music made with electronic technology and instruments such as loop machines and computers has powered a thriving scene comprising both foreign and local groups.
"Home-grown electronic acts have registered on the global arena, too. The Analog Girl (her real name is Mei Wong), who makes indie-electronic music, was picked by Time Asia magazine as one of the top five Asian acts to watch this year.
"There is an organisation here that champions the genre. The National University of Singapore's Electronic Music Lab, started in the mid-1980s, comprise NUS students, staff, alumni and the public... "
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