Live Electronic Jam at CFA Studios

We had a great time jamming in the studio over the past two weeks with new members Addy (harmonica), Van (lead guitar), Si Hui (keyboards), Monica, Anderson (sharing acoustic guitar), earlier members Mitch (launchpads), Keith (melodica!), senior members Kester (iPad), Timothy (violin) and tutors Kithsa and Ben. Sorry if your name has been missed (if you were off camera), just drop in a comment

60 minutes to make a new electronic music track

This weekend, new members at the NUS  Electronic Music Lab had the chance to test out their new skills in making beats and basslines, when they were challenged to make a new track of electronic musicin 60 minutes! Working in Ableton Live in groups of 2 or 3, using borrowed keyboards (CME XKey, Korg NanoKeys) and Launchpads, they followed a strict schedule of making beats (15 min), bassline (15

60 minutes to make a new electronic music track

This weekend, new members at the NUS  Electronic Music Lab had the chance to test out their new skills in making beats and basslines, when they were challenged to make a new track of electronic musicin 60 minutes! Working in Ableton Live in groups of 2 or 3, using borrowed keyboards (CME XKey, Korg NanoKeys) and Launchpads, they followed a strict schedule of making beats (15 min), bassline (15

Why your one minute guitar riff isn’t building fans (the Roland Lim interview)

EML Alumnus, Marketing Advisor and Music Business Blogger, Emily Haw, recently interviewed music producer Roland Lim just before his 3-month NAC-sponsored trip to the UK.
NAC (National Arts Council) has been sponsoring participants on immersive learning trips at a mix of established UK youth arts organisations, so that they can return and contribute to the arts landscape. One beneficiary is

New electronic music – show on Fri 21 Feb at UTown NUS

If you enjoy discovering new independent electronic musicians and their electronic music, join us on Friday 21 Feb 2014, 6,30 pm at UTown (National University of Singapore). 

The new members of EML will be playing their new original tracks, on keyboards, laptops, launchpads, controllers, and with vocal processing. Some are experimental electronica / glitch, some are EDM / trance / house, all are

EML alumni Cosmic Armchair and Jay Lim working on new EP

Jane (Cosmic Armchair) with vocal producer Jay and sound engineer Weiqi, at Glowsound Studios

EML is a great place to meet like minded musicians, and we’re always happy to see alumni of the Electronic Music Lab working together on projects, so this time it’s the combination of electro pop / synthpop duo Cosmic Armchair and vocal producer Jay Lim.

A selfie in the recording booth!

Cosmic

Something for everyone at EML

One of the good things about a collective like the Electronic Music Lab is that there’s something for everyone, no matter what level of skill you’re at or where you are on your musical journey. Even among new members, we have a range from beginners, to prolific producers like Mitch Advent, to experience DJ’s like Dr Foo.

Just last Saturday, we had different clusters of members working on

Lesson – Making Electronic Music with Pads and Push

7 Sep 2013 – There was a time when electronic musicians could only press play on pre-programmed tracks, or were trapped behind their computers, looking like they were checking email. Thanks to the rise of pad controllers, Launchpads and now Ableton Push, those days are gone. EML members had to opportunity to see the Ableton Push live in action as ably demonstrated by our resident controller