Ideologically, the scene differs from its international counterparts because of its foundation, which is built on trust and a desire to help one another, rather than competing for global exposure. [Many artists can loan equipment from] EMS via a trust-based system. Additionally, much of the code that artists create with , a programming language and environment used by many drone musicians in Stockholm, is open source and available for all to use.


The article linked to above has another striking element: "That a relatively small country can be home to so many successful experimental musicians has much to do with decades of state-funded institutions and the bonds between old avant-garde legends and the scene’s fresh faces...

...with experimental music and art having these places that are able to stay and be generational, you can actually have a written sense of history and camaraderie amongst multiple generations and a lot of education.."

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