It’s called Swiss Museum & Center for Electronic Music Instruments (SMEM) and, currently, the founders are conducting a Kickstarter campaign to finance what they call Playroom: a space that will offer direct access to the museum's collection and much more.
It is located in the city of Freiburg, and will be called "The Playroom - an interactive synthesizer space": the project aims to create a place dedicated to meet and share the incredible history of electronic musical instruments.
In fact, the project "The Playroom" has been created from the idea of making available to the whole world a collection of musical instruments of particular value and importance, to play them, play them and make them sound.
In fact, SMEM has the largest collection of synthesizers and studio electronics in the world. The nonprofit organization has 1000 synthesizers and 5,000 other instruments that include effects, drum machines, samplers and other objects to produce and make music, some of which are not well known and cover some 70 years of musical history. .
The collection is currently in an underground bunker that Danish producer Danny Wolfers, aka Legowelt, ironically described as "the final Indiana Jones scene set in the huge relics room, but with euroracks in place."
In addition to organizing conferences, workshops and courses, the new Playroom space will be available for private recording sessions.The new rooms will be installed in 10 workstations, all equipped with synthesizers and recording instruments selected in rotation from the SMEM collection.
To access the services of the new center dedicated to Swiss electronic music, an annual subscription will be required; however, it will be possible to enter the game room even to visit the spaces and simply test the instruments on display.