Mads Emil Nielsen

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Mads Emil Nielsen (b. 1989) is a musician/composer based in Copenhagen. He works with basic sound sources, often combined with short percussive and orchestral samples, real sounds and an amplification of machine produced errors. In 2014 he founded arbitrary, the label and artistic platform on which he released various solo works and collaborations including Framework (graphic scores), Percussion Loops and Refound with Andrea Neumann. Mads Emil Nielsen has performed at Présences électronique 2018 (Paris, France), Phono & Wundergrund Festival (DK) and has contributed to various theatre productions, exhibitions and compilations. In 2015 he received a Léonie Sonning Music Foundation scholarship and completed his studies at RMC in Copenhagen.