Carsten Bo Eriksen
|Carsten Bo Eriksen / MBD73|
|Birth name||Carsten Bo Eriksen|
|Born||2 October 1973|
|Genres||Alt-classical, experimental, electronica, ambient|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, record producer|
|Instruments||Piano, Computer, Guitar,|
|Years active||Early 2000s–present|
|Labels||DaCapo Records, Naxos, Sony Music / Tame Records|
Carsten Bo Eriksen (a.k.a. MBD73) is a prize-winning and award-nominated composer and artist. He was educated at the Royal Academy of Music as a composer (1997-2003), pupil of Professor Ib Nørholm, Ivar Frounberg and Hans Abrahamsen. As a painter he is self-taught. He had his debut from the extended studies program in composition in 2003. Furthermore, he has studied at Berklee College of Music, Massachusetts, US. And has studied the Balinese gamelan music in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, with the musician Pak Tama. In 2004 he was granted by the Danish Arts Foundation with a three-year working grant.
Carsten Bo Eriksen (a.k.a. MBD73) finds his inspiration in the European and American minimalism, as well as electronica, alt.classical or indie-classical/post-classical and post-rock music. He is among the very few composers in Denmark with strong roots in minimalism.
- Skin, Melonheads Sony music / Tame music (2002)
- Nordlys, DaCapo Records / Naxos (2002)