Carsten Bo Eriksen

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Carsten Bo Eriksen / MBD73
Birth name Carsten Bo Eriksen
Born (1973-10-02) 2 October 1973 (age 45)
Copenhagen, Denmark
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
Website mbd73.com

Carsten Bo Eriksen alias MBD73 which is short for My Beautiful Decay 1973 (born 2 October 1973 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish 21st-century composer and artist.[1]

Biography[edit]

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.

Music[edit]

Carsten Bo Eriksen (a.k.a. MBD73)[2] 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.

Rock albums[edit]

  • Skin, Melonheads Sony music / Tame music (2002)

Classical albums[edit]

  • Nordlys, DaCapo Records / Naxos (2002)

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