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The Wire Tapper 39

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From Percussion Loops

Mads Emil Nielsen is an electronic musician and composer based in Copenhagen. He works with basic sound sources suchas sine waves and noise, which he often combines with short percussive and orchestral samples, and an amplification of the surprises and errors produced by the machines he uses. In 2014 he founded arbitrary, the label and artistic platform on which he released FRAMEWORK (graphic scores and audio) with reissues of PM016 and the Percussion Loops 7" due in November.