Mads Kjeldgaard (b. 1988 Horsens, Denmark) is a composer, developer and sound artist working in the fields of computer music, 3D audio and programming.

His work is concerned with, amongst other things, large scale gestures, psychoacoustics, microsound and spectromorphology. He is heavily inspired by the traditions of concrete music.

He has a degree in radio journalism and is enrolled in the Electronic Music Composition programme at the Danish Institute of Electronic Music (DIEM) at the Royal Academy of Music.  He is currently working at The Norwegian Center for Technology in Music and Arts (aka Notam) in Oslo and is part of nyMusikk’s Composer Group.

As a developer, he contributes to various open source software projects.


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I solens flint 1000 floder<>3D audio (high order ambisonics)<>2019<>Concrete music
Else Marie Pade – Samlede tekster<>book<>2017<>Passive/Aggressive
Music for power supplies<>digital<>2017<>Concrete music<>CO-DEPENDENT
States of Emergency<>Tape<>2018<>Computer music<>Conditional
Hollow Body Timbals<>CD<>2018<>Field recording<>Fluf

Upcoming concerts:

September 20th-21st, Ultima Festival @ Sentralen. World premiere of 3D audio piece “I solens flint 1000 floder” + ambisonic remixes of classic works of Else Marie Pade, Bernard Parmegiani and Edgar(d) Varése.

Past concerts:

June 17th, SCOslo community concert @ Notam.

April 28th, IAC, Malmø, Sweden @ INTONAL Festival. Acousmatic concert with Giuseppe Pisano

March 9th, 2019, Kulturhuset, Oslo, Norway @ Fritt Fall. Livecode / improvisation.

December 6th, 2018, Cappelens Forslag, Oslo, Norway @ Hollow Body Timbals release. Fixed media

November 19th, 2018, Notam, Oslo, Norway @ Plateslipp av Integrationer. Live concert.

October 6th, 2018, Musikbiblioteket Odense, Odense, Danmark @ Algorave Odense. Livecode / improvisation.

June 27th, 2018, Mayhem, Copenhagen. Audiovisual concert

June 1st, 2018, Tape, Aarhus, Denmark. Audiovisual concert

March 29th, 2018, A cave somewhere, Paris @ Refrag Paris. Livecode / improvisation.

March 1st, 2018, Kammersalen, Musikhuset Århus, Denmark. Livecode / improvisation.

February 23rd, 2018, Aarhus, Denmark @ Spark festival. Livecode / improvisation.

February 15th, 2018, Musikhuset Århus, Denmark. Livecode / improvisation.

Media appearances