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The Big Move to Cedar Falls, IA!

Back in Sept of this year, my family and I moved from Austin, TX up to Cedar Falls, IA so I could begin working for Scientific Games Interactive. For those not in the know, SGI (https://www.sginteractive.com/) is one of the largest and most…
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A Tense Moment - 48 hour film project

48 hours to make a film?! During the summer, I took part in the 48 Hour Film Project, hosted in Austin, TX. It was a blast! For those not familiar with the festival/contest, teams are given 48 hours to create, write, film, edit and produce…
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You Again - Web Series

In the beginning... Back in December 2015, I started writing music for a unique, clever and funny web-series called You Again. The musical style is a fusion of different genres and approaches including some jazz mixed with light, comical…
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Buzzopoly (big band)

Buzzopoly features some of the big band music I composed while working at Beecave Games. Driving drums, walkin' bass lines, a soaring sax solo, punching brass stabs combined with scatting vocals make this an energetic and fun song! The…
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48 Hour Film Project

Last weekend, Madsen Studios LLC took part in the 48 Hour Film Project, here in Austin, TX. It was a blast! I wrote music for the short film called Until Death Do Us Part, which is sort of a black comedy drama. For those that don't know, this…
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Chinese New Year

Here's a Chinese New Year inspired theme I did for Beecave Games. Since 2016 was the year of the monkey, the slot theme was named Year of the Golden Monkey. It's always a fun challenge to write music in a style from another culture than yours.…
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World of Pixels

World of Pixels is a brand new song for everyone's Friday! It's an ambient, peaceful, electronic track that I wrote recently for fun. It's available for licensing currently. One thing I really enjoy about this piece is how the melody evolves…
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Up to No Good - Jazz Theme

Start your Monday morning off right - with some new jazz by Nathan Madsen! :P This is, perhaps, my favorite track I did while at Beecave Games! It's a jazz theme much in the style of those 1930's cartoons. I really enjoyed working on this…
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The Quest for Donuts

Ever been on a quest for donuts? Who doesn't love donuts?! I mean... really. Come on. And this song captures the feeling of going out and chasing the dream that is donuts. Originally written for a slot theme being produced by Beecave Games,…
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Of Love and Sorrow - Main Theme

Here's the main theme to Of Love and Sorrow, a new game being developed and published by Niels Bauer Games. Madsen Studios LLC - an Austin, TX based audio company, was hired to compose the music for the trailer and the game itself. It was really…