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Madsen's Musings Episode 3: Having a System

The third episode of Madsen's Musing vlog is now out! Watch it here! This episode discusses the importance of having a system to help you have the best odds when freelancing, networking and practicing. Madsen's Musings is a new vlog series…
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Madsen's Musings Ep. 2 is out!

Madsen's Musings Ep. 2 is out! Head on over to my youtube channel and check out episode 2 - which discusses how one's career path can often have twists and turns that can surprise them. More vlog episodes will be released over time and I'm…
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Ouija: Board of Fortune

Ouija: Board of Fortune is one of the recent slot games SGI released which features my music and sound design. So often I have to write in an upbeat, peppy, happy manner, so it's refreshing when I get to take a stroll on the dark(er) side of…
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New Vlog Madsen’s Musings is now out!

It's been a while since my last update! I'm very excited to share with you the first episode of my new vlog, Madsen's Musings. In this series, I'll discuss all things audio - from music composition to production, to sound design and focus quite…
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Spartan Fist is OUT!

What is Spartan Fist? As the game's page says: "Fight your way to fame, fortune and glory in this first-person puncher as you work to retrieve the fabled Spartan Fist. Playing as Emma Jones, a down-and-out detective working to earn her keep,…
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Moving! And two new videos!

It's been a good long while since I've updated this site! Sorry about that! So some news - we're moving BACK to Austin, TX. SGI is relocating me to the Austin branch to assist with audio needs down there and this will put us much closer to…
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The View Upon the Horizon

The View Upon the Horizon is a piece that I wrote just for fun! I was playing around with some chord progressions last Sunday and then stumbled upon this melody. The entire piece was written in about 45 minutes and then I hired a great cellist…
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Savage Planet

I was very pleased to help out with a new Kickstarter for a new boardgame called Savage Planet: Fate of Fantos. This is my second time to work with Imp House Games. The first time was helping out with the music, sound design and mix for their…
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Working to Picture: When the Edit Changes

In this video tutorial, I discuss how to address edit changes to the film after you've already begun writing music to it. While we'd all love to work to 100% locked picture edit but in many cases, that's just not realistic. There always seems…