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The Mancer's Swing

Exile is Live! Towards the end of 2018, I joined up with Materia Collective again to take part with a cover album paying tribute to Supergiant Games. The album, Exile: A Tribute to Supergiant Games, was released today. My idea was to take…
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Mellow Birds & Update

It's been too long since I've done an update! So here goes! Glass Bottom Games' newest project, SkateBird, got a nice write up in Wireframe, Issue 11. The author was kind enough to include a little blurb about the music! SkateBird…
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Oh. My. Pig. I mean... bird.

As some of you know, I've been working with Glass Bottom Games now since 2010. We've been off making odd, quirky and fun games which has been slowly growing a following. Our latest project, SkateBird is now featured on the front page of Gamasutra!…
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Skatebird

A bird... riding a skate board? When Megan Fox of Glass Bottom Games approached me with her next game idea of a bird riding a skateboard, I was more than intrigued. It's called Skatebird. Once I saw some of the gameplay and how cute the…
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Episode 18: The Negotiation

Here's the next episode of Madsen's Musings which talks about a negotiation technique I recently used that worked out quite nicely.
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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…