Posts

nathan-madsen-composer-sound-designer-Austin-Texas-reframing
,

Madsen's Musings: Episode 4 - Reframing

The fourth episode of Madsen's Musings is now out! In this episode, I discuss the concept of reframing your mental picture or idea of yourself, your work and your place in the industry. It's an important concept that I feel can really help keep…
nathan-madsen-composer-sound-designer-austin-texas-vlog
,

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…
nathan-madsen-composer-sound-designer-austin-texas
,

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…
music-composer-sound-designer-cedar-falls-iowa-edit
, ,

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…
composer-sound-designer-nathan-madsen-madsenstudios-tempo
, ,

Using Tempo for Added Realism

Using Tempo to Add More Realism One of the best ways composers can add more realism to their pieces is with tempo changes. This is especially true when writing for orchestra, big band, jazz combos and even certain rock songs. In this video…

Writing, writing, writing... (Nov. 5th 2010)

I've had two recent articles published on http://www.gameaudio101.com/ and wanted to share them with you all! Pursuing a Career in Game Audio 12 Tips on Destroying Writer's Block Also working on a feature length film, a promo trailer…