About

Freelance Composer. Worked on video game projects for Nintendo, Microsoft, Rare Ltd., Playtonic Games, Lionhead Studios, Nosy Crow, and other game developers. Previously working full-time in the Audio Department at Microsoft / Rare Ltd.

Nominated for several industry awards including the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Original Musical Composition, and composed music for a BAFTA nominated video game score.

Studied music at King’s College London (BMus Hons), and Master’s Degree at the Royal College of Music (MMus RCM).

Selected Credits:
• Yooka-Laylee by Playtonic Games (Music, Sound Design)
• How We Soar by Penny Black Studios (Music. Sony PlayStation 4 VR)
• Xbox 360 Dashbaord / Xbox One Dashboard by Microsoft (Avatar Editor – Sound Design, Music, Audio Lead. Installed on all Xbox 360’s, over 84 million units)
• Fable Heroes by Lionhead Studios/Microsoft (Music)
• Kameo: Elements of Power by Rare Ltd./Microsoft (Sound Design, Music, Audio Lead)
• Viva Pinata 1 and 2 by Rare Ltd./Microsoft (Sound Design, Additional Music)
• Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts by Rare Ltd./Microsoft (Sound Design, and Character Voices)
• Jetpac Refuelled by Rare Ltd./Microsoft (Music)
• Goldilocks and Little Bear by Nosy Crow (Music)
• Fusion Genesis (Music)
• Perfect Dark Zero by Rare Ltd./Microsoft (Opening Rare Logo Audio, and Field Recordings Gun Sounds)
• Conker: Live & Reloaded (Field Recording Gun Sounds)
• Starfox Adventures by Rare Ltd./Nintendo (Musician)
• SkySmash 1918 (Music, Sound Design, Audio Lead)

Coming Soon:
• Raging Justice by MakinGames (Music, Sound Design)
• Upcoming storybook app by Nosy Crow (Music)

You can purchase the Yooka-Laylee Soundtrack with tracks by Grant Kirkhope, David Wise, and Steve Burke from Amazon, iTunes, and vinyl release from Laced Records.

For Steve’s orchestral and choral soundtrack to the fantasy adventure game Kameo: Elements of Power, the soundtrack is available from Amazon and iTunes

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