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Steve studied composition at King’s College London, and the Royal College of Music, where he received his Masters Degree. He took up an offer to join the Music Department at video games developer Rare Ltd. / Microsoft in 2001. Since starting at Rare he has worked as a Composer, Sound Designer, and Music Producer on video game projects for Rare, Nintendo, and Microsoft. In 2009, he left Rare to work as a freelance music composer.
Nominated for several music awards including the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Original Musical Composition.
His 10mins of music and sound effects to Xbox Live Avatars can be heard by over eighty-four million Xbox 360 owners, and is pre-installed on every Xbox 360 console, and launch of the Xbox One. Dashboard audio also comes with the new Xbox Series X.
The hip-hop group Army Of The Pharaohs released their album The Unholy Terror in which they sampled music from the Kameo game score and based the track “Spaz Out” (Click Here) on Steve’s orchestral music. The album went on to be one of iTunes Best Hip Hop Albums of the year, and over 2 million YouTube plays.
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If you’d like to hear more music, there are several hours of music you can listen to on Soundcloud (Click Here).