Starting as a tape-op at CBS studios in 1975, Steve progressed to in-house engineer and worked with many new wave, punk & pop acts including The Clash, The Jags, TheVibrators, XTC& Sailor.
Beach Boy, Bruce Johnson was to play an important part in Steve's early career, culminating with Steve producing an album for the Beach Boys several years later.
Steve produced all of Culture Club’s classic hits and the bands’ three multi-platinum albums.
Artist collaborations include Honeyz, China Crisis, Gary Moore, Ziggy Marley,Louise, The Creatures, The Angelic Upstarts, Lemmy & Motorhead, David Grant, Jimmy The Hoover, Westworld, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Mis-teeq, 911.
Steve has collected a number of prestigious industry awards including a Brit Award, Musicweek Award and a Grammy for his work with Deniece Williams.
He has appeared on many radio and TV programes, is a regular guest presenter of the newspaper review on BBC weekend Breakfast and on BBC’s 6 Music with his own show.
His radio production company produces original high quality radio content, in particular, The Record Producers, a series for BBC Radio 2 and BBC6 Music. Steve has won a SONY Radio Award and most recently 2 Gold Awards at the New York Radio Festival.
He has also presented The RecordProducers Live with special guests.
Busy producing new acts, recently XamVolo, Space, and are mix project for the legendary Millie Jackson entitled “Exposed” for ACE records and just finished recording and mixing a new album with Vapors, to be released imminently.
He is currently in the studio working with games producer MILKY TEA on the soundtrack to HYPERBRAWL game for the new Apple Arcade plus more tracks for electronic project Pretty Robotic.
Steve is a Director of PRS for music, a member of the MU, PPL, and a LIPA Companion and recently elected to the new Liverpool Region Music Council