Steve Kirk is a composer of distinctive, memorable, and unique soundscapes that help his clients deliver captivating gaming experiences. His capabilities also include sound design, scoring to video, recording live voiceover and session musicians, and expert mixing and mastering. Steve has a solid network of musicians and voice actors he can draw upon as needed.
Steve's compositional work is characterized by a colorful, intricate, organic, sensual, sometimes psychedelic style combined with versatility and competency across a broad range of genres and textures.
He is committed to delivering clients products of the highest professional quality and is adept at working collaboratively and efficiently with designers, project managers, and programmers. His openness to input helps to ensure a productive experience from concept to delivery.
Notable projects include:
A score for Thimbleweed Park, created by game designer Ron Gilbert (Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion), a dark, point-and-click adventure in the retro style of the classic Lucas Arts adventure games. The Kickstarter campaign for this project was hugely successful, and nearly doubled the asking production budget. Released in Spring 2017 for XBox One, Speed and PC platforms. Steve's score is contemporary, haunting, and occasionally humorous. PC Gamer included Steve's music in its article, "Listen to the best PC music of the year so far."
- "Voodoo Vince Remastered" - After 13 years, one of Steve's first game projects, Voodoo Vince, gets a makeover. It includes over three hours of original music including a re-orchestrated piece from the original and a new piece in the same vein. Released April 18, 2017 on Xbox One and Windows platforms.
- Other projects include music for the iOS releases “Skurvy Skallywags” for Beep Games, “Cookie Jam” for SGN/Jam City, Cantina music for the Star Wars MMOL game “The Old Republic," music for the Disney game version of "The Princess and the Frog," and the FarmVille Theme for Zynga. See Projects for more information.