Steven has been recording and mixing music for almost twenty years. In the '90s he was scouted as a keyboardist for the J-Pop scene in Tokyo, where his career in Japan also encompassed a development deal as a singer/songwriter, VJ for a top-ten music show, session vocalist for anime projects, as well as many other anecdotes. Since the year 2000 his specialization of Pro Tools and Digital Performer inform his multi-faceted skills of post-production audio, sound design, composition, and realistic MIDI orchestration (synthestration).
Steve has created training materials for major DAWs such as Pro Tools, Logic and has authored a book on MOTU Digital Performer (Digital Performer Power!)
Today, Steven is based in Los Angeles writing music for picture, music editing, field recording, assisting composers, and teaching music technology. In addition to “PFMW”, music education endeavors include teaching a class in "Synthestration" at IU’s Jacobs School of Music.