Stephen is a musician, producer film director.
His first band ‘And On’ were featured on Radio 1’s newsbeat as he went on to perform across Europe with various bands, and produce tracks in such prestigious studios as Trident in London, UB40’s DEP in Birmingham and Square One in Greater Manchester.
He has a BA in Contemporary Music and an MA in Scriptwriting, giving him a unique insight into the workings of incidental and thematic music for film TV and radio. Stephen has written, directed and produced five independent short films composing the music for each. (Three of these ‘Seven Deadly Sins’, ‘If Only’ and ‘A Matter of Conscience’ have featured at the Edinburgh Film Festival).
His instrumental skills include keyboards, guitar, cello and trumpet and he lectures in music production and media technology, keeping him constantly in touch with a changing industry.
His works include, “The Wanderers” composed for the opening of the Reebok Stadium, Bolton; “Classica”, the last commissioned piece for the original Wembley Stadium, “Fall of Paradise” a BBC2 feature on Peter Ebdon, “Enigma” a theatre production for the Guildhall Preston and “Market” a six part series for BBC Radio 4. He has written and produced a number of singles and albums including recent Doc Redeye releases “Sweet Love”, Milli Low, “Overboard” performed by Ashleigh Wood “Every Day” with Nicole Talmer, “Cry Don’t Cry” with Megan J Ingham and “Blue Sky Day” Y.O.U.62. He has produced a recent re-mix UK top 40 with “One in a Million” ReConnected.
For enquiries on Film, TV and Radio thematic music listen to some of the commissioned pieces written by Stephen D Reid here; www.accordermusic.com/roster/stephen-reid