About Steve

Steve Boyce Buckley is an English recording engineer, producer, arranger and classically trained musician from Oldham, Lancashire. Since 1979 he has worked with many recording artists including Lisa Stansfield, Cher, Take That, The Hollies, The Christians, Boy George, P J Proby, Kym Mazelle & Jocelyn Brown, Melanie Williams, Paul Young, Mock Turtles,  Martin Hannett & Tony Wilson, Cleopatra, MC Tunes, 808 State, Denise Johnson, Rowetta, Yvonne Shelton, Sheila Ferguson, Terry Ronald, Dannii Minogue, Lee Monteverde and AATW to name a few. Unknown to many is his extensive work with David Britton & Michael Butterworth of Savoy Records which he admits to being amongst his most finest moments. A collaboration which began in 1986 and is still ongoing. He began his 41 year career at Central Sound, an eight track studio which used to be on St James Street Manchester in 1979. In 1981 he moved to Smile Studios, a twenty-four track facility in the Whalley Range area of Manchester where he worked with and was briefly in the line up of The Salford Jets for their single “Pain IN My Heart”. In 1984 he moved to Square One Studios  in Bury, Lancashire until 1992 when he became freelance,  but it is here where is is nominated for and receives an Ampex Gold Reel Award for the BLACK album “Wonderful Life”. He works closely with orchestral players from the BBC Philharmonic when acting as an arranger. He is at present the in house engineer / producer at Gracieland in Rochdale, Lancashire - a studio owned by Ian Devaney and Lisa Stansfield. He also lectures at Spirit Studios in Ardwick, Manchester. Future projects include the possibility of a collaboration with Anthony and The Johnsons/Savoy Books and Records and the release of an album by Kenni Wenna; a work which began its life at Rose Garden studios in 1998 - formerly Square One. 

The Ampex Gold Reel Award for teh album Wonderful Life by Black