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Whether you are looking for tailor-made music and sound, or simply require a little help and advice from one of the finest audiomancers in the land, Master Kenneth C M Young has both the skills and practical know-how required to create world-class audio experiences and the track record to back that up.


Audio Daredevilism

Audio Daredevilism

Bespoke audio direction and consultancy for your projects, from the brains behind the celebrated audio experiences in LittleBigPlanet and Tearaway.

Musical Conjurances

Musical Conjurances

Catchy melodies and powerful emotions, deeply integrated with your player experience, bringing it to life and helping it to stand out from the crowd. Visit Kenny's composer profile at KennyYoung.com for more details.

Sonic Gymnastics

Sonic Gymnastics

World-class sound design, with a penchant for iconic gameplay and UI sounds, evocative ambiences and laser-focussed minimalism.




Dream Reality Interactive
Japan Studio
Foam Sword
Media Molecule
Magic Notion
Secret Sorcery


Master Kenneth C M Young


AudBod is 7x Academy (BAFTA, AIAS) nominated freelance composer, sound designer and audio director, Kenny Young. Kenny has been making games professionally since 2004 and is best known for the celebrated audio experiences in Media Molecule’s LittleBigPlanet and Tearaway franchises and, more recently, the music of Sony Japan Studio’s Astro Bot games. To date, the games that Kenny has contributed towards have sold in excess of 40 million units. He is a passionate member of the game audio community, sits on the GDC Advisory Board, enjoys writing articles and contributing towards books on interactive audio and game development, has been a BAFTA, Ivor Novello, AIAS, GANG, GDC and IGF awards juror, speaks at conferences and higher education institutions around the world, and started the website GameSound.org in 2005 as a resource for those who aspire to work in, or wish to learn more about interactive audio.




Sep 2
Sep 2

Astro’s Playroom Vinyl Out Now!

Fangamer have released the soundtrack for Team ASOBI‘s Astro’s Playroom on vinyl! It’s a double LP that includes 19 tracks, with cover art by Jordan Speer and comes with a rather nifty PlayStation history art booklet based on the collectible wall mural from the game’s PlayStation Labo area. Looks sweet – I’ve already heard and […]

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Mar 4
Mar 4

Astro’s Playroom Soundtrack

The Astro’s Playroom OST is getting a digital release on Friday 12th March 2021 courtesy of Sony Music :)

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Nov 1
Nov 1

PS5 and Astro’s Playroom Launch

It’s PlayStation 5 launch day in Europe, and I’m incredibly proud to have contributed to it with the music for Astro’s Playroom which is pre-installed on every console. The reaction has been amazing so far. It’s nice (and kind of overwhelming!) to think that this will continue for another 7+ years as more and more […]

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Aug 2
Aug 2

Astro Bot Rescue Mission Vinyl Out Now!

Almost two years after the game first came out, the soundtrack for Astro Bot Rescue Mission now has a physical release in the form of a 12-track vinyl record. And it looks really sweet – Fan Gamer and everyone else involved in putting it together have done a fab job. Special thanks to Chris Clancy […]

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Nomination – Audio Achievement (Astro's Playroom) – BAFTA


Nomination – Excellence in Audio (Knights And Bikes) – IGF

Nomination – Best Sound Design In An Indie Game (Knights And Bikes) – GANG

Nomination – Audio Innovation of the Year (Knights And Bikes) – MCV/Develop

Nomination – Best Audio (Knights And Bikes) – Develop Star Awards

Nomination – Sound – Game Dev Heroes


Nomination – Best Game Music (Astro Bot Rescue Mission) – Game Audio Awards

Winner – Creative (Astro Bot Rescue Mission) – Guildford Game Awards


Nomination – Original Song: Video Game, ‘A Fire In Your Mind’ (Astro Bot Rescue Mission) - HMMA

Nomination – Best Music in an Indie Game (WonderWorlds) – GANG


Nomination – Best Interactive Score (Tethered) – GANG


Winner – Best Audio of E3 (Tearaway Unfolded) – PlayStation Official Magazine

Nomination – Music of the Year (Tearaway Unfolded) – GANG

Nomination – Best Audio Design (Tearaway Unfolded) – TIGA


Winner – Best Handheld Audio (Tearaway) – GANG

Winner – Best PS Vita Sound (Tearaway) – IGN

Winner – Best Audio (Tearaway) – The Vita Lounge

Nomination – Original Music (Tearaway) – BAFTA

Nomination – Best Audio (Tearaway) – Game Developer’s Choice

Nomination – Excellence In Musical Score (Tearaway) – SXSW

Nomination – Best Audio (Tearaway) – Golden Joysticks

Nomination – Outstanding Achievement: In-Game Music (Tearaway) – GMAs

Nomination – Best Soundtrack: Western (Tearaway) – GMAs


Winner – Outstanding Achievement: Licensed Music (LittleBigPlanet 2) – GMAs

Nomination – Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition (LittleBigPlanet 2) – AIAS

Nomination – Best Audio (LittleBigPlanet 2) – Game Developer’s Choice

Nomination – Best Use of Licensed Music (LittleBigPlanet 2) – GANG

Nomination – Original Light Mix Score, Franchise (LittleBigPlanet 2) – NAVGTR


Winner – Best Original Instrumental, ‘The Gardens’ (LittleBigPlanet) – GANG

Winner – Best Interactive Score (LittleBigPlanet) – GANG

Winner – Outstanding Achievement in Character Performance (LittleBigPlanet) – AIAS

Nomination – Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design (LittleBigPlanet) – AIAS

Nomination – Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack (LittleBigPlanet) – AIAS

Nomination – Original Score (LittleBigPlanet) – BAFTA

Nomination – Use of Audio (LittleBigPlanet) – BAFTA

Nomination – Audio of the Year (LittleBigPlanet) – GANG

Nomination – Music of the Year (LittleBigPlanet) – GANG

Nomination – Sound Design of the Year (LittleBigPlanet) – GANG

Nomination – Best Dialogue (LittleBigPlanet) – GANG

Nomination – Best Original Vocal: Choral (LittleBigPlanet) – GANG

Nomination – Best Use of Licensed Music (LittleBigPlanet) – GANG

Nomination – Best Audio (LittleBigPlanet) – Game Developer’s Choice

Nomination – Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Entertainment Sound Production (LittleBigPlanet) – TEC Awards

Nomination – Best Sound (LittleBigPlanet) – CEDEC Awards

Nomination – Best Licensed Music (LittleBigPlanet) – Gamespot


Nomination – Best Soundtrack (LittleBigPlanet) – Spike VGAs

Nomination – Best Original Score (LittleBigPlanet) – Spike VGAs

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