An absolute highlight to be able to record this amazing ensemble. A pure delight. Hit musical Girl from the North Country, written by Conor McPherson, with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is one of the most critically acclaimed, multi award-winning productions of the 21st century. Starring stage and screen icon Lisa McCune, Peter Kowitz […]

UPWARD Studios has just finished the Music production & recording for the fun new Gami Chicken Radio & TV campaign. In its new brand platform developed by The Bureau, Gami Chicken has launched ‘The Unmissable Chicken’: an all-singing, all-dancing K-pop icon that personifies the tastiest Korean chicken in Australia.

Music recorded & produced at UPWARD Studios – composed by Robert Upward SABCO IT’S HOW AUSTRALIA CLEANS: SABCO LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN VIA DPR&CO MELBOURNE. Sabco, one of Australia’s favourite household cleaning brand, celebrates 130 years in Australia this year. The business began in Adelaide in 1892 as the South Australian Brush Company. Sabco has taken […]

Robert Upward was asked to perform with band & @grimfawkner the song I wrote for Country Racing Victoria to open their awards night at the convention Centre. This was the first event for them for nearly 3 years. I first wrote this track for their TV & Radio advertising campaign a number of years ago. […]

Disco…Dance…Love… Music recorded & produced at UPWARD Studios

Tika maree’s new single Moon Child is out now! Check this amazing talented artist out. Recorded, co-written & produced with love at UPWARD. Released on the True music label.

This Jan 2022 sees the series “Australia by Design” Season 5 aired on Channel 10. A five part series that Marlon Grunden and Robert Upward composed the theme and music for.

America by Design season 2 also airs on CBS & ABC USA A five part series that Marlon Grunden and Robert Upward composed the theme and music for.

UPWARD Studios proud to record Katie’s vocals and be part of this Australian No.1 Dance track. Watch out for more great songs in 2022 from the ex Bardot girls Katie & Belinda, now KA’BEL @kabelmusic

Bunnings Jingle Christmas 2021 TVC UPWARD was asked to rearrange & re- record the iconic BUNNINGS jingle into a heartfelt music composition for the Bunnings Christmas 2021 TV Commercial.

Country Racing Victoria TV & Radio / 2022 / wearebalance agency Continuing this APRA award nominated campaign for CRV. New versions for both TV & Radio commercials are now on air. Check out the full song and behind the scenes video This was recorded when touring & full time musicians hadn’t been able to work […]

Bunnings Trade Campaign It was a challenge & fun composing this new jingle for The 2022 BUNNINGS TRADE TV commercials.

AQWA Shark TVC / Lateral Aspect AGDA Award Finalist

RSM Australia / Lateral Aspect – “Best Ads” awarded

TIKA maree release ”High” Check it out here. Recorded, produced & co-written by Robert Upward. Released by True Music. More releases early 2022!

CLAIRA J We had the privilege of recording & producing this beautiful song by CLAIRA J.Check her amazing video too! this went to No.16 on the Aussie indie charts  

Marlon Grunden Marlon is also one of the highly skilled young composers that work with UPWARD Studios. Marlon has been working with Robert Upward for over 3 years. His talent is an exceptional add to UPWARD Please check his website and work.

Bunnings Trade TVC & Radio Bunnings this year launched a massive, major campaign for “Bunnings Trade”. It was an absolute pleasure to work with The Brand Agency and be part of this large campaign. Composing a music track which will hopefully become iconic for Bunnings Trade for many years to come. It was lots of […]

Mountain Designs TVC Always love working with Andy Englisch from Safari Global. Quality work always. Marlon and myself got to work on the music, writing a cinematic piece to complement the stunning pictures. With lush strings, delayed guitars and driving bass, the vision and music become one.  

Luv A DuK TVC The new Luv a Duck TV commercial from Designo is a fun 80’s throwback. UPWARD Studios was integral in the sound design and music development. Rocking it with 80’s fashion, hairstyles and music.

Tram Stop/Coach – Yarra Trams Our Friends at the Icon agency here in melbourne developed an inclusive, community-focused and proudly Melburnian-central theme: ‘This is how we tram’ and the humorous ‘Tram Coach’ character. The PR launch of the ‘This is how we tram’ campaign gained strong traction. At UPWARD Studios we were asked to do […]

Anaconda TVC We worked with Safari Global agian when they revamped the Anaconda TV spots. With engaging concepts, UPWARD Studios added our touch, having fun with the sound design and voice over.

AQWA Octopus TVC & Radio The next TV spot in the campaign for The Aquarium of Western Australia is AQWA Octopus With great animation and awesome original music from UPWARD studios.  

AQWA Turtle TVC & Radio The team at Lateral have come up with some really cute concepts for the “Aquarium of Western Australia” Lateral came to us and asked if we would compose music for these very likable TV commercials. Working with the exceptional animation and voice over we scored and arranged some playful strings, […]

TV & Corporate work – NBL Never a dull moment at UPWARD Studios, especially when the charismatic Corey Homicide Williams enters the vocal booth to record the NBL highlights for the week. We have been recording the NBL highlights for a few years now, always energetic and fun sessions.

Indie Week It’s been an immensely busy and exciting few months at Upward Studios. We joined the independent music community in New York City in early June for INDIE WEEK! The American Association of Independent Music holds this week jammed packed full of interactive panels, workshops, keynote speeches by Independent music luminaries, and one-on-one discussions. […]

Elsie and The Vibe In August, fresh back from touring the east coast of the US, Australian Indie soul/R&B artist Elsie and the Vibe released her long awaited EP that Upward Studio’s was delighted to co produce and arrange. The Melbourne-raised artist’s self-titled debut EP, Elsie and The Vibe, weaves threads of soul, Motown, R&B […]

YÖULK We’re delighted to share with you a brand new project Yöulk out of Upward Studios, ” Yöulk  embody the subtle endorphin rush you can get from stretching your limbs in the sunshine.  A seemingly effortless bliss quantified by their timeless, chilled out disco tunes.  Formed in Melbourne by two veterans of electronic music who have felt […]

Crafted Moves In the world of advertising we wrote a suave and sophisticated piece of music for Habitus Townhomes called Crafted Moves. The client was Beulah International; the Branding Agency, Caravan and the Visual Content Agency was Burninghouse. The advertisement stars Melbourne’s own Alex Rance. Rance is a four time All-Australian ALF player, a one […]

Sound Design Studio That Ensures Your Brand Stands Out UPWARD Studios, located in Melbourne, Australia is an award winning music studio offering a full range of musical, production and recording services. UPWARD Studios is led by the award winning composer, producer, arranger and active performer Robert Upward. As a performer, Robert has enjoyed considerable chart […]

Music Recording Studio Helping Produce Big Hits An award winning music recording studio, located in Melbourne, Australia, UPWARD studios is led the by multi talented and multi award winning composer, producer and arranger, Robert Upward. With a string of awards and award nominations from APRA and AACTA, Robert is well respected amongst industry peers – […]

Music Producer Achieves National Radio Coverage With Latest Hit emaar are delighted to have reached the Kiss FM Top Ten Chart, charting at Number 2 on 8th December 2016 with their single Breathe written and produced my music producer Robert Upward. Breathe conveys an important message close to the band members’ hearts. The battle for identity […]

Elise and the Vibe Riverside Robert played and produced on the Elsie and the Vibe track ‘Riverside’ that just made the Double J playlist …. this is just the beginning for these guys, watch this space !! @elsieandthevibe

Slinky Minx release ‘Lift Me Up’ Slinkee Minx release their sensational single ‘Lift Me Up’ the chill out version Robert produced and played on, you can catch these three spunks in the film clip! go here to get your copy of these remixes https://xelon.lnk.to/YDVFw @slinkeeminx

APRA 2016 Screen Music Awards City Recital Hall was buzzing last night with hundreds of music’s leading figures who gathered for the 2016 Screen Music Awards. There were 12 Categories only and our very own Robert Upward was nominated for his superb track  ‘It’s Got it All’  for Country Racing Victoria in ‘Best Music for […]

Composer Nominee for APRA Awards – Robert Upward Robert Upward, of UPWARD studios composed an exceptional piece of music for Country Music Victoria’s commercial ‘It’s Got It All’. UPWARD Studios partnered with the advertising agency Balance this project.  Inspired by country music sounds, Robert composed a song which is both inspiring and uplifting to perfectly […]

A shout out to Robert Upward A gorgeous shout out from the very talented Shelley Segal …. This is my wonderful and talented producer Robert Upward from UPWARD Studios He produced my last EP, Strange Feeling including the song ‘Sidelined’ which is a finalist in the Unsigned Only competition http://www.radioairplay.com/competit…/Folk+Singer-Songwriter I’m so grateful to have […]

Recording Studio Works With Iconic Australian Legend Molly Meldrum UPWARD recording studio, based in Melbourne, Australia offer a range of musical services and are led by the multi award-winning composer Robert Upward. Robert is an award-winning peer respected music industry leader of high repute, having won awards and nominations with both AACTA and APRA. Robert […]

Country Racing It’s catchy and it’s OURS! The New Country Racing Victoria TVC is an original soundtrack written by Robert Upward for Balance Advertising. It features on both Radio and TV and Robert has had the pleasure in playing the track live with a 6 Piece band ! Click this link for a great write […]

Work With Australia’s Leading Music Studio UPWARD Studios is a music studio in Melbourne, Australia. UPWARD studios provides a range of musical services and is led by the multi award winning composer and performer Robert Upward. Robert has won awards and nominations from APRA and AACTA. In addition to wining awards, Robert serves as a […]