Vocal Producing and Recording
Vocal producing and recording is a true art – and one in which UPWARD Studios is a master. The team at UPWARD have the experience to specialize in capturing, directing and coaching you to get the very best possible performance and recording. Ensuring that you deliver the absolute best vocal you can, our experts will guide you through vocal and microphone techniques, making sure that the emotional intent of your song and performance is captured.
KA’BEL / Bardot
UPWARD Studios proud to record Katie’s vocals and be part of this Australian No. 1 Dance track.
We are so excited to share with you that after all these years we have recently been back in the studio recording a brand new tune 'Broken Hearted'
Broken hearted celebrates all that’s happened in the last two decades: learning, surviving, living and loving! ♥
We had the privilege of recording & producing this beautiful song by CLAIRA J. Check her amazing video out! this went to No. 16 on the Aussie indie charts
We get to know Melbourne singer songwriter Claira J, who just dropped her beguiling debut single ‘Letting Go’. Though Claira is no stranger to the screen or stage, ‘Letting Go’ marks her first foray into the world of original music. As she reveals.
Melbourne based independent artist Kinkora creates RnB inspired pop that packages honest lyrics into memorable melodies amid layers of lush sonic landscapes.
Featuring lead vocalist Charlie Lane, Michael Uberti on guitar, his twin brother Shilo Uberti on bass, and Mac Nicholson on drums, INSTYNKT is the kind of band that makes you actually yearn for all the sweaty, stranger-touching realness of a good mosh pit.
Nikki Nouveau is a multilingual Australian singer, songwriter, cabaret artist and producer based in Sydney and Melbourne. Her passionate and emotive performances draw upon her strong love of and storytelling. With scores of performances around Australia and internationally Nikki has gained a reputation of delivering and producing quality entertainment to sell-out audiences and rave reviews. In 2020 Nikki released her debut album No Regrets (Love and Piaf) following her EP Bordello Blues, showcasing cabaret hits and original compositions in French and English.
The Bordello Blues EP was recorded & mixed at UPWARD Studios
Mercurial voice and eclectic sound” (The Brag) genre defying singer-songwriter Shelley Segal creates a space for her listeners. A space for people to engage with ideas, to question and to reflect on the everyday – to see its layers, its depth, its meaning.
Desirous of all expressions, Shelley flirts with elements of jazz, folk, pop, blues, reggae and electronica, imparting a pure joy about music and its power. The spirited singer has been “creating a ripple effect with her melodic vocals, heartfelt passion, thought-provoking lyrics” (Leona Devaz, Weekend Notes) Shelley’s first single, folk protest song ‘Saved’ has become an anthem for grass-roots secular activists.
Elise and the Vibe
“Riverside” is a sultry throwback of soul and R & B that builds slowly to a cavalcade of aural delights, only to return back to a smoke filled room of uncertainty. Weaving back and forth between influences such as Gospel, Stax, Motown, and Rhythm and Blues, it’s haunting but powerful effect throughout is definitely a winner. Elsie’s voice mirrors the pain she has gone through, and as the smoke clears, the song dissipates.
All girl pop group Slinky Mix are best known for their version of Summer Rain, which hit No.1 in the Australian charts. Seamlessly fusing electronica with their own distinct anthemic, powerhouse vocals the girls have regularly used UPWARD Studios to record their vocals. Slinkee Mix have toured extensively and charted in dance music charts globally. UPWARD Studios produced a chill out version of their single Lift Me Up (Summer Chill Mix)
Here is the first EP from Yöulk- HOW TO TELL THEM APART 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. Dashes of Scandinavian electronica over warm disco house at a laid-back pace. This is lifestyle music for the reclining classes. By the pool or the bar Yöulk set the tone.
Electronic music act emaar have developed a unique sound and style, covering commercial dance, ectro-pop and even vocal ballads and dark club music. To date the music of emaar has featured on radio playlists all over Australia. Reaching top ten nationally. The club remixes have been part of DJ playlists ( including Tiesto, Van Burren, Cosmic Gate) and dance parties all over the world. With over 40 commercial releases, including Gods kitchen and Ministry of sound, emaar were also a finalist in the dance/electronica category of the 8th Annual Independent Music Awards in the US and semi-finalist in the 2014 International Song Competition. emaar's new single Breathe charted in the Top 10 Kiss FM Dance Charts.