UPWARD has a team of writers and producers in Melbourne and Los Angeles ready to meet your needs. You may wish to have songs written for you, or be looking to collaborate. In any style or genre, we’ve got you covered and will be with you from demo stage through to being ready for release. We believe in artist development and provide mentoring services to help you reach the next level with your musical ambitions.
Just some of the internationally acclaimed vocalists we have worked with.
Lisa Elle for Groove Armada’s Andy Cato’s Solo Album. Jan Johnston who has worked with big names including BT, Chicane and Oakenfold.
September (Petra Marklund), well known for the hit song Cry and Satellite.
We love Tika at UPWARD, we are working constantly writing and producing with the very talented Tika maree.
The enigmatic Tika MAREE is a colourful artist, a well respected and sought after singer in the Melbourne music scene. Now song writing, recording and growing creatively as an artist with True Music Label.
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.
Home and away
UPWARD Studios have written many songs for Home and Away – the highly acclaimed and long running TV series. Running, since 1998 Home and Away, which follows the lives of the residents of Summer Bay, is the Logie Awards most awarded show, winning 46 Logie Awards from 151 nominations. Other accolades include twelve Australian Writers’ Guild Awards and five Australian Directors Guild Awards. UPWARD Studios songs that have been featured include when the character Pheobe performed at the Finale Festival.