Professional Profile

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Career Highlights

June 2018 - present

Dr Robert W Taylor

Music & Sound Design

We create beautiful bespoke music for every kind of creative production and provide a range of professional sound design/audio production services

2005 - 2013

Taylor Square

Producer, remix engineer and composer (EDM)

Partnership with DJ Alex Taylor

 

Twenty-eight ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) club charting remixes and original tracks (Taylor Square), 2005 – 2013. (highest position #2, longest in the charts 57 weeks).

Under contract to Neon/Warner Bros dance music label 2009 – 2010.
Under contract to Pacha dance music label 2012.

Artists remixed include: Deni Hines, Fabian Gray and Emanuelle, Zoe Badwi, Jocelyn Brown, Grant Smilie, Crazy P, Bernard Sumner, Cossima, Madonna, Aniya Day, Sneeky Sound System, Celebrity Drug Disasters, Hifi Mike, Mr Jigga and Winston and Yoddy.

Original compositions:
Taylor Square (feat. Peyton), "Run Away With You", Pacha/Central Station Records, Sydney, 2012. (co-composer, programming, co-producer, recording & mix engineer)

Taylor Square, "Island Life", Neon/Warner Music Sydney, 2011. (co-composer, co-producer, programming, recording & mix engineer)

Taylor Square (feat. Katarina), "Something in the Air", Flashpoint Dance, Sydney, 2010. (co-producer, programming, recording & mix engineer)

Taylor Square, "Take Control", Neon/Warner Music, Sydney, 2007. (co-producer, programming, recording & mix engineer)

1995 - 2013​

Prick Up Your Ears

Rob Taylor

Freelance composer, producer, programmer & recording engineer

Companies: 20th Century Fox, Horizon Films, Austereo (Triple M), Sony/BMG, ABC (Triple J), ABC TV, Lowe Hunt, BMG Zomba, EMI, Eastern Acoustic Organisation, Warner Music Australia, Channel 7, 9 and 10, Neon/Warner, Flashpoint Music, Alberts Productions, Phantom Records, Ovation Channel and Green Park Pictures.

Selected artists: Kids At Risk, Dirty Pink Jeans, Paper Prophets, Lorna Luft, Sarah McLeod, Nu Breed, The Whitlams, INXS, Yothu Yindi, Oblivia, Iota, Sneeze, Wendy Matthews, Machine Gun Fellatio, The Screaming Jets, Baz Lurhman, Leoni, Ratcat and JPY, Robyn Loau, Veruca Salt, The Bloodhound Gang, Floyd Vincent and the Childhood Brides, Cactus Child, Bernie Hayes, Grinspoon, Eva Trout, Def FX, Primary, Orange humble band, Me Me Me, Swoop, The Strange, The Wash, Vanilla Chainsaws etc.

2003 - 2012

Brandeluxe

Music production

 

Music composition and production partnership (with Sean Lowry) for film and television.

Produced and composed music that has been used in the following advertising, film & TV programs : What happened in Vegas, Cactus, Big brother, Bondi Rescue, Canal Road, Tripping Over, Make Me A Supermodel, A Current Affair, Home and Away, Off The Runway, Aussiebum, Project Runway, Ford Australia, Out Of The Question, City Homicide, Friday Night Downloads, Battlefronts, McLeodʼs Daughters, Ripcurl, Soothers Liquid Centers and Summer Heights High.

Celebrity Drug Disasters "Getting Better", finalist in John Lennon Song Writing Competition, New York, USA, and ‘Honorable Mention Top 40/Pop,’ International Songwriting Comp, New York, USA, 2007.

Winner of the NA2R (New Artist to Radio), $100,000.00 first prize (Celebrity Drug Disasters), ACRA Awards, Sydney, Australia, October 13, 2006.

2008-2010

Flashpoint Music

Dr Robert W Taylor

In-house music producer.

Under contract to Flashpoint Music (recording), Celebrity Drug Disasters.

2007 - 2009

Aim Entertainment

Dr Robert W Taylor

Consultant audio specialist in the creation of a major studio complex including mastering studios: in charge of staff training.

Resident audio engineer (mixing and mastering). Artists include: Guyz, 2SES, Crystal Rain and 2nd Moon.

2000 - 2002

The Grove Studios

Chief engineer and studio co-ordinator of world class SSL recording studio complex. In charge of studio staffing and training. In-house producer, programmer and recording engineer

1996 - 2000

Albert Studios

Rob Taylor

Chief engineer of world class SSL recording studio complex. Resident producer/engineer for Albert Productions. Studio co-ordinator and co-manager. In charge of studio staffing and training.

1995

Studios 301

In-house producer, programmer and recording engineer. The Midi Suite.

1992 - 1995

48 Volt Studio

Rob Taylor

Staff engineer (1992-1994). Studio co-manager (co-owner from 1994). Chief engineer (1994-1995). In charge of studio staffing and training.

Rob Taylor Albert Studios
 

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Professional recognition

  Triple J FM, Hottest 100 Australian albums of all time, No.17, The Whitlams Eternal Nightcap (producer, recording & mix engineer), 2011. 

 

Twenty-eight ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) club charting remixes and original tracks (Taylor Square), 2003 – 2013. (highest position #2, longest in the charts 57 weeks).

 

Celebrity Drug Disasters Getting Better, finalist in John Lennon Song Writing Competition, New York, USA, and ‘Honorable Mention Top 40/Pop,’ International Songwriting Comp, New York, USA, 2007.

 

Numerous ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) gold, platinum and multiple-platinum sales awards, 1996 – 2010.

 

Winner of the NA2R (New Artist to Radio), $100,000.00 first prize (Celebrity Drug Disasters), ACRA Awards, Sydney, Australia, October 13, 2006.

 

U-turn Streetpress Readers Poll, ‘Best CD Release’, Atomica 39 Flavours, 2004.

 

Newcastle Music Awards – ABC Radio Newcastle, ‘Best Dance Release’, 2004.

 

Newcastle Music Awards – ABC Radio Newcastle, Best Rock Release’, 2004.

 

Newcastle Music Awards – ABC Radio Newcastle, Best Rock release’, 2002.

 

Numerous mainstream, independent and digital charting albums and singles, 1992 – 2010.

 

Four times ABC Triple J Album of the Week: SWOOP Thriller, 1994 (recording engineer); Def FX Majik, 1995 (programming, recording & mix engineer); and The Whitlams Eternal Nightcap, 1998 & Love this city, 1999 (producer, recording & mix engineer).

 

Producer of the highest selling independent album in Australian history, The Whitlams Eternal Nightcap, 1998 to 2002.

 

ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Awards, nomination for 'Producer of the year’, The Whitlams ‘Love This City’, 2000.

Triple J FM, Hottest 100, No.1, The Whitlams No Aphrodisiac (co-producer, recording & mix engineer), 1997.

 

ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Awards, nomination for ‘Producer of the Year’, The Whitlams ‘Eternal Nightcap’, 1998.

 

ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Awards, nomination for ‘Engineer of the Year’, The Whitlams ‘Eternal Nightcap’, 1998.

 

Newcastle Music Awards, ABC Radio Newcastle, 'Award for Contribution to Recording', 1989.

 

HIFI FM Awards, Award of Merit for House, a documentary on youth homelessness, ABC Radio 'Feedback' series, 1988.

 

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Professional Engagements

Under contract to Perfect Pitch Publishing (music publishing). 2010 – 2016.

Under contract to Flashpoint Music (recording). 2009 – 2010.

 

Under contract to Neon/Warner Bros dance music label as artist ‘Taylor Square’ (recording). 2009 – 2010.

Under contract to Shock Music Publishing. 2006 – 2009.

 

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Volunteer

1985 - 1992

The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia. 

Producer and programming co-ordinator of ‘Newbeat’ and ‘The Rockfiles’ weekly programs.

Mobile recording unit technical supervisor and recording engineer.

© 2018 By Robert W. Taylor.