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Rob Taylor is an Australian audio producer and engineer...

Rob Taylor has more than 20 years experience in sound production. He became interested in audio production in the early eighties, working as a producer at Newcastle University community radio station 2NUR-FM.


1988 HiFi FM award for production of a documentary on youth homelessness.
1989 'Special Contribution' Newcastle Independent Music Awards.
1996 ARIA Awards - Nomination for Producer of the Year - Def FX Majik.
1998 ARIA Awards - Nominations for Engineer of the Year and Producer of the Year
- The Whitlams Eternal Nightcap.
2001 ARIA Awards – Nomination for Producer of the year – The Whitlams Love This City.
Producer of the highest selling independent album in Australian history - The Whitlams Eternal Nightcap.
-Four times Triple J Album of the Week (SWOOP, Def FX and The Whitlams Eternal Nightcap & Love this city).
- No.1 Triple J Hottest 100 - The Whitlams - No Aphrodisiac.

He worked for the following:

1985-1990 2NURFM Community radio. Newcastle University.
- Producer, programming co-ordinator and engineer.
1987-1989 Newcastle University, Dept of Visual Arts and Media Studies.
- Sound, Radio and Video studios, technical assistant and tutor-demonstrator.
1990-1992 Rich Studios, Studios 301, Alberts & Paradise.
- Assistant engineer.
1992-1995 48VOLT Studios Skyhigh Newcastle, Ultimo, Terrigal and The Ponderosa.
- Chief engineer and co-manager.
1996 Studios 301.
- Resident producer/engineer and The Midi suite.
1997-1999 Alberts Studios.
- Chief engineer/studio co-manager and Resident producer/engineer.
1999-2000 Mangrove Recording Studios.
- Chief engineer and Resident producer/engineer.
2000-2006 General Manager Prick Up Your Ears & 48volt Studio.
- Freelance producer/engineer/programmer.
2000 ABC TV 10:30 Slot.
- Live mix engineer Stage A.
2002 Rob became an independent producer.
2004 Newcastle music awards - best dance catagory for Shadows.

The Newcastle Compilations My Beautiful Pidgeonhole, The Corridor, Project X Exongenous, Atomica 39 flavours, Sarah McLeod The generals recordings, Hifi MikeI'll carry you, Madonna Like a prayer, Sneeky sound system Hip hip hooray, DJ Alex Taylor Take control, Celebrity drug disasters The television will not be revolutionised (Soother liquid centres national ad campaign and #17 on the Aria club charts), Celebrity drug disasters  Run out of cash, Dirty pink Jeans  suitcase, TFC featuring Aniya Day Reach out to me (Vinyl pusher), Sarah McLeod   All but gone acoustic b-sides (Naughty mouse), Jimmy Sommerville  Bent over in  the bush, Celebrity drug disasters  Art or porn?, Dirty pink jeans Heart attack,  defFX and The Whitlams.

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