Tim Carr


Head Producer

Tim Carr's records are ARIA Award winning & Multi-Platinum selling, with credits including Matt Corby, Jay-Z, Urthboy, Julia Stone, The Herd, Gurrumal and loads more.

Rolling Stone has declared Tim "one of Australia’s most distinctive producers", hailing him as "a rare producer who adds palpable sonic fingerprints to whatever he does".

In 2017 Tim became Head Producer at One Flight Up, producing records by Mere Women, Joe Mungovan, SEIMS and plenty more.

Check out Rolling Stone's interview with Tim Carr, and read our own interview with Tim.

Adam Barns


Producer & Head Engineer

Adam Barns has 20 years experience in Sydney's top recording studios, not to mention having run his own studio for many years. Adam works with a wide variety of artists from rock, punk & metal bands, to blues, indy and acoustic artists.

Adam is based in Studio One and has recorded Lost Tropics, Dande and the Lion, The Turner Brown Band, The Hitmen, Stormbird, The Ravens, Lost in the Woods and loads more at One Flight Up.

Ryan K Brennan


Producer & Engineer

Ryan Brennan is an accomplished Musician and Producer, having worked in Sydney, London & the USA, with credits including Julia Jacklin, Borneo, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and Tex, Don & Charlie.

In 2017 Ryan brought Georgia Mulligan, Tuppaware Party, Phantastic Ferniture and Liz Hughes to record at One Flight Up.

Stefan Du Randt


Producer & Engineer

Stefan has extensive experience as a Producer/Engnineer in his native South Africa as well as in Sydney, where he works regularly in a number of Sydney's top studios. In 2017 Stefan Produced an album by Dave Noble at One Flight Up, and in 2018 has joined the team.

Nick Irving


Studio Owner & Manager

Nick Irving opened One Flight Up in 2016 after a dozen years collecting classic recording equipment as a freelance Engineer in Sydney.

Nick's approach to music and recording was shaped from many years learning guitar from John Robinson of Blackfeather, and songwriting from the late Steve Prestwich of Cold Chisel, one of Australia’s finest songwriters. “I spent 10 years working with Steve on his solo career. It was the musical apprenticeship of a lifetime! Steve was an extraordinary talent”.

Nick was interviewed about the studio recently by Studio Connections.


Producers who use One Flight Up

John Hresc


Sound Designer for Film and TV

John's passion for sound began in the days of analogue as an engineer recording the cream of Sydney's up and coming artists including The Divinyls, Dynamic Hypnotics,Yothu Yindi, Ratcat, Hard Ons and Tumbleweed to name just a few.

In the 90's John's passion for sound extended to mixing and sound design for Film and Television, as a freelance sound mixer for Channels 7, 9, 10, SBS and Foxtel. In 2017 John has worked on award winning Short Films, Feature Films and Documentaries that have screened at some of the world's most prestigious Film Festivals.



Karl Cash's credits include Gang of Youths, Chet Faker, Flume & Kirin J Callinan. Karl has Produced PLGRMS and Dustin Tebbutt at One Flight Up.



Jackson is one of this country's hottest up and coming Producers. Recently he brought Maddy Jane to record at One Flight Up, as well as tracking strings for 98 Degrees (USA).



Michael Vidale is a multi-award winning Producer, Engineer and Musician (Bass). His credits include Australia's top recording artists: Slim Dusty, The Whitlams, Don Walker, Amos Morris, Troy Cassar-Daley, Anne Kirkpatrick and The Bushwackers. Michael has produced albums by Timothy J Fry and Hanuman at One Flight Up.



Nathan Sheehy's credits include Birds of Tokyo & Dune Rats. In 2016 Nathan brought The Vanns to record their new EP at One Flight Up, as well as vocal sessions for Creo.



Jonboyrock has worked with numerous great Aussie bands, including Empire of the Sun and Wolfmother. In 2016 he brought The Lockhearts to record at One Flight Up.



Nathan Johnson runs Mixosmosis, one of the top mixing spaces in Sydney. Nathan recently brought Outlaw Avenue to record their new album at One Flight Up.



Dave Dempsey has several decades of Engineering experience both live and in the studio. Dave is an acomplished musician and Producer and is keen to help young artists develop their music, arrangements and sound. Dave is also a Mastering Engineer delivering exceptional results for all budgets.


The newest member of our team, Blanka has extensive experience in some of Sydney's top studios and holds a degree in Audio Engineering & Sound Production. If you're looking for vocal recording, beat-making and song production, get in touch to work with Blanka. 


If you're an experienced Producer/Engineer looking for a studio to use as a base for recording your clients, contact nick@oneflightup.com.au



For the past 35 years, Colin has been the studio tech of choice for Sydney's top recording, mixing and mastering studios. From his time at Alberts in the late 1970's through to now, Colin has kept Sydney's best studios in top working order.

One Flight Up is proud to have all our equipment fully serviced and maintained by Sydney's top tech.


Every good studio needs a multi-talented tradesman. Whether it's building custom-designed studio racks from Australian hardwood (studio one), a sound-proof vocal booth for studio two, or the new studio kitchen. Pete's an indispensible member of the One Flight Up team. He's located in the inner west and can be contacted via his website: Pete's Carpentry.