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Producer
Sydney

One Above

A current and intimate understanding of consumer markets through artist releases has given him a unique ability to define briefs as a creative, whilst his experience and technical skill delivers first class results. Australia’s biggest hip-hop stars, the Hilltop Hoods, have enlisted the former Adelaide native across multiple projects including writing, production and engineering credits on ‘Drinking from the Sun’,‘Walking Under Stars’, ‘The Great Expanse’ and ‘Drinking from the Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung’ with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Securing placements and working abroad in the US, UK, Europe and Japan is a testament to his diversity as a composer and his clear understanding across multiple formats and territories.

Selected Credits

Hilltop Hoods “Exit Sign ft. Illy, Ecca Vandal”
4 x Platinum Sales, #10 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2019, ARIA Song of the Year 2020 (Nomination), APRA Hip Hop work of the Year 2020 (Nomination), ARIA Music Video of the Year 2019 (Nomination
Hilltop Hoods “The Great Expanse” (Album)
Platinum Sales ARIA Album of the Year 2019 (Nomination), ARIA Hip Hop work of the Year 2019 (Nomination)
Hilltop Hoods “1955 ft. Montaigne & Tom Thum”
8x Platinum Sales, #4 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2017, ARIA Song of the Year 2016 (Nomination)
Hilltop Hoods “Higher ft. James Chatburn”
2x Platinum Sales, #49 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2017
Hilltop Hoods “Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung (Album)
Platinum Sales
Hilltop Hoods “Live & Let Go ft. Maverick Sabre & Brother Ali”
APRA Urban work of the Year 2016 (Nomination)
Drapht “Seven Mirrors” (Album)
ARIA Hip Hop Album of the Year 2016
Allday “You Always Know The DJ”
Platinum Sales, #35 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2014
Hilltop Hoods “Walking Under Stars” (Album)
2x Platinum Sales, ARIA Urban Album of the Year 2014
Hilltop Hoods “Walking Under Stars”
Gold Sales, #57 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2014
Illy “Heard It All”
Gold Sales, #76 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2012
Illy “Bring It Back” (Album)
ARIA Urban Album of the Year 2013
Hilltop Hoods “Drinking From The Sun” (Album)
2x Platinum Sales, ARIA Urban Album of the Year 2012
Chance Waters “Maybe Tomorrow ft. Lillian Blue”
#45 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2012
Chance Waters “Young & Dumb ft. Bertie Blackman”
#89 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2012
Hilltop Hoods “I Love It ft. Sia”
4x Platinum Sales, #10 on Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ of 2011 APRA Urban work of the Year 2012, ARIA Song of the Year 2012 (Nomination), APRA Most Played Australian Work 2012 (Nomination)
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One Above’s Studio
 Equipment

Logic Pro X • Adam A7X Monitors • M-Audio 88 Keys Keystation • PRS Custom SE Electric Guitar • Fender Acoustic Guitar • Yamaha Bass Guitar • Shure SM7B Microphone • Rodes NT2-A Microphone • Aston Halo • Reflection Shield

“Whether he’ll admit it or not, Burford has a gift. He takes the tumult of his artists’ noisy vision and turns it into songs that have the power to top charts, win awards, cement a concept and most importantly, marvel an audience.”

– The Industry Observer