About Us

The Nest Music is a music production house specialising in performance, creation and community projects of aural works for the Australian music scene and global market.

We offer a variety of entertainment and musical services including a roster of bands, artists and practitioners available for performances, gigs, festivals, singing telegramsvoiceovers, music production,  and community projects.

The Nest Music have a nest of very talented professional singing and instrumental performers, with a breadth of combined experience that spans over decades.

Our staff have been contracted to work at Murwillumbah Show, Mudgeeraba Show,  Feros Care, Tweed Creative Studios, Arts Access Victoria, City of Port Phillip City of Voices Theatre, Darebin Music Feast, St Kilda Festival, Moomba Festival, Sustainable Living Festival, Seddon Festival, Harvest Festival.

 We’re passionate about making an experience that our audiences will never forget.  Meet our team , check out our repertoires and videos.

Find out  what else we do including other art and community projects, bands and  how we started singing telegrams.

The Nest Music is located in  Byron Bay, Brisbane, Northern Rivers, Tweed Coast and Gold Coast.

 

Bands

The Nest Music have had many bands on the roster over the years, our featured band is Future/Creature.

Future/Creature are a music duo from Northern Rivers NSW. Composed of Eliana on synth and sharing lead vocals with multi-instrumentalist and producer Matt Davidson, Future/Creature’s sound ranges from restrained textural pop to down tempo trip hop to indie rock.

Future/Creature are releasing their 2nd EP, Vol.2, this companion EP to Vol.1 features the duo exploring the darker side of identity, relationships and social isolation that is a by-product of a technologically connected society.  Drawing inspiration from their own eclectic musical tastes, the EP offers a rich amalgamation of progressive musical production mixed with honest lyrical song writing which is at the true heart of this creative pair.

FOR A FULL BIO CLICK HERE.

Places Played:

Murwillumbah Show, Mudgeeraba Show,  Burleigh Brewing Co, Helensvale Farmers Market, Haven Bar, The Loft, Cherry Bar, The Thornbury Local, Grumpy’s Green, The Tote, Kingston Harvest FestivalSeddon FestivalSustainable Living Festival and Thai Festival (Federation Square), Empress Hotel, The Espy, The Evelyn, Pure Pop Records, The Punters Club, The Greyhound, The Old Bar, The Brunswick Hotel, Wesley Anne,  Yarra HotelYah Yah’sThe Fox HotelTago MagoShortest Lunch – Yarra Valley Winegrowers Feast, Rob Roy Hotel, Bar Open, The Reverence, The Elsternwick, The Public Bar, The Grace Darling,  The Retreat HotelThe Thornbury TheatreThe John Curtin Hotel, Horse Bazaar, The Prince of Wales Public Bar, St Kilda Festival LivenLocal, Moomba Festival.

Social Media Links:

Facebook  Twitter  Soundcloud  Instagram  Pinterest  YouTube  Bandcamp 

 iTunes  Spotify

Music Production

The Nest Music specialises in MUSIC PRODUCTION for all level artists demos, film, TV commercials and shows, business (web-based sites), theatre, events, community projects, radio ads and all kinds of music projects.

In 2017, Mildsparrow’s ambient tracks ‘For Them’ and ‘Jumperless’ were used for promo videos for Waterfall Hideout, a rainforest retreat in Northern NSW.

Throughout 2014, Mildsparrow was contracted as Sound Director to work for Frankston City Council, within program Get Out! (a visual and performing arts program for adults with a disability, providing respite for their family and voluntary carers). His involvement includes active participation music creation, an archive collection and production of sound bytes for drama/theatre show, Frog in a Cage, held in October 2014. For an audio sample of  Frog in a Cage, click here.

Contact us for enquiries on how we can assist you get your music project up and running.

See Creative Director/Producer, Matt Davidson’s (aka Mildsparrow) Bio and CV.

Bands. Singing Telegrams.  Music Production. Voice Overs.  Licensing. Community Projects.

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 The Nest Music proudly supports Aussie Indie Music and local musician’s.

Community Projects Northern Rivers NSW

Community Projects Northern Rivers NSW

 The Nest Music is a live music and production house with an arts collective of performers and practitioners who have a combined 30 years of experience in music business, community services, and youth work.  The Nest Music provides audio applications from original ambient electro through to indie pop/rock duos, Bands. Singing Telegrams.  Music Production. Voice Overs.  Licensing. Community Projects.

CURRENT PROJECTS: 

Northern NSW

  • October 2017 – (V) Undertaking research to highlight the need for music programs for youth, adults, elderly, (including people with mental health concerns and/or a disability) in Tweed Shire,  Northern Rivers NSW.  Next: Program Planning, Networking, Brokering Partnerships, Apply for Funding.

PAST PROJECTS:

Melbourne to Northern NSW

  • April to August 2017 – (V) Website Design and Development, Marketing and Promotions for Walk for Sunshine (suicide awareness) ie. set up owners of business Waterfall Hideout to go on yearlong charity walk across Australia.
  • Harmony Day 27th March 2017 – (V) Future Creature are playing a lunchtime set at Currumbin Community Special School for their Harmony Day celebrations 10.30am to 1.30pm. Come along to celebrate our diverse community and unique heritages.
  • INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 8th March 2017 – (V) Future Creature played a set to help raise funds for Women of Domestic Violence, organised by Living Waters. Check out the post.
  • 23rd December 2016 – (V) Community Christmas Carols in Tumbulgum held by Living Waters Church
  • From Sept to Nov 2016 – (V) Eliana was head researcher developing a literature review, conducting surveys and collating data for Victory House Drug Rehabiliation.
  • From August to October 2016- (V) Eliana hosted Karaoke for Feros Care‘s Virtual Seniors Centre.
  • In early 2016- (V) Eliana from The Nest Music facilitated , collated data and conducted for Tweed Creative Studios. The survey was held with community members who attend monthly jam nights, a socially inclusive creatively inspired evening for musicians of all skill levels who have access to a platform for performance. This video includes the research results and positive outcomes of such a community event.

  • Matt was contracted (C) throughout 2014  as Sound Director to work for Frankston City Council (Arts Access Victoria), within program Get Out!(a visual and performing arts program for adults with a disability, providing respite for their family and voluntary carers). His involvement includes active participation, music creation, an archive collection, and production of sound bytes for a drama/theatre show, Frog in a Cage , in September 2014.

  •    From July to October  2014 – (C) Eliana and Matt were contracted to work by  City of Port Phillip, providing music and vocals as part of the City of Voices Community Theatre house band for Melbourne Fringe Festival show, Op Shop Opera, directed by Myf Powell with Music Director, Nicolette Forte. CITY OF VOICES – A Theatre Company that welcomes people of all ages & stage ability. A non-discriminatory, non-profit, creative environment for people interested in the performing arts to develop their creative potential, regardless of age, disability or culture.

‘Congratulations to the cast and everyone else involved. I loved the narration, it was full of character, and the acting was adorable, as was the singing! The band was charming! 4.5 hearts.’ Tania, 3rd October ’14.  

‘Congratulations to all the cast and crew, wonderful performances by all, beautiful music, enchanting’ Justin Barlow, 24 September ’14.

Op Shop Opera was one of the Top Ten shows that will surprise you for Melbourne Fringe Festival 2014, click here to see The Age article.

  • Sept 2013 – (C) Aligning with their aim to collaborate, support and expand the number of local artists on their roster, Sentiment-O-Grams were proudly selected to participate at Darebin Music Feast. This was a unique opportunity to engage the community, and support and promote local musicians by delivering roaming singing telegram performances.

(V) = volunteer, (C) = contracted/paid

Bands. Singing Telegrams.  Music Production. Voice Overs.  Licensing. Community Projects.

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The Nest Music proudly supports local Byron Bay, Brisbane and Gold Coast Aussie Indie musician’s.