NEW NEWS

  1. HALF HEX OF A GONG

    None of this adequately explains the excitement we are feeling for a new kiwi band. Excitement that mainly comes from mysterious mix of the all-star lineup.

  2. JUMPING OVER THE POND

    Once the sun has set on the Tomoana showground, Pond will be filling the darkness with a mystical performance.
  3. FROM LA TO IBIZA TO NEW ZEALAND - MEET CHKLTE

    Nothing can match the real deal. Delivered live on the 14th of January, on the towering Nestfest soundystem.
  4. KINDER - THE NEW RASTAS IN TOWN

    t’s hard not to catch the creative energy of these sisters, especially when they are making bangers like this out of Nelly Furtado. It might give you a hint of what to expect at Nestfest.

  5. THE SEARCH FOR TE IKA-A-MĀUI

    A musical journey through the North Island, with Australia’s psych-pop and garage rockers, SUNFRUITS and THE OOGARS touring New Zealand for the very first time, alongside Auckland’s lofi psych-surf groover, JOE GHATT and Wellington’s charming indie rocker, MICHAEL LLEWELLYN.
  6. IGNORANTLY DELIVERING KNOWLEDGE - IDK

    Let's begin with IDK. An acronym for Ignorantly Delivering Knowledge. But don’t be fooled. There is nothing ignorant about this young mastermind who is widely regarded as one of most inventive hip-hop artists of the upcoming generation.
  7. Young phenom Pip Millett has arrived


    Queen Pip is current touring the UK and Europe, sharing her sounds triumphantly on home shores before she crosses the globe to shine her light in Aotearoa. Just for one singular show here this summer. NestFest baby.
  8. "We only make music that activates the chakra" - Lil Silva

    "We only make music that activates the chakra" - Lil Silva
  9. Mystery with Methyl Ethel

    Mastermind and multi-instrumentalist Jake Webb returned to Western Australia to create his fourth album, 2022's Are You Haunted? There are things that haunt us... the things we love, fear and forget. 
  10. Soul and rhythm of Ajak Kwai

    “All the songs are about peace, about unity, about forgiveness. I do sing in English, I do think in English as well. But when I want something meaningful, deep, I do it in my language.” 
  11. Pachyman - Destroy the Empire

    “I was really into punk when I was a kid. I mean, I still am. And in a way, reggae also stems from the same background where it's, like, music that was trying to do stuff differently or think differently or – and they are political in a way, as well.” –Pachy García NPR
  12. Meet our new favourite anti-capitalists - AUTOMATIC (USA)

    Are you feeling burnt out by the destructive greed of corporations and sick of billionaires trying to discard the earth? Automatic is the perfect outlet to channel this rage. They are exactly why we love and need punk music.