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Nasty Mars Joins the Agency Roster

Niche Talent Agency is excited to welcome Melbourne Singer, Songwriter, and Producer to the roster!

Born from Timorese migrant parents, and raised in the Timorese community, Nasty Mars was surrounded by music from an early age; from his father singing in various reggae cover bands to regular community parties soundtracked by reggae, disco, R&B, and Angolan music.

“Nasty Mars” would be best described as lo-fi torch songs with idiosyncratic song structure and a free form flow that would see him interchange between singing and rapping almost effortlessly.

2016, Nasty Mars met his current collaborator Nathan Coutts, a Guitarist, Producer, Mixer, and Audio Engineer with whom he would form R&B project, Nasty Mars & The Martians. With the addition of bassist Daniel Watts, drummer Jordan Pereira, and Pianist Cedric Cheng, Nasty Mars & The Martians began performing live in Melbourne; a show that can be described as a jazzy ode to D’Angelo, James Brown, Prince, and Parliament Funkadelic with soul bearing moments of stripped back instrumentation and heartfelt singing to full instrumental jams.

Through a mutual love of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Jazz standards, D’Angelo and the Soultronics, Amy Winehouse, and various Soul, R&B, Funk, and Hip-Hop music, Nasty Mars & The Martians would go on to work on music together which saw the release of pop-funk single, “Soul Island” in November 2017 and the creation of a conceptual EP that is yet to be released.

In their so-far journey Nasty Mars & The Martians have uniquely cemented themselves as one of the most exciting upcoming groups with a “must see live-act” despite rarely releasing music.