Nick Wales’ music is a hybrid between classical forms, electronic and popular music. Lux Tenebris is Nick Wales fifth collaboration with Rafael Bonachela and his sixth work for Sydney Dance Company.
Nick Wave has worked with choreographer Shaun Parker on a number of works including the internationally acclaimed AM I (2014), the outdoor works Spill and Trolleys, both commissioned for the 2012 London cultural Olympiad. He has worked on a number of film and television projects including composing the score for the feature film Around the Block.
Nick has worked with Sarah Blasko for a number of years, having written the orchestral arrangements for her album I Awake in 2012 and making co-writing contributions for two songs on her 2015 album Eternal Return. The pair also composed the Sydney Dance Company score Emergence together for Rafael Bonachela. Emergence was released as a soundtrack in 2015 via the Create Control label.
Nick’s long term collaboration with Performance artist Justin Shoulder has seen the pairs’ recent works featured at the MMCA gallery Seoul for New Romance and at GOMA Brisbane for the Asia Pacific Triennale 2015/2016. He is a founding member and co-composer of CODA, a critically acclaimed musical group that incorporates classical styling with contemporary rock and electronica.