Located just a short walk from the iconic South Melbourne Market, lies renowned boutique recording facility The Base Recording Co, owned and operated by ARIA Award winning sound engineer Phil Threlfall, and home to multi-platinum, multi-award winning record producers Styalz Fuego and Nic Martin.
Over it’s decade long history, The Base Recording Co. has hosted many of the greatest names in Australian and international music, including Ed Sheeran, Diplo, 5 Seconds of Summer, Switch, Tina Arena, Charli XCX, Amerie, Mayer Hawthorne, Big KRIT, Trinidad James, Skepta, Wiley, Drapht, Kimbra, Illy, 360, Bliss n Eso, Peking Duk, Thelma Plum, The Aston Shuffle, Kita Alexander and many more.
With thirty combined years of creative and business experience, Calibre draws heavily on Nathan and Weez’s respective success in music, including artist and producer management, A&R, touring, publishing, venues and merchandise.
An innovative approach to traditional music management, Calibre prides itself on overseeing the domestic and international business interests, financial health and creative direction of our award winning roster, our renowned live music venues and our boutique recording facility.
Nathan cut his teeth in a variety of roles at Frontier Touring Company, Austereo, MTV Australia, & Jo Walker Project Management before founding NFE in 2004 as a vehicle for his ventures into artist management, international tour promotion and venue booking. Since then, Nathan has independently promoted international tours for a number of artists including Grammy Award Winner Jon Cleary and New Orleans icon Allen Toussaint, has carefully nurtured the careers of a number of Australian acts including Sydney hip hop outfit Thundamentals and has worked in a programming capacity for several Sydney venues.
Weez is the co-founder of Affinity Music, a boutique music production house that oversees the careers of the ARIA and APRA award-winning producer/songwriter Styalz Fuego and a roster of Gold and Platinum selling producers, songwriters and mixing engineers. Starting his career at The Mushroom Group, Weez later served as an A&R Consultant for Sony/ATV Publishing Australia and was responsible for signing acts as diverse as Remi, Thundamentals and Little May, while working closely on records with Hermitude, Sarah Aarons, LDRU, Peking Duk and more. Weez is currently an an A&R Consultant for EMI Music Australia.