Kody Nielson is well known for his many music projects - both past and present. These have included The Mint Chicks, Opossom, Silicone and more. He has also toured with his brother Reuben in Unknown Mortal Orchestra.
In 2007 The Mint Chicks received five New Zealand Music Awards for their gold-certified album Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No!
In 2018 Nielson released the album Birthday Suite for Flying Nun, his first album under his own name.