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EVENT: Super Soul Revue @ The Powerstation

AARADHNA, TYRA HAMMOND & THE TORNADOES, ESTÈRE + THE HIPSTAMATICS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23rd The Powerstation TICKETS For one night only this September get up with the get down at The Powerstation for the inaugural Super Soul Revue featuring an all stellar local line up… CURATED BY THE QUEEN...

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TALI ‘Berlin’

Returning home from a brief hiatus abroad Tali aka. The first lady of D’n’B is back with her new single and this weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week ‘Berlin’. Far from the big budget productions we’ve all become accustomed to, this video was shot and edited on a...

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TASTE NASA ‘Do What You Feel’

Taste Nasa is the artist name for Pirongia born, Los Angeles based, multi-instrumentalist & vocalist Leroy Clampitt. ‘Do What You Feel’ is the first release from Taste Nasa since the ‘Time Goes By EP’ 2015. Somewhere in between writing/producing songs for Justin Beiber and Akon, this song slipped...

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UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA ‘First World Problem’

“I think ‘First World Problem’ is about modern love in a crumbling empire,” says Ruban Nielson aka. Unknown Mortal Orchestra about the tune behind this weeks LOCAL EYES video. The video described as a dance through the desert for the psychedelic rockers, was the brain child of directors James Lees and...

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PACIFIC HEIGHTS ‘Buried by the Burden’ ft. Louis Baker

Earlier this year Devin Abrams aka. Pacific Heights released his long anticipated 3rd solo LP ‘The Stillness‘, a monumental collection of tunes featuring a number of equally epic collaborations. This weeks LOCAL EYES video ‘Buried by the Burden‘ is the result of one of those joint efforts featuring Fellow Wellingtonian Louis Baker....

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KAMANDI ‘What About You’

Described as blending of psychedelic self discovery and fairytale romance, this weeks LOCAL EYES video, ‘What About You’ by KAMANDI is sure to lapse memories of that first time you took LSD – and it worked. The track was independently released by Kamadi and the psychedelic animation was directed by Dr. D Foothead.  ...

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Talking Points with Matthew Harvey (Concord Dawn)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: July 2016 Guest reviewer: Concord Dawn  Featured release: SHAPESHIFTER ‘Realtime’ Link: https://shapeshifter.bandcamp.com/alb… Featured track #1: MOVE WITH ME ft. Ladi6 Featured track #2: MADNESS Featured track #3: TAPESTRY Released: 1st May 2001...

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LEISURE ‘Control Myself’

LEISURE can do no wrong. Since May 2016 the Auckland 5 piece have drip fed their fans tasty tune after tasty tune, over time revealing their penchant for all things smooth: grooves, vocals & visuals. The theme continues with the latest single ‘Control Myself’, which finds the band nodding in this...

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EVENT: Redbull Sound Select: Madcap (30th July)

Red Bull Sound Select Curated by Madcap UV Boi (AUS) – Montell 2099 – Villette – Kakapo   Saturday 30th July 9pm – 2am IMPALA 7 Shortland Street, Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE On Saturday the 30th of July, Madcap and Red Bull Sound...

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Thinking about getting a new pet?

  If you’ve been thinking of adding a new member to the family, now could be the perfect time. Auckland SPCA are offering 50 dogs and puppies for adoption at half the normal price. Puppies under six months old are $142.50, dogs up to seven years old are $132.50 and...

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ENO X DIRTY ‘What’

It doesn’t get any more local than this weeks ‘LOCAL EYES‘, ENO x DIRTY with their first music video for the track ‘What‘. The video was directed by Eddy Fifield and filmed around in Base FM’s own hood, Grey Lynn, Auckland where the duo channel a format reminiscent of...

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KING KAPISI ft. TEREMOANA ‘Storm’

We don’t understand how this track has slipped under the radar on soundcloud, but it’s one of the catchiest tunes from King Kapisi and partner Teremoana Rapley in a long time. The message is brilliantly executed, the vocal melodies stick in your head and Iron Will‘s beat harks back to...

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TRINITY ROOTS ‘This Road’

Staying in tune with the Matariki events happening around the country this week, this weeks LOCAL EYES is Trinity Roots with their video for ‘This Road’, visually expressing the beauty of Maori art and Legend. The video was created by a team of both talented artists and professionals including Producer...

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EVENT: Matariki On The Waterfront

MATARIKI ON THE WATERFRONT 2016 Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter July 15, 16, 17 FACEBOOK | silopark.co.nz Matariki on the Waterfront is coming back to Silo Park for another sublime celebration of tikanga Māori. As the beautiful Matariki constellation takes up residence in the sky above, Silo Park will...

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EVENT: Weird Night Out: Weird Together & Friends (8th July)

‘A Weird Night Out’ Weird Together, Leonard Charles Presents: Basement Donuts, Coldwater, Aroha, Azbo, Pippin RBMA Radio’s Logg Cabin Zone with MC Slave & Guests Friday 8th July Mahatma Gandhi Centre, 145 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland 7PM – 12AM R18 – Fully Licensed BUY TICKETS Continuing the success of last years incredible sell-out reopening...

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INF ‘Know Us’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video is INF with ‘Know Us’. The video was directed and edited by Jordan Cherrington and shot in Onehunga at INF’s local dairy as well as his old High School with the rest of the ‘Stoneyhunga’ SWIDT crew featuring in the background. The track was produced by...