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NOAH SLEE ‘Rampant Wild Free’

Our LOCAL EYES this week is Noah Slee with his video for ‘Rampant Wild Free’ from his latest EP ‘TYIH&CYFAF’. Creative Direction & Production for the video was done by Sam Templeton and Tala Who. Find out more about Noah Slee: WWW | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | YOUTUBE Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM...

CORNERSTONE ROOTS “Home”

Our LOCAL EYES Video this week is a throwback with NZ roots/reggae legends, Cornerstone Roots and their jam ‘Home’ which appeared on 2007’s Free Yourself LP. Find out more about Cornerstone Roots: WWW | FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing...

Talking Points: PACIFIC HEIGHTS ‘The Stillness’ with AROHA

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Aroha Featured release: PACIFIC HEIGHTS “The Stillness” Released: 2016 https://wmnz.lnk.to/PacificHeightsTheStillnessPR Featured track #1: DRAINED feat. JEN TURNER Featured track #2: IBANAKA Featured track #3: SO LOVE feat. SHAAN...

KOTARE ‘Osho’

Like so many new tracks, this one arrived via email. We missed it initially as it arrived on the first day back after the holiday break, but when we got around to opening the email it contained a link to soundcloud and this brief message: “I’m a bedroom producer from...

A GIRL NAMED MO ‘Pretty Lights’

Our LOCAL EYES this week is A Girl Named Mo with her jam ‘Pretty Lights’ taken from the ‘Live at Bats (Platonic\Romantic)’ album recorded over six sold out shows at Wellington’s Bats Theatre. Find out more about A Girl Named Mo: FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | TWITTER Local Eyes is a...

HYAN ‘J For J’

Over the last few years we’ve seen the rise of a new breed of local producers who push a fresh production sound. No longer focusing on the tradition of boom-bap beats as a platform for MCs to rhyme over, what we’re hearing now are different creations altogether: heavy bass combined with intricate...

EVENT: Base FM Presents ‘Hip-Hop Holiday’ (21st Jan)

Base FM Presents ‘Hip-Hop Holiday‘ featuring: Speakeasy Sideshow (Kolab) – Bella Shanti – Hghrslf Project  Mikey Rockwell (Jb and the Mic Smith) – Illa – Bad Crop – Bobandii Laura Lush – Tido Saturday 21st January 2017 9.30pm-Late $10 on the door Leigh Sawmill Cafe, 142 Pakiri Road,...

HIGH HØØPS ‘Burn It Up’

HIGH HØØPS is the solo project from Auckland based creative, Jordan Arts. He is one fifth of LEISURE as well as a a visual director. These songs come late in the night, it’s not unusual for a HØØPS session to go until sunrise. “I’ve been basically locking myself...

Turn It Up! 2016 Recap

Turn It Up featured what we consider to be some of the best local songs of 2016. We’ve pulled together a soundcloud playlist of most of these songs for your listening pleasure. So much local talent on display right here! Familiarise yourself with the new New Zealand sound. – Turn...

Fat Freddy’s Drop ‘FISH IN THE SEA’

Fresh off the win of the International Achievement award at this years vodafone music awards, this weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Fat Freddy’s Drop with their animated tale ‘Fish in the Sea’. The video features animation by local artist Daniel Tippett and was directed by Taungaroa Emile...

VILLETTE ‘Beige’

The following words by Dan Pardalis for Complex Having opened up for AlunaGeorge, receiving co-signs from Sango and Joe Kay, and getting play on BBC 1, Valve Sounds’ VILLETTE is one artist to keep a close eye on in 2017 – but it all starts right here with her latest...

EVENT: Sun Sets Waiheke (7th Jan)

25 Artists bringing you over 12 Hours of Music: The Peacekeepers (DJ Sambora & MC P Digsss) Sorceress  Sunshine SoundSystem (DJ Downtown Brown & MC PDigsss) Latinaotearoa The Waiheke International Soul Orchestra Optimus Gryme & Third Law Gull & Rhyas Bobby Brazuka – Isaac Aesili Hosted by PDigsss From...

Base FM Rooftop Series: Base Xmas Party with The Turnaround

Join us for the last rooftop party of the year on the Rydges Rooftop Terrace, bring your mates, we’ll supply the vibes. Celebrate Christmas in true Base FM style with the Turnaround DJ’s! Base FM Rooftop Series Base Xmas Party featuring: THE TURNAROUND DJ’s: MANUEL BUNDY, CIAN  & SUBMARINER...

YOKO-ZUNA ‘January Sun’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video, ‘January Sun’ by Auckland based Yoko-Zuna, pays homage to the “VCR taped retro nostalgia” of the 80’s. The clip is the video is a A March Man Production and was both directed and edited by the bands drummer Swap Gomez. It’s also the sequel to...

NOAH SLEE ‘DGAF (feat. Shiloh Dynasty)’

‘DGAF’ is the first single from Noah Slee‘s forthcoming “Otherland Mixtape”. Check the following review of ‘DGAF’ by Aiden Benavides for www.purplesneakers.com.au Noah Slee is a talented New Zealander who is currently Berlin based. The RnB singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist has been bumping around for a while now,...

Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye Summer Shows

Two intimate shows from three of New Zealand’s best, Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye playing two intimate live show at Lukes kitchen in the Coromandel and the mighty Leigh Sawmill Cafe. Rogue Society & Loop Present: Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye. WEDNESDAY 4th JANUARY, 2017 Luke’s kitchen, Kuaotunu, Coromandel FRIDAY 6th JANUARY, 2017 Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh...