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BEKAH ‘Wanna Play’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Auckland based Soulstress, Bekah with her jam, ‘Wanna Play’. The Soul-Pop style and catchy hook “I just wanna play, wanna play all day” are complimented by her cheeky vocal lines and a colourful visual display. The three different versions of Bekah that are presented...

HOUSE OF SHEM ‘Anything You Ask For’

House Of Shem, known for their distinctive reggae sound and harmonies, are proud to release their latest new single Anything You Ask For. The Perkins’ family band consisting of brothers Te Omeka and Isaiah and their father Carl, formerly of the beloved Kiwi icons HERBS, formed House Of Shem...

Jam On Toast Family Day

Sunday 2nd April 10 am – 1.30pm Grey Lynn Community Centre 510 Richmond Road FREE Grey Lynn community centre invites you to the Family Fun Jam on Toast. For a day of live art, performances, food, games for the kids, markets and Base DJ’s spinning the decks. Toi...

MELODOWNZ ‘Regillah Mess’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Melodownz with his jam ‘Regillah Mess‘ left over from his forthcoming solo EP to be released later this year. Find out more about Melodownz: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand Music videos....

DAVID DALLAS ‘Fit In’

One of the country’s biggest Hip-Hop innovators, David Dallas, has released the brand new single ‘Fit In’. This is the first official single from his new studio album due out late April. Production for the new single is at the hands of Melbourne-based Styalz Fuego and Nic M,...

HOPETOUN BROWN ‘Burning Fuse’

In anticipation of this weekend’s Sundaise Festival, This week’s LOCAL EYES is Hopetoun Brown with their jam ‘Burning Fuse‘ from the album of the same name. The Duo will be performing LIVE from 3pm Sunday on the Sundaise Mainstage. Find out more about Hopetoun Brown: SPOTIFY | FACEBOOK | YOUTUBE Local...

PITCH BLACK ‘It’s The Future Knocking’

The release of the fourth single “It’s The Future Knocking” from Pitch Black’s latest album Filtered Senses comes just before they play their final shows in New Zealand. After a slew of summer festivals that saw the electronic duo return home to tour their 5th studio album Filtered Senses,...

PACIFIC HEIGHTS ‘Realms’ ft. Deanne Krieg

This weeks LOCAL EYES video is Pacific Heights with his track ‘Realms’ also featuring Deanne Krieg on vocals. The track comes from his release ‘The Stillness’ which featured multiple musical collaborations and won best electronic album at the New Zealand Music Awards. Find out more about Pacific Heights: www | soundcloud...

WOMAD NZ 2017

WOMAD New Zealand, 2017 Friday 17 – 19 March Brooklands Park, New Plymouth Grab your WOMAD tickets HERE WOMAD 2017 sees the festival celebrate its 13th anniversary in the stunning 55-acre Brooklands Park and TSB Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth. Over the years, WOMAD NZ, has rightfully gained a reputation...

PITCH BLACK ‘Lost in Translation’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is NZ Dub Electronica duo, Pitch Black with their jam ‘Lost in Translation’ form 2005’s ‘Ape To Angel’ LP. Be sure to check these music pioneers out as they grace the Main Stage at Splore Festival this weekend. Find out more about Pitch Black...

YAYNÉ ‘IDFWU (feat. MELODOWNZ)’

A Neo-Soul singer, Yayné has the ability to blend classic smooth vocal styles with future flows and scats, using clever lyrics to keep the listener connected to what matters the most; the music. Her debut EP ‘Simple Pleasure’ plays on the two sides of pleasure; that which we...

EVENT: Stro Elliot @ Neck of the Woods

NOTW, Def, Base FM, Grindin’ & Melodics Presents: Stro Elliot (USA) With local support from: Hudge, Dylan C, Lo Key & Haz Beats (LIVE) Thursday 2nd March, 9pm-2am Neck of the Woods, 155b Karangahape Road Auckland $10 on the door Stro Elliot doesn’t just make beats – he...

Splore Festival 2017: Set Times

Splore Festival 2017 is set to be a huge event, with the set times released today, you can start planning your Splore days now!  Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point Grab your tickets here: http://www.splore.net Full line up:  Fat Freddys Drop – Morcheeba – Lady...

Talking Points: YOKO-ZUNA ‘Luminols’ with LAUGHTON KORA

           TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Laughton Kora Featured release: YOKO-ZUNA “Luminols” Released: 2016 https://yoko-zuna.bandcamp.com/album/… Featured track #1: ORCHARD ST feat. Tom Scott Featured track #2: YES feat....

Volume Museum Sessions: Estère

Volume Museum Sessions: Estère ‘Reptilian Journey’ Performed in the Auckland Museum’s Castle Gallery, surrounded by a collection of rare and unusual musical instruments. It’s a fitting setting for a song with lyrics focused on longevity and survival – the Castle Gallery is home to centuries-old instruments from around the...