Jasmin Ziedan – Station Manager

Born in Cairo/Egypt and raised in Herne, a city in West Germany, it only took Jasmin about two decades of travelling the world till she first discovered Aotearoa in 2002 and quickly decided that she likes it here and extend her short holiday into a 6 months stay....

Dylan C – Programme Director

In the mid 90s Dylan C didn’t have a turntable and wasn’t listening to Nas, Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, G-Funk or the Wu Tang Clan. Instead, he had a Marshall stack and was the guitarist in Te Puke’s greatest death metal band “Fatal Abuse” (true story). Carcass,...

Oren Oaariki – Sales & Digital Content Manager

Originally hailing from New Plymouth, Taranaki, Oren Oaariki has been involved in various┬ámusic scenes over the years most notably as a photographer. He began in music as a drummer and one fifth of harcore punk band ‘Brewski’ all the while listening to various┬ámusic from the skateboarding scene at...

Louise Wright – Social Media

Born and raised in West Auckland, Louise Wright has always had an infatuation with music. From keyboard and singing lessons in school to drum and bass gigs all over the world, her love for music began to grow as she travelled to the other side of the world....

Base Philosophy

Base FM is a community station for upcoming and established talent to broadcast on. The music that we promote has influenced generations and we aim to increase awareness and appreciation for sub genres. The station is based on a two hour mix show format meaning that each slot...

About the Station

BASE FM is a collective of DJs who began broadcasting in May 2004 straight outta Ponsonby / Grey Lynn, aiming to bring underground music to the community. No commercial bullshit hustle, no fake machismo muscle. The show schedule reads like a who’s who of Auckland’s hip hop, reggae,...