EVENT: Island Throwdown Rarotonga (2nd August)

Base FM Sessions on 88 FM Rarotonga on the airwaves and now LIVE in session Base FM is proud to announce we are now broadcasting weekly Base FM highlights on 88 FM in Rarotonga, with over 4 hours of Base FM every Friday and Saturday evening. To celebrate this exciting partnership, Base...

EVENT: Atua Wahine // Amber Hahipene

Atua Wāhine // Amber Hahipene GALLERY TWO Studio One Toi Tu, 1 Ponsonby Road Opening Night: 21st June 5pm-7pm Melbourne based artist, Amber Hahipene (Ngati Awa) interprets her cultural heritage through the use of acrylic, resin, pen, ink and aerosol. Inspired by Matariki and The Seven Sisters, this...

EVENT: Madcap Madness @ St Kevins Arcade

Saturday 1st July Whammy, Backroom & Wine Cellar St Kevins Arcade, Karangahape Rd From 9pm – 4am Tickets from: undertheradar.co.nz Over 21 NZ artists across three stages all throughout St Kevins Arcade, an intimate indoor event that promises to bring you a complete community experience. Drawing together local...

EVENT: Kowtow Auckland Workroom Sale

Kowtow Auckland Workroom Sale Saturday 10th June, 9am-4pm Sunday 11th June, 10am-4pm Flying Fish Studios, 230 Ponsonby Road Wellington based ethical and sustainable clothing label Kowtow are bringing their famous workroom sale to Auckland. Head down to Flying Fish Studio, 230 Ponsonby Road, this Saturday and Sunday, for samples and end...

EVENT: Groovadelica Club Night ‘Stevie Wonder Special’

Groovadelica Club Night ‘Stevie Wonder Special’ featuring: The Groovadelica Orchestra, DJ’s Jason Eli, Selecta Sam & Scizzorhands Saturday 24th June 10pm – Late Neck of the Woods $20 – $25 Standard Tickets $15 Students Get your tickets HERE The Groovadelica club night is back! With the LIVE 7...

Base FM Sessions on 88FM Rarotonga

We have teamed up with G-Dub and the crew at 88FM to bring our shows from Auckland to Raro.  88 FM will be broadcasting selected Base shows every weekend, so tell your island friends to tune in to 88 FM or remember for your next holiday! Broadcasting times: –...

COVER STORY #2: FULL ALBUM – ONLINE NOW!

Cover Story Part 1 was a Vinyl Exhibition by Base FM DJ’s. Featuring 75 record sleeves submitted by the DJs at Base FM. The concept was to choose one record from your personal collection and tell us what that record means to you. Base FM Presents Cover Story 2...

Cover Story 2 Exhibition: NZ Records That Shaped Our Dance Floors

Exhibition Runs 22nd April – 13th May Studio One Toi Tū, Room 10, 1 Ponsonby Road, Grey Lynn Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-4pm Cover Story Part 1 was held at Studio One Toi Tū  (formerly Art Station on Ponsonby Rd) and was a Vinyl Exhibition...

EVENT: Base FM x Volume Record Fair

Base FM x Auckland Museum Presents: VOLUME RECORD FAIR Saturday 29th April 11am – 4pm Auckland Museum Auckland Domain, Parnell Auckland FREE Base FM in association with Auckland Museum is proud to bring you The Volume Record Fair.  During the last weekend of the ‘Volume: Making Music In...

Adittional Base Frequency 106.7 FM

We have a new frequency on 106.7 FM with extra coverage throughout Kingsland, Sandringham & Balmoral. Our original frequency on 107.3 will still be in operation but you can now get Base FM for longer as you drive west, while your at home or work. We’re still in...

MARIBOU STATE: Auckland & Wellington Shows

Madcap Presents: MARIBOU STATE (Ninja Tune, U.K.) Thursday, April 20th at Cassette Nine, Auckland Friday, April 21st at 2 Plimmer Steps, Wellington Tickets on sale 9am Friday 24th March, from undertheradar.co.nz Despite growing up in the same picturesque village in Hertfordshire, Chris Davids and Liam Ivory aka Maribou...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sundaise Festival 2017

Sundaise Festival brings people together in celebration of music, art and sustainability. With a huge selection of New Zealands finest artists and performers alongside the beautiful Waiwheta River, Waihi. Sundaise Festival 2017 10-12 March Dickey Flat Campsite, Waihi THE LINE UP The Nudge – Pitch Black – Otautahi...

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...

Tunes on the Deck: Sunday Sessions

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House brings you an all new Sunday Session: Tunes on the Deck. The Courtyard, The Portland Public House, 463 New North Road, Kingsland Free Entry From 2pm-8pm Every Sunday throughout Summer, Base FM DJ’s will be supplying the vibes as...

SPLORE – Fat Freddy’s Drop & more added

 Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point Grab your tickets here: http://www.splore.net Fat Freddy’s Drop makes a welcome return to Splore. Playing on the beach at Tapapakanga Park will be a magical experience for those who attend Splore 2017. They performed one of their earliest festival...