Endura Woodhill 360

Endura Woodhill 360

The Woodhill 360, 6 hour Mountain Bike Event is in its inaugural year. It had to be one of the slickest cross country Mountain bike events on the event calendar, offering a dynamite Single-track course, great food, coffee and an awesome atmosphere. Base FM was there with a team of fit...

CD Of The Week: NEWTOWN ROCKSTEADY – Goin' Steady

CD Of The Week: NEWTOWN ROCKSTEADY – Goin' Steady

Comprised of highly active members of Wellington’s vibrant music scene, Newtown Rocksteady has a great depth of experience to call upon. Its members are involved in numerous other groups including The Nudge, Brockaflowersaurus-rex, Roy G and the Bivinators, Fly My Pretties, Bella Cajon, Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band and...

Santos Cafe Ponsonby: Café com Espirita

Santos Cafe Ponsonby: Café com Espirita

Santos Ponsonby continues to bring you café com espirita “Coffee with Soul” to Ponsonby Road. Now re-opened with a brand new fit out, Santos Ponsonby still brings a taste of Brazil to their courtyard also launch a new menu. Novo Novo Novo! SANTOS PONSONBY 114 Ponsonby Rd “Café com...

Turn It Up CDs & Download

Turn It Up CDs & Download

Turn it Up! This FREE double CD brings together the artists that have showcased on ‘Turn It Up!’ (on air feature) since its launch in July 2012. It unites all tracks in a seamless mix consisting of 36 tracks across 2CDs, sequenced & mixed by Base FM Program...

SKULLCANDY: Mix Master Headphones

SKULLCANDY: Mix Master Headphones

Skullcandy unveils first headphones ‘created for DJs by DJs’. (As featured in the Base FM Prizepack – given away on Friday 31st May: ENTER HERE) Skullcandy extends its global audio assault with the unveiling of the Mix Master DJ headphone with Supreme Sound. In an unprecedented 18-month collaboration,...

TOUR: Ladi6 & @Peace

TOUR: Ladi6 & @Peace

Following on from 2010’s The Liberation of…, an album that garnered critical plaudits and multiple awards, including the prestigious Taite Music Prize, Ladi6 will release her highly anticipated third studio album later this year .  The as yet to be titled album was recorded between Studio A in Detroit, Michigan and...

The Official 2013 NZ Music Month Summit

The Official 2013 NZ Music Month Summit

The Official 2013 NZ Music Month Summit YOUR MUSIC AS A BUSINESS Saturday, May 25 | 10am – 5pm Q Theatre | 305 Queen St Auckland FREE The NZ Music Month Summit is a FREE day of seminars featuring musicians, music industry specialists and traditional business practitioners who...

CD Of The Week: P-MONEY "Gratitude"

P-Money makes a triumphant return with the release of his highly anticipated new album Gratitude available in-stores and online today. With the first 250 people to purchase the record from JBHIFI also receiving a free limited edition P-Money t-shirt, make sure you grab your copy today.  Gratitude is a...

GIG: The Turnaround

GIG: The Turnaround

Well over a year in the making, The Turnaround returns for the long weekend, Saturday 1st June at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe. DJs Manuel Bundy, Cian & Submariner will be laying down the good tunes and we’re expecting to see alot of familiar faces in the crowd. If...

Freeview HD giveaway

FREEVIEW GIVEAWAY : FRIDAY 24th MAY Base FM is running a nationwide competition til the end of the day. Up for grabs is a DIshTV Freeview HD Receiver which retails for around $450. Check the product info here.  How to enter: Watch the 5min video below and listen...

Base FM Presents : Mungo's Hi Fi meets Lion Rockers Hi-Fi

Base FM Presents : Mungo's Hi Fi meets Lion Rockers Hi-Fi

Base FM Presents Mungo’s Hi Fi (UK) | Lion Rockers Hi-Fi | MC Ras Stone Friday June 7th | Toto’s Montecristo Room Lion Rockers Hi-Fi are proud to be handing over the controls to Scotland’s legendary sound Mungo’s Hi-Fi, flying direct from the UK for one New Zealand show....

CD of the Week: IRON WILL meets ISRAEL STARR "Mentally Militant EP"

CD of the Week: IRON WILL meets ISRAEL STARR "Mentally Militant EP"

Riddim Central proudly presents this collaboration between Auckland producer Iron Will and Wellington vocalist Isreal Starr. The 6-track EP is full spectrum roots reggae, with dubwise elements, Uk steppa & hiphop reggae vibes with a dash of soul, and also features the formidable talents of The Mighty Asterix. “Mentally Militant EP” is available as a...

EXHIBITION: Eric Orr "Subway Signs"

EXHIBITION: Eric Orr "Subway Signs"

New York artist Eric Orr SUBWAY SIGNS Exhibition Custom painted Unique Subway Car Signs Opening Tuesday May 28th 6pm, through to Saturday June 1st (12 – 4.30pm) THANKS to Tommy T video display, Lothlorien Feijoa Wine, Base FM and Spin 33  www.ericart.org Eric was raised in the heart of...

CD of the week: TALIB KWELI "Prisoner of Conscious

He stands as one of the world’s most talented and accomplished rappers, now Javotti Media / 3D and Frequency Media Group are pleased to announce the release of American artist Talib Kweli’s fifth studio album, Prisoner of Conscious in New Zealand on May 10. From his work with Mos Def as one-half of Black Star,...

VIDEO: Raiza Biza

Motion Sickness Studio Presents – Speaking Volumes with Raiza Biza Motion Sickness Studio have just released a short film featuring emcee Raiza Biza. In the film, Raiza talks about his origins and influences and where he’s at now. If you haven’t got his recently released album “Summer” make...

GIG: Freek Of The Week – Thursdays at Barrio

GIG: Freek Of The Week – Thursdays at Barrio

FREEK OF THE WEEK is the new Thursday session at Barrio, 44 Ponsonby Road. A new weekly night of tasty tunes & sneaky treats from hip-hop to house, rock’n’roll to reggae, old school funk to future beats and everything in between. Hosted by Killamanraro with a rotation selection of...

BOOK LAUNCH: I Believe You Are A Star

BOOK LAUNCH: I Believe You Are A Star

‘I BELIEVE YOU ARE A STAR’ – Peter McLennanBook launch @ CONCH : Saturday 25th May from 3pm ‘I believe you are a star’ is the book debut of local musician/DJ Peter McLennan (Dub Asylum/Hallelujah Picassos/BaseFM’s “Ring The Alarm”). The book is a collection of magazine articles on local artist...

ON-AIR FEATURE: Glengarry's Pick of the Week

ON-AIR FEATURE: Glengarry's Pick of the Week

ON AIR FEATURE : Wednesdays at 5pm Unless you work in hospo, Monday & Tuesday are usually not the preferred days to crack open a new bottle of wine or spirits and enjoy a glass of fine alcohol. Once it hits humpday however we feel it’s a lot...

VIDEO: @peace collection

There’s been a few @peace videos uploaded since the release of Girl Songs so we figured we’d gather them all here. Check em out. @Peace ‘Girl Songs’ Release Party Auckland, New Zealand 22.3.2013 @Peace paid a visit to Australia, so we decided to explore Melbourne and check out their...