Matariki Art Market at Auckland Museum

MATARIKI ART MARKET | Auckland Museum Sunday 14th July | 10am – 5pm FREE ENTRY www.aucklandmuseum.co.nz Nau mai e te hunga nui! Join us as we celebrate the skills & innovation of Māori artists, musicians, performers and poets as they activate the Museum collections. Leading Maori artists will have their works...

Sunday 7th July – 7 x 7 x 7 x 7

Sunday 7th July – 7 x 7 x 7 x 7

This Sunday 7th July, Base FM will host a 1-off on-air special… dedicated to the number 7! It’s the The 7th Day of the 7th month, and for 7 hours Base FM DJs will be dropping 7 tunes each on rotation.. all from 7 inch vinyl! Tune in...

Base Breakfast live from Santos Cafe

Base Breakfast live from Santos Cafe

SANTOS CAFE RELAUNCH 114 Ponsonby Road Friday 5th July | 7am – 10am Join us this Friday morning as Base FM Breakfast broadcasts live from Santos Café. FChip Matthews & Dylan C will be presenting the show from newly-renovated café and glass-covered courtyard. Giveaways on the day include: –...

Late At The Museum : Base FM's DJ Kina Cuts in the mix

Late At The Museum : Base FM's DJ Kina Cuts in the mix

LATE AT THE MUSEUM Thursday 4th July at Auckland Museum Talks: New Zealander of the Year Dame Anne Salmond, with Profs Paul Tapsell & Michael Walker Music: Louise Potiki Bryant & Paddy Free, and BaseFM DJ Kina Cuts. Good talk wine and music. 20 bucks.  BOOK NOW : Auckland Museum (09) 306 7048

CD of the Week: BOOKER T "Sound The Alarm"

Booker T will follow back-to-back GRAMMY wins for his previous two albums with ‘Sound The Alarm’ out June 28th via Stax Records/Universal Music NZ.  This marks Booker’s return to Stax, a label revered for the gritty soul sound he helped create with Memphis’ first integrated band in the early ‘60s, and features collaborations with some of thefinest talents in modern...

CD of the Week: FAT FREDDYS DROP "Blackbird"

Blackbird is the third full-length release from the New Zealand band and will see Fat Freddy’s Drop exceed half-a-million album sales worldwide, the result of playing over 800 shows in their career to date, clocking up 412 appearances in Europe, 27 Australian Tours and over 300 shows in...

CD of the Week: SHAPESHIFTER "Delta"

CD of the Week: SHAPESHIFTER "Delta"

Monday 10th June. Delta was recorded in Berlin, Woodhill and Wellington and features ‘Monarch’, ‘Diamond Trade’ plus the new single ‘Gravity’. Delta is the embodiment of this spirit of exploration. The sublime opening chords of ‘Arcadia’ and junglist jabs of ‘Shadowboxer’ neighbour elevated trance progressions in ‘Diamond Trade’...

DIGITAL LIBERATION prizepack has been snapped up!

DIGITAL LIBERATION prizepack has been snapped up!

Congratulations to a very happy Tim Checkley from Mt Eden who’s number fell out of our magical mystery prize barell and rolled down the mini-ramp to reveal his name! We are stoked to announce that nearly 800 people entered the prize draw from right around the country, and abroad....

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...