EVENT: Red Bull Thre3style – The Ultimate Live DJ Battle

Auckland is about to see a whole other level of scratching, when the Red Bull Thre3style World Championship Tour hits Neck of the Woods on June 30 for our local competition, showcasing our most premium local DJ talent, live! Seven of NZ’s top DJs will battle each other...

OPENSOULS Retrospective with Jeremy Toy

Base FM caught up with Jeremy Toy, founder / producer / guitarist of Opensouls ahead of the bands reunion at The Kings Arms for Red Bull Sound Select. Jeremy spoke openly about how the various members of the band came together between 2001 and 2004, the recording process of both albums...

MAINZ Introduces Graduate Diploma in Business And Enterprise

MAINZ has just introduced an exciting development course designed to kick start innovative business ideas and get them off the ground. Tune into Base Breakfast around 9am every Thursday and Friday for the month of June (6 shows), for a series of short on-air discussions with Scott Bulloch, one of the...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: If you’re here on our site reading this, you probably feel in some way that community...

INTRODUCING: Tito from Rebel Soul Records

We talked to Tito Tafa of Auckland’s sweet new record joint, Rebel Soul Records about whats in store, his taste in music and how he got into the record game. Rebel Soul sits in the heart of Auckland’s music culture in Samoa House Arcade at 283 Karangahape Rd. Let’s start from...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: A big welcome to the newest member of the Base fam,  Rebel Soul Records now bringing you the...

EVENT: Redbull Sound Select: Young Gifted & Broke (18th June)

Red Bull Sound Select curated by Young, Gifted & Broke OPENSOULS Eno x Dirty – Raiza Biza – Team Dynamite – Third3ye Saturday 18th June 5pm – 2pm KINGS ARMS TAVERN $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE On Saturday the 18th of June, Young, Gifted & Broke (YGB), and...

20 Essential NZ Releases

Throughout the Month of May, Base FM will be digging into the local music archives to present 20 essential NZ releases that we feel reflect the sound of Base FM. Spanning the last 20+ years, we’ve focused on releases which continue to play a part in the sound...

The Base Guide To Everything

Featured image on front page from artist Annie Bengard @annieblondiebengard Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: Pacific Heights are releasing a new album...

Northern Bass Release 15/16 Highlights Reel

And they couldn’t have timed it better. This visual reminder of our favourite way to spend New Years has come along just as the shitty weather sets in. Snuggle next to the fire, press play and let this truly epic highlight reel transport you to sunnier times. If...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: You may be starting to pick up from this feature that as a collective, the Base...

Sawmill Selaktaz Reunite On Queens Birthday

This Queens Birthday the Leigh Sawmill is giving you the perfect excuse to get out of the city with a Sawmill Selektaz Reunion. The gig’s on Sunday, with a special late license till 2am, so you can finish your long weekend up on a high. Just $10 on...

EVENT: Breakbread @ Hopetoun Alpha (Sat 28th May)

Breakbread Presents: LOCAL HUMANS AND THEIR STORIES Saturday 28th May, 6pm HOPETOUN ALPHA (19 Beresford Square, Auckland Central) Tickets HERE Upstairs Balcony – $60 Main Floor – $70 Breakbread is an event celebrating the power of stories and food as a way to build community and integrate individuals into...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: The Growroom family talk to Martyn Pepperell about just what’s going on up there above K’ Road. This...

EVENT: Redbull Sound Select: A Label Called Success (27th May)

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Flamingosis (NYC) L V J – Hugo Jay – Spycc – Manuel Darquart (DJ Set) – A Band Called Success Brought to you by: A LABEL CALLED SUCCESS Saturday 30th April, 9pm WHAMMY BAR $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE After...

Splore 2017 Earlybirds Now Available

If this cooling weather is getting you down we recommend getting some Splore 2017 earlybird tickets in your life. Sure, that ticket may not warm your toes but being able to look forward to one of summer’s best festivals will definitely warm your soul. For more guaranteed sunshine try...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: Make sure you check out our NZ Music Month special, 20 Essential NZ Albums. We’ve picked...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend:   We’re still finding it hard to feel bad for our Wellington friends after getting the...

EVENT: THE SOULECTION x MADCAP TAKEOVER ft. ESTA & Joe Kay

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: ESTA & Joe Kay (US) Montell2099, Totems, Eastern Bloc. Brought to you by: MADCAP Saturday 30th April, 9pm Neck of the Woods $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE On Saturday the 30th of April, Red Bull Sound Select and Madcap present a...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: Like us, you’ve probably spent the day scouring the internet for tributes to Prince or that...