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...

Taite Prize 2016 Goes To Silicon for ‘Personal Computer’

The annual Taite Music Award, in honour of Dylan Taite, was held last night at Galatos. The grand prize of $10,000 and free studio time went to Silicon, aka Kody Nielson, for his album ‘Personal Computer’. Nielson was up against some of New Zealand’s most respected artists, including...

EVENT: Loop Sessions – Bailey Wiley & A Girl Named Mo (23rd April)

This Saturday 23rd of April, Loop Sessions – Live At Lot23 will showcase two of the freshest artists who are putting their own stamp on the neo-soul sound – Bailey Wiley and A Girl Named Mo. Bailey Wiley will celebrate the release of her much anticipated ‘Still On My...

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 promised you we’d bring you more info on Record Store Day and our...

The Base Guide to Everything

Welcome to our new 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:   It’s getting colder but the new SWIDT video for No More Parties in Onehunga has...

EVENT: Jam On Toast – Grey Lynn (Sun 10th Apr)

Jam On Toast is an annual family event held every  year at the Grey Lynn Community Centre. This year the vent will be held on Sunday 10th of April 9.30am-1pm and will feature a great range of food and drinks, a Toi Ora art exhibit, live graffiti demo, lots of games for...

A Tribute Called Quest

Yesterday the news that Malik Isaac Taylor, better known to us all as A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg, was dead sent shock waves around the world. Immediately, people did that thing they do when they’re dealing with the loss of someone great, and started sharing their favourite...

EVENT: Redbull Sound Select Auckland (1st April)

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Mo Kolours (UK) Esther Stephens & The Means, Groeni, and Lapis. Curated by Young Gifted & Broke Friday 1st April, 9pm Bacco Room, 53 Nelson St, Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE For one night only half-English producer, singer and percussionistMo...

EVENT: Red Bull Sound Select Auckland (Fri 26 Feb)

  Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Andras Fox (AUS), HIGH HØØPS, Spycc, Hugo Jay, & Manuel Darquart Curated by A Label Called Success. Friday 26th February Cassette Nine, 9 Vulcan St Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE If it feels good, go with it. This...

SPLORE Line Up Update

UPDATED ARTIST LINE UP There have been some changes to the line up as a couple of acts have unfortunately had to pull out. This from Splore: “Due to the late cancellation of Live Industry’s inaugural Secret Valley Festivals in Melbourne and Sydney the Brand New Heavies, Luke...

TPPA – Opposition events around NZ

Up here at BaseFM we are doing our part to raise awareness about the TPPA a dodgy undemocratic “trade” deal that could have dire consequences for many New Zealanders. Over the next two weeks there will be a number of events related to the TPPA dedicated to educating the public...

EVENT: Conch Sessions ft. Guilty Simpson (Wednesday 27th January)

BASE FM x GRINDIN x WHAMMY presents THE CONCH SESSIONS Q+A session with GUILTY SIMPSON – hosted by Dylan C Wednesday 27th January | 6pm – 7pm | FREE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Be sure to come down to Conch Records this Wednesday for a bit of insight into Detroit MC Guilty...

EVENT: Conch Sessions ft. DJ Krush (Wednesday 20th January)

BASE FM & MUCHO AROHA MUSIC presents CONCH SESSIONS Q+A session with DJ KRUSH – hosted by Dylan C Wednesday 20th January | 6pm – 7pm | FREE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Japanese producer and Hip Hop pioneer DJ Krush has just released his first album in 11 years with features...

EVENT: Trinity Roots Live at Leigh Sawmill with Louis Baker

Classic New Zealand favorites Trinity Roots will be playing 2 live shows this month at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday 24th of January. The trio will perform the ingredients that musically embody the very essence of our home, land and sea through their homely...

LOCAL EYES 2015 HIGHLIGHTS

LOCAL EYES is a weekly BaseFM segment which weekly showcases a local artists music video. Looking back on this years videos there has been a multitude of great work from the musicians themselves as well as all of the artists involved in making these videos happen. This has been...

EVENT: BaseFM All Day Xmas Party (Sunday 20th December)

OK Base Heads…Its that time of year when the festive vibes are spreading and good will rules. The BaseFm All Day Xmas Party will be no exception! We’re kicking off at 2pm on Sunday and as many of the BaseFM DJ’s that can make it along will be...