SORCERESS ‘Tea Cups’

Sorceress is a 5 piece band from New Zealand, formerly known as Funkommunity. Their debut album ‘Chequered Thoughts’ was widely acclaimed around the world and saw them tour Europe and Japan in 2012. The creative duo at the core of Sorceress is vocalist Rachel Fraser and producer/band leader Isaac Aesili. They also collaborate...

Ill Baz ‘Get Own Down’

Base FM’s very own Ill Baz from the Brew Up Show has released his first official track! His previous musical output has included remixes for Eddie Numbers and contributions to tracks by The Shade and The No Problemos. ‘Get Own Down’ is an instrumental beat built around a simple piano loop, with a fluid bassline and...

Coco Solid ‘2 Wise 2 Wed (Kutcorners remix)’

Coco Solid aka Jessica Lee Hansell is the musician, writer, artist and philosoflygirl hailing from Auckland City. ’2 Wise 2 Wed?’ was released abroad on Tokyo Dawn Record compilation ‘The Boogie 4’. Coco Solid and Tim ‘Jizmatron’ Checkley have collaborated with a deadly pool of talent for the Remix Package EP. Kutcorners,She’s So...

INF 'Heart Of Gold'

Born & bred in Onehunga, INF is one of those talented individuals who easily switches between rapping and producing. H first came to our attention working with Spycc (Spycc & INF) and has since added verses, contributed beats, collaborated with or remixed the likes of Jane Deezy, Kenize From Welly,...

Third3ye ‘Levitate’

Following on from 2 earlier EPs, Third3eye have just released their first full length album titled ON3NESS. “On3ness to us is a concept that describes the circle of infinite connections, binding all things. Our expression of this philosophy is what you will hear right here – the best way we can...

Jesse Jahmal ft. Stacey Gardiner ‘This City’

Conscious roots, rock, body shaking hip-hop adventures of the beautiful kind. Morphed together with tasteful accents of divine soulful reggae, and rub your tummy dub. These are the elements essential to the musical endeavors of Jesse Jahmal. An amalgamation of all things jumbilistic, Jesse was originally seeded in...

TYNA & THE NOK ft. TOM SCOTT ‘Lost In NYC’

(text courtesy of Martyn Pepperell via VanguardRed) Monday 13th January 2014 With ‘Lost In NYC’ New Zealand singer, guitarist, beatmaker and rapper Tyna and his The Nok band connect with YGB head honcho/rap talent Tom Scott (of @Peace and Homebrew). Fashioning an aesthetic space which sits somewhere between Tyna’s...

Ladi6 ‘Diamonds (Oddisee remix)

Ladi6 released her 3rd solo album ‘Automatic‘ back August and featured production by partner in crime Parks and detroit producer Wajeed, and featuresperformances from Ladi6 band members Julien Dyne and B.Haru. The album has guest vocal appearances by Scribe, Parks and Tyra Hammond, EL05 and esteemed Detroit MC Invincible. One of the...

FUNKOMMUNITY ’44 Funk’

Ahead of their appearance at the Base FM Xmas Party, and a little something to keep you vibing while they work on their 2nd album, Funkommunity drop this modern boogie funk monster “44 Funk”. Tapping into the same energy as West Coast ressurectionist Dam Funk & B.Bravo, “44 Funk”...

WEIRD TOGETHER "Drop The Brass (CTFD remix)"

Weird Together is a studio and live collaborative music project from NZ producer/DJ Dick Johnson and Making Tracks’ host Nick Dwyer. Weird Together celebrates the pairs shared love of exotic global sounds, showcasing their vibrancy while enjoying a massive club overhaul, engineering big-room dance music, fit for the festival stage. What...

TRUTH ‘Foundation’

Sonic architects of songs with an emotional heft as heavy as the subwoofer rupturing basslines that underpin their work, Truth are one of New Zealand’s finest creative exports. Respected across the globe, since inception several years ago, Truth (Andre Fernandez and Tristan Roake) have, as both world-class producers...