Talking Points: P-MONEY ‘Big Things’ by MELODOWNZ

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: November 2016 Guest reviewer: MELODOWNZ (Third3ye) Featured release: P-MONEY ‘Big Things’ Released: 2002 Via Dirty Records: https://p-money.bandcamp.com/album/bi… Featured track #1: SCRIBE 2001 feat. Scribe Featured track #2: BIG THINGS feat. Mareko, Patriarch,...

KVKA & DENZ 1 ‘SSolar EclipSSe’

Local artists KVKA & DENZ 1’s collaborative EP Outlierz is out now on  Black Lotus Records. Already turning heads by having racked up over one million YouTube plays for his track ‘Who You’, Outlierz is set to further solidify KVKA’s firm footing as a masterful rapper whilst also showcasing...

Talking Points: TEAM DYNAMITE ‘Demo Tape’ by DJ Ill Baz

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: October 2016 Guest reviewer: ILL BAZ Featured release: TEAM DYNAMITE ‘Demo Tape’ Released: April 4, 2010 Via Young, Gifted & Broke Link to release: https://teamdynamite.bandcamp.com/alb… Featured track #1: CIRCUMSTANCES Featured track...

TALI ‘Birth Of A Break’

There is no resting for Aotearoa singer, songwriter and MC extraordinaire, Tali, as she releases her seventh studio project, KETA The KETA EP (pronounced keh – tah) is a collaborative effort, involving production from local producers Tokyo Prose, Civilian Sol, Sam De Jong and internationals Thor Rixon (South...

PADDY FRED ‘Need You feat. AHAB’

‘Need You’ is the latest musical offering from Wellington musician/producer Paddy Fred. Inspired by the West Coast beat-scene and a chance encounter with Flying Lotus and his creative cronies in their LA headquarters, Paddy Fred’s sound is full of surreal, psychedelic synth-soul vibes. “I made the guts of ‘Need...

Talking Points with Che Fu

  TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: September 2016 Guest reviewer: CHE FU Featured release: RED EYE SOCIETY (R.E.S) “Absolute Epoch” Released: May 01, 2010 Via Breakin Wreckwordz Ltd Link: https://beedub.bandcamp.com/album/absolute-epoch Featured track #1: BACK IN THE DAY Featured track #2: HUSH...

SEVA HIFI ‘Where Are You Now?’

After a 4 year absence Seva Hifi are back with this track ‘Where Are You Now?’ the opening track and taster for album #2 to be released later in 2016. Track features beatbox from guest Zubbi the Beat Wizard. With a new album of deep Pacific electronic soul...

KIMBRA ‘Sweet Relief’

Grammy-Award winning pop singer Kimbra releases a brand-new song, entitled ‘Sweet Relief’. This is Kimbra’s first new song since the New Zealand-born singer and songwriter released her second album, The Golden Echo, in 2014, though she released the single ‘Goldmine’ from the album in 2015. She has featured on songs by Mew, Bilal, Electric Wire Hustle, Great Danes, SLOWOLF, Big...

10A ‘Saturday Sun Daze’

While we were still experiencing the last of the winter days here in NZ, on the other side of the world the Northern Hemisphere we saying goodbye to summer. To mark the end of another summer season the Darker Than Wax label put together a compilation which features one of NZ’s...

KATCHAFIRE ‘Burn It Down’

  Its been a long time coming for the undisputed kings of New Zealand reggae but Katchafire are back with their latest track ‘Burn It Down‘. The new jam comes hot off their NZ tour of the same name earlier this year. Find out more about Katchafire: katchafire.co.nz | FACEBOOK |...

Talking Points with Max Oldfield

  TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: September 2016 Guest reviewer: Max Oldfield Featured release: HOME BREW ‘Last Week EP’ Link: https://homebrew.bandcamp.com/album/last-week Featured track #1: MONDAY Featured track #2: FRIDAY Featured track #3: SATURDAY Max Oldfield started in radio via...

ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE ‘Go Slow’

Electric Wire Hustle have just released ‘Go Slow‘, a taste of upcoming album The 11th Sky. A track which walks into the genre-fog amongst drum machines, synthesizers and Mara TK‘s distinctive voice, the track sets the scene for the sound of The 11th Sky – surreal storytelling and a David...

SOLA ROSA ft. KEVIN MARK TRAIL ‘So Fly’

With seven full-length Sola Rosa albums, three EPs, a handful of hits, countless collaborations and numerous world tours, it’s been a near 20-year labour of love for the man behind the music, Andrew Spraggon. And although it’s punctuated with twists and turns in the form of constant change...

Talking Points with King Kapisi

  TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2016 Guest reviewer: King Kapisi  Featured release: HOLLIE SMITH & MARA TK ‘Band Of Brothers Vol 1” Link: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/album/ban… Featured track #1: AUTUMN RAIN Featured track #2: LIVES FOR LIVING...

SHIRAZ & LSJ ‘Sumtymes’

Brandon ‘Brandn Shiraz‘ Rangi-Dixon  & Angelo ‘Lightskin John‘ Tuteao present JIVEDAYS, an amalgamation of music that aims to capture the joys of their present experience, minding  a distant future when it will all be a pleasant memory. The Auckland-based duo have emerged from The Grow Room camp and have...