TASTE NASA ‘Do What You Feel’

Taste Nasa is the artist name for Pirongia born, Los Angeles based, multi-instrumentalist & vocalist Leroy Clampitt. ‘Do What You Feel’ is the first release from Taste Nasa since the ‘Time Goes By EP’ 2015. Somewhere in between writing/producing songs for Justin Beiber and Akon, this song slipped...

Talking Points with Matthew Harvey (Concord Dawn)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: July 2016 Guest reviewer: Concord Dawn  Featured release: SHAPESHIFTER ‘Realtime’ Link: https://shapeshifter.bandcamp.com/alb… Featured track #1: MOVE WITH ME ft. Ladi6 Featured track #2: MADNESS Featured track #3: TAPESTRY Released: 1st May 2001...

LEISURE ‘Control Myself’

LEISURE can do no wrong. Since May 2016 the Auckland 5 piece have drip fed their fans tasty tune after tasty tune, over time revealing their penchant for all things smooth: grooves, vocals & visuals. The theme continues with the latest single ‘Control Myself’, which finds the band nodding in this...

KING KAPISI ft. TEREMOANA ‘Storm’

We don’t understand how this track has slipped under the radar on soundcloud, but it’s one of the catchiest tunes from King Kapisi and partner Teremoana Rapley in a long time. The message is brilliantly executed, the vocal melodies stick in your head and Iron Will‘s beat harks back to...

Talking Points with Callum August (Dirty Records / Delete Media)

  TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date:  May 2016 Guest reviewer: Callum August (Dirty Records / Delete Media) Featured release: THE DOQUMENT ‘509’ Link: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/album/509/id1100165647 Featured track #1: DRIVE THRU Featured track #2: WE ON (Part 2) Featured track #3:...

Talking Points with Murry Sweetpants

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: July 2016 Guest reviewer: Murry Sweetpants Featured release: CHAOS IN THE CBD ‘Midnight In Peckham’ Link: https://wearerhythmsection.bandcamp.c… Featured track #1: MIDNIGHT IN PECKHAM ft. Isaac Aesili Featured track #2: LUXURY MOTIVATION Featured...

LADI 6 ‘Beffy’

With their new single ‘Beffy’, Ladi6 reframe the 90s/early 2000s neo-soul and hip-hop sound their early music was built on inside a krautrock inspired electronic frame. Concise, colourful and heartfelt, it’s the sound of a band focused on feel over thought. “This time around we wanted to get...

Talking Points with Lucky Lance (Team Dynamite)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: December 2015 Guest reviewer: Lucky Lance (Team Dynamite) Featured release: SPYCC ‘Wuave Season EP’ Link: https://spyccmusic.bandcamp.com/album… Featured track #1: YKM Featured track #2: Be You Tiful Featured track #3: ØTHER LØVER...

YOKO-ZUNA ‘ ‘Yes ft. HEAVY & LARZRANDA’

Recorded at Auckland’s Red Bull Studios, Yoko-Zuna‘s second EP Luminols was released at the end of May through Loop. The 5-track EP shows a varied sound from Yoko-Zuna, and a band which have become incredibly comfortable in their own skin. Ranging from the pulsating electronic sounds of ‘Lightning Sabres’ to the brooding...

Talking Points with Bailey Wiley

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: May 2016 Guest reviewer: Bailey Wiley Featured release: FREE MINDS ‘Dust & Dirt EP’ Link: https://growroomakl.bandcamp.com/albu… Featured track #1: Pōhutukawa (Intro) Featured track #2: 90%90 Featured track #3: Dontshootthemessenger Released December...

AARADHNA ‘Welcome to the Jungle’

“Brown Girl”, is the brand new album from the award winning #1 Soul voice of the South Pacific, AARADHNA. Produced entirely by Jeff Dynamite of Brooklyn based Truth & Soul Records (Aloe Blacc, Adele, Lady, Lee Fields & The Expressions), “Brown Girl” is Aaradhna’s boldest statement to date. Recorded...

Talking Points with Mikee Tucker (Loop Recordings)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: September 2015 Guest reviewer: Mikee Tucker (Loop Recordings) Featured release: JONO DAS ‘Illustrations EP’ Link: https://jonodas.bandcamp.com/album/il… Featured track #1: ILLUSTRATIONS ft. Third3ye & Eo Featured track #2: TEN THINGS ft. Lisa...

Talking Points with P-Money

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: October 2015 Guest reviewer: Peter Wadams / P-Money Featured release: AARADHNA ‘Treble & Reverb’ Link: https://aaradhna.bandcamp.com/album/t… Featured track #1: KEEP MY COOL Featured track #2: I’M NOT THE SAME Featured track...

Talking Points with Chip Matthews

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: October 2015 Guest reviewer: Chip Matthews Featured release: MARK DE CLIVE-LOWE ‘Church’ Link: https://mashibeats.bandcamp.com/album/church Featured track #1: THE MISSION ft. John Robinson Featured track #2: BRUKSTEP Featured track #3: DISTRACTIONS ft....