TROY SAMUELA ‘Ace’

Trust Troy Samuela to casually upload a track to soundcloud, simply captioned “been busy so here’s this for now” and rack up 25 thousand plays in just two weeks. ‘Ace’ features the tight horns, snares and cymbals of what sounds like the most fire marching band on earth. The...

ACETONES ‘Sweet Ting’

This week’s Turn It Up Local Tune Of The Week is from the AceTones‘ new self titled EP, full of originals and produced by Submariner. AceTones offer a superlative selection of time-honoured Jamaican classics, rare grooves and originals to satisfy connoisseurs and new listeners alike. This is the...

Turn It Up! 2015 Recap.

Turn It Up is a feature on Base FM where we showcase a new track from Aotearoa every week. Tune in weekdays at 10am and 4pm to hear this week’s top local pick. Proudly supported by NZ On Air Music. In 2015 we chose stand alone tracks from...

SPYCC ‘Midnight Groove’

Fresh tune from SPYCC featuring production by JAMAL. FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP – Turn It Up is a feature on Base FM where we showcase a new track from Aotearoa every week. Tune in weekdays at 10am and 4pm to hear this weeks top local pick. Brought to you...

LUKAN RAI$EY ‘Explanatory’

This week’s Tune Of The Week comes from 18 year old, Lukan Rai$ey, off his debut album ‘The $outhern Mixtape’. Lukan announced himself on the scene by smashing Redbull Studio’s 64 Bars, releasing his consequently eagerly awaited album and then stealing the spotlight at more than a few recent...

BROCKAFLOWER ‘Conversations’

Eclectic, soulful Wellington collective Brockoflower released a brand new single earlier this month and it’s already been getting a lot of love here at the station. ‘Conversations’ is the first single to go out off their eagerly awaited second studio album. If you can’t hang out for the...

LEISURE ‘All Over You’

LEISURE have done it again, serving up a superb summery-but-semi-meloncholic vocal tune over an infectious groove. Only 4 songs into their career, this Auckland-based collective have just clocked up a series of live showcase gigs around the globe, taking in Australian, US, Canada and at the time of writing,...

BAILEY WILEY ‘Take It From Me’

There’s something about Bailey Wiley. If you’re yet to catch the voodoo, the first single to drop from the aptly titled upcoming EP, Still On My Mind, should get you hooked. ‘Take It From Me’ is released Friday 09 October via SoulForce Records and with this first track Wiley...

FAT FREDDY’S DROP ‘Razor’

Fat Freddy’s Drop have just dropped the 2nd single ‘Razor’ from the upcoming album BAYS. Following the worldwide success of ‘Blackbird’ in 2013, Fat Freddy’s Drop are back with BAYS, a 9-track LP recorded at the band’s Bays Studio in Kilbirnie, Wellington a former 1950s HMV vinyl pressing plant....

MERCY ‘For You’

Over the last couple of years Auckland producer Mercy (Josh Ruhen) has built a steady following of fans worldwide. His growing catalogue of release show a producer who has matured from his early drum & bass roots, and embraced a deeper, more spacious sound. Mercy is obviously at home in the...

WAYVEE ‘Diamondsummer’

Auckland beat maker Wayvee has been dropping some serious heat over the last couple of years, and Base FM has been supporting his tunes since the release of Black Magic back in October 2013. Amongst the 10 tracks on Wayvee‘s latest release ‘Internet Vol II’, are a couple of...

ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE ‘Aeons’

“Somewhere between the world at large and paradise is this EP of five songs; short stories against a backdrop of experimental music. Whatever you think of it, I promise you, if nothing else it will take you on journey…” – Mara TK. Electric Wire Hustle are proud to...