BAILEY WILEY ‘Dos Fuegos’

After months of refining and perfecting, Bailey Wiley has released her new EP, S.O.M.M., further showcasing one of NZ’s finest musical talents. With the seeds planted in Berlin, and further grown at home in Auckland, S.O.M.M., aka Still On My Mind is the sound of an artist pushing the...

KAKAPO ‘Guarantee’

This week our pick for the NZ On Air Turn It Up feature comes off The Prevoke, the new EP from producer/DJ Kakapo.  The Christchurch born Wellington based producer has created an album that’s best described as “pitch-bent sampled soul, UK Garage, jazz, dub reggae, classic crunk, downbeat and...

KRUFF KURTIS ‘Her (Low Bit Bonus Track)’

Our pick for this week’s feature comes from Auckland-based beat maker Kruff Kurtis, who also produced the brilliant ‘No Kids In Africa EP‘ by Psychodalix. ‘Her’ is the bonus track from the ‘Lucid Funk EP’, relased via UK label Honey Glazed Records. FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP ...

FORTUNES ‘Bomber’

Melbourne-based duo Fortunes (Conor McCabe & Barnaby Matthews) return with their second release Jacket EP. Deep soulful and electronic, this follow up to 2015’s Hoodies EP is a step up in production & delivery. “On ‘Bomber’, Barnaby encases Conor’s melodramatic and theatrical R&B/disco informed vocal inside sleek, minimal...

HIGH HØØPS ‘Ultramood’

This week’s Turn It Up Local Tune Of The Week is a fresh new one from HIGH HØØPS. Auckland’s HIGH HØØPS (Jordan Arts) has been hiding in the clouds, getting things just right and now it’s time to welcoming you into the dreamy musical landscape he’s been crafting with Ultramood....

MONTELL2099 ‘Possible’

This week’s Turn It Up local tune of the week comes from a young producer who’s been monopolising a whole lot of our attention in the past year. To call Montell2099 up and coming doesn’t feel right as he’s so ahead of his game. There are even reddit...

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...