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....

Talking Points with DJ Sir-Vere

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: October 2015 Guest reviewer: Phil Bell / DJ Sir-Vere Featured release: HOME BREW ‘Home Brew Special Edition’ Link:  https://homebrew.bandcamp.com/album/home-brew Featured track #1: BASKETBALL COURT Featured track #2: YELLOW SNOT FUNK Featured track #3: RADIO...

Talking Points with Tali

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: September 2015 Guest reviewer: Natalia Shephard aka Tali Featured release: BAILEY WILEY ‘IXL EP’ Link: https://baileywiley.bandcamp.com/album/ixl-ep Featured track #1: FIRE Featured track #2: IXL ft. Raiza Biza Featured track #3: VILLAINS...

SURLY ‘Burn’

Auckland-based producer Surly has just released his debut ‘Surly EP’ via the LA-based footwork label Juke Bounce Werk. The 5 track EP kicks off with ‘Burn’ with it’s moody bluesy soul vocal and rhythmic sub pulse. SURLY: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP JUKE BOUNCE WERK: FACEBOOK |...

Talking Points with Isaac Aesili

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C (thanks to NZ On Air Music) Date: August 2015 Guest reviewer: Isaac Aesili Featured release: VARIOUS ARTISTS ‘Conglomerates’ Link: https://soundcloud.com/wonderfulnoise/va-conglomerate-wncd010teaser Featured track #1: JULIEN DYNE ‘Maddingos’ Featured track #2: ISAAC AESILI ‘Space Migration’ Featured track #3: LORD ECHO ft. MARA TK ‘Parting...

Talking Points with Mark ‘Slave’ Williams

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C (thanks to NZ On Air Music) Date: August 2015 Guest reviewer: Mark ‘Slave’ Williams Featured release: UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA ‘Multi-Love’ Link: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/album/multi-love/id962057741 Featured track #1: MULTI-LOVE Featured track #2: CAN’T KEEP CHECKING MY PHONE Featured track #3: WORLD IS CROWDED Mr...

Talking Points with Tom Scott

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C (thanks to NZ On Air Music) Date: August 2015 Guest reviewer: Tom Scott Featured release: ENO x DIRTY ‘Easter Eggs & Good Sportsmanship’ Link: https://enoxdirty.bandcamp.com/ Featured track #1: MARSHAWN LYNCH Featured track #2: HOW MY DAY GOES ft....

KAMA ‘Chapter 2: Otherside’

Not much is known about Kama other than he is based in Auckland and takes care of both vocal & production duties on ‘Chapter 2: Otherside’. Watch this space. TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD – Turn It Up is a feature on Base FM where we showcase a new track from Aotearoa every...

YAYNÉ ‘Cocoon’

After spending the last few years gifting her beautiful voice to tracks by local artists such as Raiza Biza, Rizvan, Melodownz, Tom Scott and Kamandi; Yayné is finally releasing her own EP. Much of Simple Pleasure was made while hibernating in Taranaki, and some of that soulful, shut away...

TROY SAMUELA ‘Can I’

Darker Than Wax are an electronic music label based from the island of Singapore, breaking all bounds and grounds progressing the music scene in their city and influencing globally. They have been tirelessly pushing for diversity in music, proving that categories in music are totally irrelevant and through...

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....