SILICON ‘God Emoji’

Up this week for our LOCAL EYES video is a throwback from May 2015, SILICON aka Kody Neilson with this eerie clip for the tune ‘God Emoji’, released on the Weird World Label. The video was made by the team at Auckland production company ‘Robbers Dog’ and directed by Sam Peacocke. Find out more...

SPYCC ‘Ain’t A Phase’ ft. David Dallas

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is SPYCC with ‘Ain’t A Phase’ also featuring the lyrical flows of David Dallas. The song was produced by SmokeyGotBeatz and the video directed and edited by Jordan Cherrington. Make sure you check out SPYCC in suppoprt of  Flamingosis, LVJ, Hugo Jay,...

TEAM DYNAMITE ft. LAUGHTON KORA ‘Marvin’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Team Dynamite with their new jam ‘Marvin’ also featuring Laughton Kora on the vocals, additional instrumentation by Frank Keys of Yoko Zuna and synth programing by Dandruff Dicky. The video was made by the very talented folks at Imaginary Friends...

NAME UL x KVKA ‘Hydrate’

For this weeks ‘LOCAL EYES’ Wellington local Name UL teams up with Hamilton resident KVKA to bring you this boom-bap influenced number ‘Hydrate’ directed by David Argue and produced by fellow capital dweller DENZ1. Find out more about Name UL BANDCAMP | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | YOUTUBE | SOUNDCLOUD Find out...

GROENI ‘Hinde’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Wellington based GROENI with their jam ‘Hinde’. The video was filmed by Alexander Green, Viru Helaratne and Joel Fear who also directed and edited the clip. GROENI is Al, James, and Mike which was originally a solo project by Alexander Green who...

LUKAN RAI$EY ‘Sides’

This weeks LOCAL EYES music video of the week is Lukan Raisey with his jam ‘Sides.  The vid was shot by Soko Lapez & edited by Jaxciin Films. If you haven’t seen Lukan Raisey LIVE yet be sure to head down to Neck of the Woods on Thursday...

SWIDT ‘No More Parties In Stoneyhunga’

This week’s LOCAL EYS video is SWIDT their jam ‘No More Parties In Stoneyhunga’. The vid was filmed on location in Southern Auckland suburb Onehunga and was directed by New Zealand graffiti legend, Askew One. SWIDT is made up of New Zealand Hip Hop artists SPYCC, INF, SMOKEYGOTBEATZ, BOOMER, JAMAL & AZA Find out more...

ESTHER STEPHENS & THE MEANS ‘French Kiss’

This Weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Esther Stephens & The Means with thier jam ‘French Kiss‘. The video was directed, Edited & Produced by Reuben Stephens with Georgia Schofield as director of photography. Be sure to check out Esther Stephens & The Means at Young Gifted and Broke’s...

NAME UL ‘Only Sixteen’ (Prod. Race Banyon)

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is NAME UL with his jam ‘Only Sixteen’, produced by the one and only Race Banyon. The video was directed & edited by Jamie Lawrence of the production company 8. Find out more about Name UL OFFICIAL | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP | FACEBOOK...

TOURETTES ‘No Losers @ WINZ’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is TOURETTES (aka. Dominic Hoey) with his track ‘No Losers @ Winz‘. The track speaks to the irony of reliance of our social services many Kiwis have to deal with day to day. Be sure to check out the Surrounded By Ghosts...

DLT and CHE FU ‘Chains’

This weeks LOCAL EYES vid of the week is a throw back from 96′ – DLT and Che Fu with ‘Chains’. The track is from the albums ‘The True School‘ by DLT as well as ‘2b S.Pacific‘ by Che Fu and reached #1 on the NZ music charts as well...

LOUIE KNUXX ‘You Got It’ ft. Conor (Fortunes)

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Louie Knuxx with his jam ‘You Got It’ also featuring Conor (Fortunes) and produced by Max Throw. The vid was produced by Anne-Maree Shelton and directed by Natalie Nalesnyik. Be sure to check Louie Knuxx live at the release party for his latest musical offering ‘Tiny...

SPYCC ‘Bad Habit’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Spycc with his video ‘Bad Habit’ produced by One Island Films and directed by Danny Aumua. Make sure you check out Spycc at the next Redbull Sound Select happening down at Cassette Nine this Friday also Andras Fox (AUS), HIGH HØØPS, Hugo Jay & Manuel Darquart. Find...

BADCROP ‘Shatterproof’

Our LOCAL EYES video of the week is Badcrop with their track ‘Shatterproof’ which uses footage from Archive New Zealand put together by Eo. Find out more about Badcrop FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | YOUTUBE | BANDCAMP Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand...

PIATAO THE SUPERVILLAIN & JAY KNIGHT ‘Proud’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Piataõ The Supervillain & Jay Knight (who also made the video) with their track ‘Proud‘ which also features Bailey Wiley on the vocal track. Be sure to check out Piatao at Galatos in Auckland this week at his Apollo or Die on Ices Ep Release party which also...

HOME BREW ‘listen to us’

In the lead up to arguably the most controversial trade deal New Zealand has been involved in, the TPPA, our LOCAL EYES music video of the week is Home Brew with their track ‘Listen to Us’. The Track was produced by Haz Beats and features raps by Tom Scott...

THIRD3EYE ‘Believers’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Third3ye with their jam ‘Believers’, directed by Sam Tattersfield. Be sure to check these guys out LIVE this week at UTOPIA with Third3ye, Eno x Dirty, Badcrop, Bailey Wiley and ILL BAZ at The Kings Arms or at TPPA FREE ZONE: Peoples...

TRINITY ROOTS ‘El Kaptain’

In anticipation of their back to back live shows happening at Leigh Sawmill this weekend, our LOCAL EYES video of the week is Trinity Roots with ‘El Kaptain’ from their most recent release ‘Citizen’. The video was directed, filmed + edited by The Renegade Peach Project. Unfortunately the...