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NAME UL ‘Nice Guys Finish Thirst’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is NAME UL with the video for his latest single ‘Nice Guys Finish Thirst’ produced by C-Sick. The video was shot in Los Angeles, California, USA and features the acting talents of Trent Burbage & Corsica Wilson. Be sure to check out NAME UL live...

About the Station

Base FM – 100% DJ’s Choice Base FM is a collective of DJs who began broadcasting in May 2004 straight outta Ponsonby/Grey Lynn, aiming to bring underground music to the community. No commercial bullshit hustle, no fake machismo muscle. The show schedule reads like a who’s who of...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: If you’re here on our site reading this, you probably feel in some way that community...

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...

DIAZ GRIMM ‘Isis ft. MATT BIDOIS’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is DIAZ GRIMM with his track ‘Isis’ also featuring Matt Bidois. ‘Isis’ is the third instalment of a four part music video series that began with ‘Light The Flame’ which also featured Junior Voyage and followed up shortly after with ‘Quarterbacks’ featuring Lukan...

INTRODUCING: Tito from Rebel Soul Records

We talked to Tito Tafa of Auckland’s sweet new record joint, Rebel Soul Records about whats in store, his taste in music and how he got into the record game. Rebel Soul sits in the heart of Auckland’s music culture in Samoa House Arcade at 283 Karangahape Rd. Let’s start from...

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...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: A big welcome to the newest member of the Base fam,  Rebel Soul Records now bringing you the...

EVENT: Redbull Sound Select: Young Gifted & Broke (18th June)

Red Bull Sound Select curated by Young, Gifted & Broke OPENSOULS Eno x Dirty – Raiza Biza – Team Dynamite – Third3ye Saturday 18th June 5pm – 2pm KINGS ARMS TAVERN $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE On Saturday the 18th of June, Young, Gifted & Broke (YGB), and...

20 Essential NZ Releases

Throughout the Month of May, Base FM will be digging into the local music archives to present 20 essential NZ releases that we feel reflect the sound of Base FM. Spanning the last 20+ years, we’ve focused on releases which continue to play a part in the sound...

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...

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...

The Base Guide To Everything

Featured image on front page from artist Annie Bengard @annieblondiebengard Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: Pacific Heights are releasing a new album...

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...

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,...

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...

Northern Bass Release 15/16 Highlights Reel

And they couldn’t have timed it better. This visual reminder of our favourite way to spend New Years has come along just as the shitty weather sets in. Snuggle next to the fire, press play and let this truly epic highlight reel transport you to sunnier times. If...