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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...

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...

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: You may be starting to pick up from this feature that as a collective, the Base...

Sawmill Selaktaz Reunite On Queens Birthday

This Queens Birthday the Leigh Sawmill is giving you the perfect excuse to get out of the city with a Sawmill Selektaz Reunion. The gig’s on Sunday, with a special late license till 2am, so you can finish your long weekend up on a high. Just $10 on...

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...

EVENT: Breakbread @ Hopetoun Alpha (Sat 28th May)

Breakbread Presents: LOCAL HUMANS AND THEIR STORIES Saturday 28th May, 6pm HOPETOUN ALPHA (19 Beresford Square, Auckland Central) Tickets HERE Upstairs Balcony – $60 Main Floor – $70 Breakbread is an event celebrating the power of stories and food as a way to build community and integrate individuals into...

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...

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...

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: The Growroom family talk to Martyn Pepperell about just what’s going on up there above K’ Road. This...

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...

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...