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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...

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: Like us, you’ve probably spent the day scouring the internet for tributes to Prince or that...

Taite Prize 2016 Goes To Silicon for ‘Personal Computer’

The annual Taite Music Award, in honour of Dylan Taite, was held last night at Galatos. The grand prize of $10,000 and free studio time went to Silicon, aka Kody Nielson, for his album ‘Personal Computer’. Nielson was up against some of New Zealand’s most respected artists, including...

EVENT: Loop Sessions – Bailey Wiley & A Girl Named Mo (23rd April)

This Saturday 23rd of April, Loop Sessions – Live At Lot23 will showcase two of the freshest artists who are putting their own stamp on the neo-soul sound – Bailey Wiley and A Girl Named Mo. Bailey Wiley will celebrate the release of her much anticipated ‘Still On My...

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...

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:   We promised you we’d bring you more info on Record Store Day and our...

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...

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...

The Base Guide to Everything

Welcome to our new 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:   It’s getting colder but the new SWIDT video for No More Parties in Onehunga has...

EVENT: Jam On Toast – Grey Lynn (Sun 10th Apr)

Jam On Toast is an annual family event held every  year at the Grey Lynn Community Centre. This year the vent will be held on Sunday 10th of April 9.30am-1pm and will feature a great range of food and drinks, a Toi Ora art exhibit, live graffiti demo, lots of games for...

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 ...

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...

A Tribute Called Quest

Yesterday the news that Malik Isaac Taylor, better known to us all as A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg, was dead sent shock waves around the world. Immediately, people did that thing they do when they’re dealing with the loss of someone great, and started sharing their favourite...

EVENT: Redbull Sound Select Auckland (1st April)

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Mo Kolours (UK) Esther Stephens & The Means, Groeni, and Lapis. Curated by Young Gifted & Broke Friday 1st April, 9pm Bacco Room, 53 Nelson St, Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE For one night only half-English producer, singer and percussionistMo...

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...