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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...

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...

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...

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...

EVENT: Red Bull Sound Select Auckland (Fri 26 Feb)

  Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Andras Fox (AUS), HIGH HØØPS, Spycc, Hugo Jay, & Manuel Darquart Curated by A Label Called Success. Friday 26th February Cassette Nine, 9 Vulcan St Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE If it feels good, go with it. This...

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...

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....

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...

SPLORE Line Up Update

UPDATED ARTIST LINE UP There have been some changes to the line up as a couple of acts have unfortunately had to pull out. This from Splore: “Due to the late cancellation of Live Industry’s inaugural Secret Valley Festivals in Melbourne and Sydney the Brand New Heavies, Luke...