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UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA ‘Multi Love’

The threads of our past never unravel, they hover like invisible webs, occasionally glistening due to a sly angle of the sun. On ‘Multi–Love’, Unknown Mortal Orchestra frontman and multi-instrumentalist Ruban Nielson reflects on relationships: airy, humid longing, loss, the geometry of desire that occurs when three people align. Where Nielson addressed...

Open Arts Day @ Corban Estate Arts Centre | Saturday 28th March

Welcome to our Neighbourhood Open Arts Day at Corban Estate Art Centre Saturday 28 March 2015, 10am – 4pm ceac.org.nz | FACEBOOK | TWITTER Whether you’re a lover of local music, an arts fan, or just wanting to make the most of that end of summer vibe, Open Arts...

EVENT: Phoenix Fest 2015 | Saturday 21st March

Phoenix Fest returns in 2015 to finish off the summer festival season in style. It all began in 2007 when the folks from Phoenix Organic Drinks slipped quietly into an inner city Auckland park with a few thousand friends and a couple of bands by the name of...

EVENT: Sundaise Festival (6-8 March)

Come join us at SUNDAISE Festival, March 6th-8th, tucked away in the hidden native bush Valley of Dickey Flat, just before the town of Waihi. SUNDAISE Festival is for Everybody! SUNDAISE | 6th – 8th March www.sundaise.co.nz FACEBOOK PAGE | FACEBOOK EVENT The Main Stage features musical performances from: Trinity...

EVENT: Conch Sessions with Rodney P (UK)

Grindin’ & Base FM presents: THE CONCH SESSIONS Tuesday 24th Feb. Feat: Q+A session with Rodney P (London Posse / The Riddim Killa / @Tru Thoughts) straight outta the UK. The event is FREE and will run from 6 till 8pm so be in early to claim your...

The Conch Sessions with Max Glazer

BaseFM and Grindin Presents the Max Glazer Interview. Reggae DJ and entrepreneur, Max Glazer talks to Pauly Who about global scenes, embracing digital tech and expensive hobbies. The interview was conducted during Max Glazers first trip to our shores where he rocked the Raggamuffin festival as well as...

JELLPHONIC ‘Jell-O-Phone’

Jello-O-Phone first appeared as an audio stream a while back via the audience.co.nz, yet disappeared shortly after… Fast forward to 2015, and Modern Man Records have just released ‘Jello-O-Phone EP’ which features the title track alongside 4 other sexy synth numbers. “Don’t just think about Jellphonic tonight, pick up...

SPLORE 2015 NZ Music Mix

The last few weeks we’ve heard from a lot of music from artists who are appearing at Splore 2015. Mr Scruff, Kid Koala, Roy Ayers and Tinashe all get regular spins by various Base FM DJs and are some of the more well know international artists who we’ll...

INTRODUCING: The Pimps Spirit

Vodka has a history that goes back many a century in time. The Russians, the Polish, either one. It marks a grand old history. Something that has remained untouched for centuries. Aotearoa Intelligence which makes “The Pimps Spirit”, wanted to create a drink that captures the history and essence...

ESTERE ‘Patchwork Soldier (GRAYSON GILMOUR remix)’

Estère along with her trusty companion Lola (MPC) will re-release her debut album digitally on the 6th March with 2 exclusive remixes by Grayson Gilmour & Paddy Fred. Her self-titled seven track album, which was initially released as a free download via bandcamp, amassed her 4000 downloads within the first month of release and led to her signing with French tastemaker...

EVENT: Music At Matua 2015, Saturday 28th Feb

Music At Matua 2015 Saturday 28th February Featuring: Fly My Pretties, The Nudge and Estère General Admission tickets $80+BF Return Bus tickets $17.50 www.loop.co.nz After two successful years of bringing you the best in contemporary kiwi music with the likes of The Phoenix Foundation, TrinityRoots and Lawrence Arabia,...

WAYVEE ‘Floating’

Wayvee is an Auckland-based producer who has been making waves the last 18+months. Reaching an international audience via Darker Than Wax label out of Singapore and Eighth Supply out of the UK, Wayvee’s beats also has a growing catalogue of remixes and productions on his soundcloud page. Base...

The Conch Sessions with House Shoes

BaseFM and Grindin presents the HOUSE SHOES Q+A session. Filmed & recorded on Sunday 14th December, 2014 at Conch Records in Ponsonby, Auckland. Off the back of his 2nd Australasian tour for the year, Michael Buchanan aka House Shoes speaks to Base FM’s Dylan C about his vinyl digging, his twitter persona, ‘The Gift’...

EVENT: Ruapuke Roots Garden Festival, 13th – 15th Februay 2015

Ruapuke Roots Garden Festival 13th – 15th Februay 2015 Ruapuke, Raglan. www.ruapukerootsgarden.org Introducing the Ruapuke Roots Garden Festival! NZ’s first International Reggae Sound System Festival is set in the beautiful lush coastal lands of Ruapuke, south of Raglan, and features a huge lineup of local and international sound,...