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Portland Live Sessions: LOUIS BAKER

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. Kicking off the Portland Live Sessions we have Louis Baker, a talented soulful singer and songwriter from Wellington. Louis shares with us this exclusive acoustic live version of his new single ‘Gave It All Away’....

PITCH BLACK ‘It’s The Future Knocking’

The release of the fourth single “It’s The Future Knocking” from Pitch Black’s latest album Filtered Senses comes just before they play their final shows in New Zealand. After a slew of summer festivals that saw the electronic duo return home to tour their 5th studio album Filtered Senses,...

PACIFIC HEIGHTS ‘Realms’ ft. Deanne Krieg

This weeks LOCAL EYES video is Pacific Heights with his track ‘Realms’ also featuring Deanne Krieg on vocals. The track comes from his release ‘The Stillness’ which featured multiple musical collaborations and won best electronic album at the New Zealand Music Awards. Find out more about Pacific Heights: www | soundcloud...

Talking Points: SILICON ‘Personal Computer’ with PARKS

   TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: February 2017 Guest reviewer: Parks (Ladi 6) Featured release: SILICON ‘Personal Computer’ Released: 2015 http://godemoji.com/ Featured track #1: CELLPHONE Featured track #2: I CAN SEE PARADISE Featured track #3: DOPE SILICON...

WOMAD NZ 2017

WOMAD New Zealand, 2017 Friday 17 – 19 March Brooklands Park, New Plymouth Grab your WOMAD tickets HERE WOMAD 2017 sees the festival celebrate its 13th anniversary in the stunning 55-acre Brooklands Park and TSB Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth. Over the years, WOMAD NZ, has rightfully gained a reputation...

PITCH BLACK ‘Lost in Translation’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is NZ Dub Electronica duo, Pitch Black with their jam ‘Lost in Translation’ form 2005’s ‘Ape To Angel’ LP. Be sure to check these music pioneers out as they grace the Main Stage at Splore Festival this weekend. Find out more about Pitch Black...

YAYNÉ ‘IDFWU (feat. MELODOWNZ)’

A Neo-Soul singer, Yayné has the ability to blend classic smooth vocal styles with future flows and scats, using clever lyrics to keep the listener connected to what matters the most; the music. Her debut EP ‘Simple Pleasure’ plays on the two sides of pleasure; that which we...

EVENT: Stro Elliot @ Neck of the Woods

NOTW, Def, Base FM, Grindin’ & Melodics Presents: Stro Elliot (USA) With local support from: Hudge, Dylan C, Lo Key & Haz Beats (LIVE) Thursday 2nd March, 9pm-2am Neck of the Woods, 155b Karangahape Road Auckland $10 on the door Stro Elliot doesn’t just make beats – he...

Splore Festival 2017: Set Times

Splore Festival 2017 is set to be a huge event, with the set times released today, you can start planning your Splore days now!  Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point Grab your tickets here: http://www.splore.net Full line up:  Fat Freddys Drop – Morcheeba – Lady...

Talking Points: YOKO-ZUNA ‘Luminols’ with LAUGHTON KORA

      TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Laughton Kora Featured release: YOKO-ZUNA “Luminols” Released: 2016 https://yoko-zuna.bandcamp.com/album/… Featured track #1: ORCHARD ST feat. Tom Scott Featured track #2: YES feat. Heavy &...

Volume Museum Sessions: Estère

Volume Museum Sessions: Estère ‘Reptilian Journey’ Performed in the Auckland Museum’s Castle Gallery, surrounded by a collection of rare and unusual musical instruments. It’s a fitting setting for a song with lyrics focused on longevity and survival – the Castle Gallery is home to centuries-old instruments from around the...

Sundaise Festival 2017

Sundaise Festival brings people together in celebration of music, art and sustainability. With a huge selection of New Zealands finest artists and performers alongside the beautiful Waiwheta River, Waihi. Sundaise Festival 2017 10-12 March Dickey Flat Campsite, Waihi THE LINE UP The Nudge – Pitch Black – Otautahi...

NOAH SLEE ‘Rampant Wild Free’

Our LOCAL EYES this week is Noah Slee with his video for ‘Rampant Wild Free’ from his latest EP ‘TYIH&CYFAF’. Creative Direction & Production for the video was done by Sam Templeton and Tala Who. Find out more about Noah Slee: WWW | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | YOUTUBE Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM...

CORNERSTONE ROOTS “Home”

Our LOCAL EYES Video this week is a throwback with NZ roots/reggae legends, Cornerstone Roots and their jam ‘Home’ which appeared on 2007’s Free Yourself LP. Find out more about Cornerstone Roots: WWW | FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing...