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Breakage: The Promise EP

Breakage follows his critically acclaimed album ‘Foundation’ & crossover hit ‘Fighting Fire’ with his latest offering ‘The Promise EP’. Progressive in nature, with a nod to both the Balearic Island & the basements of inner-city London, this four-tracker is a taster of what is to come as Boyle...

Jstar: Northern Bass 2012 (mix)

Jstar returns for another NZ summer and will be playing a number of shows & festivals while he’s here. After the big roots & reggae show coming up in Auckland (21st December 2012) here’s a taster of what’s to come from Jstar at Northern Bass. On 30th December he will...

Harbour City Electric: Without A Sound (Album)

Recorded between February-July 2010, the debut album from Harbour City Electric “Without A Sound” is finally released on !2th September 2012. Dropping a track a week since the beginning of August, the Base FM tune of the week “Seek & Destroy” is a soulful gem with a heavy...

David Dallas: Buffalo Man (EP)

David Dallas is back with a new 6-track EP inspired by, sampled and interpolated from the catalogue of Jamiroquai, and it’s available for free download now. The Buffalo Man EP is the culmination of an idea David Dallas started floating around three years ago. With Jamiroquai both an influential artist for...

The Nextmen vs Joe Dukie: Blow Wind Blow (EP)

Acclaimed genre-popping producers Brad Baloo & Dom Search from The Nextmen joined forces with arguably one of the world’s best Soul vocalists, Fat Freddy’s Drop frontman Dallas Tamaira – AKA Joe Dukie – in the Summer of 2003 to flesh out & record an idea hatched by Christopher...

48 Hours with The Side Steps Quintet (EP)

“48 Hours with The Side Steps Quintet” is a 6 track EP featuring production duo Si Res & Dandruff Dicky, alongside Hone Be Good, Tonga Vaea & Tyra Hammond. Recorded, mixed, mastered & released in just 5 day. Grab it while it’s hot! Released 12 October 2012 Dandruff Dicky: Sax, Production Si...

Raiza Biza: Dream Something (Album)

Hamilton-based emcee Raiza Biza drops his debut full length album, featuring dope production from some of NZs finest beatmakers including Crime Heat, S.F.T., SoulChef, Si-Res and Jay Knight. Dream Something also features special guests Esther Stephens, Amanda Djo, Genocide & Kitty Kutz. A limited edition physical CD is...

Bizarre Tribe: A Quest to The Pharcyde (Album)

Join Gummy Soul’s Amerigo Gazaway as he embarks on a 55 minute “Quest to The Pharcyde”. Utilizing the original Jazz, Soul and Funk recordings sampled throughout A Tribe Called Quest’s extensive catalogue, Gazaway recreates classic productions – pairing his reinterpreted instrumentals with select vocals from West Coast “golden...

Mixcloud links

Mixcloud links

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High Noon : Floating Points / Fatima / Alexander Nut

This is just a shout out to everyone who came along to this very special event put on by #Jusayin with The British Council and Base FM. Once again, the #Jusayin crew brought out some amazing acts and put together another unique High Noon event. Food, drinks and...

MALTY MEDIA ‘No Sparky’

Malty Media are Michael Upton (aka Jet Jaguar) and Stuart McDonald (aka Aquaboogie). Initially formed for a gig in Japan early in 2007, MM did a punishing stint on the after dinner cafe circuit in Wellington (2007/2008) and rocked with varying frequency (fortnightly – monthly) on the Malty...

APOLLO BROWN (Detroit) | Rakinos, Sunday 2nd Dec

Sunday afternoons just got a whole lot better! At 3pm December 2nd, Rakinos is bringing back their Sunday Sessions just in time for summer. ‘BY ALL MEANS’ Live Sundays at Rakino’s will be kicking off with extra special guest APOLLO BROWN (Detroit), The Means, Submariner and Lokey. Tickets...

Featured Base DJ – King Kapisi

This week’s Featured Base DJs is the one and only King Kapisi aka King Kaps, aka Bill Urale. He’s one of the newest DJs on the roster here but he’s by no means new to the Base fam. If you haven’t checked out the Fugg You Show yet,...

AARADHNA ‘Crying Like A Wolf’

From the brand new album “Treble & Reverb”, Aaradhna has embraced rhythm & blues, soul & doo-wop on the song “Crying Like A Wolf”. Dripping with soul and sprinkled with sass, Treble & Reverb is Aaradhna’s most definitive album yet. Channeling influences including Amy Winehouse, Ruth Brown, LaVern Baker, Otis Redding, Sam...

RADIOWAVES | Old School Vs New School

The final Radiowaves event for the year brings together a talented group of like-minded individuals who’s musical experience spans decades. Teaming up some of NZs pioneering Old School DJs, MCs & Producers alongside a selection from the New School pack who carry on this great tradition. Producer Set: Submariner |...

Featured Base DJ – Keegan

This week’s featured DJ, Keegan Fepuleai, not only hosts a great show here every Wednesday, he’s also brought over some of the best live acts we’ve seen in the past year. Banker turned bro, Keegan is at the helm of #jusayin. Responsible for creating a local platform with...

Featured Base DJ – Chip Matthews

This week’s featured DJ is responsible for making sure we all start the day off on the right foot every morning. Chip Matthews gets up before the sun every weekday morning to come into the studio and spin out a selection of soul, hiphop, reggae and general all...