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Ladi6 "The Liberation Of…"

Base favourites & family of friends… LADI6 “The Liberation Of…” is the 2nd album from NZs leading lady of soulful rhymes. Recorded while Ladi6 & Parks were based in Berlin earlier this year, the album is a definite musical step forward. Production duties and shared between Parks and...

BASSCAMP "After The Rain"

Two years after the release of their critically-acclaimed debut album, Christchurch based Basscamp Soundsystem are back with a follow-up that pushes their multi-dimensional soundscape even further into the stratosphere. With a rich, global mix of reggae, hip-hop, and Pacific Soul, After The Rain is a bold reflection of...

The Black Seeds – Specials

After the success of their platinum-selling studio album Solid Ground, the Specials takes songs from their latest album and mashes them up into different styles and genres – from funk to dubstep to acoustic to electronic and back again. Not strictly a remix album, the Specials features a...

Ninja Tune XX : Vol 1 & 2

VARIOUS ARTISTS – NINJA TUNE XX VOL.1 & VOL.2 Twenty years is a long time for anything, but for an independent record label it’s eons. Twenty years ago two young DJ/producers, Jon More and Matt Black, collectively known as Coldcut, made Ninja Tune. So yes, we are going to make a fuss....

JOHN LEGEND & THE ROOTS “Wake Up"

Musical powerhouses John Legend & The Roots present Wake Up!, eleven profoundly evocative songs pulled from the soulful music of the 60’s and 70’s all with an underlying theme of awareness, engagement and consciousness. The album is highlighted with familiar tracks like “Little Ghetto Boy” by Donny Hathaway...

Loop Select 009 – KONO 2

Loop translated to Maori can mean Kono: “To weave the handle of a basket to carry”. We are proud to present another basket full to the megabyte max of conscious content. Music, short films, motion graphics, music videos and live concerts. A fresh crop of musical talent coupled...

Truth "Puppets"

Truth "Puppets"

Truth, undoubtedly New Zealand’s greatest Dubstep export, release their debut album ‘Puppets’ through Australian label Aquatic Lab. ‘Puppets’ follows two 12″ releases on Aquatic Lab, ‘Terror Planet’/‘Disappear’ and ‘Revelation’/‘Lost At Sea’. Truth is Andre Ferndandez, Tristan Roake and Julian Van Uden. Hailing from Christchurch NZ, one of the...

FRESHLY CUT

Tuesday 8-10pm with Grassmouth Six years ago while wandering the stagnant streams of West Auckland, a group of youths made an extraordinary discovery. What at first glance may have seemed to be a common variety duck, was in fact a champion amongst the species. This duck had a...

Various Assets : Red Bull Music Academy 2010

The audio yearbook for this year’s Academy edition is finally here: Various Assets – Not For Sale: Red Bull Music Academy London 2010 boasts 41 exclusive collaborations by participants and lecturers from more than 30 countries This compilation represents the thirteenth edition of the Red Bull Music Academy,...

SOLA ROSA "Get It Together – The Remixes

SOLA ROSA "Get It Together – The Remixes

After the success of their gold selling album Get It Together in 2009, Sola Rosa are pleased to announce the release of ‘Get It Together – The Remixes’. The album has been over a year in the making and features remixes by international and local producers such as TM...

UPPER HUTT POSSE : Tohe

UPPER HUTT POSSE : Tohe

TOHE is a ten song Dubstep/Drum&Bass album from Aotearoa Rap pioneers Upper Hutt Posse. Produced by Kia Kaha Productions with financial assistance from Te Mangai Paho, distributed nationally by Rhythmethod and available for digital download via Itunes. Music sequencing by Te Kupu, Kiki Marama & MC Wiya with...

KODE 9 : Dj Kicks

Becoming a figurehead of UK dance music hasn’t been a quick process, and Kode9‘s single-mindedness has contributed in some way to his notoriety, but it’s simply his tireless work as a record label boss and A&R that has marked him out as one of the most powerful ears within...

FRIDAY DRIVE

FRIDAY DRIVE

Friday 4pm – 6pm with LEWIS TENNANT Now charged with officially kick starting the weekend (like Daylight Saving it keeps getting longer due to popular demand), join Lewis Tennant for Friday Drive. Nobody will notice the Chilly Bin under your desk. Originally from Wellington, Lewis Tennant has been...

THE FAUX SHOW

Friday 10am – Midday with MILO B The Faux Show is all about kicking back on your Friday morning and mentally preparing yourself for the weekend. Expect to here a full array of fresh & classic HipHop, Beats, Soul and head-nodding goodness. Milo BOriginally hailing from the deep south...

Smashey & Nicey

Saturday 4pm – 6pm with CoopaBlu & Average White DJ The Smashey & Nicey show tracks the slow, and at times entertaining demise of a functioning alcoholic and his patient, long-suffering and vastly nicer friend.  With a combined 87 years of DJing experience between them, the stories and...

Shows/DJs

Shows/DJs

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY 7am – 10am BASE BREAKFAST (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday) – Chip Matthews & Dylan CIN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD – (Thursday, 100% NZ Music Show) – Chip Matthews & Dylan C SATURDAY MORNING JOINTS Al & Bain FRY BREAD RADIO Mark Yela &...

BREAKING LOGISTICS

BREAKING LOGISTICS

Sunday 8-10pm with ISSA The prospect of Breaking the Logistics of music is what Issa aspires to do.  Having attended a wide range of gigs and festivals from a young age (‘Prana’ at the dawn of the century is one to remember), his love for all styles of...

Sunday Sounds

Sundays 12-2pm with OSCAR, SAM & ARRAN OSCARLong time listener, first time DJ. Oscar’s Sunday Sounds is a show kicking off with accoustic and electric, no money, no women blues. Things usually pick up in the tempo stakes but the vein remains the same. Ranging from early ‘rhythm and blues’...