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Base FM Rooftop Series

    Base FM Rooftop Series: The Launch Party  The first instalment of the series, featuring artists Raiza Biza & Villette. DJ’s Kina Cuts, SomeKindaHolic, Trendy, Israel Carter, Ill Baz & Dylan C. A massive thank you to the awesome team at Content Corp for filming and making this...

LOUIS BAKER ‘Fade’

Following on from his breathtakingly beautiful single “Rainbow”, 27-year old singer songwriter, Louis Baker shares ‘Fade’, another leaf out of his anticipated songbook of forthcoming music. The new song, co-written with Bradford Ellis and Jemma Cooke and recorded at Red Bull Studios in London, is a modern throwback to...

PADDY FRED ‘Need You feat. AHAB’

‘Need You’ is the latest musical offering from Wellington musician/producer Paddy Fred. Inspired by the West Coast beat-scene and a chance encounter with Flying Lotus and his creative cronies in their LA headquarters, Paddy Fred’s sound is full of surreal, psychedelic synth-soul vibes. “I made the guts of ‘Need...

Base FM, Madcap & Grindin’ Present: BLACK MILK

Base FM in association with Madcap and Grindin‘ Present: Black Milk (USA) Local support from: Third3ye (LIVE) With DJ’s:  Chip Matthews – Ian Beatmaster Wright – Kina Cuts – Dam G Saturday 26th November,  5pm-late KINGS ARMS TAVERN Tickets $30 from: undertheradar.co.nz Facebook Event: Black Milk (US) &...

Talking Points with Che Fu

  TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: September 2016 Guest reviewer: CHE FU Featured release: RED EYE SOCIETY (R.E.S) “Absolute Epoch” Released: May 01, 2010 Via Breakin Wreckwordz Ltd Link: https://beedub.bandcamp.com/album/absolute-epoch Featured track #1: BACK IN THE DAY Featured track #2: HUSH...

HOME BASE: Help Base find a new Space

> SUPPORT BASE FM << Sadly, the building which has been home to Base FM since 2009, has been marked for development. We have until the end of November to find a new home, build a new studio and relocate the entire station, in order to keep broadcasting...

CONCORD DAWN ‘Morning Light’

A throwback to 2004, this weeks LOCAL EYES video is Concord Dawn with ‘Morning Light’. The track won ‘Best Song’ and ‘Most Radio Play’ at the 2004 bNet awards comes from the award winning album ‘Uprising’. You can check out Concord Dawn at Impala this weekend with support...

Splore 2017 – Second Annoucement

Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point Second artist announcement: Morcheeba – Lady Leshurr – Blackalicious – Beardyman The Maharaj Trio – Sorceress – DJ Tahira Plus local support from: Eastern Bloc – Inky Waves – Chiccoreli – Tali – Cian – Jason Eli – Matt Drake  Funk Ferret – Randomplay – Gene...

Base FM Rooftop Series: Launch Party

THANK YOU to everyone who came to the launch party, it was the first of the rooftop series, so there are many good times and parties ahead of us! Same time, same place: The next Rooftop Party will be on the Sunday 20th November. Lock the date into...

COVER STORY – A vinyl exhibition by Base FM DJs

  “We hold certain pieces of vinyl in higher regard than others. Is it the first record you bought, or is it your favourite LP with the gatefold cover? Which one never leaves your bag? Which one never leaves the house? Which one took the longest to find?...

SEVA HIFI ‘Where Are You Now?’

After a 4 year absence Seva Hifi are back with this track ‘Where Are You Now?’ the opening track and taster for album #2 to be released later in 2016. Track features beatbox from guest Zubbi the Beat Wizard. With a new album of deep Pacific electronic soul...

BIC RUNGA ‘Drive’

In celebration of Bic Runga being added to the NZ Music Hall of Fame this year our LOCAL EYES this week is a throw back to 97′ with Bic’s beautiful tune ‘Drive’. Find out more about Bic Runga: WWW | SOUNDCLOUD | FACEBOOK | TWITTER Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM...

NORTHERN BASS 16/17

29, 30, 31 December 2016 Worsfold Farm, Mangawhai   “We look forward to welcoming everyone to Worsfolds’ Farm to enjoy their favourite artists, discover new ones and keep building the positive legacy of Northern Bass” Now opening 29th-31st December, Northern Bass is three days and nights of celebration, music and...

EVENT: Redbull Sound Select: GOD EMOJI

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: GOD EMOJI Young Gifted and Broke, Red Bull Sound Select and Silicon fly into the night: SILICON – Bailey Wiley – Team Dynamite – Groeni  Friday 21st October, 10pm – 3am GALATOS 17 Galatos Street, Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales RSVP HERE...

MILOUX ‘Pocket’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is courtesy of Miloux with the official video for her track ‘Pocket‘. Hauntingly beautiful jazz/soul vocals combined with diverse and interesting production with an accompanying video of Miloux wandering through caves. Check out Miloux supporting fellow NZ artist Anna Coddington Auckland Release Show  28th October, at The...

KIMBRA ‘Sweet Relief’

Grammy-Award winning pop singer Kimbra releases a brand-new song, entitled ‘Sweet Relief’. This is Kimbra’s first new song since the New Zealand-born singer and songwriter released her second album, The Golden Echo, in 2014, though she released the single ‘Goldmine’ from the album in 2015. She has featured on songs by Mew, Bilal, Electric Wire Hustle, Great Danes, SLOWOLF, Big...

RECLOOSE ‘Mana’s Bounce’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Recloose with his funky jam ‘Mana’s Bounce‘. The crazy animatic video was created by MoFresh back in 2005. The video also won Best Use of Visual Effects at the Below Ground Music Vid Fest Australia. Be sure to check out Recloose LIVE at the...

SWIDT ‘312’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Onehunga locals SWIDT with their recent jam ‘312’named after the City/Onehunga bus route. The video was directed and edited by Jordan Cherrington and the tune produced by SmokeyGotBeatz. SWIDT is made up of New Zealand Hip Hop artists SPYCC, INF, SMOKEYGOTBEATZ, BOOMER, JAMAL & AZA...