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MERCY ‘Dreams Of Love’

‘Dreams Of Love’ is the first taste from the forthcoming album by NZ producer Mercy, who is currently based in the UK. Over the last few years Mercy has released a string of singles, collaborations & remixes, most notably via the label Deep Heads UK. 2018 will see...

SALMONELLA DUB ‘Tha Bromley East Roller’

Salmonella Dub is celebrating their 25th anniversary this summer and has recently added a bunch of classic video in HD to the YouTube channel, so this week’s LOCAL EYES video is Salmonella Dub – ‘Tha Bromley East Roller’, which was originally filmed at Kiwi Auto Spares car yard in Bromley way...

Happy New Year from Base FM

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year from Base. Although many of our usual shows are taking a summer break until 8th January, we’ve still got a great selection of exclusive mixes, pre-recorded shows, and bass filled beats. Plus if you are heading up...

RAIZA BIZA ‘Full-Time’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video is Raiza Biza ‘Full Time‘ produced by Crime Heat. Shot and edited in Amsterdam & Paris by Connor Pritchard while on tour in Europe. Raiza Biza has just completed his Homecoming Tour of NZ and will be hitting Northern Bass in December and Splore Festival...

YAYNÉ ‘IDFWU’ ft. MELODOWNZ

This week’s Local Eyes video is Yayné ‘IDFWU’ featuring Melodownz. Under the direction of Lucia Farron-Diamantis, the video’s visuals are heavily themed with the message of  women standing together. Released earlier this year on Yayné’s debut EP, Simple Pleasure, it’s an idea that resonates with the cultural moment we find...

TROY KINGI ‘Aztechknowledgey’

  Multi-talented actor and musician Troy Kingi offers up his sophomore album, Shake That Skinny Ass All The Way To Zygertron, a nod to the funkadelic-soul sounds of the seventies from which he draws inspiration, while exploring galactic sci-fi themes. The concept for this album was conceived by Troy and his...

Talking Points with SAMBORA: FAT FREDDY’s DROP ‘Based On A Short Story’

Date: November Guest reviewer: SAMBORA aka Sam Trevethick (Shapeshifter / Peacekeepers) Featured release: FAT FREDDYS DROP ‘Based On A True Story’ Released: 2005 Link to release: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/based-on-a-true-story/340180839 Featured track #1: RAY RAY Featured track #2: ROADY Featured track #3: DEL FUEGO SAMBORA is a multi instrumentalist and is responsible for the Keys, Guitar...

ESTÈRE ‘Grandmother’

This week’s Local Eyes video is Estère’s tribute to her ‘Grandmother’. This stunning video was filmed in Capetown, and co-stars legendary South African writer Sindiwe Magona. ‘Grandmother,’ is New Zealand-based beatmaker and vocalist Estère’s tribute to the mother of her father, the grandmother she never met. Estère is currently touring...

UNITONE HIFI ‘One Spirit’

‘One Spirit’ is the first, brand new track to be unleashed from Unitone HiFi since 2010’s cumbia laced remix, ‘Hang On’. Returning to the dubwise deviancy that has always been at their core ‘One Spirit’ is a strident statement of unity amidst a world that is tearing apart at the...

Live Painting: Forum, a celebration of graffiti writing

A one day live painting extravaganza featuring ten artists from around New Zealand working on Avondale’s graffiti wall. Come down to Avondale town centre and see Berst, Ceap, Erok, Freak, Gasp, Haser, Ikarus, Kelly Spencer, Kezam, and Phat1 show their skill. These artists are global leaders in the...

FRESH BASE FM T-SHIRTS NOW AVAILABLE

The ultimate Christmas gift for Baseheads is available now from Base HQ for only $40. Fresh Base Tees in black or white men’s XL, L, M & S, plus women’s cuts also available. Email: Jazz@basefm.co.nz to place your order now.

NOAH SLEE ‘Told’ The Majestic Sessions

This week’s Local Eyes video is Noah Slee – ‘Told’  The Majestic Sessions. Noah Slee brings the entire crew along in for this funky, live rendition of “Told” taken from debut album “Otherland”. Filmed at Red Bull Studios Berlin, where this New Zealand born artist now resides. Find out more about Noah...

L.A.B debut album / free summer shows

L.A.B is the latest project from Brad & Stu Kora (Kora), Joel Shadbolt and Ara Adams-Tamatea (Katchafire), their debut album showcases the incredible talent that has seen the band become a fan favourite on the New Zealand live circuit. The album consists of 12 songs which have been...

NXVA ‘4real’

2017 has been a good year for NXVA. After a one year sabbatical from releasing music, the 22 year old rapper/producer from Auckland has found a home under stage lights, performing at Ammonation’s release party, Merci Motel showcase 003 and Ourhouse music festival. The overcast skies of Auckland’s...

EVENT: Fat Freddy’s Drop, Hiatus Kaiyote & Norman Jay MBE @ Villa Maria

  This summer Fat Freddy‘s Drop will tour their high octane shows across the homeland to hand picked locations, combing vineyards and beaches to festivals and valleys culminating in a FFD curated line up at Villa Maria with internationals Hiatus Kaiyote from Melbourne and Norman Jay MBE from London. This is the...

JOSH CROZIER ‘Jesus I Was Evil’

This week’s Turn It Up tune of the week is from Josh Crozier.  ‘Jesus I Was Evil’ is a cover of the classic Darcy Clay hit from way back in 1997. The original reached number 5 in the NZ charts. Sadly Darcy Clay took his own life the following year. Josh Crozier Facebook...

EVENT: The Do-Over returns to Auckland (Sunday 10th December)

www.thedoover.net/nz17 Established in 2005 in Los Angeles, The Do-Over has grown from an intimate backyard party in Hollywood into a global phenomenon, touching down across the globe to spread its message of heavy tunes and summertime vibes. The founding crew of Chris Haycock and Jamie Strong’s pull out...

MELODOWNZ – 64 Bars Red Bull Studios

This week’s Local Eyes video is Melodownz – 64 Bars. Last week Melodownz kicked off the fourth session of Red Bull Studios’ 64 bars with David Dallas. Free from song structure, hooks, and bridges, this is carpark cypher rhyming at its most gully. The punchlines are hits to the...