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TIKI TAANE ‘Tangaroa’

Waitangi day seems like the perfect day to look back at a classic track by Tiki Taane. ‘Tangaroa’ or God of the Sea is a personal story told in this short film edited by Tim Budgen The track includes tribal elements including a haka performed by Taane’s father....

YOKO-ZUNA feat. SWIDT ‘Day Job’

Yoko-Zuna return with the release of latest single ‘Day Job’. Featuring vocals from long-time collaborators SWIDT, the single showcases another side to the eclectic Yoko-Zuna sound. Created by both Yoko-Zuna and SWIDT, the track features the trademark confident vocals from Spycc & INF, sitting perfectly alongside the unique...

MOODS feat. HIGH HØØPS ‘Comfortable’

‘Comfortable’ sees Moods (Netherlands) team up with the talented New Zealand based vocalist/producer HIGH HØØPS as he continues releasing on Kraak & Smaak’s growing Boogie Angst label. And the track is a super silky neo-soul slow ride through Moods collection of tasteful synth chops accompanied by the light as...

BAYNK ‘Come Home’

As Kiwi chemical engineering graduate turned music producer Baynk will be performing at this year’s St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, this week’s LOCAL EYES video is Baynk ‘Come Home’ Produced & Directed by Marketa and Magdalena from Czech Vibes and shot on location in Paris. Come Home stars dancer Kristian Mensa (Mr....

SCAPEGOAT MERCY ‘Crryon’

Sometimes it’s the music which tries to keep a low profile, that leaves the biggest impression. Such is the case with the 2 tracks from Scapegoat Mercy ‘Distance EP’. ‘sang/rapped some songs about my struggles with long distance emotions..’ – Scapegoat Mercy The son of a jazz guitarist,...

Shipwrecked Open Air Music & Arts Festival

Shipwrecked Festival is a boutique music and arts festival brought to you with love by The Greatest Show on Earth. Nestled between three lakes in an idyllic landscape not far from the hum of Auckland, the Shipwrecked Festival site at Te Arai has been lovingly curated over the...

MIDNIGHT RIDERS ‘Bobby was a Gangster’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video is Naram and Midnight Riders track “Bobby was a Gangster”. The track was released by Red Robin records a small label out of Te Mata New Zealand just north of Ragland. And produced by co-founder Naram with the video directed by Romain Sherkan...

Kowtow Auckland Sale Pop-Up

Kowtow Auckland Sale Pop-Up For a whole month, the clothing label Kowtow is popping up in Auckland! Come by and shop with up to 50% off the full Pace Forward collection. Open from January 17th and running until February 10th at 6B Kent Street, Newmarket. Opening Hours: Monday-Friday...

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...

Talking Points: CONNAN MOCKASIN ‘Forever Dolphin Love’ with ESTÈRE

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2017 Guest reviewer: ESTÈRE  Featured release: CONNAN MOCKASIN ‘Forever Dolphin Love’ Released: 2014 https://connanmockasin.bandcamp.com/album/forever-dolphin-love Featured track #1: IT’S CHOADE MY DEAR Featured track #2: FAKING JAZZ TOGETHER Featured track #3:...

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...

Base FM is now broadcasting on 107.3FM in Leigh & Omaha

Base FM is now broadcasting on 107.3FM in Leigh & Omaha If you are heading up to the Leigh Sawmill Cafe for the weekend or just on a beach mission up north, Base FM is now broadcasting in 107.3FM on Leigh & Omaha. Plus don’t forget the NEW Base FM...

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...