EVENT: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

The shady greenfields and urban cityscapes of Albert Park precinct will again play host to next year’s event on another unforgettable Auckland Anniversary Day (29 January). Along with the already announced Anderson.Paak and Mac DeMarco and a killer line-up packed with the best new and established live acts...

EVENT : SENTIENT – POP UP SHOW by Anna Leyland

Sentient is a pop-up show by Ann Leyland. This exhibition will be running as part of Auckland Art Week at Ponsonby Central from Monday 9th October til 15th October. “My paintings represent a moment in time in my journey as an artist; an expression of a thought/emotion/conversation and offer an...

VNZMA 2017 Finalist Announcement

Hip hop crew SWIDT lead 2017 VNZMA finalists Live performances by SWIDT, Lorde, TEEKS, Theia and Devilskin Auckland rap crew SWIDT leads the pack with six finalist nods for the 2017 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards which will be held at the Spark Arena on 16 November. The...

EVENT: Splore 2018 Line-Up Announcement

Fix up look sharp! Leading UK MC and Mercury Prize winner, Dizzee Rascal, will headline Splore Festival next February. Following the recent release of his sixth album, Raskit, Dizzee Rascal will make a long overdue return to New Zealand after a five-year absence. He will be re-asserting his legacy...

EVENT: The Labratta Netana Music & Art Festival

  The Labratta Netana Music & Art Festival 27th November – 9th December 2017 The Labratta Netana Art & Music Festival is coming to Leigh in November; artists and musicians, alongside locals young and old, will be creating and promoting the integration of arts, culture, and music in...

EVENT: THE ORIGINAL WAILERS Exclusive Auckland Show

Reggae Royalty, Jamaica’s THE ORIGINAL WAILERS featuring Al Anderson return to NZ this December for one exclusive show at the Powerstation. The Original Wailers will be performing the iconic BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS album‘LEGEND’ in Full, plus a special encore of Greatest Hits. Al Anderson has played with Bob Marley & The Wailers, The Wailers Band, Peter Tosh, Black...

Queen Street Tattoo Parlour

Queen Street Tattoo Parlour is a brand new shop located at 22/396 Queen Street, easily found by swinging around the corner of Mayoral Drive and Queen Street. Owned and operated by tattooist Fabian, who started working in his friend’s shop in Chile as a teenager, then moved on to working...

EVENT: Kingsland Flavours @ Kingsland Village, New North Road

Kingsland Business Association presents Kingsland Flavours. An evening of tasty beats and treats in the hood. Kingsland businesses will be setting up shop on the street from 6 til 8 pm, with entertainment, tasting plates from over a dozen cafes, restaurants, and bars, plus the ‘The Kingsland Project’ open-air photography...

Local Music Recap (Friday 18th August 2017)

Every week we’re featuring fresh NZ talent and unfortunately, a lot gets buried under the noise of social media. We’ve decided to give you bring it all together here for you. 1. NATIVE TONGUES This week’s featured local releases: – Kruff Kurtis has dropped a batch of beats...

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 internationalsHiatus Coyote from Melbourne and Norman Jay MBE from London. This is...

EVENT: Island Throwdown Rarotonga (2nd August)

Base FM Sessions on 88 FM Rarotonga on the airwaves and now LIVE in session Base FM is proud to announce we are now broadcasting weekly Base FM highlights on 88 FM in Rarotonga, with over 4 hours of Base FM every Friday and Saturday evening. To celebrate this exciting partnership, Base...

EVENT: Atua Wahine // Amber Hahipene

Atua Wāhine // Amber Hahipene GALLERY TWO Studio One Toi Tu, 1 Ponsonby Road Opening Night: 21st June 5pm-7pm Melbourne based artist, Amber Hahipene (Ngati Awa) interprets her cultural heritage through the use of acrylic, resin, pen, ink and aerosol. Inspired by Matariki and The Seven Sisters, this...

EVENT: Madcap Madness @ St Kevins Arcade

Saturday 1st July Whammy, Backroom & Wine Cellar St Kevins Arcade, Karangahape Rd From 9pm – 4am Tickets from: undertheradar.co.nz Over 21 NZ artists across three stages all throughout St Kevins Arcade, an intimate indoor event that promises to bring you a complete community experience. Drawing together local...

EVENT: Kowtow Auckland Workroom Sale

Kowtow Auckland Workroom Sale Saturday 10th June, 9am-4pm Sunday 11th June, 10am-4pm Flying Fish Studios, 230 Ponsonby Road Wellington based ethical and sustainable clothing label Kowtow are bringing their famous workroom sale to Auckland. Head down to Flying Fish Studio, 230 Ponsonby Road, this Saturday and Sunday, for samples and end...

EVENT: Groovadelica Club Night ‘Stevie Wonder Special’

Groovadelica Club Night ‘Stevie Wonder Special’ featuring: The Groovadelica Orchestra, DJ’s Jason Eli, Selecta Sam & Scizzorhands Saturday 24th June 10pm – Late Neck of the Woods $20 – $25 Standard Tickets $15 Students Get your tickets HERE The Groovadelica club night is back! With the LIVE 7...

Base FM Sessions on 88FM Rarotonga

We have teamed up with G-Dub and the crew at 88FM to bring our shows from Auckland to Raro.  88 FM will be broadcasting selected Base shows every weekend, so tell your island friends to tune in to 88 FM or remember for your next holiday! Broadcasting times: –...

COVER STORY #2: FULL ALBUM – ONLINE NOW!

Cover Story Part 1 was a Vinyl Exhibition by Base FM DJ’s. Featuring 75 record sleeves submitted by the DJs at Base FM. The concept was to choose one record from your personal collection and tell us what that record means to you. Base FM Presents Cover Story 2...

Cover Story 2 Exhibition: NZ Records That Shaped Our Dance Floors

Exhibition Runs 22nd April – 13th May Studio One Toi Tū, Room 10, 1 Ponsonby Road, Grey Lynn Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-4pm Cover Story Part 1 was held at Studio One Toi Tū  (formerly Art Station on Ponsonby Rd) and was a Vinyl Exhibition...