A Tribute Called Quest

Yesterday the news that Malik Isaac Taylor, better known to us all as A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg, was dead sent shock waves around the world. Immediately, people did that thing they do when they’re dealing with the loss of someone great, and started sharing their favourite...

EVENT: Redbull Sound Select Auckland (1st April)

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Mo Kolours (UK) Esther Stephens & The Means, Groeni, and Lapis. Curated by Young Gifted & Broke Friday 1st April, 9pm Bacco Room, 53 Nelson St, Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE For one night only half-English producer, singer and percussionistMo...

EVENT: Red Bull Sound Select Auckland (Fri 26 Feb)

  Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Andras Fox (AUS), HIGH HØØPS, Spycc, Hugo Jay, & Manuel Darquart Curated by A Label Called Success. Friday 26th February Cassette Nine, 9 Vulcan St Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE If it feels good, go with it. This...

SPLORE Line Up Update

UPDATED ARTIST LINE UP There have been some changes to the line up as a couple of acts have unfortunately had to pull out. This from Splore: “Due to the late cancellation of Live Industry’s inaugural Secret Valley Festivals in Melbourne and Sydney the Brand New Heavies, Luke...

TPPA – Opposition events around NZ

Up here at BaseFM we are doing our part to raise awareness about the TPPA a dodgy undemocratic “trade” deal that could have dire consequences for many New Zealanders. Over the next two weeks there will be a number of events related to the TPPA dedicated to educating the public...

EVENT: Conch Sessions ft. Guilty Simpson (Wednesday 27th January)

BASE FM x GRINDIN x WHAMMY presents THE CONCH SESSIONS Q+A session with GUILTY SIMPSON – hosted by Dylan C Wednesday 27th January | 6pm – 7pm | FREE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Be sure to come down to Conch Records this Wednesday for a bit of insight into Detroit MC Guilty...

EVENT: Conch Sessions ft. DJ Krush (Wednesday 20th January)

BASE FM & MUCHO AROHA MUSIC presents CONCH SESSIONS Q+A session with DJ KRUSH – hosted by Dylan C Wednesday 20th January | 6pm – 7pm | FREE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Japanese producer and Hip Hop pioneer DJ Krush has just released his first album in 11 years with features...

EVENT: Trinity Roots Live at Leigh Sawmill with Louis Baker

Classic New Zealand favorites Trinity Roots will be playing 2 live shows this month at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday 24th of January. The trio will perform the ingredients that musically embody the very essence of our home, land and sea through their homely...

LOCAL EYES 2015 HIGHLIGHTS

LOCAL EYES is a weekly BaseFM segment which weekly showcases a local artists music video. Looking back on this years videos there has been a multitude of great work from the musicians themselves as well as all of the artists involved in making these videos happen. This has been...

EVENT: BaseFM All Day Xmas Party (Sunday 20th December)

OK Base Heads…Its that time of year when the festive vibes are spreading and good will rules. The BaseFm All Day Xmas Party will be no exception! We’re kicking off at 2pm on Sunday and as many of the BaseFM DJ’s that can make it along will be...

Northern Bass timetable

> click on image to enlarge < NORTHERN BASS 29.30.31 December 2015 – Worsfold Farm, Mangawhai www.northernbass.co.nz FACEBOOK | TWITTER | FB event page

Brand New Heavies and Luke Vibert to play Splore 2016

SPLORE 19-21 February 2016 Tapapakanga Regional Park Splore Tickets on sale now www.splore.net London-based acid jazz innovators and expert purveyors of funky grooves and soulful harmonies, The Brand New Heavies, have been added to Splore’s 2016 line up. After UK hits “Dream Come True” and “Stay This Way”, the...

THE OTHER CRATE RECORD FAIR

BaseFM is proud to sponser ‘THE OTHER CRATE RECORD FAIR’ happening at Ginger Minx this Saturday from 12pm. The fair will be host to a range of local vendors & diggers with a range of musical styles available and prices starting at just $2. Their will also be...

EVENT: THE DO-OVER 2015 Set to Rock Mantells Dec 5th

Celebrating their 10th anniversary this year ‘THE DO-OVER’ is back once again to rock the house at Mantells on the Water on the 5th of December. The pop up party brought to you by Redbull Music Academy and Serato, has featured a range of epic line-ups in the...

EVENT: Conch Sessions ft. ODDISEE (Thursday 3rd December)

BASE FM presents CONCH SESSIONS Q+A session with ODDISEE – hosted by Dylan C Thursday 3rd December | 5.30pm – 7.30pm | FREE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE MADCAP presents ODDISEE @ Neck of the Woods support: Estère | Dam-G Friday 28th November | 9pm | Tickets $30.00 +BF FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Following the announcement...