ESTÈRE ‘Control Freak’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video is Estère – Control Freak. This track is taken from her mini-album My Design. The Wellington-based producer and performing artist brings it home to the streets of central Wellington in a music video directed by Paascalino Schaller and featuring kiwi actresses Johanna Cosgrove and Esther...

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...

KIMBRA ‘Everybody Knows’

Kimbra releases her first single ‘Everybody Knows’ from her forthcoming album Primal Heart. Primal Heart, due out next year, will feature Childish Gambino, David Longstreth, and Skrillex. Kimbra: TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | FACEBOOK Turn It Up is a feature on Base FM where we showcase a new track from Aotearoa every week. Tune in weekdays...

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...

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...

Portland Live Sessions: MELODOWNZ

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. Straight outa Avondale, Auckland, Melodownz features in the fifth edition of The Portland Live Sessions. Hot of the release of his latest EP ‘Avontales’ Melodownz sat down with Base FM’s Dylan C for a...

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: –...

Adittional Base Frequency 106.7 FM

We have a new frequency on 106.7 FM with extra coverage throughout Kingsland, Sandringham & Balmoral. Our original frequency on 107.3 will still be in operation but you can now get Base FM for longer as you drive west, while your at home or work. We’re still in...