DIGGY DUPÉ ‘Keke Boy’

This Week’s Local Eyes is from Diggy Dupé. The rapper has come a long way from teenage days of making music with his cousin ReddxRozaay, using the most basic of tools that included a Motorola phone and Singstar microphone. Only months ago, he was a finalist for Best Hip...

WOMAD 2020

The Base crew headed down to New Plymouth for what might have been the last big gathering for a while, our favourite World of Music and Dance festival WOMAD New Zealand, for 3 exciting days of music and culture. One of our Base DJs, Wendy Douglas spoke to...

Base FM continues!

Base FM HQ in terms of the office & studio will be closed during lockdown however the ‘lights’ will still be on. We will be broadcasting the Breakfast show LIVE from Ian Beatmaster’s isolation station (a.k.a his house) and our trusty team of amazing Base DJ’s will be...

Breaking Artists (March 2020)

Breaking Artists is a new monthly feature showcasing three local artists brand new tunes. SWISS – Homebound Swiss returns with a song about heartache and longing. The track is accompanied by a video directed by Mohamad F. Mustapha of QUESTion.     VILLETTE – Bye After a brief hiatus,...

Base FM HQ Live #25 | bKIDD

In our latest BASE HQ Live video bKIDD performs his latest single ‘Can’t Take This’ featuring JARNA. ‘Can’t Take This’ is a personal reminder about not letting a negative environment or negative people take away my peace and joy.” – bKIDD. bKIDD’s first single for 2020 features up and coming singer JARNA with EDY on the...

Base FM HQ Live #22 | Jah Red Lion

Jah Red Lion came into Base HQ for a chat and a live performance of his first single of the year ‘Wicked Affi Run Weh’ produced by Tiopira McDowell/High Stakes. Dedicated to the next generation and inspired by the social movement happening back in Chile. Nico ‘Jah Red Lion’...

Base FM on your telly!

Go back in time and watch some of our favourite Base-produced features such as the Portland Live Sessions, Base HQ Live, Boat Parties and backstage antics on your TV. Grab the remote and switch to channel 200 on your Freeview box at 3pm and 9pm daily to get...

Talking Points – Tunes of I (30th Jan 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 30th January 2020 Guest reviewer: Tunes Of I Featured release: Trinity Roots ‘Home, Land and Sea’ Released: 2004 Featured track #1: Home, Land and Sea Featured track #2: Way I Feel...

Grey Lynn Park Festival 2019 Highlights

We did it! After being involved with the Grey Lynn Park Festival for many years, we finally had the privilege to host the entire main stage this year. As usual, we had our second Base stage going all day and that too pulled in some serious crowds. The...

Base FM’s 15th Birthday at Anthology Lounge

From humbled beginnings as a small local FM station, broadcasting from a tiny closet and out into Ponsonby & Grey Lynn only. We certainly have grown up a bit! Oct 11, 2019 we threw a party at Anthology Lounge on K Rd and had our Base DJ’s Native Bush...

Base FM Newsletter

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BASE FM APP NOW AVAILABLE!

You can now listen to Base FM anytime anywhere, nationwide or even worldwide. You’ll never need to miss your favorite Base shows with our new app available to download now for iPhone and Android devices via the App Store and Google Play. Have no data worries as you...