Talking Points with Abraham Kunin (5th Sept 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 5th September 2020 Guest reviewer: Abraham Kunin Featured release: Breakin Wreckwordz vol.1 Released: 2004 Featured track #1: Usual Suspects – Profile Featured track #2: Quest Feat. Tyna & Cyphanetik –...

7 September 2020 – Native Tongues

On this weeks Native Tongues, we put the spotlight on some new artists and play some new releases from Base favourites Gibbeethevisionary, Xeno Ra, Uts, Diaz Grimm and more… First up are the Woolyboyz with their brand new single ‘Get Down’. The Woolyboyz are two brothers Jayrad and Benji who...

Talking Points with Will McClean (20th August 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 20th August 2020 Guest reviewer: Will McClean Featured release: Simloco – …Something to do with Jupiter Released: 2018 Featured track #1: In There Somewhere Featured track #2: Probably… Featured track...

31 August 2020 – Native Tongues

On this weeks Native Tongues, we check out some brand new albums and mixtapes from artists JARNA, Diggy Dupé, JessB, Louis Ross and more… Kicking off the show is conscious and indigenous Hip Hop artist Rush Wepia, with the track ‘Greatness’ featuring DJ Spell off his mixtape ‘IndiGenius’...

Breaking Artists (September 2020)

‘Breaking Artists’ on Base is a monthly feature where we pick 3 local artists and showcase 3 new tracks we think you should know. All ‘Breaking Artists’ tracks are fresh and featured for the entire month so we can push their music far and wide. This month’s picks!…...

24 August 2020 – Guest interview with Valere

Native Tongues – 24 August 2020 | On this weeks show!…. We get to know Hamilton based singer, songwriter and producer Valere whose style is a unique blend of electronica and R&B. She treats us to a beautiful live acoustic version of ‘make believe’ and we chat about what’s pencilled...

Talking Points with Flowz of the FOOTSOULJAHS (27th July 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 27th July 2020 Guest reviewer: Flowz from FOOTSOULJAHS Featured release: Upper Hutt Posse ‘Against the Flow’ Released: 1989 Featured track #1: Basketball Featured track #2: Against The Flow Featured track #3:...

Breaking Artists (August 2020)

‘Breaking Artists’ on Base is a monthly feature where we pick 3 local artists and showcase 3 new tracks we think you should know. All ‘Breaking Artists’ tracks are fresh and featured for the entire month so we can push their music far and wide. This month’s picks!…...

Talking Points – Disciple Pati (8th July 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 8th July 2020 Guest reviewer: Disciple Pati Featured release: King Kapisi – Savage Thoughts Released: 2000 Featured track #1: Reverse Resistance Featured track #2: Screems from da Old Plantation Featured...

Breaking Artists (July 2020)

  ‘Breaking Artists’ on Base is a monthly feature where we pick 3 local artists and showcase 3 new tracks we think you should know. All ‘Breaking Artists’ tracks are fresh and featured for the entire month so we can push their music far and wide. This month’s...

Talking Points – Noah Slee (26th June 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 26th June 2020 Guest reviewer: Noah Slee Featured release: Sorceress – Dose Released: 2012 Featured track #1: Teacups Featured track #2: Treat The Feel Featured track #3: Te Kano Sorceress...

Talking Points – Luke W (15th May 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 15th May 2020 Guest reviewer: Luke W Featured release: Third3ye – On3ness Released: 2014 Featured track #1: Black Tea Featured track #2: 3ye Spy Featured track #3: Levitate Third3ye represents a...

Breaking Artists (June 2020)

‘Breaking Artists’ on Base is a monthly feature where we pick 3 local artists and showcase 3 new tracks we think you should know. All ‘Breaking Artists’ tracks are fresh and featured for the entire month so we can push their music far and wide. This months picks!…...

Talking Points – Swiss (14th May 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 14th May 2020 Guest reviewer: Swiss Featured release: Poetik – Hamofied Released: 2019 Featured track #1: For My City Featured track #2: Hamofied Funk Featured track #3: Tonight ft. Swiss...

Breaking Artists (May 2020)

Breaking Artists is a new monthly feature showcasing three local artists brand new tunes. CHURCH & AP – War Outside New Zealand hip-hop duo front runners Church & AP have returned with their second post ‘TEETH’ album release, ‘War Outside’. RUBY – ‘La De DA’ This is Melbourne based...

Talking Points – Leighton Fairlie (20th April 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 20th April 2020 Guest reviewer: Leighton Fairlie Featured release: Salmonella Dub – ‘One Drop East’ Released: 2004 Featured track #1: Slide Featured track #2: Nu Steppa Featured track #3: Longtime...

Talking Points – Sojourn (3rd April 2020)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 3rd April 2020 Guest reviewer: Tony & James from Sojourn Featured release: L.A.B. III Released: 2019 Featured track #1: Personify Featured track #2: In The Air Featured track #3: For...

Breaking Artists (April 2020)

Breaking Artists is a new monthly feature showcasing three local artists brand new tunes. SAM V – Ain’t Slowin Down (REMIX) Sam V’s latest ‘Ain’t Slowin Down’ is produced by the award-winning, EDY on the Beat and features Lion Rezz &  Juwan. This funky 2000’s hip hop/R&B joint will have you...

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,...

Breaking Artists (February 2020)

Breaking Artists is a new monthly feature showcasing three local artists brand new tunes.  bKIDD x JARNA – Can’t Take This Is the latest offering from everyone former milkman B.kidd and newcomer Jarna and  produced by EDYonthebeat     JORDAN GAVET – Away Self-proclaimed new girl, RnB singer Jordan Gavet...