Tree ‘Afio Ane Loa’

This week’s Local Eye’s is a beautifully shot short film and the music video for Tree ‘Afio Ane Loa’. This Samoan language track is a dedication to all Pacific women. The video begins with a poem speaking to the strength of Pacific women, written by Quincy Filiga and...

BOSHO + HOODY TIME ‘TRUTH’

Live-looping multi-instrumentalist Bosho joins forces with rapper/lyricist Hoody Time on this incendiary track demanding “TRUTH” from our world leaders. Bosho’s guitar-driven instrumental featuring catchy loops and an aggressive solo sets the perfect mood for Hoody Time’s provocative lyrics. “TRUTH” brings the spotlight to Flint, Michigan’s water crisis, the...

Swiss ‘Tellme’ feat. Lion Rezz

This week’s local eyes is Swiss ‘Tellme’ featuring Lion Rezz. The track is a soul reggae love song taken from his Brand New release Swiss’ 2.0 EP. The video is directed by BroCamFilms and was shot in Auckland including the Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq Newmarket. “Tellme feat. Lion Rezz” is...

SOLA ROSA ‘For The Mighty Dollar’ feat. Kevin Mark Trail

This week’s local Eye’s is the second release from Sola Rosa‘s forthcoming LP ‘Chasing the Sun’. Hot on the heels of the soulful June release, Searching for Love, Sola Rosa follows up with the socially-conscious single For The Mighty Dollar, a collaboration with UK singer, songwriter, producer and musical chameleon, Kevin Mark Trail. The...

SWIDT ‘WHO R U’

The most electrifying rap group in entertainment, SWIDT have returned with a mighty new single and music video, ‘WHO R U’. The colossal new cut harnesses the exhilarating energy of each member into a ferocious fireball of comeback passion, as they return on their first new track of...

Kevin Posey X Mazbou Q ‘Your Shine’

This week’s Local Eyes video is the new track from US-born singer-songwriter and producer Kevin Posey and Aotearoa-based hip-hop artist Mazbou Q. ‘Your Shine’ is an empowering anthem from Kevin’s upcoming album BREATHE, which is out on June 19. ‘Your Shine’ also features New Zealand artists Kirsten on vocals...

Chika ‘Give It to Dem Bad’

This week’s Local Eye’s video is Chika ‘Give It to Dem Bad’ which is taken from her first EP. The project is a unique blend of Rnb and Afrobeat and will be released in July. The project reflects the space of mind the singer was in before she...

WATCH Island Base Samoa documentary Pt.1

In March 2019 the Base FM crew went from little New Zealand to even smaller Samoa to launch Island Base FM. What started as a crazy idea ended up a reality in just 3 months! Our very own sister station Island Base Samoa was created from the ground up,...

WATCH Island Base Samoa Documentary Pt. 2

Part 2 of the Island Base documentary, the crew are back in Samoa and this time with Australian soul/R&B artists DTP – Downtoplease. Continuing our mission to re-connect the sounds of the South Pacific. This trip is about re-connecting DTP with their homeland, school visits and finding new...

Raw Collective ‘Just Desserts’ (feat. Simloco)

This week’s Local Eyes video is also one of our Breaking artist tunes of the month. Celebrating teamwork, loyalty, hurdles and the great friends made through music, genre-blending band Raw Collective releases a new feel-good single ‘Just Desserts’ featuring Simloco. Smooth with heavy distinctive grooves, ‘Just Desserts’ is the first single from the...

Hans. ‘Empties’

Auckland’s Hans. has shared his latest A-side and B-side style double single “Empties” and “Borders”, following the release of his February EP, Tango Hue. The latest from the Korean-Kiwi rapper and musician are both delicate, melodic offerings, following the lush landscape of his expanding vocal range on Tango...

Rush Wepiha & Beau Monga Base HQ Live #26

On the latest Base HQ Live, Rush Wepiha and Beau Monga came into the studio on Friday Drive to premiere his latest single ‘Meal Ticket’. This is Rush’s third single and captures the urgency behind the message he lives by. ‘Tinorangatiratanga. Kotahitanga. Manaakitanga.’ Follow Rush Wepiha: Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud   Follow Beau Monga: Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud

Marley Sola ‘Lift Your Head High’

This week’s Local Eyes video is the brand new video from Christchurch musician Marley Sola, ‘Lift Your Head High’. Marley started his musical career in 2013 as a member of X-Factor finalists Moorhouse. He’s spent the last few years establishing himself as a solo artist, embracing independence and...

Fly My Pretties ‘Heavy Weather’

This week’s Local Eyes video of the week is the first reggae heavy single from Fly My Pretties written by Barnaby Weir. Originally only a live act, The Studio Recordings Part Two is more of the fruits of the first studio sessions in their 15 year history. Recorded over 12...

Scizzorhands ‘Need A Friend’ feat. Kevin Posey

This week’s Local Eyes video of the week is  Scizzorhands ‘Need A Friend’ Featuring Kevin Posey. A Song about life and its struggles. Only one week prior to the New Zealand lockdown for Covid-19, Scizzorhands and Kevin Posey met with videographer Jack Whelan to record some footage for an...

Kings ‘Floating’

New Zealand born producer, rapper, singer, songwriter, and now director, KINGS doesn’t let a little thing like lockdown stop him from being creative. The music video for ‘Floating‘ filmed During COVID-19 level 3 lockdown period in NEW ZEALAND and was all shot within guidelines of LEVEL 3. Follow...

ARIA ‘Awake With You’

This week’s Local eyes video is the debut single from solo artist ARIA who has employed another, like-minded, fearless creator – acclaimed actress Morgana O’Reilly (Housebound, Silo Theatre, Edinburgh & New York Fringe Festivals) to produce a raw and powerfully defenceless filmic capture of the story behind the...

Church & AP – ‘Hello Hello’

Taken from their debut album Teeth, brilliant teen rappers Church & AP share a brand new video for their  single ‘Hello Hello’. Produced by Dera Meelan and features 17-year-old vocalist Neko. “This song just further defines who we are as artists. Young and confident. It’s a simple premise that helps prepare our...