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...

MELODOWNZ ‘Fine’

This week’s Local Eye’s is the follow up to Melodownz explosive last single, ‘No Mercy’ featuring Denzel Curry. Melodwnz’s latest single ‘Fine’ is accompanied by his first official music video of the new decade. Arriving just in time to see out the Summer, ‘Fine’ is a cruisy poolside...

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...

Tree ‘In My Life’

This week’s Local Eyes is from South-Auckland raised songwriter songstress Tree. ‘In My Life’ is a very personal love letter to her partner singer-songwriter and producer Swiss. Raised in the church her whole life, performing and singing become second nature to Katerina better known by her artist name, Tree....

FAT FREDDY’S DROP ‘OneFourteen’

This week’s Local Eyes is the latest visual offering from Fat Freddy’s Drop. Throw your hands in the air, ‘OneFourteen’ music video pays homage to the tune evolving on stages around the world with. The video features footage from shows at Black Barn Vineyards, Western Springs and Avalon...

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...

MAZBOU Q ‘To The Gates’

This week’s Local Eyes is a cinematic visual from Mazbou Q for his track ‘To The Gates’. Formerly known as Unchained XL, this UK-born, Tāmaki Makaurau based Nigerian Kiwi rapper reveals a vulnerable side with a soulful, R&B influenced self-produced track taken from his forthcoming EP. His unique musical background...

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’...

KRISPY & THE POOCH (FT. ZOE ANGELINA) ‘ROLLIN’

This week’s Local Eyes is a throwback from Krispy & The Pooch feat. Zoe Angelina called ‘Rollin’. A blend of soothing neo-soul grooves, bone-rattling gutter funk and ear-worming electro, Krispy & The Pooch have crafted a sound uniquely their own. Directed and Edited by Alexander Brand Producer:Andreea Dragos...