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EVENT: Ladi 6 Alpha Sessions @ Las Vegas Club

  The single BEFFY and the accompanying visuals made by longtime collaborator Parallel Teeth usher in an all new project for Ladi, Parks, Julien Dyne, and Brandon Haru, the four musicians collectively known as Ladi6, it’s the sound of a band focused on feel over thought. “This time...

Thinking about getting a new pet?

  If you’ve been thinking of adding a new member to the family, now could be the perfect time. Auckland SPCA are offering 50 dogs and puppies for adoption at half the normal price. Puppies under six months old are $142.50, dogs up to seven years old are $132.50 and...

ENO X DIRTY ‘What’

It doesn’t get any more local than this weeks ‘LOCAL EYES‘, ENO x DIRTY with their first music video for the track ‘What‘. The video was directed by Eddy Fifield and filmed around in Base FM’s own hood, Grey Lynn, Auckland where the duo channel a format reminiscent of...

KING KAPISI ft. TEREMOANA ‘Storm’

We don’t understand how this track has slipped under the radar on soundcloud, but it’s one of the catchiest tunes from King Kapisi and partner Teremoana Rapley in a long time. The message is brilliantly executed, the vocal melodies stick in your head and Iron Will‘s beat harks back to...

Talking Points with Callum August (Dirty Records / Delete Media)

  TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date:  May 2016 Guest reviewer: Callum August (Dirty Records / Delete Media) Featured release: THE DOQUMENT ‘509’ Link: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/album/509/id1100165647 Featured track #1: DRIVE THRU Featured track #2: WE ON (Part 2) Featured track #3:...

TRINITY ROOTS ‘This Road’

Staying in tune with the Matariki events happening around the country this week, this weeks LOCAL EYES is Trinity Roots with their video for ‘This Road’, visually expressing the beauty of Maori art and Legend. The video was created by a team of both talented artists and professionals including Producer...

Limited Edition: 10 years of Base T-Shirts

Ever wanted to get yourself a limited edition Base Tee? We have dug through the boxes and have some on offer. These tees were specially designed to celebrate 10 years of Base FM! With your choice of Black or White colour, and the army green or rasta coloured...

Talking Points with Murry Sweetpants

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: July 2016 Guest reviewer: Murry Sweetpants Featured release: CHAOS IN THE CBD ‘Midnight In Peckham’ Link: https://wearerhythmsection.bandcamp.c… Featured track #1: MIDNIGHT IN PECKHAM ft. Isaac Aesili Featured track #2: LUXURY MOTIVATION Featured...

EVENT: Matariki On The Waterfront

MATARIKI ON THE WATERFRONT 2016 Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter July 15, 16, 17 FACEBOOK | silopark.co.nz Matariki on the Waterfront is coming back to Silo Park for another sublime celebration of tikanga Māori. As the beautiful Matariki constellation takes up residence in the sky above, Silo Park will...

EVENT: Weird Night Out: Weird Together & Friends (8th July)

‘A Weird Night Out’ Weird Together, Leonard Charles Presents: Basement Donuts, Coldwater, Aroha, Azbo, Pippin RBMA Radio’s Logg Cabin Zone with MC Slave & Guests Friday 8th July Mahatma Gandhi Centre, 145 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland 7PM – 12AM R18 – Fully Licensed BUY TICKETS Continuing the success of last years incredible sell-out reopening...

INF ‘Know Us’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video is INF with ‘Know Us’. The video was directed and edited by Jordan Cherrington and shot in Onehunga at INF’s local dairy as well as his old High School with the rest of the ‘Stoneyhunga’ SWIDT crew featuring in the background. The track was produced by...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: First of all, we’d like to send out love to Ladi, Tyra, Bonnie and everyone else...

EVENT: Red Bull Thre3style – The Ultimate Live DJ Battle

Auckland is about to see a whole other level of scratching, when the Red Bull Thre3style World Championship Tour hits Neck of the Woods on June 30 for our local competition, showcasing our most premium local DJ talent, live! Seven of NZ’s top DJs will battle each other...

LADI6 ‘Beffy’

This Weeks LOCAL EYES video is Ladi6 with her latest single ‘Beffy’ produced in collaboration with Parks and B. Haru. The video features animation by Robert Wallace from Parallel Teeth ‘Beffy’ is the first single of a new project to be released later this year by Ladi6 and the...

LADI 6 ‘Beffy’

With their new single ‘Beffy’, Ladi6 reframe the 90s/early 2000s neo-soul and hip-hop sound their early music was built on inside a krautrock inspired electronic frame. Concise, colourful and heartfelt, it’s the sound of a band focused on feel over thought. “This time around we wanted to get...