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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...

OPENSOULS Retrospective with Jeremy Toy

Base FM caught up with Jeremy Toy, founder / producer / guitarist of Opensouls ahead of the bands reunion at The Kings Arms for Red Bull Sound Select. Jeremy spoke openly about how the various members of the band came together between 2001 and 2004, the recording process of both albums...

MAINZ Introduces Graduate Diploma in Business And Enterprise

MAINZ has just introduced an exciting development course designed to kick start innovative business ideas and get them off the ground. Tune into Base Breakfast around 9am every Thursday and Friday for the month of June (6 shows), for a series of short on-air discussions with Scott Bulloch, one of the...

Talking Points with Lucky Lance (Team Dynamite)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: December 2015 Guest reviewer: Lucky Lance (Team Dynamite) Featured release: SPYCC ‘Wuave Season EP’ Link: https://spyccmusic.bandcamp.com/album… Featured track #1: YKM Featured track #2: Be You Tiful Featured track #3: ØTHER LØVER...

YOKO-ZUNA ‘ ‘Yes ft. HEAVY & LARZRANDA’

Recorded at Auckland’s Red Bull Studios, Yoko-Zuna‘s second EP Luminols was released at the end of May through Loop. The 5-track EP shows a varied sound from Yoko-Zuna, and a band which have become incredibly comfortable in their own skin. Ranging from the pulsating electronic sounds of ‘Lightning Sabres’ to the brooding...

NAME UL ‘Nice Guys Finish Thirst’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is NAME UL with the video for his latest single ‘Nice Guys Finish Thirst’ produced by C-Sick. The video was shot in Los Angeles, California, USA and features the acting talents of Trent Burbage & Corsica Wilson. Be sure to check out NAME UL live...

About the Station

Base FM – 100% DJ’s Choice Base FM is a collective of DJs who began broadcasting in May 2004 straight outta Ponsonby/Grey Lynn, aiming to bring underground music to the community. No commercial bullshit hustle, no fake machismo muscle. The show schedule reads like a who’s who of...

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: If you’re here on our site reading this, you probably feel in some way that community...

Talking Points with Bailey Wiley

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: May 2016 Guest reviewer: Bailey Wiley Featured release: FREE MINDS ‘Dust & Dirt EP’ Link: https://growroomakl.bandcamp.com/albu… Featured track #1: Pōhutukawa (Intro) Featured track #2: 90%90 Featured track #3: Dontshootthemessenger Released December...

DIAZ GRIMM ‘Isis ft. MATT BIDOIS’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is DIAZ GRIMM with his track ‘Isis’ also featuring Matt Bidois. ‘Isis’ is the third instalment of a four part music video series that began with ‘Light The Flame’ which also featured Junior Voyage and followed up shortly after with ‘Quarterbacks’ featuring Lukan...

INTRODUCING: Tito from Rebel Soul Records

We talked to Tito Tafa of Auckland’s sweet new record joint, Rebel Soul Records about whats in store, his taste in music and how he got into the record game. Rebel Soul sits in the heart of Auckland’s music culture in Samoa House Arcade at 283 Karangahape Rd. Let’s start from...