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Event: A Tribe Called Red, Tiki Taane, Ria Hall (24th March)

As part of the Auckland Arts Festival Canadian DJ collective, A Tribe Called Red will be playing down at the Festival Playground alongside Tiki Taane and Ria Hall. A Tribe Called Red is making an impact on the global electronic scene with a truly unique sound. Producing a...

Event: Villette & Raiza Biza at Yot Club Raglan (23 March)

Base FM in association with Madcap present Villette & Raiza Biza at The Yot Club Support from Ian Beatmaster Wright Friday 23 March Earlybird tickets available now from $10 +b.f from www.eventbrite.co.nz VILLETTE https://twitter.com/villettedasha https://www.facebook.com/iamvillette https://www.instagram.com/villettedasha Villette is a one-woman band. Not only does she sing, she’s also a...

RYAN HENDRIKS ‘Sirens (feat. CLEOPHUS)’

This week’s local eye video is an official prequel short film to ‘OLD ZEALAND’ the debut album from Ryan Hendriks, a founding member of Auckland’s Grown Room collective. The film acts as a music video for the fourth track from the LP ‘Sirens’ feat. Cleophus. The film is directed by Ryan...

Event: Base FM presents Homebase (22 March)

  An all-star female lineup: Live: Silva MC DJs: Janiac & Laura Lush Silva MC has been making waves for a minute both here in New Zealand and overseas.  Silva has solidified herself as the Queen of New Zealand’s roots and dancehall scene and shows excellence in her...

JESS B ‘Ride Out (feat. MELODOWNZ)’

Sony Music New Zealand is proud to partner with Auckland-based rapper JessB for the release of her highly anticipated debut EP Bloom. The EP features a number of collaborations, with features from Melodownz, Rubi Du and Phodiso, while renowned producer P-Money has a hand in producing, mixing and engineering...

VILLETTE ‘Mind (acoustic)’

This week’s local eyes video of the week is Villette‘s acoustic version of  “Mind”. Written and performed by Villette with guitar by Rhys Levi. After the release of her debut mixtape ‘Drip Crimson‘ in December 2017 Villette, the producer and singer looks to start the year off in style...

Event: VILLETTE at Leigh Sawmill (17 March)

Base FM in association with Madcap present Villette at Leigh Sawmill Support from Rizván, Dylan C & friends Saturday 17 March Earlybird tickets available now from $10 +b.f from www.eventbrite.co.nz VILLETTE https://twitter.com/villettedasha https://www.facebook.com/iamvillette https://www.instagram.com/villettedasha Villette is a one-woman band. Not only does she sing, she’s also a producer,...

JORDAN RAKEI ‘Eye To Eye (DAN KYE remix)’

Riding the waves of support and plaudits for his sophomore album Wallflower (Ninja Tune), Jordan Rakei is looking forward to a busy and fruitful 2018. His latest single ‘Eye To Eye’ includes a soul-infused dancefloor edit produced under his Dan Kye alias (Rhythm Section). Jordan Rakei is a New Zealand...

JESS B ‘Take It Down (feat. RUBI DU)’

This week’s local eyes is the brand new single from Auckland rapper JessB. ‘Take It Down’ is produced by P-Money and features Rubi Du aka Silva MC. JessB topped off her release by rocking it at Auckland City Limits last weekend. Her debut, E.P ‘Bloom‘ will drop March 16th,...

BaseFM at Splore 2018

As a proud media partner of Splore Festival, we were able to interview some great artists backstage last weekend. Here’s a taster featuring: Black Milk, Imagine This, TOO MANY ZOOZ, Barry Ashworth from the Dub Pistols, Omar Lye-Fook and Mark de Clive-Lowe INTERVIEWS BY IAN BEATMASTER WRIGHT FILMED...

BROMELAIN / MANZANZA ‘Nocturnes (Dub mix)’

‘Noctures’ is the collaboration between producer Bromelain (Nick Hyder) and African musician Sam Manzanza (father of Myele Manzanza). The release features 3 alternate mixes of the same tune, all with their own distinct flavour: the club friendly ‘Tech Mix’, the livelier percussive ‘Afrobeat mix’, and the deeper Rhythm...

Event: HOUSE SHOES (Ponsonby Social Club / Ante Social)

Thursday 8 March: DJ Set at Ponsonby Social Club (9pm-3am)         Friday 9th March: Street Corner Music Q+A at Ante Social (6pm-8pm) Free Entry Detroit hip-hop producer and DJ House Shoes returns to Aotearoa for two Shows. Firstly for a DJ set at Ponsonby Social club on Thursday 8th March and...

YOKO-ZUNA feat. SWIDT ‘Day Job’

This week’s local eyes video of the week is Yoko-Zuna – Day Job (feat. SWIDT). Check out this amazing animation produced by A Makers Initiative Production with artwork by Lyle Hawthorne and amination by Owen Watts additional effects by Swap Gomez. The track itself is produced by Jamal Muavae...

WILTON ‘Looks Like Sin’

Wilton is an electronic music producer and DJ based in Christchurch, and also the host of ‘The Get Down’ on RDU 98.5FM. Wilton‘s Debut EP Andromeda is the culmination of 3 years of toiling in the studio. Countless hours have gone into a plethora of projects, and the result is this...

Event: 10 Years Of Sustainable Coastlines (25th March)

Corona Sunsets Presents: 10 Years of Sustainable Coastlines with The Black Seeds & L.A.B. Sunday March 25 – Mantells on the Water, Auckland Limited tickets available 9am Friday February 23 from Eventfinda For more info – www.corona.co.nz/sunsets Tickets are from www.eventfinda.co.nz sustainablecoastlines.org Since its creation 10 years ago, Sustainable Coastlines has had a simple mission: to...

Auckland Arts Festival 2018

Spanning theatre, dance, music, comedy and visual arts, get ready for a non-stop showcase of New Zealand and international acts at Auckland Arts Festival 2018. With a festival programme ranging from the most gloriously classical to the very edge of contemporary, plus the many free, family-friendly and community-orientated...

RIA HALL ‘Black Light (feat. MARA TK)’

Ria Hall will be opening the main stage at Splore this Friday 6.30-7.30pm, so this week’s Local Eyes video is ‘Black Light’ (feat. Mara TK) With the release of her debut self-titled EP, Ria Hall became a blazing new female presence on the NZ music scene. Winning multiple awards...

Portland Live Sessions: JESS B

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. In this episode of The Portland Live Sessions series, Dylan C talks to Jess B about upcoming music and her musical influences. Plus she performs live her song ‘Set It Off’. The Portland Live...

Hikuwai Sounds Festival 2018

HIKUWAI SOUNDS FESTIVAL 2018 FEATURING P-MONEY, SWIDT, L.A.B., & MORE Friday 2 March 2018 Hikuwai Plaza, AUT City Campus, 55 Wellesley St E, Auckland AUT’s Student Association (AUTSA) is stoked to present Hikuwai Sounds, Auckland’s newest addition to its summer festival calendar. This one-night event will feature a...