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EVENT: Splore – Sold Out!

General release Splore 2019 tickets have SOLD OUT! If you missed out on a ticket sign up to a waiting list here. No promises but Splore are anticipating a small number of cancellations at the end of January when Lay By’s expire and you will get first dibs. You can...

LA COCO ‘Waiting’

This week’s Local Eyes is from Vodafone Pacific Music Awards and Waiata Maori Music Awards nominee La Coco. La Coco’s latest banger Waiting which is accompanied by a bewitching official video by RockSolidVisualz Waiting is taken from her third EP, Out Of Time, is due for release mid-2019. Follow La Coco: FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD| SPOTIFY |...

TALKING POINTS: Urban Pacifika ‘Pioneers of a Pacifikan Frontier’ with Feleti Pua (January 2019)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2019 Guest reviewer: Feleti Pua (9-5ers) Featured release: Urban Pacifika – Pioneers of a Pacifikan Frontier Released: 1999 https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/urban-pacifika-pioneers-of-a-pacifikan-frontier/848596523 Featured track #1: Dei Hamo – International Whirl Rocker Featured...

Base FM in Piha, Muriwai and Bethells

Starting off the year right, we are thrilled to announce an additional Base FM frequency out west, catering to our beautiful west coast communities that are Piha, Muriwai & Bethells. Formerly known as Black Sands Radio, this is now the new home of Base FM. You can tune...

Base FM Summer Highlights 2018 (Part 1)

Base FM kicked off the summer holidays with the Docktop Sessions in sunny Paihia. Providing sounds were Base DJ’s Wendy Douglas, VULC as well as DJ CK from the UK. We had two surprise performances from ‘Simple One’ (Germany) and VULC who both blew us away with their...

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Base FM Summer Highlights 2019 (Part 2)

The beginning of our NYE celebrations started at Northern Bass in Mangawhai. Once again there was no shortage of talented local and international artists on each of the 3 stages. The weather was perfect, big ups to Gareth, Fuzen and everyone involved at the festival. Eva Lazarus was one...

Base FM Summer Highlights 2019 (Part 3)

The weather put on a stunner of a day for Island Oasis on Waiheke Island. The beautiful Rangihoua Estate provided the perfect scene for the afternoon. The entire set up and hospitality from Sam Carrol and his crew was perfect. Big ups Sam! Line up included Latinaotearoa, Freq...

THE SETTLERS ‘Set it Straight’

Christchurch hip-hop crew The Settlers release their new single ‘Set It Straight’ is our Local Eyes video of the week. The Settlers; a thriving hip-hop crew from Lyttleton Harbour in Christchurch, have released their first single ‘Set It Straight’ from their forthcoming EP ‘Speech’, produced by Tia Drumma....

Happy Holidays from Base FM

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year from Base. Although many of our usual shows are taking a summer break until 7th January, we’ve still got a great selection of exclusive mixes, pre-recorded shows, and bass filled beats. Plus if you are heading up to this...

KVKA & STUSS ‘I Know You Better’

For this weeks ‘LOCAL EYES’ Hamilton resident KVKA & STUSS bring us ‘I Know You Better’, which uses New Zealand beautiful landscapes and shorelines to great effect. Shot and directed by David Argue & Camera by A – Spyro.   Find out more about KVKA FACEBOOK | TWITTER |...

Event: Base FM Presents Docktop Sessions

Docktop Sessions with BaseFM Saturday 22rd December 2018 3pm till 9.30pm FREE ENTRY! @ Zane Grey’s The Dock Restaurant & Bar 69 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand 0200 Base FM brings you an afternoon session of beats and treats through to sunset. Docktop sessions will make your head nod, body...

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THE SETTLERS ‘Set it Straight’

Christchurch hip-hop crew The Settlers release their new single ‘Set It Straight’. The Settlers; a thriving hip-hop crew from Lyttleton Harbour in Christchurch, have released their first single ‘Set It Straight’ from their forthcoming EP ‘Speech’, produced by Tia Drumma. ‘Speech’, continues the theme established in their ‘Steps’...

EVENT: Base FM presents ‘Island Oasis’

ISLAND OASIS Saturday 5th January 2019 WAIHEKE ISLAND featuring FREQ NASTY MELODOWNZ SUNSHINE SOUNDSYSTEM LATINAOTEAROA ERINSPHERE FREQ NASTY FreQ Nasty, is a DJ and producer of breakbeat electronic music based in Los Angeles, California. Originally from New Zealand, McFadyen’s artistic career has taken him across the world, first...

Uber 2018 End of Year Statistics

Uber in New Zealand by the numbers: 2018 in Review More than 83 million kilometres, the equivalent of travelling to the moon and back 108 times, is the distance riders in New Zealand travelled in trips booked using the Uber app during 2018. Uber NZ looks back on...

About the Station

Base FM – 100% DJ’s Choice   When Base FM began broadcasting in May 2004 on low power FM frequency, the aim was to bring underground music to Auckland’s inner city fringe suburbs. In May 2008 Base FM became completely independent from any network or other radio station,...

SORRENTO ‘Look Up’ feat. Troy Kingi

This week’s Local Eye is from Marika Hodgson is one of Aotearoa’s most talented bass players. She’s worked with the likes of Hollie Smith, Nathan Haines, Moana & The Tribe and Estere. ‘Look up’ is the first single from her new collaborative project Sorrento. This 70s funk, synthpop Parliament inspired banger features New...

Jasmin Ziedan – Managing Director

Born in Cairo/Egypt and raised in Herne, a city in West Germany, it only took Jasmin about two decades of travelling the world till she first discovered Aotearoa in 2002 and quickly decided that she likes it here and extend her short holiday into a 6 months stay....

Base FM HQ Live #9 | CHURCH & AP

Church & AP dropped into Base HQ for a chat and exclusively performed their killer new track ‘Ready OR Not’. Which is released this Friday, 7th December. Mentored by artists like Melodownz, Dirty, and Avantdale Bowling Club’s Tom Scott, these guys are definitely ones to watch. We predict...