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ARTE NA FAVELA: Patrick Betts @ Santos throughout May

Santos Cafe Ponsonby has always been a great champion of local artists, and their art wall has been part of the vibe since 1996. Many young aspiring artists have become a household name since they first exhibited on Santos’art wall. The Santos art wall is named Arte Na Favela. Exhibiting in May is...

ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE ‘Golden Ladder’

An the eve of Electric Wire Hustle’s European tour, this free download appeared via Red Bull Music Academy’s soundcloud page. Grab it HERE. Last time we heard from Electric Wire Hustle, the duo of RBMA alumni Mara TK and Taay Ninh were putting out their first full-length record in four...

TALI ‘Wolves’

While spending 10 years in the UK, Tali cemented herself as one of the most prolific female MC/Freestylers to emerge from the electronic dance music scene and worked with some of the genre’s biggest names. Tali signed to legendary Roni Size’s ‘Full Cycle’ Imprint in 2004 and released the...

Need Heat? Frankton Heat Hot Sauce

FRANKTON HEAT HOT SAUCE www.franktonheat.co.nz Facebook Instagram Looking for something that will fire you up? Look no further. Frankton Heat Hot Sauce will fuel your senses and be a sure fire hit at your next gathering. Hand made hot sauce produced locally in Frankton, Queenstown, using all natural...

Get to know: GINGER MINX

GINGER MINX 117 Valley Road, Mt Eden Ph. (09) 623 2121 www.facebook.com/GingerMinxNZ When Base FM recommends a venue, you can be sure the joint will have great atmosphere and quality music. So you need to get to know Ginger Minx. Situated on the corner of Valley and Mt Eden Roads,...

SPLORE 2016 – Early Bird tickets available now.

With Summer over and the cold setting in, it always helps to have something to look forward to in the future… Early bird tickets for Splore 2016 are on sale from iTicket for just $189 + BF for a full weekend of fun in the sun. These usually...

Oren Oaariki – Sales & Digital Content Manager

Originally hailing from New Plymouth, Taranaki, Oren Oaariki has been involved in various music scenes over the years most notably as a photographer. He began in music as a drummer and one fifth of harcore punk band ‘Brewski’ all the while listening to various music from the skateboarding scene at...

Nathan Cooper – Digital Production & Videographer

From the United Kingdom to Kingsland, Nathan is our go to with a camera in hand and the team to match it. Founder of his own business Corp Studio, Nathan brings over 20 years experience in the digital, marketing & media industry to Base FM. Each month he...

Louise Wright – Personal Assistant & Social Media

Born and raised in West Auckland, Louise Wright has always had an infatuation with music. From keyboard and singing lessons in school to drum and bass gigs all over the world, her love for music began to grow as she travelled to the other side of the world....

EXHIBITION: All Fresco 2015 (April 9th – 12th)

“All Fresco is a community based street art festival designed to inject colour into our streetscape and activate our shared spaces. This K Road Business Association initiative is a natural response to the K Road environment and the tradition of creativity and fringe culture that the area is...

FORTUNES ‘Keeper’

Introducing FORTUNES (via whothehell.net) Fortunes are McCabe and Barnaby Matthews, a Melbourne-via-Auckland duo. You can’t really separate these two from their origins once you’ve seen them live a few times. The first thing you notice is McCabe’s Kiwi twang. The Melbourne in them a lot harder to discern,...

JAY DUBS & DJ HUDGE ‘Satori’

Satori (悟り?) (Chinese: 悟; pinyin: wù; Korean: 오 o; Vietnamese: ngộ) is a Japanese Buddhist term for “awakening, comprehension; understanding“. It is derived from the Japanese verb satoru. In the Zen Buddhist tradition, satori refers to the experience of kenshō, “seeing into one’s true nature”. Ken means “seeing,” shō means “nature”...

UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA ‘Multi Love’

The threads of our past never unravel, they hover like invisible webs, occasionally glistening due to a sly angle of the sun. On ‘Multi–Love’, Unknown Mortal Orchestra frontman and multi-instrumentalist Ruban Nielson reflects on relationships: airy, humid longing, loss, the geometry of desire that occurs when three people align. Where Nielson addressed...

Open Arts Day @ Corban Estate Arts Centre | Saturday 28th March

Welcome to our Neighbourhood Open Arts Day at Corban Estate Art Centre Saturday 28 March 2015, 10am – 4pm ceac.org.nz | FACEBOOK | TWITTER Whether you’re a lover of local music, an arts fan, or just wanting to make the most of that end of summer vibe, Open Arts...

EVENT: Phoenix Fest 2015 | Saturday 21st March

Phoenix Fest returns in 2015 to finish off the summer festival season in style. It all began in 2007 when the folks from Phoenix Organic Drinks slipped quietly into an inner city Auckland park with a few thousand friends and a couple of bands by the name of...