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TPPA – Opposition events around NZ

Up here at BaseFM we are doing our part to raise awareness about the TPPA a dodgy undemocratic “trade” deal that could have dire consequences for many New Zealanders. Over the next two weeks there will be a number of events related to the TPPA dedicated to educating the public...

EVENT: Conch Sessions ft. Guilty Simpson (Wednesday 27th January)

BASE FM x GRINDIN x WHAMMY presents THE CONCH SESSIONS Q+A session with GUILTY SIMPSON – hosted by Dylan C Wednesday 27th January | 6pm – 7pm | FREE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Be sure to come down to Conch Records this Wednesday for a bit of insight into Detroit MC Guilty...

TRINITY ROOTS ‘El Kaptain’

In anticipation of their back to back live shows happening at Leigh Sawmill this weekend, our LOCAL EYES video of the week is Trinity Roots with ‘El Kaptain’ from their most recent release ‘Citizen’. The video was directed, filmed + edited by The Renegade Peach Project. Unfortunately the...

EVENT: Conch Sessions ft. DJ Krush (Wednesday 20th January)

BASE FM & MUCHO AROHA MUSIC presents CONCH SESSIONS Q+A session with DJ KRUSH – hosted by Dylan C Wednesday 20th January | 6pm – 7pm | FREE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Japanese producer and Hip Hop pioneer DJ Krush has just released his first album in 11 years with features...

TROY SAMUELA ‘Ace’

Trust Troy Samuela to casually upload a track to soundcloud, simply captioned “been busy so here’s this for now” and rack up 25 thousand plays in just two weeks. ‘Ace’ features the tight horns, snares and cymbals of what sounds like the most fire marching band on earth. The...

ACETONES ‘Sweet Ting’

This week’s Turn It Up Local Tune Of The Week is from the AceTones‘ new self titled EP, full of originals and produced by Submariner. AceTones offer a superlative selection of time-honoured Jamaican classics, rare grooves and originals to satisfy connoisseurs and new listeners alike. This is the...

YOKO-ZUNA ft. BAILEY WILEY ‘One’s Cycle’

Kicking off 2016 with our LOCAL EYES video feature of the week by Yoko-Zuna with their new production One’s Cycle also ft. Bailey Wiley. The video is a Fish and Clips production directed by Jason Bock. Find Out more about Yoko Zuna YOUTUBE | FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD Find out more...

EVENT: Trinity Roots Live at Leigh Sawmill with Louis Baker

Classic New Zealand favorites Trinity Roots will be playing 2 live shows this month at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday 24th of January. The trio will perform the ingredients that musically embody the very essence of our home, land and sea through their homely...

Turn It Up! 2015 Recap.

Turn It Up is a feature on Base FM where we showcase a new track from Aotearoa every week. Tune in weekdays at 10am and 4pm to hear this week’s top local pick. Proudly supported by NZ On Air Music. In 2015 we chose stand alone tracks from...

LOCAL EYES 2015 HIGHLIGHTS

LOCAL EYES is a weekly BaseFM segment which weekly showcases a local artists music video. Looking back on this years videos there has been a multitude of great work from the musicians themselves as well as all of the artists involved in making these videos happen. This has been...

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....

Dylan C – Programme Director

In the mid 90s Dylan C didn’t have a turntable and wasn’t listening to Nas, Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, G-Funk or the Wu Tang Clan. Instead, he had a Marshall stack and was the guitarist in Te Puke’s greatest death metal band “Fatal Abuse” (true story). Carcass,...

EVENT: BaseFM All Day Xmas Party (Sunday 20th December)

OK Base Heads…Its that time of year when the festive vibes are spreading and good will rules. The BaseFm All Day Xmas Party will be no exception! We’re kicking off at 2pm on Sunday and as many of the BaseFM DJ’s that can make it along will be...

Northern Bass timetable

> click on image to enlarge < NORTHERN BASS 29.30.31 December 2015 – Worsfold Farm, Mangawhai www.northernbass.co.nz FACEBOOK | TWITTER | FB event page

Brand New Heavies and Luke Vibert to play Splore 2016

SPLORE 19-21 February 2016 Tapapakanga Regional Park Splore Tickets on sale now www.splore.net London-based acid jazz innovators and expert purveyors of funky grooves and soulful harmonies, The Brand New Heavies, have been added to Splore’s 2016 line up. After UK hits “Dream Come True” and “Stay This Way”, the...

WEIRD TOGETHER ‘No Compromise’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Weird Together with thier track ‘No Compromise’ with Sudanese vocalist Karima Madut. The video was shot in Accra, the largest city in Ghana, West Africa and produced & directed by Tu Neill & Weird Togethers own Nick Dwyer. Find out...