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Shipwrecked Open Air Music & Arts Festival

Shipwrecked Festival is a boutique music and arts festival brought to you with love by The Greatest Show on Earth. Nestled between three lakes in an idyllic landscape not far from the hum of Auckland, the Shipwrecked Festival site at Te Arai has been lovingly curated over the...

MIDNIGHT RIDERS ‘Bobby was a Gangster’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video is Naram and Midnight Riders track “Bobby was a Gangster”. The track was released by Red Robin records a small label out of Te Mata New Zealand just north of Ragland. And produced by co-founder Naram with the video directed by Romain Sherkan...

Kowtow Auckland Sale Pop-Up

Kowtow Auckland Sale Pop-Up For a whole month, the clothing label Kowtow is popping up in Auckland! Come by and shop with up to 50% off the full Pace Forward collection. Open from January 17th and running until February 10th at 6B Kent Street, Newmarket. Opening Hours: Monday-Friday...

MERCY ‘Dreams Of Love’

‘Dreams Of Love’ is the first taste from the forthcoming album by NZ producer Mercy, who is currently based in the UK. Over the last few years Mercy has released a string of singles, collaborations & remixes, most notably via the label Deep Heads UK. 2018 will see...

Talking Points: CONNAN MOCKASIN ‘Forever Dolphin Love’ with ESTÈRE

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2017 Guest reviewer: ESTÈRE  Featured release: CONNAN MOCKASIN ‘Forever Dolphin Love’ Released: 2014 https://connanmockasin.bandcamp.com/album/forever-dolphin-love Featured track #1: IT’S CHOADE MY DEAR Featured track #2: FAKING JAZZ TOGETHER Featured track #3:...

SALMONELLA DUB ‘Tha Bromley East Roller’

Salmonella Dub is celebrating their 25th anniversary this summer and has recently added a bunch of classic video in HD to the YouTube channel, so this week’s LOCAL EYES video is Salmonella Dub – ‘Tha Bromley East Roller’, which was originally filmed at Kiwi Auto Spares car yard in Bromley way...

Happy New Year 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 8th January, we’ve still got a great selection of exclusive mixes, pre-recorded shows, and bass filled beats. Plus if you are heading up...

RAIZA BIZA ‘Full-Time’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video is Raiza Biza ‘Full Time‘ produced by Crime Heat. Shot and edited in Amsterdam & Paris by Connor Pritchard while on tour in Europe. Raiza Biza has just completed his Homecoming Tour of NZ and will be hitting Northern Bass in December and Splore Festival...

Base FM is now broadcasting on 107.3FM in Leigh & Omaha

Base FM is now broadcasting on 107.3FM in Leigh & Omaha If you are heading up to the Leigh Sawmill Cafe for the weekend or just on a beach mission up north, Base FM is now broadcasting in 107.3FM on Leigh & Omaha. Plus don’t forget the NEW Base FM...

YAYNÉ ‘IDFWU’ ft. MELODOWNZ

This week’s Local Eyes video is Yayné ‘IDFWU’ featuring Melodownz. Under the direction of Lucia Farron-Diamantis, the video’s visuals are heavily themed with the message of  women standing together. Released earlier this year on Yayné’s debut EP, Simple Pleasure, it’s an idea that resonates with the cultural moment we find...

TROY KINGI ‘Aztechknowledgey’

  Multi-talented actor and musician Troy Kingi offers up his sophomore album, Shake That Skinny Ass All The Way To Zygertron, a nod to the funkadelic-soul sounds of the seventies from which he draws inspiration, while exploring galactic sci-fi themes. The concept for this album was conceived by Troy and his...

Talking Points with SAMBORA: FAT FREDDY’s DROP ‘Based On A Short Story’

Date: November Guest reviewer: SAMBORA aka Sam Trevethick (Shapeshifter / Peacekeepers) Featured release: FAT FREDDYS DROP ‘Based On A True Story’ Released: 2005 Link to release: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/based-on-a-true-story/340180839 Featured track #1: RAY RAY Featured track #2: ROADY Featured track #3: DEL FUEGO SAMBORA is a multi instrumentalist and is responsible for the Keys, Guitar...

ESTÈRE ‘Grandmother’

This week’s Local Eyes video is Estère’s tribute to her ‘Grandmother’. This stunning video was filmed in Capetown, and co-stars legendary South African writer Sindiwe Magona. ‘Grandmother,’ is New Zealand-based beatmaker and vocalist Estère’s tribute to the mother of her father, the grandmother she never met. Estère is currently touring...

UNITONE HIFI ‘One Spirit’

‘One Spirit’ is the first, brand new track to be unleashed from Unitone HiFi since 2010’s cumbia laced remix, ‘Hang On’. Returning to the dubwise deviancy that has always been at their core ‘One Spirit’ is a strident statement of unity amidst a world that is tearing apart at the...

Red Bull Sound Select Shazam Competition!!

Take your summer from lame to insane! Red Bull Sound Select is amplifying your summer by giving away a bunch of double passes to the hottest music festivals on the planet. Grab a limited edition Red Bull Sound Select four pack and Shazam the unique code to unlock and win tickets to...

Live Painting: Forum, a celebration of graffiti writing

A one day live painting extravaganza featuring ten artists from around New Zealand working on Avondale’s graffiti wall. Come down to Avondale town centre and see Berst, Ceap, Erok, Freak, Gasp, Haser, Ikarus, Kelly Spencer, Kezam, and Phat1 show their skill. These artists are global leaders in the...

NOAH SLEE ‘Told’ The Majestic Sessions

This week’s Local Eyes video is Noah Slee – ‘Told’  The Majestic Sessions. Noah Slee brings the entire crew along in for this funky, live rendition of “Told” taken from debut album “Otherland”. Filmed at Red Bull Studios Berlin, where this New Zealand born artist now resides. Find out more about Noah...

L.A.B debut album / free summer shows

L.A.B is the latest project from Brad & Stu Kora (Kora), Joel Shadbolt and Ara Adams-Tamatea (Katchafire), their debut album showcases the incredible talent that has seen the band become a fan favourite on the New Zealand live circuit. The album consists of 12 songs which have been...