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Portland Live Sessions: ANNA CODDINGTON & JULIA DEANS

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. In this latest episode of Base FM Portland Live Sessions series Dylan C has a kōrero with Anna Coddington & Julia Deans about what they’ve been up to lately, past collaborations, and future projects....

CHOICEVAUGHAN ‘Deez (Right Here)’

Auckland producer choicevaughan is next up in the Low Key Source ‘The Headnod Factor’ producer series, with his EP titled Deadlines. Flipping, looping and chopping samples old and new, Deadlines is a collection of instrumental sketches made as a coping mechanism to get through the tail end of a long term, long distance...

JESSB ‘Set It Off’

Former Northern Mystics player JessB goes back to her netball roots for her latest video for ‘Set It Off’, taken from her debut EP Bloom. The visual sees JessB fuse her creative and athletic talents into one dynamic force field, as she raps while tearing up the netball court with her...

DBL DBL ‘Gold Series’

‘Gold Series’ is the latest single for DBL DBL, aka Liam Dargaville who along with Meer is one half of the group Cool Tan, who were formerly known as Heavy. Ya with me? What we’ve always liked about Heavy/Cool Tan/dbldbl/Meer etc, is that they represent a community which is...

Portland Live Sessions: TROY KINGI

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. Continuing NZ Music Month ’18 with our latest episode of Base FM Portland Live Sessions series, Dylan C talks to Troy Kingi about his new release, previous projects, and his creative process. He also...

DIGGY DUPÉ ‘Midnight Cruise’

Grey Lynn rapper Diggy Dupé’s ‘Midnight Cruise’ finally gets visuals, the track is taken from K.O.T.I.C  which was originally released in 2017. This video was filmed & edited by Jordan Cherrington (Clip Tease) Download the album for free here: https://renaissancemusicnz.bandcamp.com/album/k-o-t-i-c Find out more about Diggy Dupé : TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD|FACEBOOK Local Eyes is...

Portland Live Sessions: ISRAEL STARR

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 Israel Starr about upcoming music and his musical influences. Plus he performs live an acoustic version of ‘Future Navigator’. Israel Starr:...

LOUIS BAKER ‘Black Crow’

Good things take time. Not only is that true in the case of New Zealand songwriter Louis Baker, who we haven’t heard from since the single “Addict” a year ago, but also of the music that Baker returns with, the soul-fuelled, introspective groover that snaps and bumps with...

EVENT: Dylan C Low Key Source Mix CD Launch (10th May)

Australian label Low Key Source has dropped their first mix CD, a beast of an album mixed by Base FM’s very own Dylan C, and made up of music out of its extensive catalogue of releases. Low Key Source Vol 1 features tracks from The Roots newest member...

NOAH SLEE ‘DGAF (The Majestic Sessions)’

The finalists for this year’s Pacific Music Awards have been announced and Berlin-based kiwi singer Noah Slee is leading with four nominations. So this week’s Local Eyes is smooth and soulful live rendition of breakout single “DGAF”. The Vodafone Pacific Music Awards 2018 is being held on Thursday, 24th May at Vodafone Events Centre Plus...

KODY NIELSON ‘Azure’s Birthday’

Kody Nielson is a prodigiously talented multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer who remains resistant to any kind of easy pigeonholing. He’s explored cybernetic pop as Silicon, collaborated with partner Bic Runga on psychedelic guitar group Opossum, worked with brother Ruban Nielson on Unknown Mortal Orchestra and of course blew...

UPDATE – Kendrick Lamar (2nd Auckland Show Announced!)

US hip hop icon Kendrick Lamar has announced he’ll be returning to New Zealand for shows at Auckland’s Spark Arena and Dunedin’s Forsyth Bar Stadium in July, the artist’s first local appearances since performing at Auckland City Limits 2016. Lamar made international headlines last week for being presented the 2018 Pulitzer Prize For Music for his landmark...

TOTEMS ‘Bunny’

As Totems is part of the supporting line up at Red Bull Music Presents: Nosaj Thing (USA) along side  Surly & Late June this Saturday at Neck Of The Woods. This week’s local Eyes is the official music video for his track ‘Bunny’ Directed, Edited and Produced by Maria Masniak with Camera Ops:...

HIGH HØØPS ‘Body’

This week’s local eyes is HIGH HØØPS ‘Body’ New Zealand based vocalist/producer Jordan Arts aka HIGH HØØPS, who is also one-fifth of LEISURE returns with a new R&B-tinged single ‘Body’, lifted from his upcoming debut album.   Find out more about HIGH HØØPS: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP | YOUTUBE Local Eyes is a...

Pacific Music Awards 2018 Finalists Announced

  The finalists have been announced for the 2018 Vodafone Pacific Music Awards, and Berlin-based neo-soul singer Noah Slee is leading with four nominations. New Zealand-born, Berlin-based neo-soul singer Noah Slee leads the 25 finalists who are set to be honoured at the Pacific Music Awards ceremony on...