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Ian Beatmaster Wright – Online Content Manager

Originally from the south of England, Ian Beatmaster Wright relocated to Auckland, New Zealand in 2012. Ian has been a hip hop, funk and breaks DJ for over 20 years. Music has always been at the heart of his career which includes; record shop manager, DJ tutor and...

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. He has put...

BAYNK ‘Settle’ feat. Sinéad Harnett

This week’s Local eyes video is from New Zealand producer BAYNK. For this track and video he has gone across the globe and collaborated with UK songstress Sinead Harnett for ‘Settle’. While he grew up in Christchurch, BAYNK made the big move to LA to pursue his goals and coming...

Miloux Lay Back

MILOUX ‘Lay Back’

The first single from an upcoming full-length album in 2019, ‘Lay Back’ was written and produced by MILOUX, with additional production and engineering by the incomparable Ben Lawson at Red Bull Studios in Auckland. This is MILOUX’S first solo single since the release of her EP2 in 2017,...

Base FM HQ Live #8 | DIGGY DUPÉ

Auckland rapper Diggy Dupe come into Base FM HQ to chat about his latest project the ‘Island Time’ EP which is the follow up to last year’s K.O.T.I.C. This new five track offering includes nods to Funkadelic and Dr Dre with Trust’ featuring the talents of Rizván and...

Base FM HQ Live #7 | RAIZA BIZA & REMI

Ahead of their performances at Grey Lynn Park Festival 2018 and Neck of The Woods, Remi & Raiza Biza came up to Base Breakfast for a chat. They also treated us to a LIVE performance of the lead single ‘Runner’ off their brand new EP Black Hole Sun....

Base FM HQ Live #6 | JESSB

NZ Music Awards nominee JessB came into the Base HQ for our sixth live session where were treated to an exclusive unreleased track “I’m Gone”. Follow JessB: FACEBOOK | SPOTIFY | ITUNES | SOUNDCLOUD | INSTAGRAM | YOUTUBE

TIKI TAANE & SALMONELLA DUB ‘Ignite’

This week’s local eyes is the official video to Tiki Taane & Salmonella Dub “IGNITE”. Shot during Salmonella Dub’s 25th-anniversary shows featuring the return of Tiki Taane, which was experienced by an audience of over 26,000 people. These 3 epic shows are what inspired the IGNITE song &...

EVENT: An Eden Park Christmas!

Eden Park and the Kingsland Business Society Presents a FREE family event: An Eden Park Christmas! Sunday 2nd December 2018 Eden Park, Reimers Ave, Kingsland, Auckland 1024 FREE ENTRY!   Looking for a wholesome Christmas event that’s fun for the whole family? Eden Park and the Kingsland Business Society...

CHURCH & AP ‘Ready or Not’

CHURCH & AP give us a taste of what’s to come with the absolutely slapping ‘Ready or Not’.  With a sound not often found in these shores, the track showcases Church’s ability to use his voice across multiple stylistic forefront’s and delivery with punching bars and cadence. Mark...

YOKO-ZUNA ‘Minority’ (feat. Noah Slee)

This week’s local eye’s video is Yoko-Zuna‘s stunning new video for ‘Minority’, taken off their brand new album Voyager. Featuring beautiful vocals from Berlin-based Kiwi Noah Slee. The video is another incredibly cinematic entry into the Yoko-Zuna visual canon, created by Yoko-Zuna drummer Swap Gomez, who runs video production company...

Base FM at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2018

Here’s this year red carpet and backstage action from the NZ Music Awards. We talked to some of the winners, nominees and hosts from the night. Featuring Troy Kingi, P-MONEY, Unchained XL SWIDT, JessB, Kings, Louis Baker and much more. Interviews by Ian Beatmaster Wright & Max Oldfield Filmed at Spark Arena Filmed and edited by CorpStudio

RUSH WEPIHA – Greatness feat. DJ Spell

The debut track from Aotearoa native MC, Bboy and Youth mentor Rush Wepiha is this week’s Local Eye video. Rush is joined by DJ Spell, one of New Zealand’s most respected turntablists and Hip Hop producers. This track calls upon the co-production of Wawang and Abraham Kunin with Marika Hodgson on Bass for what is a heavy...

TIKI TAANE & SALMONELLA DUB ‘Re-Ignite’

‘Re-Ignite’ is SALMONELLA DUB’S latest blessing to our ears and is a perfect fit for the approaching summer weather. ‘Re-Ignite’ is the remix of ‘Ignite’ by Tiki Taane & Salmonella Dub. ‘Ignite’ was first sparked during SALMONELLA DUB’S 25th anniversary shows featuring the return of TIKI TAANE, experienced by...

Base FM HQ Live #5 | 9-5ers

We had a packed studio for our 5th Base FM HQ Live.  This time we had the 9-5ers in studio performing ‘Phonebooth’ from their EP ‘Happy Hour’.  They even had to leave their 9-5 jobs early just to come in, appreciate it guys! Catch the 9-5ers (S.F.T, Heefhakaboogie, Sabe,...

MELODOWNZ – Peace $igns, Gang $igns

Even though we featured MELODOWNZ‘s “Peace $igns Gang $igns” as our Turn It Up: Local Tune Of The Week only a couple of week’s back, the outstanding video deserves it’s very own spotlight.   This week’s local eyes is directed and edited by Jordan Cherrington with VFX by 10Daniel16 & Connor Pritchard. The...

BAILEY WILEY ‘Sugar’ (feat. MELODOWNZ)

Produced by SFT, ‘Sugar’ is a sweet love song dripping in old school style production, 90’s R&B reminiscent melodies and a romantic verse from MELODOWNZ. BAILEY describes the single as “the first song I’ve written that I’ve instantly fallen in love with in a minute.” Bored of love...