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DLT and CHE FU ‘Chains’

This weeks LOCAL EYES vid of the week is a throw back from 96′ – DLT and Che Fu with ‘Chains’. The track is from the albums ‘The True School‘ by DLT as well as ‘2b S.Pacific‘ by Che Fu and reached #1 on the NZ music charts as well...

FORTUNES ‘Bomber’

Melbourne-based duo Fortunes (Conor McCabe & Barnaby Matthews) return with their second release Jacket EP. Deep soulful and electronic, this follow up to 2015’s Hoodies EP is a step up in production & delivery. “On ‘Bomber’, Barnaby encases Conor’s melodramatic and theatrical R&B/disco informed vocal inside sleek, minimal...

LOUIE KNUXX ‘You Got It’ ft. Conor (Fortunes)

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Louie Knuxx with his jam ‘You Got It’ also featuring Conor (Fortunes) and produced by Max Throw. The vid was produced by Anne-Maree Shelton and directed by Natalie Nalesnyik. Be sure to check Louie Knuxx live at the release party for his latest musical offering ‘Tiny...

EVENT: Red Bull Sound Select Auckland (Fri 26 Feb)

  Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Andras Fox (AUS), HIGH HØØPS, Spycc, Hugo Jay, & Manuel Darquart Curated by A Label Called Success. Friday 26th February Cassette Nine, 9 Vulcan St Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE If it feels good, go with it. This...

SPYCC ‘Bad Habit’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Spycc with his video ‘Bad Habit’ produced by One Island Films and directed by Danny Aumua. Make sure you check out Spycc at the next Redbull Sound Select happening down at Cassette Nine this Friday also Andras Fox (AUS), HIGH HØØPS, Hugo Jay & Manuel Darquart. Find...

HIGH HØØPS ‘Ultramood’

This week’s Turn It Up Local Tune Of The Week is a fresh new one from HIGH HØØPS. Auckland’s HIGH HØØPS (Jordan Arts) has been hiding in the clouds, getting things just right and now it’s time to welcoming you into the dreamy musical landscape he’s been crafting with Ultramood....

BADCROP ‘Shatterproof’

Our LOCAL EYES video of the week is Badcrop with their track ‘Shatterproof’ which uses footage from Archive New Zealand put together by Eo. Find out more about Badcrop FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | YOUTUBE | BANDCAMP Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand...

SPLORE Line Up Update

UPDATED ARTIST LINE UP There have been some changes to the line up as a couple of acts have unfortunately had to pull out. This from Splore: “Due to the late cancellation of Live Industry’s inaugural Secret Valley Festivals in Melbourne and Sydney the Brand New Heavies, Luke...

PIATAO THE SUPERVILLAIN & JAY KNIGHT ‘Proud’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Piataõ The Supervillain & Jay Knight (who also made the video) with their track ‘Proud‘ which also features Bailey Wiley on the vocal track. Be sure to check out Piatao at Galatos in Auckland this week at his Apollo or Die on Ices Ep Release party which also...

MONTELL2099 ‘Possible’

This week’s Turn It Up local tune of the week comes from a young producer who’s been monopolising a whole lot of our attention in the past year. To call Montell2099 up and coming doesn’t feel right as he’s so ahead of his game. There are even reddit...

HOME BREW ‘listen to us’

In the lead up to arguably the most controversial trade deal New Zealand has been involved in, the TPPA, our LOCAL EYES music video of the week is Home Brew with their track ‘Listen to Us’. The Track was produced by Haz Beats and features raps by Tom Scott...

THIRD3EYE ‘Believers’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Third3ye with their jam ‘Believers’, directed by Sam Tattersfield. Be sure to check these guys out LIVE this week at UTOPIA with Third3ye, Eno x Dirty, Badcrop, Bailey Wiley and ILL BAZ at The Kings Arms or at TPPA FREE ZONE: Peoples...

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...