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P-MONEY Releases Series of free singles

With the release of his new album Gratitude just around the corner, P-Money wants to show appreciation for his fans with the release of a series of free singles in the lead up to the album drop on May 17. First single off the album ‘Welcome to America’ has...

Featured Base DJ – Tido

Kurt Dyer, aka DJ Tido of Wednesday morning’s Actual Proof Radio is Base FM’s Featured DJ this week. This Friday the DJ with the smoothest baritone in the city is going to be spinning out some funk, soul and latin nice times at the Kingsland Karnival. Catch him...

Win a massage with Base FM's favourite massage therapist!

  DJing is hard work. Standing bent over turntables for hours at night takes it’s toll on a body. So, to keep ourselves in tip top condition we go see our friend Griff Cooke. Griff is a trained neuromuscular massage therapist working out of his home clinic in...

CD of the week: YES KING "Re-Record… Not Fade Away"

Tune in for CD giveaways on Breakfast & Drive, Monday 18 – Friday 22 March Production heavyweight Rhys Adams returns with his second LP Re-Record… Not Fade Away released on LOOP under the Yes King moniker. Produced entirely by Adams and A&R’d by Mark Rae, Re-Record… Not Fade...

LADI6 ‘Ikarus’

Written by Ladi6 and Parks, “Ikarus” was recorded at Studio A in Detroit, Michigan which was the recording home of legendary hip hop producer JDilla. The new music video for ‘Ikarus’ is directed by celebrated New Zealand artist and director Askew One and the single was mastered by Tom Coyne,...

Featured Base DJ – Lo Key

This week’s Featured DJ is also one of our most loved, most respected DJs. Lo Key aka Mike Haru is one of the names that crops up the most when other Base DJs are discussing who influences them, who’s show they enjoy the most, who they look up...

White Night – Art after dark for one night only – FREE

On Saturday, March 16th Auckland will be transformed as over 60 art galleries and museums all over the city open their doors for free from 6pm to midnight. White Night is a night art festival that happens once a year all over the world. It originally started in...

Sounds Aotearoa 2013

Sounds Aotearoa, New Zealand’s premier indigenous music expo, is back for 2013 and happening in Auckland for the first time. This two-day music event, which includes speaker seminars and artist showcases/performances, is a opportunity for musicians, promoters, managers and others to work with industry experts to learn and share...

CD of the Week: EAVESDROP "Pins & Needles"

After a string of underground singles, remixes and EPs, David ‘Eavesdrop’ Wood is finally coming to the fore to release his debut album, Pins & Needles on LOOP. Busting onto the scene in the early 2000’s as a dominant, young DJ, Eavesdrop won accolades taking out the first...

Myele Manzanza & The Eclectic: Live 22nd March

The driving rhythmical talent behind Electric Wire Hustle steps out to present 2 unique performances in the Auckland area. “The future of drums in NZ is firmly in the hands of Myele Manzanza.” – NZ Musician Magazine This may seem a lofty statement but this young talent has...

Dopamine presents: ODDISEE / OLIVIER DAYSOUL

Dopamine Presents is bringing you a very exclusive and intimate Sunday Session at Rakino’s. ODDISEE (USA) & OLIVIER DAYSOUL (UK) will be joining us for the Sunday Family Roast on Sunday March 17th, alongside The Means (Live), DJs Lo Key & Gregg Harper and MC’s J.Double & Dames Brown....

NON-STOP DROP

Tuesday midday-2pm with SOULYRIC   ‘The Non-Stop Drop’ Join Soulyric every Tuesday 12-2pm for a sweet rolling selection of tasty beats across a range of genres. Expect ‘feel-good’ energy to most of his drops with a strong emphasis on positive vibes throughout the majority of his sets both on the...

Featured Base DJ – Getafix

DJ Getafix, who has been with us since the very beginning, is moving down to Nelson to focus on his music. Getafix told us he’s made the decision after months of traveling back and forth for gigs. Once he convinced his lady the move was a good idea...

EAVESDROP ft KESHIA ‘Clear Water’

After a string of underground singles, remixes and EPs, EAVESDROP (Dave Wood) has just release his debut album “Pins & Needles” on local label LOOP.The confident debut offers up a heady mix of smooth liquid drum n bass and showcases a range of known and up-and-coming vocalists and...

#Jusayin Presents: SUFF DADDY (MPM/Germany)

#Jusayin Presents: High Noon The Pool Party Edition Saturday 2nd March | Point Erin Pools Kicks off at 3pm | Licensed Bar (no BYO) | Free entry > must RSVP the facebook event In celebration of what has been an amazing summer #JUSAYIN are taking High Noon to...

Newtown Sound Stage at Newtown Festival

  Wellingtonians. You lucky, lucky bitches. And the rest of the country – if Homegrown hasn’t tempted you to travel to the capital this weekend, then the killer line up at the Newtown Festival’s Street Fair should do the trick. This free street party has 8 different stages,...

Featured Base DJ – Addison Chase

Addison, from Tuesday afternoon’s Beat Poetics show with Ben Jamin, has been very busy working on beat maker compilations and getting ready to launch a clothing label. This weekend you can catch him playing at the High Noon Pool Party as W1se1. What song got you out of...

EDDIE NUMBERS ‘Wishes’

After a successful year last year, that saw the group’s debut album Another Day In Paradise chart in the top 20 and a busy summer of gigs including the hottest annual festivals – BW Campground, Beach Box, Rhythm And Vines and Northern bass – Eddie Numbers found time to record their...