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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...

TROY SAMUELA ‘Ace’

Trust Troy Samuela to casually upload a track to soundcloud, simply captioned “been busy so here’s this for now” and rack up 25 thousand plays in just two weeks. ‘Ace’ features the tight horns, snares and cymbals of what sounds like the most fire marching band on earth. The...

ACETONES ‘Sweet Ting’

This week’s Turn It Up Local Tune Of The Week is from the AceTones‘ new self titled EP, full of originals and produced by Submariner. AceTones offer a superlative selection of time-honoured Jamaican classics, rare grooves and originals to satisfy connoisseurs and new listeners alike. This is the...

YOKO-ZUNA ft. BAILEY WILEY ‘One’s Cycle’

Kicking off 2016 with our LOCAL EYES video feature of the week by Yoko-Zuna with their new production One’s Cycle also ft. Bailey Wiley. The video is a Fish and Clips production directed by Jason Bock. Find Out more about Yoko Zuna YOUTUBE | FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD Find out more...

EVENT: Trinity Roots Live at Leigh Sawmill with Louis Baker

Classic New Zealand favorites Trinity Roots will be playing 2 live shows this month at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday 24th of January. The trio will perform the ingredients that musically embody the very essence of our home, land and sea through their homely...

Turn It Up! 2015 Recap.

Turn It Up is a feature on Base FM where we showcase a new track from Aotearoa every week. Tune in weekdays at 10am and 4pm to hear this week’s top local pick. Proudly supported by NZ On Air Music. In 2015 we chose stand alone tracks from...

LOCAL EYES 2015 HIGHLIGHTS

LOCAL EYES is a weekly BaseFM segment which weekly showcases a local artists music video. Looking back on this years videos there has been a multitude of great work from the musicians themselves as well as all of the artists involved in making these videos happen. This has been...

EVENT: BaseFM All Day Xmas Party (Sunday 20th December)

OK Base Heads…Its that time of year when the festive vibes are spreading and good will rules. The BaseFm All Day Xmas Party will be no exception! We’re kicking off at 2pm on Sunday and as many of the BaseFM DJ’s that can make it along will be...

Northern Bass timetable

> click on image to enlarge < NORTHERN BASS 29.30.31 December 2015 – Worsfold Farm, Mangawhai www.northernbass.co.nz FACEBOOK | TWITTER | FB event page

Brand New Heavies and Luke Vibert to play Splore 2016

SPLORE 19-21 February 2016 Tapapakanga Regional Park Splore Tickets on sale now www.splore.net London-based acid jazz innovators and expert purveyors of funky grooves and soulful harmonies, The Brand New Heavies, have been added to Splore’s 2016 line up. After UK hits “Dream Come True” and “Stay This Way”, the...

WEIRD TOGETHER ‘No Compromise’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Weird Together with thier track ‘No Compromise’ with Sudanese vocalist Karima Madut. The video was shot in Accra, the largest city in Ghana, West Africa and produced & directed by Tu Neill & Weird Togethers own Nick Dwyer. Find out...

THE OTHER CRATE RECORD FAIR

BaseFM is proud to sponser ‘THE OTHER CRATE RECORD FAIR’ happening at Ginger Minx this Saturday from 12pm. The fair will be host to a range of local vendors & diggers with a range of musical styles available and prices starting at just $2. Their will also be...

THE UPBEATS – Thinking Cap

This Weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is The Upbeats with ‘Thinking Cap’. The video was animated by the talented folks at Mo Fresh Find out more about The Upbeats FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | TWITTER Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand...

EVENT: THE DO-OVER 2015 Set to Rock Mantells Dec 5th

Celebrating their 10th anniversary this year ‘THE DO-OVER’ is back once again to rock the house at Mantells on the Water on the 5th of December. The pop up party brought to you by Redbull Music Academy and Serato, has featured a range of epic line-ups in the...

VIDEO: DJ Scizzorhands #realdjing

The hosts of Base FM’s Peace Of Dreams show (Saturday’s midday-2pm) have teamed up for this slick little video. Directed by Richie Mills, the video showcases DJ Scizzorhands turntable wizardry. Within 48 hours of being posted to Facebook the video has already reached 20,000 people, 6000 views and clocked up almost...

EVENT: Conch Sessions ft. ODDISEE (Thursday 3rd December)

BASE FM presents CONCH SESSIONS Q+A session with ODDISEE – hosted by Dylan C Thursday 3rd December | 5.30pm – 7.30pm | FREE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE MADCAP presents ODDISEE @ Neck of the Woods support: Estère | Dam-G Friday 28th November | 9pm | Tickets $30.00 +BF FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Following the announcement...