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Splore 2017 Earlybirds Now Available

If this cooling weather is getting you down we recommend getting some Splore 2017 earlybird tickets in your life. Sure, that ticket may not warm your toes but being able to look forward to one of summer’s best festivals will definitely warm your soul. For more guaranteed sunshine try...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: Make sure you check out our NZ Music Month special, 20 Essential NZ Albums. We’ve picked...

GROENI ‘Hinde’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Wellington based GROENI with their jam ‘Hinde’. The video was filmed by Alexander Green, Viru Helaratne and Joel Fear who also directed and edited the clip. GROENI is Al, James, and Mike which was originally a solo project by Alexander Green who...

TROY SAMUELA ‘Can I’

Darker Than Wax are an electronic music label based from the island of Singapore, breaking all bounds and grounds progressing the music scene in their city and influencing globally. They have been tirelessly pushing for diversity in music, proving that categories in music are totally irrelevant and through...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend:   We’re still finding it hard to feel bad for our Wellington friends after getting the...

EVENT: THE SOULECTION x MADCAP TAKEOVER ft. ESTA & Joe Kay

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: ESTA & Joe Kay (US) Montell2099, Totems, Eastern Bloc. Brought to you by: MADCAP Saturday 30th April, 9pm Neck of the Woods $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE On Saturday the 30th of April, Red Bull Sound Select and Madcap present a...

BAILEY WILEY ‘Dos Fuegos’

After months of refining and perfecting, Bailey Wiley has released her new EP, S.O.M.M., further showcasing one of NZ’s finest musical talents. With the seeds planted in Berlin, and further grown at home in Auckland, S.O.M.M., aka Still On My Mind is the sound of an artist pushing the...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: Like us, you’ve probably spent the day scouring the internet for tributes to Prince or that...

Taite Prize 2016 Goes To Silicon for ‘Personal Computer’

The annual Taite Music Award, in honour of Dylan Taite, was held last night at Galatos. The grand prize of $10,000 and free studio time went to Silicon, aka Kody Nielson, for his album ‘Personal Computer’. Nielson was up against some of New Zealand’s most respected artists, including...

EVENT: Loop Sessions – Bailey Wiley & A Girl Named Mo (23rd April)

This Saturday 23rd of April, Loop Sessions – Live At Lot23 will showcase two of the freshest artists who are putting their own stamp on the neo-soul sound – Bailey Wiley and A Girl Named Mo. Bailey Wiley will celebrate the release of her much anticipated ‘Still On My...

LUKAN RAI$EY ‘Sides’

This weeks LOCAL EYES music video of the week is Lukan Raisey with his jam ‘Sides.  The vid was shot by Soko Lapez & edited by Jaxciin Films. If you haven’t seen Lukan Raisey LIVE yet be sure to head down to Neck of the Woods on Thursday...

The Base Guide To Everything

  Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend:   We promised you we’d bring you more info on Record Store Day and our...

SWIDT ‘No More Parties In Stoneyhunga’

This week’s LOCAL EYS video is SWIDT their jam ‘No More Parties In Stoneyhunga’. The vid was filmed on location in Southern Auckland suburb Onehunga and was directed by New Zealand graffiti legend, Askew One. SWIDT is made up of New Zealand Hip Hop artists SPYCC, INF, SMOKEYGOTBEATZ, BOOMER, JAMAL & AZA Find out more...

KAKAPO ‘Guarantee’

This week our pick for the NZ On Air Turn It Up feature comes off The Prevoke, the new EP from producer/DJ Kakapo.  The Christchurch born Wellington based producer has created an album that’s best described as “pitch-bent sampled soul, UK Garage, jazz, dub reggae, classic crunk, downbeat and...

The Base Guide to Everything

Welcome to our new weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend:   It’s getting colder but the new SWIDT video for No More Parties in Onehunga has...

EVENT: Jam On Toast – Grey Lynn (Sun 10th Apr)

Jam On Toast is an annual family event held every  year at the Grey Lynn Community Centre. This year the vent will be held on Sunday 10th of April 9.30am-1pm and will feature a great range of food and drinks, a Toi Ora art exhibit, live graffiti demo, lots of games for...

KRUFF KURTIS ‘Her (Low Bit Bonus Track)’

Our pick for this week’s feature comes from Auckland-based beat maker Kruff Kurtis, who also produced the brilliant ‘No Kids In Africa EP‘ by Psychodalix. ‘Her’ is the bonus track from the ‘Lucid Funk EP’, relased via UK label Honey Glazed Records. FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP ...