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Ill Baz ‘Get Own Down’

Base FM’s very own Ill Baz from the Brew Up Show has released his first official track! His previous musical output has included remixes for Eddie Numbers and contributions to tracks by The Shade and The No Problemos. ‘Get Own Down’ is an instrumental beat built around a simple piano loop, with a fluid bassline and...

Coco Solid ‘2 Wise 2 Wed (Kutcorners remix)’

Coco Solid aka Jessica Lee Hansell is the musician, writer, artist and philosoflygirl hailing from Auckland City. ’2 Wise 2 Wed?’ was released abroad on Tokyo Dawn Record compilation ‘The Boogie 4’. Coco Solid and Tim ‘Jizmatron’ Checkley have collaborated with a deadly pool of talent for the Remix Package EP. Kutcorners,She’s So...

INF 'Heart Of Gold'

Born & bred in Onehunga, INF is one of those talented individuals who easily switches between rapping and producing. H first came to our attention working with Spycc (Spycc & INF) and has since added verses, contributed beats, collaborated with or remixed the likes of Jane Deezy, Kenize From Welly,...

Third3ye ‘Levitate’

Following on from 2 earlier EPs, Third3eye have just released their first full length album titled ON3NESS. “On3ness to us is a concept that describes the circle of infinite connections, binding all things. Our expression of this philosophy is what you will hear right here – the best way we can...

Jesse Jahmal ft. Stacey Gardiner ‘This City’

Conscious roots, rock, body shaking hip-hop adventures of the beautiful kind. Morphed together with tasteful accents of divine soulful reggae, and rub your tummy dub. These are the elements essential to the musical endeavors of Jesse Jahmal. An amalgamation of all things jumbilistic, Jesse was originally seeded in...

TYNA & THE NOK ft. TOM SCOTT ‘Lost In NYC’

(text courtesy of Martyn Pepperell via VanguardRed) Monday 13th January 2014 With ‘Lost In NYC’ New Zealand singer, guitarist, beatmaker and rapper Tyna and his The Nok band connect with YGB head honcho/rap talent Tom Scott (of @Peace and Homebrew). Fashioning an aesthetic space which sits somewhere between Tyna’s...

Ladi6 ‘Diamonds (Oddisee remix)

Ladi6 released her 3rd solo album ‘Automatic‘ back August and featured production by partner in crime Parks and detroit producer Wajeed, and featuresperformances from Ladi6 band members Julien Dyne and B.Haru. The album has guest vocal appearances by Scribe, Parks and Tyra Hammond, EL05 and esteemed Detroit MC Invincible. One of the...

FUNKOMMUNITY ’44 Funk’

Ahead of their appearance at the Base FM Xmas Party, and a little something to keep you vibing while they work on their 2nd album, Funkommunity drop this modern boogie funk monster “44 Funk”. Tapping into the same energy as West Coast ressurectionist Dam Funk & B.Bravo, “44 Funk”...

Splore 2014

UPDATED: Thursday 28th November A weekend at the beach just keeps getting better with more music, performance and visual artists signed up for an explosive weekend of entertainment. The Splore music and arts festival has rounded off its 2014 programme with a comprehensive line up of classic and new genre-making...

CD of the Week: GHETTO RED HOT Vol. 6

Ghetto Red Hot Vol.6, straight outta Newtown Sound, mixed by DJ Art and featuring new heat from Israel Starr, Juse1, Silva MC, Kurst 1, Dub Terminator, SK Simeon, Sub Divizion (Messenjah), Raw Deezy (Evil Mule), Badjahman and many more. 60 minutes of blazing Hip Hop Dancehall and Reggae...

DAN TIPPETT – Serato Artist Series Vinyl

Brand new to the Serato Artist Series Pressings comes this New Zealand inspired double set by local Auckland artist Dan Tippett (The Hold Up – Base FM). Dan conceived this piece to create the feeling of our land, Aotearoa, to tell the story of Serato and where we...

Base FM & Lion Rockers HiFi present: ALPHA STEPPA

Base FM and Lion Rockers Hi-Fi present ALPHA STEPPA for one New Zealand show!!! Friday 20th September Monte Cristo rooms, 53 Nelson st Tickets from www.1-night.co.nz For his first visit to New Zealand Alpha Steppa will preform an energetic live dub set, amplified over the mighty Lion Rockers Hi-Fi...

Rhythm and Alps 2013 festival line up!

Rhythm and Alps 2013 festival line up!

The Rhythm Group is excited to present to you the first line up announcement for the 2013 Rhythm and Alps festival. Pioneering act Rudimental will bring their explosive energy and talented mixing skills in the form of a DJ set to Rhythm and Alps festival goers.  With a...