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EVENT: Atua Wahine // Amber Hahipene

Atua Wāhine // Amber Hahipene GALLERY TWO Studio One Toi Tu, 1 Ponsonby Road Opening Night: 21st June 5pm-7pm Melbourne based artist, Amber Hahipene (Ngati Awa) interprets her cultural heritage through the use of acrylic, resin, pen, ink and aerosol. Inspired by Matariki and The Seven Sisters, this...

EVENT: Madcap Madness @ St Kevins Arcade

Saturday 1st July Whammy, Backroom & Wine Cellar St Kevins Arcade, Karangahape Rd From 9pm – 4am Tickets from: undertheradar.co.nz Over 21 NZ artists across three stages all throughout St Kevins Arcade, an intimate indoor event that promises to bring you a complete community experience. Drawing together local...

FORTUNES ‘Focus’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Fortunes with their video for ‘Focus’. The tune comes off the duos latest EP ‘Undress’ recently released via Future Classic. Find Out More About Fortunes: BANDCAMP | SOUNDCLOUD | TWITTER | FACEBOOK Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand...

EVENT: Kowtow Auckland Workroom Sale

Kowtow Auckland Workroom Sale Saturday 10th June, 9am-4pm Sunday 11th June, 10am-4pm Flying Fish Studios, 230 Ponsonby Road Wellington based ethical and sustainable clothing label Kowtow are bringing their famous workroom sale to Auckland. Head down to Flying Fish Studio, 230 Ponsonby Road, this Saturday and Sunday, for samples and end...

EVENT: Groovadelica Club Night ‘Stevie Wonder Special’

Groovadelica Club Night ‘Stevie Wonder Special’ featuring: The Groovadelica Orchestra, DJ’s Jason Eli, Selecta Sam & Scizzorhands Saturday 24th June 10pm – Late Neck of the Woods $20 – $25 Standard Tickets $15 Students Get your tickets HERE The Groovadelica club night is back! With the LIVE 7...

UPPER HUT POSSE ‘E Tu’

This weeks LOCAL EYES takes it way back to 1988 with a slice of NZ Hip Hop history. Upper Hutt Posse’s  ‘E Tu’ pays homage to the rebel Māori warrior chiefs of Aotearoa’s colonial history, Hone Heke, Te Kooti, and Te Rauparaha. ‘E Tu’ was the first ever rap release in New Zealand...

SURLY ‘4Q 510-511’

Polish Juke is proud and super excited to present the new EP entitled ‘Trip to Warsaw’ by the New Zealand-based footwork producer, DJ and a member of the Juke Bounce Werk crew – SURLY. “4Q510-511, also given the title Songs of the Sage or Songs of the Maskil...

YOKO-ZUNA ft. HEAVY & RANDA ‘Yes’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is ‘Yes’ by Yoko-Zuna in colaboration with Heavy and LarzRanda. The vid is a continuation from the bands last music vid for the tune ‘One’s Cycle’ and was directed by Yoko-Zuna Drummer Swap Gomez. ‘Yes’ is taken from the Luminols EP, which is available...

FORTUNES ‘Linen’

New Zealand born Melbourne based Fortunes, aka Conor and Barnaby, have hit it out of the park with this release. Taken from the Undress EP released late last month via Future Classic. ‘Linen’ gives a darker vibe than we’ve heard on the EP. The production rings in as an...

Base FM Sessions on 88FM Rarotonga

We have teamed up with G-Dub and the crew at 88FM to bring our shows from Auckland to Raro.  88 FM will be broadcasting selected Base shows every weekend, so tell your island friends to tune in to 88 FM or remember for your next holiday! Broadcasting times: –...

Portland Live Sessions: MILOUX

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. This edition of the Portland Live Sessions, Base FM’s Dylan C interviews Auckland based songwriter, producer and singer Miloux about her influences and intro into the music world, the importance of creative control and...

COVER STORY #2: FULL ALBUM – ONLINE NOW!

Cover Story Part 1 was a Vinyl Exhibition by Base FM DJ’s. Featuring 75 record sleeves submitted by the DJs at Base FM. The concept was to choose one record from your personal collection and tell us what that record means to you. Base FM Presents Cover Story 2...

9-5ERS ‘Talking To You’ ft. Tyra Hammond

This weeks LOCAL EYES is 9-5ers with the video for their jam ‘Talking To You’ also featuring Tyra Hammond (Opensouls) on vocals. The tune comes off the bands latest EP ‘Close to Home’, generously available as a FREE download HERE   Find out more about 9-5ers here: SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP |...

LADI6 ‘Guru’

The Ladi 6 Alpha Sessions In 2015  the band introduced The Alpha Sessions. They brought their studio set-up, vintage keyboards, drum machines and all on stage. Through live, in-the-moment improvisation, they turned these freestyle jam sessions into the songs that birthed BEFFY and inspired their new recording projects....

INDI. ‘Precipice’

Earlier in the year Christchurch based artist Indi. released this spine-chilling video for her electronica tune ‘Precipice’. The track’s composition throughout is reminiscent of many synth pop artists that came before her; Think Björk, Radiohead & Massive Attack accompanied by visuals that could be interpreted both as a stark nightmare...

SWIDT ‘Little Did She Know’

The latest track from the SWIDT crew and only the second out of four to come. Produced by SmokeyGotBeatz, ‘L.D.S.K (Little Did She Know)‘ follows nicely after the first track, ‘Alfred & Church’ produced by Tae Beast (TDE) back in March. They have also recently kicked off their...

Talking Points: LEISURE ‘Leisure’ with Dan Woolston

     TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: April 2017 Guest reviewer: Dan Woolston (sniffers.co.nz) Featured release: LEISURE ‘Leisure’ Released: 2016 https://open.spotify.com/album/1SZzXX… Featured track #1: ALL OVER YOU Featured track #2: CONTROL MYSELF Featured track #3: SOMETHING...