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SWIDT ‘Alfred & Church’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video is the latest from Onehunga’s SWIDT, with ‘Alfred & Church’. The track was produced by Tae Beast of Top Dawg Entertainment and the video directed by Serra G along with Connor Pritchard who also shot and edited the footage. Find out more about SWIDT: WWW| SOUNDCLOUD | FACEBOOK | TWITTER |...

LORD ECHO ‘Woah! There’s No Limit ft. MARA TK’

“Woah! There’s No Limit” is taken from Harmonies, the new long player from underground super-producer Lord Echo. Released Friday April 7th via the highly respected British-based independent record label, Soundway. Hotly anticipated for the last few years by his growing entourage of fans, many were frustrated by his descent into obscurity in the industrial backwaters of...

Talking Points: RAIZA BIZA ‘Day & Night’ with EDGAR

     TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: December 2016 Guest reviewer: Edgar Mahon (Eddie Numbers / 9-5ers) Featured release: RAIZA BIZA ‘Day & Night EP‘ Released: 2016 https://raizabiza.bandcamp.com/album/… Featured track #1: WASSUP Featured track #2: STRONG...

Portland Live Sessions: NOAH SLEE

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. For the second edition of the Portland Live Sessions we have Noah Slee the West Auckland born and raised musician (with Berlin based producer Ben Esser on keys). The multifaceted artist talks about living and...

SHAPESHIFTER ‘Been Missing’

This weeks LOCAL EYES coincides with Base FM’s forthcoming vinyl exhibition COVER STORY #2; The NZ Records That Shaped Our Dancefloors. Shapeshifter’s ‘Been Missing’ is a throwback to 2004 and featured on the bands second LP release, ‘Riddim Wise’. The Single was released as a 12″ vinyl single; the cover of...

AMMONATION ‘Forever’ (Remix) ft. MELODOWNZ’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is AmmoNation with the official music video and remix of ‘Forever‘ with Bianca Paulus, Raiza Biza, NASH and Blaze The Emperor as well as a few bars from MELODOWNZ of Third3ye. Directed by Connor Pritchard, produced, mixed and mastered by NASH. Guitar by Richard Moore and saxophone by...

BAILEY WILEY x MILOUX ‘Never Ever’

Stand back dudes, the ladies have got this. ‘Never Ever’ is the first collaboration between Bailey Wiley & Miloux, who met when they were both cast members of the Fly My Pretties String Theory tour. Harking back to an era of smooth RNB, ‘Never Ever’ finds Miloux handle both vocals and production...

BEKAH ‘Wanna Play’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Auckland based Soulstress, Bekah with her jam, ‘Wanna Play’. The Soul-Pop style and catchy hook “I just wanna play, wanna play all day” are complimented by her cheeky vocal lines and a colourful visual display. The three different versions of Bekah that are presented...

MARIBOU STATE: Auckland & Wellington Shows

Madcap Presents: MARIBOU STATE (Ninja Tune, U.K.) Thursday, April 20th at Cassette Nine, Auckland Friday, April 21st at 2 Plimmer Steps, Wellington Tickets on sale 9am Friday 24th March, from undertheradar.co.nz Despite growing up in the same picturesque village in Hertfordshire, Chris Davids and Liam Ivory aka Maribou...

HOUSE OF SHEM ‘Anything You Ask For’

House Of Shem, known for their distinctive reggae sound and harmonies, are proud to release their latest new single Anything You Ask For. The Perkins’ family band consisting of brothers Te Omeka and Isaiah and their father Carl, formerly of the beloved Kiwi icons HERBS, formed House Of Shem...

Jam On Toast Family Day

Sunday 2nd April 10 am – 1.30pm Grey Lynn Community Centre 510 Richmond Road FREE Grey Lynn community centre invites you to the Family Fun Jam on Toast. For a day of live art, performances, food, games for the kids, markets and Base DJ’s spinning the decks. Toi...

MELODOWNZ ‘Regillah Mess’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Melodownz with his jam ‘Regillah Mess‘ left over from his forthcoming solo EP to be released later this year. Find out more about Melodownz: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand Music videos....

DAVID DALLAS ‘Fit In’

One of the country’s biggest Hip-Hop innovators, David Dallas, has released the brand new single ‘Fit In’. This is the first official single from his new studio album due out late April. Production for the new single is at the hands of Melbourne-based Styalz Fuego and Nic M,...

HOPETOUN BROWN ‘Burning Fuse’

In anticipation of this weekend’s Sundaise Festival, This week’s LOCAL EYES is Hopetoun Brown with their jam ‘Burning Fuse‘ from the album of the same name. The Duo will be performing LIVE from 3pm Sunday on the Sundaise Mainstage. Find out more about Hopetoun Brown: SPOTIFY | FACEBOOK | YOUTUBE Local...

Portland Live Sessions: LOUIS BAKER

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. Kicking off the Portland Live Sessions we have Louis Baker, a talented soulful singer and songwriter from Wellington. Louis shares with us this exclusive acoustic live version of his new single ‘Gave It All Away’....

PITCH BLACK ‘It’s The Future Knocking’

The release of the fourth single “It’s The Future Knocking” from Pitch Black’s latest album Filtered Senses comes just before they play their final shows in New Zealand. After a slew of summer festivals that saw the electronic duo return home to tour their 5th studio album Filtered Senses,...

PACIFIC HEIGHTS ‘Realms’ ft. Deanne Krieg

This weeks LOCAL EYES video is Pacific Heights with his track ‘Realms’ also featuring Deanne Krieg on vocals. The track comes from his release ‘The Stillness’ which featured multiple musical collaborations and won best electronic album at the New Zealand Music Awards. Find out more about Pacific Heights: www | soundcloud...

Talking Points: SILICON ‘Personal Computer’ with PARKS

   TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: February 2017 Guest reviewer: Parks (Ladi 6) Featured release: SILICON ‘Personal Computer’ Released: 2015 http://godemoji.com/ Featured track #1: CELLPHONE Featured track #2: I CAN SEE PARADISE Featured track #3: DOPE SILICON...