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Auckland Council – Music In Parks – 2013

  It wouldn’t be an Auckland summer without being able to enjoy some free live music on a sunny patch of grass right in the middle of the city. Auckland Council’s Music In Parks is back for Summer 2013 with a great line up of free outdoor concerts...

VIDEO: Cornerstone Roots "Take Me"

Once again, Cornerstone Roots have put out something full of good summer vibes right on time.  The perfectly laid back Take Me is the second single off their forthcoming album Rock My Soul.  Watch it, share it, add it to your summer soundtrack.  

DJ T-ROCK & SQUASHY NICE "Getting Through"

American producer duo DJ T-Rock and Squashy Nice’s’ five year journey through dim lit basements, scratchy rare grooves and the beats that time forgot is over. “We wanted the new album to have a retro feel, using vintage technology to keeping the production minimal. For the most-part we sample from...

O.G. ft. Rayjah 45, KPz, & MC Aeries ‘Blaze’

Taken from Oakey Grenell’s latest release Finest Selections: The First 10 Years on Central Records, “Blaze” is also the first single from the next OG album due in 2013. Spanning the years 2002 – 2012 Oakey Grenell – Finest Selections: The First 10 Years compiles what could be considered his life’s...

Featured Base DJ – Nabeel Zuberi

Born in 1962 in Karachi, Pakistan, this week’s featured Base FM DJ is quite possibly the oldest DJ here. An epaulette he wears with pride. Nabeel Zuberi has been co-hosting The Basement with Nick FitzHerbert since 2004 but has an extensive background in radio and music journalism from...

Featured Base DJ – Luke King

  This week’s featured Base DJ, Luke King of the Mixed Bizness Crew, will be banging out the tunes at a Base party over on Waiheke Island this weekend. Extend that summer holiday vibe a little and drop by Sandbar on Waiheke on Saturday night (January 12) for...

Featured Base DJ – Dan Paine

Our first featured DJ for 2013 comes all the way from Matakana for his show on Base. Dan Paine hosts “Off The Record” on Wednesday nights, alternating weekly with Aimee. He even makes it into the city now and then to DJ at different joints around town but...

Featured Base DJ – Dylan C

The profile page for this week’s Featured DJ tells you a lot about his background, what kind of music he plays and the three different shows he hosts but what none of that says is that Dylan C is one of the hardest working DJs here at the...

VIDEO: @peace "Home"

@peace – ‘HOME’ | @homebrewcrew @Lui_T_NewtonProduced by – Miso Shiru @loganduffKeys by – B Haru @bharumusicThank you to Nz On Air for their generosity and patience Overseen and edited by Hone St John @meansxnomeans2nd unit Camera by: Blake Dunlop @emulsionburns @peace ‘HOME’ from @ Peace on Vimeo.

Blackjob ft Suz: Queen In My Empire

ORIGINAL CULTURES is a non-profit record label & cultural and arts organisation based in Bologna, Italy and London, UK. We do unique cultural events and artistic exchange, release records and generally try to give artists and the public a chance to do and see things they never have...

FAT FREDDYS DROP ‘Silver & Gold’

Taking a step closer to touchdown, ‘Silver And Gold‘ is the first single from Fat Freddys Drop forthcoming studio album ‘Blackbird’ dropping early 2013. ‘Silver And Gold’ neatly summarises what to expect from album number 3 titled ‘Blackbird’ – a typically all-encompassing mix of blues, dub and dance...

Featured Base DJ – Konjah

This week’s Featured Base DJ is Konjah, aka Emmett Bower, of Tuesday’s late night Roots & Future show. Konjah is part of the huge line up of Base FM DJs at the inaugural (and infamous) Base FM Xmas Party this weekend. He’s also got a new release out...

Scrimshire: Forgotten Songs – A Free EP

Scrimshire is a Singer/Songwriter, Producer, DJ and one of them men behind the label Wah Wah 45s. Written and recorded between 2009 and October 2011 this is a collection of songs that came together on the way to finishing Scrimshire’s “The Hollow” LP. Some formed the basis for better...

Featured Base DJ – AD.1

Our Featured Base FM DJ this week has DJ’d all over town, at almost every community radio station in the city but Base FM is his real home. We’ve recently poached AD.1, aka Morgan Hammond back after a brief sojourn and you can now catch him here every Monday...

Featured Base DJ – Nick FitzHerbert

This week’s Featured Base FM DJ is a bit of a dark horse but he has in fact been here at the station since the very beginning. Nick FitzHerbert has been holding down The Basement with Nabeel Zuberi for about 8 years now. The show started off it’s...