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Young, Gifted & Broke | THE GREY TAPE

In an age where music sales are at an all time high and every kid owns a walkman Young, Gifted and Broke bring you THE GREY TAPE. Featuring work from At Peace, Team Dynamite, Side Steps Quintet, Home Brew and countless other people you’ve never heard, of owning this...

CD of the week: HIATUS KAIYOTE ‘Tawk Tomahawk’

Hiatus Kaiyote are future soul. Based in Melbourne, the four-piece fuses neo-soul, hip-hop and electronic beats along with flavours of Latin, jazz and opera, all presented with a cinematic sheen. Released in April 2012, TAWK TOMAHAWK is the Hiatus Kaiyote’s debut. The self-produced 10 track EP showcases the breadth of the...

Featured Base DJ – Haz Beats

UPDATE: A massive congrats to Haz, Tom and Lui for taking out Best Urban/Hiphop Album at the VNZMAs last night! The Brew also put on the best live performance of the night as well as the most genuine acceptance speech. We’re all very proud of you! The Base...

KORA ‘Last Generation’

Space: the final frontier. Four years after Kora launched its worlds-colliding debut album, masterfully connecting the dots between funk, rock, reggae, metal, hip hop and electronic rhythms, this five-strong collective of fearless sonic explorers returns with sights fixed on the stars, seeking out new soundscapes and frequencies to...

CHRISTOPH EL TRUENTO ‘Sunflower’

ARTIST : Christoph El Truento TITLE : Sunflower LABEL : WONDERFUL NOISE CAT # : WN12027 FORMAT : 7inch Vinyl(40g vinyl w/Sleeve) Release In late NOV 2012 Produced by Christoph El Truento, Drums by Julien Dyne, Horn arranged by Isaac Aesili (Funkommunity), Guitar by Si-Res. This stunning piece...

Featured Base DJ – Grantis

You have only three more chances to catch this week’s featured DJ on Base. Grantis aka Grant Apiata is taking off to Hawaii and then Seattle for three months (Who us? Jealous?) so the last Afternoon Delight show will be on November 10th. Every Saturday afternoon till then,...

THE SIDE STEPS QUINTET ‘Day One’

“48 Hours with The Side Steps Quintet” is a 6 track EP featuring Si Res, Dandruff Dicky, Hone Be Good, Tonga Vaea & Tyra Hammond. Recorded, mixed, mastered & released in just 5 day. Grab it while it’s hot! Released 12 October 2012 Dandruff Dicky: Sax, Production Si Res: Guitar,...

Featured Base DJ – Kutcorners

This week’s featured Base FM DJ, Kutcorners has just had his dope remix of Telephone’s “Last Time” released on Fool’s Gold. You can jack it right here. Matt aka Kutcorners, has just arrived back home after 12 years DJing around Canada and the States and putting out music...

CD of the week: DJ VADIM "Don't Be Scared"

Mr eclectic electric, Mr internationalist (69 countries to date), part time Fat Freddy’s Drop collaborator/remixer and DJ (Electric Freddy), the John Coltrane of electronic music, Grammy nominated (2002), multi award winning DJ and producer, Daddy Vad returns with his 6th solo album entitled ‘Don’t Be Scared’. Is it possible...

Featured Base DJ – Ross Liew/ Oscar Low/ TrustMe

This week’s featured Base DJ is man of many names, Ross Liew aka Oscar Low aka TrustMe. Ross takes over Sunday Sounds from 12 – 2pm every second week with his friends Sam and Arran. Ross is responsible for bringing some raw soul and dirty blues to your Sunday afternoon with...

0064 | The Sound of NZ (Full Trailer)

Zeus Productions have just released a full 6 minute trailer from thier forthcoming New Zealand Music Feature Documentary “0064 : The Sound Of NZ”. Featuring NZ musicians, DJs, Producers, Studios, Radio Stations and Venue owners, the wide cross-section of people who feature in this documentary show how diverse...

BEATS POETIC

Tuesday 2-4pm with ADDISON & BEN JAMIN” Info coming soon…. ADDISON BEN JAMIN” @add1sonchase @BeatsByBenJamin http://soundcloud.com/w1se1 http://soundcloud.com/influencebeats https://www.facebook.com/CosmicCompositions https://www.facebook.com/BeatsByBen

DAVID DALLAS ‘Never Let You Down’

“All Songs inspired by, sampled or interpolated from the catalogue of Jamiroquai.” Apart from the date & the track list, this is the only release info on the download page of David Dallas‘ latest EP “Buffalo Man”. It’s surprising to find that the rapper responsible for the hugely successful...

Featured Base DJ – Mark Yela

  To celebrate the launch of the brand new Frybread Radio website we bring you this week’s featured DJ – Mark Yela! Mark runs our Sunday morning breakfast show, Frybread Radio, along with Reggie D. The show is described as “…easy Sunday morning sounds the whole family can...

FUGG YOU SHOW

Tuesday 4-6pm with KING KAPISI Bill Urale aka King Kapisi aka Mr Fugg! King Kapisi spent much of the 90s DJing and MCing and different clubs and battles before unleashing his brand of Hiphop on the world with the release of Sub-Cranium in 1998. The video was directed...

Featured Base DJ – Lock Steady

This week our featured DJ is the young Negus Tafari, better known around here as DJ Lock Steady and bringing you fresh rhythms every Thursday on Riddim Culture. Lock Steady is the son of another one of our original longstanding DJs and true reggae and Rastafari representative, Sgt Benji. Negus...