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SEVA HI-FI ‘Til I Make You Move’

Seva Hifi is a unique collaboration between producer Gmuva, percussionist Levani Vosasi & multi instrumentalist & soul vocalist Baz Suamili. Baz comes from a Niuean family of seven, and has a background singing in Niuean church groups, before a 9 year journey playing with his Father’s band the...

Featured Base DJ – Peter Mac

This week’s featured DJ has been laying the foundations of this whole scene since before Base even existed. Peter Mac started out in the reggae, rap, ska, thrash, jazz, pop pick n mix that was Hallelujah Picassos back in the late 80s. Since those days he’s been keeping...

BEN JAMIN ft. RACHEL FRASER ‘Lessons’

The latest release form the Young Gifted & Broke crew is the long-awaited album from Auckland-based producer Ben Jamin“. “Lessons” features the soulful vocals of Rachel Fraser (who is has worked with Recloose and Sola Rosa) and was recorded before she left for a 3-month stay in Europe with...

ESTERE ‘Culture Clash’

Estere is a Wellington-based Producer / Vocalist who performs live with her MPC (Lola). While relatively new to working with an MPC, Estere is a multi-instrumentalist who has been playing the drums since the age of 11. Estere is also a member of 9-piece funk band BrockaflowerSaurus-Rex alongside...

Featured Base DJ – Baz!

Our friends over at Entertainme have started featuring stories about different Base FM DJs every week. Get used to seeing more of these stories pop up here now as they spread the word about all the wonderfully talented people with the dopest music taste in our Base family....

LIGHTWORKS ‘Better Off’

After establishing a good musical relationship with the Neither Nor EP in 2011, JDubs & Dj Alias have joined forces once again under the new name LIGHTWORKS. JDubs’ introduction to many was through the collaborations / appearance on the Pacific Heights album “In A Quite Storm”. This was...

BROCKAFLOWERSAURUS-REX ‘Switch Stomp’

Wellington based Brockaflowersaurus-rex & The Blueberry Biscuitsare a 9 piece Neo-Soul outfit from Wellington, Aotearoa. “Switch Stomp” from their recently released Live EP is a heavy funk/rock beast of a tune. Hot off the back of a riotous, sold out Wellington Live EP release show, Brockaflowersaurus-Rex will be heading...

THE BASEMENT TAPES ‘Radioactive’

Originally known as The Resident, a recent name change led to this artist rebranded as The Basement Tapes. Mixing both electronic sampling with live instruments, The Basement Tapes is an up and coming Auckland producer/songwriter. A debut EP is near completion and will be released towards the end of 2012. Radioactive is...

5 FINGER DISCOUNT

5 FINGER DISCOUNT

Sundays 2pm – 4pm with Kina and SomeKindaHolic Tune in, turn it up and relax with some chill homegrown and abroad instrumental beats, chops & samples with your hosts Kina & SomeKindaHolic. “Lifting The Beats Since Ages Ago.” Kina : Born and raised in Otahuhu til he was 9,...

CD of the Week: VISIONEERS "Hipology"

Monday 28th May Marc Mac presents VISIONEERS – Hipology (BBE) Marc Mac is one of a rare breed of producers who moves smoothly between different genres flitting between pseudonyms while leaving a trail of quintessential releases. Straight Outta Dollis Hill London, Marc Mac is one half of the...

PEACE OF DREAMS

Saturday midday – 2pm with DJ PAUSE & SCIZZORHANDS Peace Of Dreams is about following your dreams and finding peace in living that life. It also has meaning in every piece of art has someone’s dreams and hopes attached to it (whatever that may be). Dj Pause has been...

CD of the Week: EDDIE NUMBERS "Another Day In Paradise"

Monday 14th May EDDIE NUMBERS ‘Another day In Paradise’ This album was recorded in New Zealand by the band, mixed and mastered by Mike Nielsen at Moda Sound Studios, Istanbul.  Neilson has worked with Jamiroquai, Underworld, KRS ONE and numerous other international acts. ‘Another Day In Paradise’ can be described as...

CD of the Week: HOME BREW "Home Brew"

Monday 30th April. 2012 HOME BREW “Home Brew” Tom Scott has a vision; He has his own story to tell and he has enlisted a great ensemble of musicians, vocalists and producers to help bring this vision to life. Without be pretentious about it, the album addresses the...

ILLBEHAVIOUR

Thursday 10pm – midnight with Ian ‘Beatmaster’ Wright DJ, Promoter and Radio presenter Ian ‘Beatmaster’ Wright has been DJing for over 16 years. Originally from the south of England, he was then based in the Midlands for 10 years where he became part of the ‘Off The Hook’...

CD of the Week: VERY TALL STORIES / SPEAKEASY SIDESHOW

MONDAY 23rd April, 2012 This week Base FM will be giving away 2 new albums from Tom Everett aka MC Speakeasy. Released simultaneously, the separate projects reveal 2 sides to the artist: the singer, and the rapper. Album #1: VERY TALL STORIES “Open Eyes” Win it all this...

LIQUID LOWDOWN

Monday 10pm – midnight with CHICCORELI Chiccoreli aka Benn Sheppard, originally Hails from North London and moved to the land of milk & honey in October 2011. Chiccoreli is a multi-genre DJ/Turntablist with a particular passion for Drum n Bass, and has played clubs, festivals and parties throughout...

CD of the Week: THE BEST OF CONSCIOUS ROOTS

Week starting Monday 2nd April 2012 The Best of Conscious Roots is a 30-song double disc which offers two fresh and contrasting listening experiences which speak of who we are. Eighteen of the songs have been drawn from the first five volumes and the other twelve are new...