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WOMAD NZ 2017

WOMAD New Zealand, 2017 Friday 17 – 19 March Brooklands Park, New Plymouth Grab your WOMAD tickets HERE WOMAD 2017 sees the festival celebrate its 13th anniversary in the stunning 55-acre Brooklands Park and TSB Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth. Over the years, WOMAD NZ, has rightfully gained a reputation...

PITCH BLACK ‘Lost in Translation’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is NZ Dub Electronica duo, Pitch Black with their jam ‘Lost in Translation’ form 2005’s ‘Ape To Angel’ LP. Be sure to check these music pioneers out as they grace the Main Stage at Splore Festival this weekend. Find out more about Pitch Black...

YAYNÉ ‘IDFWU (feat. MELODOWNZ)’

A Neo-Soul singer, Yayné has the ability to blend classic smooth vocal styles with future flows and scats, using clever lyrics to keep the listener connected to what matters the most; the music. Her debut EP ‘Simple Pleasure’ plays on the two sides of pleasure; that which we...

EVENT: Stro Elliot @ Neck of the Woods

NOTW, Def, Base FM, Grindin’ & Melodics Presents: Stro Elliot (USA) With local support from: Hudge, Dylan C, Lo Key & Haz Beats (LIVE) Thursday 2nd March, 9pm-2am Neck of the Woods, 155b Karangahape Road Auckland $10 on the door Stro Elliot doesn’t just make beats – he...

Splore Festival 2017: Set Times

Splore Festival 2017 is set to be a huge event, with the set times released today, you can start planning your Splore days now!  Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point Grab your tickets here: http://www.splore.net Full line up:  Fat Freddys Drop – Morcheeba – Lady...

Talking Points: YOKO-ZUNA ‘Luminols’ with LAUGHTON KORA

      TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Laughton Kora Featured release: YOKO-ZUNA “Luminols” Released: 2016 https://yoko-zuna.bandcamp.com/album/… Featured track #1: ORCHARD ST feat. Tom Scott Featured track #2: YES feat. Heavy &...

Volume Museum Sessions: Estère

Volume Museum Sessions: Estère ‘Reptilian Journey’ Performed in the Auckland Museum’s Castle Gallery, surrounded by a collection of rare and unusual musical instruments. It’s a fitting setting for a song with lyrics focused on longevity and survival – the Castle Gallery is home to centuries-old instruments from around the...

Sundaise Festival 2017

Sundaise Festival brings people together in celebration of music, art and sustainability. With a huge selection of New Zealands finest artists and performers alongside the beautiful Waiwheta River, Waihi. Sundaise Festival 2017 10-12 March Dickey Flat Campsite, Waihi THE LINE UP The Nudge – Pitch Black – Otautahi...

NOAH SLEE ‘Rampant Wild Free’

Our LOCAL EYES this week is Noah Slee with his video for ‘Rampant Wild Free’ from his latest EP ‘TYIH&CYFAF’. Creative Direction & Production for the video was done by Sam Templeton and Tala Who. Find out more about Noah Slee: WWW | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | YOUTUBE Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM...

CORNERSTONE ROOTS “Home”

Our LOCAL EYES Video this week is a throwback with NZ roots/reggae legends, Cornerstone Roots and their jam ‘Home’ which appeared on 2007’s Free Yourself LP. Find out more about Cornerstone Roots: WWW | FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing...

Talking Points: PACIFIC HEIGHTS ‘The Stillness’ with AROHA

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Aroha Featured release: PACIFIC HEIGHTS “The Stillness” Released: 2016 https://wmnz.lnk.to/PacificHeightsTheStillnessPR Featured track #1: DRAINED feat. JEN TURNER Featured track #2: IBANAKA Featured track #3: SO LOVE feat. SHAAN...

KOTARE ‘Osho’

Like so many new tracks, this one arrived via email. We missed it initially as it arrived on the first day back after the holiday break, but when we got around to opening the email it contained a link to soundcloud and this brief message: “I’m a bedroom producer from...

Tunes on the Deck: Sunday Sessions

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House brings you an all new Sunday Session: Tunes on the Deck. The Courtyard, The Portland Public House, 463 New North Road, Kingsland Free Entry From 2pm-8pm Every Sunday throughout Summer, Base FM DJ’s will be supplying the vibes as...

A GIRL NAMED MO ‘Pretty Lights’

Our LOCAL EYES this week is A Girl Named Mo with her jam ‘Pretty Lights’ taken from the ‘Live at Bats (Platonic\Romantic)’ album recorded over six sold out shows at Wellington’s Bats Theatre. Find out more about A Girl Named Mo: FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | TWITTER Local Eyes is a...