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YOKO-ZUNA ‘Minority’ (feat. Noah Slee)

This week’s local eye’s video is Yoko-Zuna‘s stunning new video for ‘Minority’, taken off their brand new album Voyager. Featuring beautiful vocals from Berlin-based Kiwi Noah Slee. The video is another incredibly cinematic entry into the Yoko-Zuna visual canon, created by Yoko-Zuna drummer Swap Gomez, who runs video production company...

Base FM at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2018

Here’s this year red carpet and backstage action from the NZ Music Awards. We talked to some of the winners, nominees and hosts from the night. Featuring Troy Kingi, P-MONEY, Unchained XL SWIDT, JessB, Kings, Louis Baker and much more. Interviews by Ian Beatmaster Wright & Max Oldfield Filmed at Spark Arena Filmed and edited by CorpStudio

RUSH WEPIHA – Greatness feat. DJ Spell

The debut track from Aotearoa native MC, Bboy and Youth mentor Rush Wepiha is this week’s Local Eye video. Rush is joined by DJ Spell, one of New Zealand’s most respected turntablists and Hip Hop producers. This track calls upon the co-production of Wawang and Abraham Kunin with Marika Hodgson on Bass for what is a heavy...

TIKI TAANE & SALMONELLA DUB ‘Re-Ignite’

‘Re-Ignite’ is SALMONELLA DUB’S latest blessing to our ears and is a perfect fit for the approaching summer weather. ‘Re-Ignite’ is the remix of ‘Ignite’ by Tiki Taane & Salmonella Dub. ‘Ignite’ was first sparked during SALMONELLA DUB’S 25th anniversary shows featuring the return of TIKI TAANE, experienced by...

Base FM HQ Live #5 | 9-5ers

We had a packed studio for our 5th Base FM HQ Live.  This time we had the 9-5ers in studio performing ‘Phonebooth’ from their EP ‘Happy Hour’.  They even had to leave their 9-5 jobs early just to come in, appreciate it guys! Catch the 9-5ers (S.F.T, Heefhakaboogie, Sabe,...

MELODOWNZ – Peace $igns, Gang $igns

Even though we featured MELODOWNZ‘s “Peace $igns Gang $igns” as our Turn It Up: Local Tune Of The Week only a couple of week’s back, the outstanding video deserves it’s very own spotlight.   This week’s local eyes is directed and edited by Jordan Cherrington with VFX by 10Daniel16 & Connor Pritchard. The...

BAILEY WILEY ‘Sugar’ (feat. MELODOWNZ)

Produced by SFT, ‘Sugar’ is a sweet love song dripping in old school style production, 90’s R&B reminiscent melodies and a romantic verse from MELODOWNZ. BAILEY describes the single as “the first song I’ve written that I’ve instantly fallen in love with in a minute.” Bored of love...

Base FM HQ Live #4 | Cleophus & LSJ

CLEOPHUS & LSJ came into the Base HQ to talk about their forthcoming album ‘Small Talk On K’rd’ and perform a track from it called ‘Beastly Banquet’. Follow CLEOPHUS: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | SOUNDCLOUD Follow LSJ: FACEBOOK | BANDCAMP | SOUNDCLOUD

EVENT: The Eclectic Garden with Salmonella Dub

The Eclectic Garden Saturday, December 1st 2018 Corban Estate Art Centre (The show starts at 2 PM) WELCOME to the second year of our family friendly boutique music and arts festival. Held in Auckland, The Eclectic Garden gained rave reviews last year and we are honoured again to bring...

LADI6 ‘Diagonals’

This week’s Local Eye is from Auckland-based vocalist Ladi6 with her colourful video for new single ‘Diagonals‘. The song is a bouncy, soulful celebration of accepting yourself, quirks and all, created by the combined talents of Tamati, Parks, Brandon Haru and Julien Dyne, who also just dropped his killer solo album Teal. The cartoony video...

REALITY CHANT & ISRAEL STARR ‘Future Navigator’

Reality Chant Productions and Bless up Music proudly present the latest release from REALITY CHANT & ISRAEL STARR ‘Future Navigator’. Taking its cues from deep 70s Jamaican roots, ‘Future Navigator’ features tight well-rounded production and a roll-call of local and international musicians who provide a tapestry of instrumentation...

Base FM HQ Live #3 | Melodownz

For the latest Base FM HQ Live we had MELODOWNZ in the studio performing his brand new track ‘Peace $igns, Gang $igns’ which is also our Turn It Up: Local Tune Of The Week, thanks to NZ On Air Music Plus Melodownz will be performing at this year Base FM Main...

Raiza Biza & REMI ‘Runner’ Feat. Baro

This week’s Local Eye’s is from New Zealand rapper Raiza Biza who has teamed up with Melbourne emcee Remi. They have come together to collaborate on an exciting new EP consisting of beats provided by legendary hip-hop producer and rapper Black Milk, titled “Black Hole Sun”. “Runner” is...

Grey Lynn Park Festival 2018 – Line up Announcement!

Auckland city’s own Base FM is set to appear once again this year at Grey Lynn Park Festival 2018. The festivities will include Base DJs blasting tunes from the Base FM stage all day long, as well as a very special, two hour Base FM showcase on the...

MELODOWNZ ‘Peace $igns, Gang $igns’

Avondale’s very own MELODOWNZ again proves why he’s one of New Zealand’s front running MC’s.  His new track “Peace $igns Gang $igns” has just dropped ahead of an upcoming dual sided project.  In this track Melo explores the duality of modern life, and how life can shift from...

TALI Interview on Base Breakfast

New Zealand’s First Lady of Drum n Bass Tali come into the base Studio last week to chat about her new video & track “Eye on You” with Base Breakfast host Ian Beatmaster Wright. Listen to the whole interview below. Watch full “Eye on You” video here! Buy the track here!...

MEER ‘Pomegranate’

Auckland rapper Meer (Reem Nabhani of hip-hop duo Cool Tan fka HEAVY) has dropped a music video for her juicy track ‘Pomegranate’, taken from her debut 2017 solo project Kushari. The track is produced by COOL TAN’s other half DBL-DBL. Directed by Delicious Miss, AKA Corinna Hunziker, Meer serves unapologetic bad bitch energy on a...

CHRISTOPH EL TRUENTO ‘Hoohaa’

CHRISTOPH EL TRUENTO is back with new music for our listening pleasure and is set to release a double LP project titled ‘LWMP18’ on 11/11/18, through Cosmic Compositions. This is good news for all fans of instrumental hip hop, sampling and experimental sound design with Christoph being one...

Wondergarden, New Year’s Eve 2018

WONDERGARDEN 2018 – LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT DECEMBER 31st, SILO PARK Auckland city’s favourite New Year’s Eve destination Wondergarden has just added Ladi6, Matthew Young, Avantdale Bowling Club, Julien Dyne(DJ set), HIGH HØØPS, Peach Milk, k2k, Frank Booker , Hugo Jay and Aw B to their line up joining the already powerful lineup of Nightmares On Wax (DJ set), DāM-FunK, JessB , Kllo,  Cut Off Your Hands, Fortunes. and Tina...