TALKING POINTS: SUPERGROOVE ‘Traction’ with Mike Hall

Hosted by: Max Oldfield Guest reviewer: Mike Hall Featured release: Supergroove – Traction Released: 1994 Featured track #1: Scorpio Girls Featured track #2: Sitting Inside My Head Featured track #3: Can’t Get Enough Mike Hall, formerly known as Legal Money Mike, was a member of Auckland hip hop...

TALKING POINTS: CHE FU ‘2b S.PACIFIC’ with POETIK

TALKING POINTS on BASE FM hosted by MAX OLDFIELD Thanks to NZ On Air Music March 2019 Guest reviewer: Poetik Featured release: Che Fu – 2b S.Pacific Released: 1998 Featured track #1: Waka Featured track #2: Scene III Featured track #3: Without a Doubt Poetik is an Auckland...

Talking Points: CHE FU ‘Navigator’ with DJ SCIZZORHANDS

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2018 Guest reviewer: DJ SCIZZORHANDS  Featured release: CHE FU ‘Navigator’ Released: 2001 Featured track #1: MISTY FREQUENCIES Featured track #2: THE MISH Featured track #3: FADE AWAY DJ SCIZZORHANDS:...

IllBAZ, MELODOWNZ, RAIZA BIZA ‘Live Stream’ feat. TEEKS

Aotearoa hip-hop stars IllBaz, MELODOWNZ and Raiza Biza have joined forces for this week’s Local eyes, a new project called High Beams. The seven track project is due out in July, but the first single from the collective was shared on Friday. ‘Live Stream‘ featuring Taite-nominated soul artist TEEKS is a politically-charged track with a video directed by Connor Pritchard. The...

RIA HALL ‘Tell Me’ ft. Che-Fu

This weeks LOCAL EYES is the latest jam from Ria Hall ‘Tell Me’ also featuring NZ Hip Hop Legend Che Fu. The vid was shot at some of the artists favorite spots around Te Ika ā Māui (North Island) and tells a very sobering tale about marginalisation, homelessness, the disparities...

Talking Points: P-MONEY ‘Big Things’ by MELODOWNZ

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: November 2016 Guest reviewer: MELODOWNZ (Third3ye) Featured release: P-MONEY ‘Big Things’ Released: 2002 Via Dirty Records: https://p-money.bandcamp.com/album/bi… Featured track #1: SCRIBE 2001 feat. Scribe Featured track #2: BIG THINGS feat. Mareko, Patriarch,...

Talking Points with Che Fu

  TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: September 2016 Guest reviewer: CHE FU Featured release: RED EYE SOCIETY (R.E.S) “Absolute Epoch” Released: May 01, 2010 Via Breakin Wreckwordz Ltd Link: https://beedub.bandcamp.com/album/absolute-epoch Featured track #1: BACK IN THE DAY Featured track #2: HUSH...

NORTHERN BASS 16/17

29, 30, 31 December 2016 Worsfold Farm, Mangawhai   “We look forward to welcoming everyone to Worsfolds’ Farm to enjoy their favourite artists, discover new ones and keep building the positive legacy of Northern Bass” Now opening 29th-31st December, Northern Bass is three days and nights of celebration, music and...

20 Essential NZ Releases

Throughout the Month of May, Base FM will be digging into the local music archives to present 20 essential NZ releases that we feel reflect the sound of Base FM. Spanning the last 20+ years, we’ve focused on releases which continue to play a part in the sound...

DLT and CHE FU ‘Chains’

This weeks LOCAL EYES vid of the week is a throw back from 96′ – DLT and Che Fu with ‘Chains’. The track is from the albums ‘The True School‘ by DLT as well as ‘2b S.Pacific‘ by Che Fu and reached #1 on the NZ music charts as well...