HIGH HØØPS ‘Madly’

This week’s local eyes video is the latest singles from HIGH HØØPS ‘Madly’, which is taken from his debut album ‘Season on Planet Earth’ due out this Friday (September 21st) While ‘Madly’ has a head over heels romance vibe, it goes much deeper in the funk and disco...

Talking Points: IMUGI ‘Vacasian EP’ with CONNOR NESTOR

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2018 Guest reviewer: CONNOR NESTOR (A Label Called Success) Featured release: IMUGI 이무기 “Vacasian EP” Released: October 2017 https://imugi.bandcamp.com/album/vacasian-ep Featured track #1: FADE AWAY Featured track #2: PARADISE Featured track...

HIGH HØØPS ‘Can I Get Love?’

‘Can I Get Love?’ is the latest late night creation from multi-instrumentalist HIGH HØØPS. The new track is a hot stepping slam situated between big room r&b and west coast pop n lock funk – out now via A Label Called Success. Emotionally penned as an intimate note...

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...

HIGH HØØPS ‘Body’

This week’s local eyes is HIGH HØØPS ‘Body’ New Zealand based vocalist/producer Jordan Arts aka HIGH HØØPS, who is also one-fifth of LEISURE returns with a new R&B-tinged single ‘Body’, lifted from his upcoming debut album.   Find out more about HIGH HØØPS: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP | YOUTUBE Local Eyes is a...

MOODS feat. HIGH HØØPS ‘Comfortable’

‘Comfortable’ sees Moods (Netherlands) team up with the talented New Zealand based vocalist/producer HIGH HØØPS as he continues releasing on Kraak & Smaak’s growing Boogie Angst label. And the track is a super silky neo-soul slow ride through Moods collection of tasteful synth chops accompanied by the light as...

HIGH HØØPS ‘Burn It Up’

HIGH HØØPS is the solo project from Auckland based creative, Jordan Arts. He is one fifth of LEISURE as well as a a visual director. These songs come late in the night, it’s not unusual for a HØØPS session to go until sunrise. “I’ve been basically locking myself...

MANUEL DARQUART ‘Next Dance’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Manuel Darquart with his feel good number ‘Next Dance‘ released on local outfit A Label Called Success. The video, directed by Fraser Chatham and edited by Jordan Arts (aka. High Hoops) was shot around Auckland’s Parnell Baths. Find out more...

EVENT: Red Bull Sound Select: Stones Throw 20th Anniversary

Red Bull Sound Select Presents the Stones Throw 20th Anniversary Show Young, Gifted & Broke, Madcap, HIT + RUN, and A Label Called Success, curate wildcard artist show for stacked local line-Up: Peanut Butter Wolf – J Rocc – MNDSGN – Egyptian Lover – Jonti High Hoops – Eno...

Talking Points with Lucky Lance (Team Dynamite)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: December 2015 Guest reviewer: Lucky Lance (Team Dynamite) Featured release: SPYCC ‘Wuave Season EP’ Link: https://spyccmusic.bandcamp.com/album… Featured track #1: YKM Featured track #2: Be You Tiful Featured track #3: ØTHER LØVER...

EVENT: Red Bull Sound Select Auckland (Fri 26 Feb)

  Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Andras Fox (AUS), HIGH HØØPS, Spycc, Hugo Jay, & Manuel Darquart Curated by A Label Called Success. Friday 26th February Cassette Nine, 9 Vulcan St Auckland $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE If it feels good, go with it. This...

HIGH HØØPS ‘Ultramood’

This week’s Turn It Up Local Tune Of The Week is a fresh new one from HIGH HØØPS. Auckland’s HIGH HØØPS (Jordan Arts) has been hiding in the clouds, getting things just right and now it’s time to welcoming you into the dreamy musical landscape he’s been crafting with Ultramood....

Leftfield To Headline Splore 2016

Splore 2016 is getting transported to the 90s with the latest line up announcement – 90’s dance music pioneers, Leftfield. It’s been 20 years since the group dropped Leftism and trailed blazed a new era of dance that mixed dub, house and trance. They now have a fresh...

LEISURE ‘All Over You’

LEISURE have done it again, serving up a superb summery-but-semi-meloncholic vocal tune over an infectious groove. Only 4 songs into their career, this Auckland-based collective have just clocked up a series of live showcase gigs around the globe, taking in Australian, US, Canada and at the time of writing,...

LEISURE ‘Got It Bad’

From seemingly out of nowhere along comes a delightful tune that catches everybody by surprise… Alt radio is all over this leisurely tune from the LEISURE Collective – a handful of Auckland-based artists who haven’t offered up to much information about themselves, instead letting the music do the...

Turn It Up! Recap of 2014

Turn It Up is a feature on Base FM where we showcase a new track from Aotearoa every week. Tune in weekdays at 10am and 4pm to hear this weeks top local pick. Proudly supported by NZ On Air Music. In 2014 we featured established artist alongside new discoveries. Some of the...