AVANTDALE BOWLING CLUB ‘Old Dogs’

Without a doubt, Tom Scott’s Avantdale Bowling Club has been one of the most highly anticipated local releases of the last few years. Across the 8 tracks on the album, the depth and maturity of Tom Scott’s songwriting reaffirms just how much of a master storyteller he has...

Talking Points: OPENSOULS ‘Kaleidoscope’ with SOLA ROSA

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: June 2018 Guest reviewer: ANDREW SPRAGGON aka SOLA ROSA Featured release: OPENSOULS ‘Kaleidoscope’ https://itunes.apple.com/nz/album/kaleidoscope/1197778167 Featured track #1: OPTIMIST Featured track #2: LATIN JOINT Featured track #3: IN YOUR HANDS SOLA ROSA...

EVENT: Sun Sets Waiheke (7th Jan)

25 Artists bringing you over 12 Hours of Music: The Peacekeepers (DJ Sambora & MC P Digsss) Sorceress  Sunshine SoundSystem (DJ Downtown Brown & MC PDigsss) Latinaotearoa The Waiheke International Soul Orchestra Optimus Gryme & Third Law Gull & Rhyas Bobby Brazuka – Isaac Aesili Hosted by PDigsss From...

Base FM Rooftop Series: Global Village (20th November)

Base FM has put on parties in bars, in clubs, in parks, and even on a boat… This summer we’ll be doing something different and throwing parties on a rooftop in downtown Auckland, Sunday Sessions style. Base FM brings you the second episode of our Rooftop Series: GLOBAL VILLAGE. Base...

Talking Points with Murry Sweetpants

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: July 2016 Guest reviewer: Murry Sweetpants Featured release: CHAOS IN THE CBD ‘Midnight In Peckham’ Link: https://wearerhythmsection.bandcamp.c… Featured track #1: MIDNIGHT IN PECKHAM ft. Isaac Aesili Featured track #2: LUXURY MOTIVATION Featured...

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...

Talking Points with Isaac Aesili

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C (thanks to NZ On Air Music) Date: August 2015 Guest reviewer: Isaac Aesili Featured release: VARIOUS ARTISTS ‘Conglomerates’ Link: https://soundcloud.com/wonderfulnoise/va-conglomerate-wncd010teaser Featured track #1: JULIEN DYNE ‘Maddingos’ Featured track #2: ISAAC AESILI ‘Space Migration’ Featured track #3: LORD ECHO ft. MARA TK ‘Parting...

The Base Guide To Everything

Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: You may be starting to pick up from this feature that as a collective, the Base...

SORCERESS ‘Treat the Feel’

This week’s ‘Local Eyes’ is Sorceress with their track ‘Treat the Feel’, directed by Jake Munro of Frontside Media Find out more about Sorceress soundcloud | facebook | twitter Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand Music videos. Big Thanks to NZ On Air Music!

SPLORE 2015 NZ Music Mix

The last few weeks we’ve heard from a lot of music from artists who are appearing at Splore 2015. Mr Scruff, Kid Koala, Roy Ayers and Tinashe all get regular spins by various Base FM DJs and are some of the more well know international artists who we’ll...

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...

ISAAC AESILI ft. IVA LAMKUM ‘Chemistry’

The first of a series of collaborations set to lace Isaac Aesili‘s 2nd solo album due in 2015. ‘Chemistry’ is a new synthstrumental instrumental collaboration between soul vocalist Iva Lamkum and producer Isaac Aesili that brings dancefloor rhythmic madness together with synth funk and the sultry R&B vocals of Iva Lamkum....

SORCERESS ‘Tea Cups’

Sorceress is a 5 piece band from New Zealand, formerly known as Funkommunity. Their debut album ‘Chequered Thoughts’ was widely acclaimed around the world and saw them tour Europe and Japan in 2012. The creative duo at the core of Sorceress is vocalist Rachel Fraser and producer/band leader Isaac Aesili. They also collaborate...

FUNKOMMUNITY ’44 Funk’

Ahead of their appearance at the Base FM Xmas Party, and a little something to keep you vibing while they work on their 2nd album, Funkommunity drop this modern boogie funk monster “44 Funk”. Tapping into the same energy as West Coast ressurectionist Dam Funk & B.Bravo, “44 Funk”...

CHRISTOPH EL TRUENTO ‘Sunflower’

ARTIST : Christoph El Truento TITLE : Sunflower LABEL : WONDERFUL NOISE CAT # : WN12027 FORMAT : 7inch Vinyl(40g vinyl w/Sleeve) Release In late NOV 2012 Produced by Christoph El Truento, Drums by Julien Dyne, Horn arranged by Isaac Aesili (Funkommunity), Guitar by Si-Res. This stunning piece...