Base FM Summer Highlights 2019 (Part 3)

The weather put on a stunner of a day for Island Oasis on Waiheke Island. The beautiful Rangihoua Estate provided the perfect scene for the afternoon. The entire set up and hospitality from Sam Carrol and his crew was perfect. Big ups Sam! Line up included Latinaotearoa, Freq...

EVENT: Base FM presents ‘Island Oasis’

ISLAND OASIS Saturday 5th January 2019 WAIHEKE ISLAND featuring FREQ NASTY MELODOWNZ SUNSHINE SOUNDSYSTEM LATINAOTEAROA ERINSPHERE FREQ NASTY FreQ Nasty, is a DJ and producer of breakbeat electronic music based in Los Angeles, California. Originally from New Zealand, McFadyen’s artistic career has taken him across the world, first...

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...

New Release: LATINAOTEAROA ‘Influencis Et Collabis’

Brazilian band–leader Bobby Brazuka, and Venezualan vocalist Jennifer Zea, have just released their 3rd LatinAotearoa album ‘Influencis Et Collabis’ – 9 tracks which blend distinctive South American flavours with the innovative brilliance of some of New Zealand’s most talented musicians. The album includes a latin rework of a Raphael Saadiq neo-soul...

LATINAOTEAROA ‘Jazzy Samba (feat. TEAM DYNAMITE)’

As the winter takes hold, lets warm things up with some summery South American vibes courtesy of Latinaotearoa. This week’s Local Eyes is ‘Jazzy Samba’ feat. Team Dynamite. Whether you’re talking about the commercial success of Long Beach rap trio Ugly Duckling with ‘A Little Samba,’ or Californian beatmaker Madlib’s...

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...

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...

Splore 2017 – Strangely Familiar at the Family Reunion

  Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point First artist announcement: Sampa The Great – Dub Pistols – Egyptian Lover – Tall Black Guy Productions – Nickodemus – RaggaTwins Crew – Pitch Black – Weird Together – Latinaotearoa – Carnivorous Plant Society – Yoko-Zuna – VILLETTE Frank Booker – Dylan C – Aroha – DJ...

NORTHERN BASS 15/16 – full line up announced

Now running from the 29th to the 31st December, Northern Bass is three days and nights of New Year celebrations in a uniquely New Zealand summer setting. Northern Bass 14/15 sold out and has gained legendary status. “Last years event was a hard act to follow but we...

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...

LATINAOTEAROA ft. ALDA REZENDE ‘Senzala’

From LatinAotearoa‘s 2nd album, ‘Senzala’ is a beautiful Brazilian inspired song. Produced by Isaac Aesili, Senzala features band vocalist Jennifer Zea alongside guest vocalist Alda Rezende. Recorded while exploring Brazil earlier in 2014, the instrumentation features both Brazilian & Kiwi musicians including Julien Dyne, Lewis McCallum, Rui Inaba, Beto Montag, Ariel Coelho &...