IA ‘Ororuarangi’

This week’s Local Eye’s is something a little different with a live performance by Newly formed Māori music collective ‘IA’. The band held an intimate concert in the Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve in front of a live audience, as a creative way to debut their new single, ‘Ororuarangi’. IA has...

Moana & The Tribe feat Inka Mbing: Tōku Reo

This week’s Local Eyes’ video is honouring the importance of all native languages, Moana & The Tribe ‘Tōku Reo’ features the stunning guest vocals of Inka Mbing, the singer from the Atayal tribe which is one of 16 indigenous tribes in Taiwan. Inka defied the taboo on women not singing traditional songs...

RUNTINGZ ANTHEM (Official Video 2019)

The week’s Local Eyes is the heaviest of reggae / hip hop collaboration from Lion Rezz, RaggadatCris, Lomez Brown, Israel Starr and Poetik. The visuals were shot by videographers Vika To’oala and Cairo Samson showing this mass of local talent rocking shows and travelling around Aotearoa as part of their ‘Runtingz...

CHURCH & AP ‘Ready Or Not’

Auckland rap duo Church & AP continues their 2018 winning streak with the release of the ‘Ready or Not’ official video, which is our local Eyes Video of the week. With a sound not often found in these shores, the track showcases Church’s ability to use his voice across...

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...