BAILEY WILEY ‘Dos Fuegos’

After months of refining and perfecting, Bailey Wiley has released her new EP, S.O.M.M., further showcasing one of NZ’s finest musical talents. With the seeds planted in Berlin, and further grown at home in Auckland, S.O.M.M., aka Still On My Mind is the sound of an artist pushing the...

LUKAN RAI$EY ‘Sides’

This weeks LOCAL EYES music video of the week is Lukan Raisey with his jam ‘Sides.  The vid was shot by Soko Lapez & edited by Jaxciin Films. If you haven’t seen Lukan Raisey LIVE yet be sure to head down to Neck of the Woods on Thursday...

SWIDT ‘No More Parties In Stoneyhunga’

This week’s LOCAL EYS video is SWIDT their jam ‘No More Parties In Stoneyhunga’. The vid was filmed on location in Southern Auckland suburb Onehunga and was directed by New Zealand graffiti legend, Askew One. SWIDT is made up of New Zealand Hip Hop artists SPYCC, INF, SMOKEYGOTBEATZ, BOOMER, JAMAL & AZA Find out more...

KAKAPO ‘Guarantee’

This week our pick for the NZ On Air Turn It Up feature comes off The Prevoke, the new EP from producer/DJ Kakapo.  The Christchurch born Wellington based producer has created an album that’s best described as “pitch-bent sampled soul, UK Garage, jazz, dub reggae, classic crunk, downbeat and...

KRUFF KURTIS ‘Her (Low Bit Bonus Track)’

Our pick for this week’s feature comes from Auckland-based beat maker Kruff Kurtis, who also produced the brilliant ‘No Kids In Africa EP‘ by Psychodalix. ‘Her’ is the bonus track from the ‘Lucid Funk EP’, relased via UK label Honey Glazed Records. FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP ...

ESTHER STEPHENS & THE MEANS ‘French Kiss’

This Weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Esther Stephens & The Means with thier jam ‘French Kiss‘. The video was directed, Edited & Produced by Reuben Stephens with Georgia Schofield as director of photography. Be sure to check out Esther Stephens & The Means at Young Gifted and Broke’s...

NAME UL ‘Only Sixteen’ (Prod. Race Banyon)

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is NAME UL with his jam ‘Only Sixteen’, produced by the one and only Race Banyon. The video was directed & edited by Jamie Lawrence of the production company 8. Find out more about Name UL OFFICIAL | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP | FACEBOOK...

TOURETTES ‘No Losers @ WINZ’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is TOURETTES (aka. Dominic Hoey) with his track ‘No Losers @ Winz‘. The track speaks to the irony of reliance of our social services many Kiwis have to deal with day to day. Be sure to check out the Surrounded By Ghosts...

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...

FORTUNES ‘Bomber’

Melbourne-based duo Fortunes (Conor McCabe & Barnaby Matthews) return with their second release Jacket EP. Deep soulful and electronic, this follow up to 2015’s Hoodies EP is a step up in production & delivery. “On ‘Bomber’, Barnaby encases Conor’s melodramatic and theatrical R&B/disco informed vocal inside sleek, minimal...

LOUIE KNUXX ‘You Got It’ ft. Conor (Fortunes)

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Louie Knuxx with his jam ‘You Got It’ also featuring Conor (Fortunes) and produced by Max Throw. The vid was produced by Anne-Maree Shelton and directed by Natalie Nalesnyik. Be sure to check Louie Knuxx live at the release party for his latest musical offering ‘Tiny...

SPYCC ‘Bad Habit’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Spycc with his video ‘Bad Habit’ produced by One Island Films and directed by Danny Aumua. Make sure you check out Spycc at the next Redbull Sound Select happening down at Cassette Nine this Friday also Andras Fox (AUS), HIGH HØØPS, Hugo Jay & Manuel Darquart. Find...

BADCROP ‘Shatterproof’

Our LOCAL EYES video of the week is Badcrop with their track ‘Shatterproof’ which uses footage from Archive New Zealand put together by Eo. Find out more about Badcrop FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | YOUTUBE | BANDCAMP Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand...

PIATAO THE SUPERVILLAIN & JAY KNIGHT ‘Proud’

This weeks LOCAL EYES is Piataõ The Supervillain & Jay Knight (who also made the video) with their track ‘Proud‘ which also features Bailey Wiley on the vocal track. Be sure to check out Piatao at Galatos in Auckland this week at his Apollo or Die on Ices Ep Release party which also...