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...

MONTELL2099 ‘Possible’

This week’s Turn It Up local tune of the week comes from a young producer who’s been monopolising a whole lot of our attention in the past year. To call Montell2099 up and coming doesn’t feel right as he’s so ahead of his game. There are even reddit...

HOME BREW ‘listen to us’

In the lead up to arguably the most controversial trade deal New Zealand has been involved in, the TPPA, our LOCAL EYES music video of the week is Home Brew with their track ‘Listen to Us’. The Track was produced by Haz Beats and features raps by Tom Scott...

THIRD3EYE ‘Believers’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Third3ye with their jam ‘Believers’, directed by Sam Tattersfield. Be sure to check these guys out LIVE this week at UTOPIA with Third3ye, Eno x Dirty, Badcrop, Bailey Wiley and ILL BAZ at The Kings Arms or at TPPA FREE ZONE: Peoples...

TRINITY ROOTS ‘El Kaptain’

In anticipation of their back to back live shows happening at Leigh Sawmill this weekend, our LOCAL EYES video of the week is Trinity Roots with ‘El Kaptain’ from their most recent release ‘Citizen’. The video was directed, filmed + edited by The Renegade Peach Project. Unfortunately the...

TROY SAMUELA ‘Ace’

Trust Troy Samuela to casually upload a track to soundcloud, simply captioned “been busy so here’s this for now” and rack up 25 thousand plays in just two weeks. ‘Ace’ features the tight horns, snares and cymbals of what sounds like the most fire marching band on earth. The...

YOKO-ZUNA ft. BAILEY WILEY ‘One’s Cycle’

Kicking off 2016 with our LOCAL EYES video feature of the week by Yoko-Zuna with their new production One’s Cycle also ft. Bailey Wiley. The video is a Fish and Clips production directed by Jason Bock. Find Out more about Yoko Zuna YOUTUBE | FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD Find out more...

Turn It Up! 2015 Recap.

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 week’s top local pick. Proudly supported by NZ On Air Music. In 2015 we chose stand alone tracks from...

LOCAL EYES 2015 HIGHLIGHTS

LOCAL EYES is a weekly BaseFM segment which weekly showcases a local artists music video. Looking back on this years videos there has been a multitude of great work from the musicians themselves as well as all of the artists involved in making these videos happen. This has been...

WEIRD TOGETHER ‘No Compromise’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Weird Together with thier track ‘No Compromise’ with Sudanese vocalist Karima Madut. The video was shot in Accra, the largest city in Ghana, West Africa and produced & directed by Tu Neill & Weird Togethers own Nick Dwyer. Find out...

THE UPBEATS – Thinking Cap

This Weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is The Upbeats with ‘Thinking Cap’. The video was animated by the talented folks at Mo Fresh Find out more about The Upbeats FACEBOOK | SOUNDCLOUD | TWITTER Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand...