EVENT: Northern Bass 2nd Line Up Announcement

  Northern Bass Music Festival 18 / 19 Saturday 29th December to Monday 31st December – Mangawhai Special announcement! we’ve just added drum and bass superstars CHASE  & STATUS + MC Rage to this year’s Northern Bass lineup! The Northern Bass 2nd Line Up Announcement is here! Adding American rapper JOEY...

Northern Bass 18/19 – First Lineup Announcement

The first lineup for the eighth annual Northern Bass Music Festival is here! Though this is just the beginning, the soundtrack for this year’s festival is starting to emerge, with headliners so far including NYC rapper chef and ‘F*ck That’s Delicious’ star Action Bronson, Jamaican via London MC...

Talking Points: SHAPESHIFTER ‘Soulstice’ with STAUNY POPS

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: May 2018 Guest reviewer: STAUNY POPS Featured release: SHAPESHIFTER ‘Soulstice’ Released: 2006 https://shapeshifter.bandcamp.com/album/soulstice Featured track #1: BRING CHANGE Featured track #2: ELECTRIC DREAM Featured track #3: ONE STAUNY POPS joined the...

Talking Points: SHAPESHIFTER ‘The System Is a Vampire’ with K+LAB

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: June 2018 Guest reviewer: K+Lab Featured release: Shapeshifter ‘The System Is A Vampire’ Released: 2009 https://shapeshifter.bandcamp.com/album/the-system-is-a-vampire Featured track #1: LONGEST DAY Featured track #2: TWIN GALAXIES Featured track #3: DUTCHIES...

Talking Points: FAT FREDDYS DROP ‘Based On A True Story’ with SAMBORA

Date: November Guest reviewer: SAMBORA aka Sam Trevethick (Shapeshifter / Peacekeepers) Featured release: FAT FREDDYS DROP ‘Based On A True Story’ Released: 2005 Link to release: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/based-on-a-true-story/340180839 Featured track #1: RAY RAY Featured track #2: ROADY Featured track #3: DEL FUEGO SAMBORA is a multi instrumentalist and is responsible for the Keys, Guitar...

VNZMA 2017 Finalist Announcement

Hip hop crew SWIDT lead 2017 VNZMA finalists Live performances by SWIDT, Lorde, TEEKS, Theia and Devilskin Auckland rap crew SWIDT leads the pack with six finalist nods for the 2017 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards which will be held at the Spark Arena on 16 November. The...

SHAPESHIFTER ‘Been Missing’

This weeks LOCAL EYES coincides with Base FM’s forthcoming vinyl exhibition COVER STORY #2; The NZ Records That Shaped Our Dancefloors. Shapeshifter’s ‘Been Missing’ is a throwback to 2004 and featured on the bands second LP release, ‘Riddim Wise’. The Single was released as a 12″ vinyl single; the cover of...

Talking Points: PACIFIC HEIGHTS ‘The Stillness’ with AROHA

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Aroha Featured release: PACIFIC HEIGHTS “The Stillness” Released: 2016 https://wmnz.lnk.to/PacificHeightsTheStillnessPR Featured track #1: DRAINED feat. JEN TURNER Featured track #2: IBANAKA Featured track #3: SO LOVE feat. SHAAN...

Talking Points with Matthew Harvey (Concord Dawn)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: July 2016 Guest reviewer: Concord Dawn  Featured release: SHAPESHIFTER ‘Realtime’ Link: https://shapeshifter.bandcamp.com/alb… Featured track #1: MOVE WITH ME ft. Ladi6 Featured track #2: MADNESS Featured track #3: TAPESTRY Released: 1st May 2001...

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...

NORTHERN BASS – first artist anouncement

After the resounding success of last year’s epic sold-out event, FuZen Entertainment is thrilled to announce the first installment of artists heading to Mangawhai to perform at the 15/16 Northern Bass New Years festival. SHAPESHIFTER * SKEPTA * FOREIGN BEGGARS * CHALI 2NA DJ MARKY * LADI 6 * MACHINEDRUM * DANNY BYRD * MALA HOMEBREW * SWINDLE  * SKEPTICAL * DUB...