And the Theme for Splore is…

Infinity “And in that moment, I swear we were Infinite.” Let us dream beyond Infinity. Explore the outermost reaches of your imagination, listen to your heart, see limitless potential, turn up full spectrum and unleash your creativity. We don’t need to tell you what to wear to a...

Base FM at Splore 2019

Our newest (and youngest) Base Fm interviewer Aiko Peseta-Tavai sat down backstage with some of the artist performing at this years Splore festival. Featuring: Afrika Baby Bam – Jungle Brothers, Barry Ashworth, Seanie Tee & Andreas Jensen – Dub Pistols, Jay Double, Nuel Nonso Nwachukwu & Ben McNicoll...

EVENT: Splore – Sold Out!

General release Splore 2019 tickets have SOLD OUT! If you missed out on a ticket sign up to a waiting list here. No promises but Splore are anticipating a small number of cancellations at the end of January when Lay By’s expire and you will get first dibs. You can...

BaseFM at Splore 2018

As a proud media partner of Splore Festival, we were able to interview some great artists backstage last weekend. Here’s a taster featuring: Black Milk, Imagine This, TOO MANY ZOOZ, Barry Ashworth from the Dub Pistols, Omar Lye-Fook and Mark de Clive-Lowe INTERVIEWS BY IAN BEATMASTER WRIGHT FILMED...

RIA HALL ‘Black Light (feat. MARA TK)’

Ria Hall will be opening the main stage at Splore this Friday 6.30-7.30pm, so this week’s Local Eyes video is ‘Black Light’ (feat. Mara TK) With the release of her debut self-titled EP, Ria Hall became a blazing new female presence on the NZ music scene. Winning multiple awards...

SPLORE 2018: Listen / Preview / Schedule

SPLORE : 23rd – 25th February Tapapakanga Regional Park splore.net   LISTEN: Dylan C has produced a 1 hour mix of music and conversation which describes the Splore Experience. Ask 100 different people their memories and experiences of Splore, and you’ll get a 100 different responses. Here, we’ve attempted...

Splore 2nd Lineup Announcement

More music goodness for Splore 2018 Splore has added a large eclectic group of international and local acts to its already impressive lineup. Heading the announcement is bona fide UK soul legend Omar. Cited as a favourite by none other than Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu and D’Angelo, Omar...

EVENT: Splore 2018 Line-Up Announcement

Fix up look sharp! Leading UK MC and Mercury Prize winner, Dizzee Rascal, will headline Splore Festival next February. Following the recent release of his sixth album, Raskit, Dizzee Rascal will make a long overdue return to New Zealand after a five-year absence. He will be re-asserting his legacy...

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...

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...

Splore 2017 Earlybirds Now Available

If this cooling weather is getting you down we recommend getting some Splore 2017 earlybird tickets in your life. Sure, that ticket may not warm your toes but being able to look forward to one of summer’s best festivals will definitely warm your soul. For more guaranteed sunshine try...

SPLORE Line Up Update

UPDATED ARTIST LINE UP There have been some changes to the line up as a couple of acts have unfortunately had to pull out. This from Splore: “Due to the late cancellation of Live Industry’s inaugural Secret Valley Festivals in Melbourne and Sydney the Brand New Heavies, Luke...

Brand New Heavies and Luke Vibert to play Splore 2016

SPLORE 19-21 February 2016 Tapapakanga Regional Park Splore Tickets on sale now www.splore.net London-based acid jazz innovators and expert purveyors of funky grooves and soulful harmonies, The Brand New Heavies, have been added to Splore’s 2016 line up. After UK hits “Dream Come True” and “Stay This Way”, the...

Leftfield To Headline Splore 2016

Splore 2016 is getting transported to the 90s with the latest line up announcement – 90’s dance music pioneers, Leftfield. It’s been 20 years since the group dropped Leftism and trailed blazed a new era of dance that mixed dub, house and trance. They now have a fresh...

Nightmares On Wax, Hiatus Kaiyote and more announced for Splore 2016

More artists have been added to Splore Festival’s 2016 line-up including Australian neo soul group Hiatus Kaiyote,  Warp Records’ supremo Nightmares on Wax and UK rising hip hop star, Little Simz.  Hiatus Kaiyote will be returning to  New Zealand for their first festival show after their recent successful, sold-out venue shows in...

Splore 2016 – A Summer Odyssey

First artist announcement includes: Cuban Brothers * The Correspondents * Waxahatchee The Reverend Peyton and His Big Damned Band Dub Pistols * Tkay Maidza * Jordan Rakei * DJ Sarah Love Katchafire * The Supervillains * Tipene * Eno x Dirty * Race Banyon *** Splore Tickets on...

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...

SPLORE update: ROY AYERS, KID KOALA and more

Splore keeps giving with more music, performance and visual art announced Splore’s already impressive music line-up gets a further boost with a few more acts including the legendary godfather of neo-soul, Roy Ayers. His classic hits “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”, “Searchin” and “Running Away” are some of the most...

EVENT: Splore 15 (Updated Line Up)

Splore has added to its line up with UK DJ legend Mr Scruff, hip hop supergroup Deltron 3030, renowned party band The Cat Empire and up and coming Los Angeles R&B artist Tinashe. Festival Director John Minty says “This is the first Splore with so many artists presenting...