Finalists announced for the 2019 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards

The ‘Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards | Ngā Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa’ have been announced and it’s a strong group of 2019 Tui finalists! Kiwi hip hop artist Tom Scott’s jazz-inspired hip hop project Avantdale Bowling Club was three years in the making, but only took one week...

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...

TALI Interview on Base Breakfast

New Zealand’s First Lady of Drum n Bass Tali come into the base Studio last week to chat about her new video & track “Eye on You” with Base Breakfast host Ian Beatmaster Wright. Listen to the whole interview below. Watch full “Eye on You” video here! Buy the track here!...

TALI ‘Eye On You’

This week’s Local Eyes is from New Zealand’s First Lady of Drum n Bass Tali. Taken from her first DnB album in over seven years ‘Eye On You’ is the lead track from ‘Love & Migration’ out on October 26th. After leaving NZ in 2001 for the UK, Tali signed to Full Cycle Records...

Portland Live Sessions: TALI

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. To wrap up NZ Music Month – our final episode of Base FM Portland Live Sessions with TALI chatting to DYLAN C about her catalogue of music, current projects, and what the future holds. She also performs a special live...

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...

TALI ‘Powerful (feat. MELOWDOWNZ)’

Last week we shared the latest single ‘Powerful’ from Tali (produced by Melinki and Verva) and featuring Melodownz. For this weeks LOCAL EYES we are proud to share the video for the track. The single deals with some very real societal issues women face and all proceeds from...

TALI ‘Powerful ft. MELOWDOWNZ’

The brand new single from Tali (produced by Melinki and Verva) featuring Melodownz, with all proceeds from the sale of this track going to Women’s Refuge NZ. Please support this worthwhile cause and BUY here: WMNZ.lnk.to/TaliPowerfulAW | www.womensrefuge.org.nz Well known Auckland based singer and songwriter Tali Sheppard last week released a new...

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...

Sundaise Festival 2017

Sundaise Festival brings people together in celebration of music, art and sustainability. With a huge selection of New Zealands finest artists and performers alongside the beautiful Waiwheta River, Waihi. Sundaise Festival 2017 10-12 March Dickey Flat Campsite, Waihi THE LINE UP The Nudge – Pitch Black – Otautahi...

Base FM Rooftop Series: Electric Soul (11th Dec)

Soulful Sunday Sessions with a refreshing cocktail in hand, sunnies on, overlooking the Waitemata Harbour. Join us again as we party above our beautiful Auckland City, with electronic beats from live musicians and Base DJ’s, rounding off your weekend nicely. Base FM Rooftop Series ‘Electric Soul’ featuring: TALI...

TALI ‘Birth Of A Break’

There is no resting for Aotearoa singer, songwriter and MC extraordinaire, Tali, as she releases her seventh studio project, KETA The KETA EP (pronounced keh – tah) is a collaborative effort, involving production from local producers Tokyo Prose, Civilian Sol, Sam De Jong and internationals Thor Rixon (South...

Splore 2017 – Second Annoucement

Splore Festival 2017 17-19 February Tapapakanga Park, Deerys Road, Orere Point Second artist announcement: Morcheeba – Lady Leshurr – Blackalicious – Beardyman The Maharaj Trio – Sorceress – DJ Tahira Plus local support from: Eastern Bloc – Inky Waves – Chiccoreli – Tali – Cian – Jason Eli – Matt Drake  Funk Ferret – Randomplay – Gene...

TALI ‘Berlin’

Returning home from a brief hiatus abroad Tali aka. The first lady of D’n’B is back with her new single and this weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week ‘Berlin’. Far from the big budget productions we’ve all become accustomed to, this video was shot and edited on a...

Talking Points with Tali

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: September 2015 Guest reviewer: Natalia Shephard aka Tali Featured release: BAILEY WILEY ‘IXL EP’ Link: https://baileywiley.bandcamp.com/album/ixl-ep Featured track #1: FIRE Featured track #2: IXL ft. Raiza Biza Featured track #3: VILLAINS...

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...

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...

EVENT: Suburban Base #2 @ Ginger Minx: Curated by LIQUID LOWDOWN

Base FM presents SUBURBAN BASE Curated by LIQUID LOWDOWN Friday 31st July GINGER MINX (117 Valley Rd, Mt Eden) We’re taking the Base FM sound to the suburbs with a series of events at Ginger Minx in Mt Eden. Each event will by curated by a different Base FM show, kicking...