20 Essential NZ Releases

Throughout the Month of May, Base FM will be digging into the local music archives to present 20 essential NZ releases that we feel reflect the sound of Base FM. Spanning the last 20+ years, we’ve focused on releases which continue to play a part in the sound...

EVENT: Trinity Roots Live at Leigh Sawmill with Louis Baker

Classic New Zealand favorites Trinity Roots will be playing 2 live shows this month at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday 24th of January. The trio will perform the ingredients that musically embody the very essence of our home, land and sea through their homely...

TRINITYROOTS ‘This Road (MOODY remix)’

TrinityRoots released their third album ‘Citizen’ in March of this year. One of the stand out tracks from the album ‘This Road’ featured the vocals of drummer/multi-instrumentalist Ben Lemi. Scrolling through soundcloud a few weeks back we stumbled across this great remix from Wellington producer Moody. The man behind...

EVENT: Matariki At The Waterfront (17th – 19th July)

Matariki on the Waterfront is back for 2015 for its fourth year at Waterfront Auckland this July 17th, 18th and 19th. Matariki Festival is a month-long celebration, and as the largest indigenous celebration in the country, the final weekend on Auckland’s sparkling Waterfront is the perfect opportunity to...

EVENT: Sundaise Festival (6-8 March)

Come join us at SUNDAISE Festival, March 6th-8th, tucked away in the hidden native bush Valley of Dickey Flat, just before the town of Waihi. SUNDAISE Festival is for Everybody! SUNDAISE | 6th – 8th March www.sundaise.co.nz FACEBOOK PAGE | FACEBOOK EVENT The Main Stage features musical performances from: Trinity...

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...

There’s no place like Splore: lineup announcement

Splore is welcoming Trinity Roots to the 2015 festival staged at Tapapkanga Park on 20-22 February 2015. After last playing the festival in 2004 at the Waharau site Trinity Roots will make a welcome return.  Recognised as the iconic “Home, Land and Sea” group, Trinity Roots also fits...