YOKO-ZUNA ‘Minority’ (feat. Noah Slee)

This week’s local eye’s video is Yoko-Zuna‘s stunning new video for ‘Minority’, taken off their brand new album Voyager. Featuring beautiful vocals from Berlin-based Kiwi Noah Slee. The video is another incredibly cinematic entry into the Yoko-Zuna visual canon, created by Yoko-Zuna drummer Swap Gomez, who runs video production company...

EVENT: 10 Years of PSC

10 Years of the same old Ponsonby Social Club and to celebrate they have an extra special long weekend special across both venues (PSC & Ante Social) from September 26th – September 29th. Wednesday 26th September PSC – Standup comedy with Rodrigo Capella (Brazil) followed by DJ Andy JV...

New Release: LATINAOTEAROA ‘Influencis Et Collabis’

Brazilian band–leader Bobby Brazuka, and Venezualan vocalist Jennifer Zea, have just released their 3rd LatinAotearoa album ‘Influencis Et Collabis’ – 9 tracks which blend distinctive South American flavours with the innovative brilliance of some of New Zealand’s most talented musicians. The album includes a latin rework of a Raphael Saadiq neo-soul...

DBL DBL ‘Gold Series’

‘Gold Series’ is the latest single for DBL DBL, aka Liam Dargaville who along with Meer is one half of the group Cool Tan, who were formerly known as Heavy. Ya with me? What we’ve always liked about Heavy/Cool Tan/dbldbl/Meer etc, is that they represent a community which is...

YOKO-ZUNA feat. SWIDT ‘Day Job’

This week’s local eyes video of the week is Yoko-Zuna – Day Job (feat. SWIDT). Check out this amazing animation produced by A Makers Initiative Production with artwork by Lyle Hawthorne and amination by Owen Watts additional effects by Swap Gomez. The track itself is produced by Jamal Muavae...

Hikuwai Sounds Festival 2018

HIKUWAI SOUNDS FESTIVAL 2018 FEATURING P-MONEY, SWIDT, L.A.B., & MORE Friday 2 March 2018 Hikuwai Plaza, AUT City Campus, 55 Wellesley St E, Auckland AUT’s Student Association (AUTSA) is stoked to present Hikuwai Sounds, Auckland’s newest addition to its summer festival calendar. This one-night event will feature a...

YOKO-ZUNA feat. SWIDT ‘Day Job’

Yoko-Zuna return with the release of latest single ‘Day Job’. Featuring vocals from long-time collaborators SWIDT, the single showcases another side to the eclectic Yoko-Zuna sound. Created by both Yoko-Zuna and SWIDT, the track features the trademark confident vocals from Spycc & INF, sitting perfectly alongside the unique...

YOKO-ZUNA ft. HEAVY & RANDA ‘Yes’

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is ‘Yes’ by Yoko-Zuna in colaboration with Heavy and LarzRanda. The vid is a continuation from the bands last music vid for the tune ‘One’s Cycle’ and was directed by Yoko-Zuna Drummer Swap Gomez. ‘Yes’ is taken from the Luminols EP, which is available...

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...

Talking Points: YOKO-ZUNA ‘Luminols’ with LAUGHTON KORA

      TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Laughton Kora Featured release: YOKO-ZUNA “Luminols” Released: 2016 https://yoko-zuna.bandcamp.com/album/… Featured track #1: ORCHARD ST feat. Tom Scott Featured track #2: YES feat. Heavy &...

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...

YOKO-ZUNA ‘January Sun’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video, ‘January Sun’ by Auckland based Yoko-Zuna, pays homage to the “VCR taped retro nostalgia” of the 80’s. The clip is the video is a A March Man Production and was both directed and edited by the bands drummer Swap Gomez. It’s also the sequel to...

Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye Summer Shows

Two intimate shows from three of New Zealand’s best, Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye playing two intimate live show at Lukes kitchen in the Coromandel and the mighty Leigh Sawmill Cafe. Rogue Society & Loop Present: Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye. WEDNESDAY 4th JANUARY, 2017 Luke’s kitchen, Kuaotunu, Coromandel FRIDAY 6th JANUARY, 2017 Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh...

NORTHERN BASS 16/17

29, 30, 31 December 2016 Worsfold Farm, Mangawhai   “We look forward to welcoming everyone to Worsfolds’ Farm to enjoy their favourite artists, discover new ones and keep building the positive legacy of Northern Bass” Now opening 29th-31st December, Northern Bass is three days and nights of celebration, music and...

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...

YOKO-ZUNA ‘ ‘Yes ft. HEAVY & LARZRANDA’

Recorded at Auckland’s Red Bull Studios, Yoko-Zuna‘s second EP Luminols was released at the end of May through Loop. The 5-track EP shows a varied sound from Yoko-Zuna, and a band which have become incredibly comfortable in their own skin. Ranging from the pulsating electronic sounds of ‘Lightning Sabres’ to the brooding...

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...

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...