Aotearoa Music Awards Announce 2022 Finalists

Today the Aotearoa Music Awards announce the 2022 finalists, with the winners to be announced on November 10th. With six nominations Rob Ruha emerges as the frontrunner for this year’s awards. Rob is nominated for six awards: Recorded Music NZ Te Pukaemi o te Tau | Album of the Year for his third album Preservation of Scenery, […]


WOMAD NZ 2023 – First Artist Reveal

WOMAD shares first peek at international & local talent line-up for the festivals 20th anniversary The festival will celebrate the 20th anniversary at the award-winning Bowl of Brooklands and Brooklands Park in New Plymouth. With the brilliant multi-award-winning Korean folk-pop group ADG7, Aotearoa’s genre-pushing jazz, hip hop project Avantdale Bowling Club, and modern Occitan troubadours San Salvador from France. […]


EMPWER HOUR with Sandy Mill featuring Blake

This instalment of EMPWER HOUR Sandy Mill features the enchanting soul, electronic and pop artist Blake! Hailing from Queenstown New Zealand, Blake resided the the UK past five years. Immersing herself in the rich London Neo Soul and Jazz scene, she honing her craft. While in London, she worked alongside some of UK’s top drum […]


Grey Lynn Festival 2022 – SAVE THE DATE

Grey Lynn festival is back for 2022, a jam packed free family event filled with food, culture, arts and music! We will be returning with Base FM stageWe will be returning with our legendary Base FM stage & heavy Jafa Sound, alongside the Main Stage – with some exciting up and coming artists planned, stay […]


End of an era, farewell KFM

After 20 years on Karangahape Rd, Te Karanga Trust made the difficult decision to close KFM radio station. Directing focus their energies on our creative youth development programs and services. Founded in August 2002 by John Greet and Tame Iti, the station has nurtured creatives and artists young and old. It has been an inclusive […]

“’Primal’ is about the jealousy and insecurity that kept occurring with an ex, where they would become extremely jealous when I was just out at the club working and performing or seeing my friends. I think it’s a mood many people have experienced, where they’re being loyal while just trying to have fun and get […]

Bailey Wiley is back! Listen to ‘Baby Mama’ by Bailey Wiley and watch the music video below:

Giving you some UKG flavour on ‘Bagels Show’ every Thursday from 4-6pm. JAYXKNIGHT · {BAGELS MIXSERIES} Feat. Jay Knight 002

Special Needs Radio – Recorded live on Auckland’s BaseFM, with Dave Ti (DiCE) 70’s funk & scratchy vinyl, to upfront Disco & House with the odd DiCE re-rub thrown in for good measure 🙂 Guest mix: DiCE_NZ

Emerging Afro-Kiwi artist Jujulipps is excited to announce the release of her new track, ‘Saucy,’ out now. Since the release of her debut single ‘Hilary Banks’ in 2021, Tāmaki Makaurau-based artist Jujulipps has been making waves in the Aotearoa rap scene with her dynamic flow and unapologetic confidence.

“Crawling” has been a long and emotional journey. The song has been in the works for over two years, and it’s easily the most raw and personal piece of music she’s ever created. For the past two years, vana has poured her heart and soul into writing the most raw and emotional alternative song of […]

Incontestably one of Tāmaki Makaurau’s finest rhyme-slingers, Brandn Shiraz teams up with Arch Hill icon Diggy Dupé on ruff ‘n’ tough self-produced new cut ‘outside outside‘, launched over the weekend with blazing hot visuals directed by Bryce Tobin. The two local rap stars mean business in their gritty and noir-ish clip, raising lyrical stakes amidst the super city’s overgrown, liminal […]

6-8PM Auckland DJ’s JBN & Solnate come together with Outta Pokket Radio, a platform they founded to create, trying to push culture behind artists from djs, producers, dancers, singers and rappers. Expect to see a mix hip-hop and RnB, edits, UKG, house, afro, baile funk & dancehall – along with some special guests on the […]

Watch the video forthe new track from Jarna and SPRDTWNBBY!

TRACK OF THE WEEK: ‘Get Money’ the first single taken off @raizabiza upcoming album ‘Pangea’ which is scheduled to release later this year. Swipe right to check out the video shot right here in Kingsland at @nanny1nation Production courtesy of @takumusiq this track follows a new sound arch drawing inspiration from the African continent and with those changes come a […]

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