Breaking Artists (June 2020)

Written by on June 2, 2020

‘Breaking Artists’ on Base is a monthly feature where we pick 3 local artists and showcase 3 new tracks we think you should know. All ‘Breaking Artists’ tracks are fresh and featured for the entire month so we can push their music far and wide.

This months picks!…

EDY, Embher & Chris Bates – Change

Auckland super-producer EDY has released a new track and this time he’s teamed up with Embher & Chris Bates for a soulful electronic number.

EDY is a Producer/Songwriter/Engineer and took immediate interest in music production starting at the young age of 14. Although classically trained in Piano, he switched his main to pursue his passion as a music producer & audio engineer. He has an impressive catalogue of aritsts that he has worked with including Jess B, Swiss, Razé, Villette, Israel Starr, bKIDD,
Sam V, Juwan and many more.

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Chris Bates is a rising Auckland based singer/songwriter with a series of singles under his belt already. His style is a hazy pop vibe with infectious melodies and clever wordplay.

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Embher is also an Auckland based singer/songwriter, formerly known under the artist name ‘Sharnar’, she too has released singles and has worked with Raiza Biza and Lee Mvtthews.

Raw Collective – Just Desserts (feat. Simloco)

New Zealand-based genre-blending outfit Raw Collective celebrate teamwork, loyalty, hurdles and the great friends made through music with their latest single, Just Desserts. This ten-piece Hip-Hop, multi-instrumental extravaganza are from Wellington.

The new song features Simloco and is the lead track from the outfit’s forthcoming album, The Good Things.

“This record represents our live show, the array of vocalists and musicianship, the time put in and the skill level” 

“That’s why this is a perfect first track, being in a band is being in a family, you gotta have the same values, we wanted to celebrate this, and let it show through our new music!”

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Uts. – Mon Amour


Uts. is an independent Maori/Samoan artist/beatmaker born in Auckland, raised in Kaitaia and currently based in Australia. He arrived on the scene in January 2020 and made it his mission to drop a new track every week and he’s stuck to his word. He’s been gaining steady traction and is definitely on the rise and one to watch.

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‘Breaking Artists’ is a feature on Base FM where we pick 3 local artists and showcase 3 new tracks we think you should know. All ‘Breaking Artists’ on Base tracks are fresh and featured for the entire month and  brought to you by NZ On Air Music! Tune in weekdays to hear this month’s picks. 


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