The winners have been revealed for the 2022 Pacific Music Awards, presented last night at Tāmaki Makaurau’s Vodafone Event Centre in Manukau. Acknowledging the success of Pacific artists and celebrating and promoting excellence in Pacific music. The Pacific Music Awards aims to encourage young Pacific musicians to aspire to a higher level of achievement. The big […]

For this instalment of EMPWER HOUR Sandy Mill chats to 21 year old Hawkes Bay native Danica Bryant. A pop-folk musician with a gritty rock edge, her songs sink their teeth into intense topics from celebrity culture and mental health, to gender dynamics and body possession. Bryant combines a keen pop sensibility with the timeless […]

With an incredibly soulful voice, Rylee form our youth mentoring program has a very unique tone and style. We first met her through a holiday programmes and group song-writing workshop but have since teamed Rylee up with the amazing Sandy Mill (international recording artist) for regular one-on-one mentoring.

We hosted Take It To The Streets for NZ Music Month! Sylas representing Mangere joined us to perform his song “The Life Of A Man” Mentored by the infamous Sunshine Soundsystem and rapper, KP.

Last night, the finalists for the 2022 Pacific Music Awards were announced. Across 13 awards categories, this year’s 26 finalists are a mix of new musicians debuting music, established Pacific music icons and everything in between. Leading the finalist nominations this year are Tomorrow People with four nods including Flava Best Pacific Group, One Love […]

This instalment Sandy chats to Carawei, an audio producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter based in Auckland. She is the founder of ‘Milky Avenue Studios’, an LGBTQ+ music studio and creative community based in Ellerslie, and she is a producer for many emerging kiwi artists such as Phodiso, Ray Leslie and many more! As a queer woman, […]

It’s time for a Base FM GIVEAWAY. All throughout June, you can win epic prize packs, curtesy of Skinny Jump. To help you get connected now more than ever, they are not only giving away more data but hardware to enjoy it all as well. WIN Beats Studio buds, UE Booms and more! To be […]

What a stellar music month for 2022! Seeing the music industry come alive again made this year even more memorable. This year’s ‘Level Up’ theme we saw focuses on tomorrow’s stars. Showcasing up-and-coming talent and success stories, and celebrating what emerging success means for the New Zealand artists. We had over 40 people come down and […]

The final Breakfast for music month was another gorgeous morning broadcasting from the streets, with LIVE performances with Katie Lee + Rei. Big shoutout to our partners Kingsland NZ , Ngā Rangatahi Toa and Skinny Jump.

The next edition of EMPWER HOUR we have the Ukrainan born, NZ raised artist, VïKÆ. Make sure to tune in for EP 3 for some positive vibes with your host Sandy Mill. Originally born in Ukraine and seeking refuge in New Zealand post Chernobyl. A classically trained musician VïKÆ has done a full 360 dance through the music-sphere. Originally […]

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