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Contacting us just got a whole lot easier! We have a new ‘text the DJ’ service up and running so you can get in touch with our Base DJ’s live on air. Simply type into your Facebook Messenger “Base FM Studio”  and type away. Next time you’re tuned in listening to your favourite show why […]

Waxstar Touring proudly presents Dillastrate LIVE at Cassette 9! Christchurch natives and musician mates Tim Driver and Henare ‘H’ Kaa of Dillastrate and making their way up from the dirty south to bring their high energy live show to Auckland on June 4th. A neo-pop soul group the duo mingles with current soul, hip-hop, jazz and […]

After lockdowns foiled plans, not once, but TWICE for the annual Latte Art Throwdown last year, the milk foaming maddness is returning for 2021, on Thursday, June 10th! Hosted in our neighbourhood at Atomics Kingsland’s HQ, 420c New North Road, and with a bunch of spot prizes, food available by Cheese on Toast and our very […]

The best time in New Zealand Music has rolled around, this May we celebrate 21 years of Aotearoa’s iconic NZ Music Month | Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa.  31 days dedicated to honouring great local music for all New Zealanders – in every place, for every age, and in every genre. Throughout the whole month, […]

Highlights of Splore Festival 2021. Another phenomenal year at Tapapakanga Regional Park with an all kiwi line-up and a main stage acts that featured promenitely female and gender mixed artists. We also spoke to first timer Mo Muse from BLK CITY and veteran King Kapisi about theor splore experience. Thanks you Splore for having us […]

Every year, the Society of Beer Advocates (SOBA) rolls out its red carpet for a week-long celebration of all things craft beer. It’s appropriately called Auckland Beer Week, and our good friends at 8 Wired Barrelworks Matakana are rounding out the week with an open day this Sunday. From 12 – 7 PM you’ll get the chance to […]

Happy Birthday, Ponsonby Social Club – Big ups for holding it down since 2008! Huge shout out to Bobby Bazooka and his team for all their hard work over the years. Pop over during the month of April to celebrate PSC’s holding a month-long celebration featuring dance and comedy, live music and DJ’s.  

New Zealand’s unofficial national anthem, ‘Poi E’, is finally being recognised as an important part of New Zealand’s rich musical landscape, with Patea Māori Club being awarded 2021 IMNZ  (Independent Music NZ) Classic Record. Patea Māori Club’s ‘Poi E’ lyrics were written by te reo advocate, linguist, composer, Ngoi Pēwhairangi (QSM) and music by Dalvanius Prime in 1983, to encourage rangatahi to be […]

‘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 month’s picks… La Coco – Another La Coco‘s newest […]

This May, Base FM is working alongside the Waitematā Local Board, Ngā Rangatahi Toa, and Allpress Coffee to celebrating creativity in youth with “We’re Stronger Together” –  a Free Youth event, for age 10+ at Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Road. Held from 10 am to 3 pm on the 8th of May at […]

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