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Last Thursday the Pacific Music Awards announced the finalists for 2021 at an event at The Alexander Café, Otara, Auckland. This year the Pacific Music Awards have a record 27 finalists across the 13 award categories, with soul sensation Tree leading the nominations. After the release of her self-produced debut album Mrs Tree, she has […]

Looking back at some Base FM highlights from the past few years. Here’s a little something about who we are and what we do!

After a few technical hitches, the Base Stream is Back! FINALLY, we got our Base web-stream back up and running – just in time for summer. Tune in from your batch, favourite beach or while on the road, anytime anywhere: The Base FM APP & WEB-STREAM got you covered! LIVE & crystal clear 24/7 STREAMING Base […]

Base FM HQ in terms of the office & studio will be closed during lockdown however the ‘lights’ will still be on. We will be broadcasting the Breakfast show LIVE from Ian Beatmaster’s isolation station (a.k.a his house) and our trusty team of amazing Base DJ’s will be pre-recording their shows which we’ll play during […]

Need to promote your music or business? This Spring, we’re offering a massive discount for our music and industry friends of up to 70% to get your business out there via the Base channels. Call or email Jazz on 021 886 675 / [email protected]

This weeks Local Eyes is a beautiful track called ‘What I See’ from NZ via Ethiopia artist FATHE, filmed, edited and directed by Vinnie Carter. FATHE (pronounced Faht-he) is a multidisciplinary artist hailing from Ethiopia, East Africa who has been living in New Zealand since he was 15. He has been performing all kinds of […]

This week’s Local Eyes Video is ‘waitwait’ from Vayne. This debut music video from the Hamilton/Auckland rapper is directed by Connor Pritchard. This dream-like colourful trip in Vayne’s universe is Produced by Saya. She began collaborating with local artists and producers – creating the likes of waitwait! and the raw, self-produced YUCK – uploading them to SoundCloud, where the 2 demos […]

Our newest (and youngest) Base Fm interviewer Aiko Peseta-Tavai sat down backstage with some of the artist performing at this years Splore festival. Featuring: Afrika Baby Bam – Jungle Brothers, Barry Ashworth, Seanie Tee & Andreas Jensen – Dub Pistols, Jay Double, Nuel Nonso Nwachukwu & Ben McNicoll – Ijebu Pleasure Club, Sandy Mill, Lucky […]

Introducing Base FM… if you don’t know who we are, here’s a little something about who we are and what we do in our musical community

In collaboration with our new friends at Ora New Zealand Ale we are bringing you a ‘Tastes of BASE‘ at The Portland Public House on the last Thursday of every month from 9pm till midnight. With a different flavour each month, Base FM DJ’s and friends will be your live sound selectors while you enjoy drink specials […]

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