This week’s local eyes video is the latest singles from HIGH HØØPS ‘Madly’, which is taken from his debut album ‘Season on Planet Earth’ due out this Friday (September 21st) While ‘Madly’ has a head over heels romance vibe, it goes much deeper in the funk and disco influenced track. When speaking on the track […]

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2018 Guest reviewer: CONNOR NESTOR (A Label Called Success) Featured release: IMUGI 이무기 “Vacasian EP” Released: October 2017 https://imugi.bandcamp.com/album/vacasian-ep Featured track #1: FADE AWAY Featured track #2: PARADISE Featured track #3: I AM CONNOR NESTOR has worked […]

Three of the brightest local talents in the new generation of hip hop artists have joined forces to create High Beams, a seven track project to be released on 27th July. HighBeams showcases IllBaz‘s unique production chops with two of the best rappers in the game – MELODOWNZ and Raiza Biza. High Beams was created in Baz’s […]

‘Can I Get Love?’ is the latest late night creation from multi-instrumentalist HIGH HØØPS. The new track is a hot stepping slam situated between big room r&b and west coast pop n lock funk – out now via A Label Called Success. Emotionally penned as an intimate note to a significant other and the propositioning […]

Aotearoa hip-hop stars IllBaz, MELODOWNZ and Raiza Biza have joined forces for this week’s Local eyes, a new project called High Beams. The seven track project is due out in July, but the first single from the collective was shared on Friday. ‘Live Stream‘ featuring Taite-nominated soul artist TEEKS is a politically-charged track with a video directed by Connor Pritchard. The amazing lineup for High Beams doesn’t stop with ‘Live […]

This week’s local eyes is HIGH HØØPS ‘Body’ New Zealand based vocalist/producer Jordan Arts aka HIGH HØØPS, who is also one-fifth of LEISURE returns with a new R&B-tinged single ‘Body’, lifted from his upcoming debut album.   Find out more about HIGH HØØPS: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP | YOUTUBE Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New […]

‘Comfortable’ sees Moods (Netherlands) team up with the talented New Zealand based vocalist/producer HIGH HØØPS as he continues releasing on Kraak & Smaak’s growing Boogie Angst label. And the track is a super silky neo-soul slow ride through Moods collection of tasteful synth chops accompanied by the light as a feather vocals of HIGH HØØPS. Introspective […]

HIGH HØØPS is the solo project from Auckland based creative, Jordan Arts. He is one fifth of LEISURE as well as a a visual director. These songs come late in the night, it’s not unusual for a HØØPS session to go until sunrise. “I’ve been basically locking myself in a home studio hot-boxed with incense […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Manuel Darquart with his feel good number ‘Next Dance‘ released on local outfit A Label Called Success. The video, directed by Fraser Chatham and edited by Jordan Arts (aka. High Hoops) was shot around Auckland’s Parnell Baths. Find out more about Manuel Darquart: WWW | SOUNDCLOUD | FACEBOOK | […]

Red Bull Sound Select Presents the Stones Throw 20th Anniversary Show Young, Gifted & Broke, Madcap, HIT + RUN, and A Label Called Success, curate wildcard artist show for stacked local line-Up: Peanut Butter Wolf – J Rocc – MNDSGN – Egyptian Lover – Jonti High Hoops – Eno x Dirty – Villette – Kakapo Affsid […]

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