November 12, 2020

We Love Aotearoa December 19th at ASB Showgrounds – Free Entry Whānau Fun Day: 10 am – 3 pm Saturday, December 19th We Love Aotearoa (r18): 5 pm – 11 pm Saturday, December 19th (ticketed) We Love Aotearoa is back and bigger than ever, with an unmissable line-up of celebrations set to take place next […]

SATURDAY AUGUST 15TH, 2020 ‘WHĀNAU FUN DAY’ and ‘WE ❤ AOTEAROA’ On Saturday August 15th, a special two-part event will take place across Auckland’s Queens Wharf. To celebrate Aotearoa’s tremendous efforts to moderate the impact of COVID-19, a plethora of activities, performances, and workshops will take place across The Cloud and Shed 10 and all […]

This week’s Local Eyes is from LEISURE, directed by Jordan Arts of The LEISURE Collective. The video stars a man practising Tai Chi while the world accelerates around him. “This song is a reminder to not get sucked into the vortex of bullshit and false motives. Inhale, exhale and keep things LEISURE. The visual for The […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Hip hop crew SWIDT lead 2017 VNZMA finalists Live performances by SWIDT, Lorde, TEEKS, Theia and Devilskin Auckland rap crew SWIDT leads the pack with six finalist nods for the 2017 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards which will be held at the Spark Arena on 16 November. The Onehunga group is up for Godfrey Hirst […]

     TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: April 2017 Guest reviewer: Dan Woolston (sniffers.co.nz) Featured release: LEISURE ‘Leisure’ Released: 2016 https://open.spotify.com/album/1SZzXX… Featured track #1: ALL OVER YOU Featured track #2: CONTROL MYSELF Featured track #3: SOMETHING ABOUT YOU LEISURE are a 5 piece […]

Stand back dudes, the ladies have got this. ‘Never Ever’ is the first collaboration between Bailey Wiley & Miloux, who met when they were both cast members of the Fly My Pretties String Theory tour. Harking back to an era of smooth RNB, ‘Never Ever’ finds Miloux handle both vocals and production duties, with Bailey dropping in for a tasty […]

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 […]

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