Local music

This week’s Local Eyes from Lion Rezz his brand track ‘Rockin’. New Zealand has always been blessed with a vibrant cultural heritage that has allowed Reggae and R&B to thrive in its community and Lion Rezz is continuing that rich tradition. Combining his edgy reggae grooves with luscious melodies, Rockin’ is a throwback to Jamaica’s original Lovers […]

This week’s Local Eyes is from Auckland-based wordsmith LB, with his new track ‘Home Sweet Home‘ taken from his latest project, STRESS & PROGRESS. Following his 2019 debut project dntBOTZit.KHAN , LB has crafted a 8-track project produced and mixed by friends and close collaborators Nahsafe (Cam Cranston) & Akshay Raju. This compelling journey of Pacific […]

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED Stay tuned as we will be announcing the artists, soon and will have a FREE compilation of dope unreleased local music coming your way this summer! After the last successful ‘Turn It Up 2020’ compilation, we’re teaming up with Noisehive and doing it again – This time a Turn It Up Summer […]

Grey Lynn Park Festival 2020 is happening on Saturday 21st November from 10am – 6pm On the Main Stage, we’ll have our Base FM Showcase featuring The* SUNSHINE SOUND SYSTEM * NEW ZEALAND *, IllBaz & friends, Raiza Biza, SØJOURN & more. Plus our very own Base FM Jafa Mafia-Soundsystem-Stage and on the heaviest HI […]

Base FM is ‘hands-on’ again as we are opening up our doors for young people. The idea is to pair up a young creative each with a Base FM DJ or artist and tap into the radio station by using it as a safe space and platform for our tamariki to connect with creative leaders, […]

We did it again and squeezed in a full 6-piece band into Base HQ! We had the awesome psychedelic reggae outfit SOJØURN in the studio for a chat with Ian Beatmaster Wright and performed brand their new track “This Place” live! “This Place” is an anxious and driving blues song, which sees vocalist, Annaree Peters […]

The theme for NZ Music Month this year is ‘DISCOVER LIVE.’   Aotearoa has an abundance of world-class talent that you can see on stages across the country., community centres and RSAs, theatres and school halls, and so many other venues, there is no shortage of live music happening every week around New Zealand. Celebrating our […]

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