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This week’s Local Eyes is something a little different. Fly My Pretties have just released their second track ‘Take It From Me’ featuring Bailey Wiley from their forthcoming album ‘The Studio Recordings Part One’.  To date, Fly My Pretties have only ever recorded and released live albums, and in a reverse move, now present their […]

      TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Laughton Kora Featured release: YOKO-ZUNA “Luminols” Released: 2016 https://yoko-zuna.bandcamp.com/album/… Featured track #1: ORCHARD ST feat. Tom Scott Featured track #2: YES feat. Heavy & LarzRanda Featured track #3: ONE QUESTION feat. […]

Ria Hall returns with her first new material in over two years, the anthemic single ‘Love Will Lead Us Home’. Written and produced by Ria and Sam de Jong, ‘Love Will Lead Us Home’ features a soaring chorus and an instantly memorable hook and shows off one of the most powerful and affecting voices in […]

Electric Wire Hustle have just released ‘Go Slow‘, a taste of upcoming album The 11th Sky. A track which walks into the genre-fog amongst drum machines, synthesizers and Mara TK‘s distinctive voice, the track sets the scene for the sound of The 11th Sky – surreal storytelling and a David Lynch meets Motown vibe. “‘Go Slow‘ is […]

New Zealand’s favourite collection of soul-infused earth-rappers Third3ye have just released 3P, their first new material as a collective in nearly two years. A body of work exploring their own place and experiences as musicians in NZ in 2016. Since the release of their debut album On3ness in 2014, Third3ye have developed a reputation and large […]

Recorded at Auckland’s Red Bull Studios, Yoko-Zuna‘s second EP Luminols was released at the end of May through Loop. The 5-track EP shows a varied sound from Yoko-Zuna, and a band which have become incredibly comfortable in their own skin. Ranging from the pulsating electronic sounds of ‘Lightning Sabres’ to the brooding slow-burn of ‘Orchard St’, Yoko-Zuna is a […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Electric Wire Hustle with their new piece ‘March’ also featuring Deva Mahal on the vocals. The vid was produced by Louise Cheesman for Projuice & Loop and directed by the bands own David ‘Taay Ninh’ Wright. Find out more about Electric Wire Hustle: WWW | FACEBOOK | […]

After months of refining and perfecting, Bailey Wiley has released her new EP, S.O.M.M., further showcasing one of NZ’s finest musical talents. With the seeds planted in Berlin, and further grown at home in Auckland, S.O.M.M., aka Still On My Mind is the sound of an artist pushing the boundaries of neo-soul. With writing and recording […]

This Saturday 23rd of April, Loop Sessions – Live At Lot23 will showcase two of the freshest artists who are putting their own stamp on the neo-soul sound – Bailey Wiley and A Girl Named Mo. Bailey Wiley will celebrate the release of her much anticipated ‘Still On My Mind’ EP due for release on Friday […]

Base FM presents Yoko-Zuna in a two week live series: YOKOTOBER Part 1: October 8 | Part 2: October 15 Neck Of The Woods (155 Karangahape Rd) The month of October is set to be reverse power-slammed by bass-fuelled electronic hip-hop quartet – Yoko-Zuna. With their first album This Place Here debuting at number #12 on […]

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