Marika Hodgson

As Splore Festival is nearly upon us, here is Deva Mahal live in the studio performing her track ‘Stand in‘ with a little help from Marika Hodgson on acoustic guitar. Deva Mahal will be on the main stage at Splore this Friday at 19.30 – 20.30. Wellington-based singer Deva Mahal recently returned with her singles […]

This week’s Local Eyes is from Deva Mahal, ‘Stand In’ is co-produced by Marika Hodgson aka Sorrento. The beautifully shot video is directed by Petra Cibilich. Mahal was born with blues in her blood. She shares, “I come from a long line of storytellers and musical conjurers”. Mahal’s vision of becoming an artist was solidified here in Aotearoa performing alongside Fat Freddy’s […]

This week’s Local Eyes is a visually stunning video created by Vince Fraser for SORRENTO & Noah Slee’s ‘Parrallel Love’. This single from bass-player turned solo musician Sorrento, aka Marika Hodgson features Berlin-based Kiwi neo-soul singer Noah Slee. Hodgson has been part of NZ’s music scene for a number of years, playing bass with some of the country’s most-loved […]

This week’s Local Eye is from Marika Hodgson is one of Aotearoa’s most talented bass players. She’s worked with the likes of Hollie Smith, Nathan Haines, Moana & The Tribe and Estere. ‘Look up’ is the first single from her new collaborative project Sorrento. This 70s funk, synthpop Parliament inspired banger features New Zeland Music Award-winning singer-songwriter Troy Kingi. Who […]

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. Continuing NZ Music Month ’18 with our latest episode of Base FM Portland Live Sessions series, Dylan C talks to Troy Kingi about his new release, previous projects, and his creative process. He also performs a special live acoustic version of […]

One of the most highly anticipated releases by a local artist in 2017 has finally dropped. Otherland is the debut album by Berlin-based, Kiwi vocalist/musician Noah Slee. After a steady stream of quality singles released over the the last 6+ months (DGAF, Told, Lips, Radar), Noah Slee has kept a few gems up his sleeve with Otherland, including the […]

This week’s ‘Local Eyes’ is Sorceress with their track ‘Treat the Feel’, directed by Jake Munro of Frontside Media Find out more about Sorceress soundcloud | facebook | twitter Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand Music videos. Big Thanks to NZ On Air Music!

Turn It Up is a feature on Base FM where we showcase a new track from Aotearoa every week. Tune in weekdays at 10am and 4pm to hear this weeks top local pick. Proudly supported by NZ On Air Music. In 2014 we featured established artist alongside new discoveries. Some of the tracks were from album releases, while other […]

Bass player extraordinaire Marika Hodgson has just released her first solo outing, and it’s one of the most striking things we’ve heard in recent times. Known as one of the finest bass players/musicians in the country, local audiences may recognise her on the stage playing with Socreress, Hollie Smith and The Means amongst others. ‘Parallel […]

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