TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: June 2018 Guest reviewer: ANDREW SPRAGGON aka SOLA ROSA Featured release: OPENSOULS ‘Kaleidoscope’ Featured track #1: OPTIMIST Featured track #2: LATIN JOINT Featured track #3: IN YOUR HANDS SOLA ROSA is one of Kiwi music’s most evolutionary […]

Dropping a couple of weeks before Christmas, Leonard Charles unveiled his latest single which features Detroit MC Guilty Simpson. Leonard Charles is the most recent musical project from Jeremy Toy, who has forged a long-lasting production and performance career with the likes of Opensouls, Hollie Smith, The Tornadoes, She’s So Rad, Aaradhna etc. Leonard Charles […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES is 9-5ers with the video for their jam ‘Talking To You’ also featuring Tyra Hammond (Opensouls) on vocals. The tune comes off the bands latest EP ‘Close to Home’, generously available as a FREE download HERE   Find out more about 9-5ers here: SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP | FACEBOOK  | YOUTUBE Local Eyes is a weekly […]

Base FM caught up with Jeremy Toy, founder / producer / guitarist of Opensouls ahead of the bands reunion at The Kings Arms for Red Bull Sound Select. Jeremy spoke openly about how the various members of the band came together between 2001 and 2004, the recording process of both albums ‘Kaleidoscope’ and ‘Standing In The Rain’, some […]

Red Bull Sound Select curated by Young, Gifted & Broke OPENSOULS Eno x Dirty – Raiza Biza – Team Dynamite – Third3ye Saturday 18th June 5pm – 2pm KINGS ARMS TAVERN $3 w/ RSVP $10 door sales. RSVP HERE On Saturday the 18th of June, Young, Gifted & Broke (YGB), and friends consolidate for another huge Red Bull […]

Throughout the Month of May, Base FM will be digging into the local music archives to present 20 essential NZ releases that we feel reflect the sound of Base FM. Spanning the last 20+ years, we’ve focused on releases which continue to play a part in the sound you hear on Base FM, and releases […]

After a very long wait we’re excited to finally hear some fresh material from ex-Opensouls member Bjorn Petersen (MC Bjorn). ‘Money Bags’ is the first outing as a solo artist and the beat was produced by old bandmate Jeremy Toy (Opensouls / She’s So Rad). Here’s hoping there’ll be more new songs dropping soon. BANDCAMP […]

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