SPLORE 2022’s theme and line up have been announced! Come alive and wiggle your dancing toes, it’s time to hear the music. With an abundance of incredible home-grown talent Splore 2022 is keeping things typically eclectic. The charismatic and soulful TEEKS will debut a festival show and Ladi6 will also bring a new show this summer […]

Here’s this year’s red carpet and backstage action from the NZ Music Awards. We talked to some of the winners, nominees and hosts from the night.   Featuring Jacinda Ardern, Mike McRoberts, Troy Kingi, JessB, Louis Baker, Church & AP, Bailey Wiley, Rei, Tali and much more. Interviews by Ian Beatmaster Wright Filmed at Spark Arena Filmed and edited by CorpStudio

The ‘Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards | Ngā Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa’ have been announced and it’s a strong group of 2019 Tui finalists! Kiwi hip hop artist Tom Scott’s jazz-inspired hip hop project Avantdale Bowling Club was three years in the making, but only took one week to reach #1 in the NZ Album […]

This week’s Local eyes video is from drum and bass duo State of Mind, with their remix of Tali‘s ‘Love & Migration’. Tali matches the beauty of Aotearoa’s landscape in this stunning video. Follow State Of Mind on Facebook | Follow Tali on Facebook Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New […]

General release Splore 2019 tickets have SOLD OUT! If you missed out on a ticket sign up to a waiting list here. No promises but Splore are anticipating a small number of cancellations at the end of January when Lay By’s expire and you will get first dibs. You can still purchase Parking Passes, Bus Tickets and […]

New Zealand’s First Lady of Drum n Bass Tali come into the base Studio last week to chat about her new video & track “Eye on You” with Base Breakfast host Ian Beatmaster Wright. Listen to the whole interview below. Watch full “Eye on You” video here! Buy the track here! Tali’s new album ‘Love & Migration’ – […]

This week’s Local Eyes is from New Zealand’s First Lady of Drum n Bass Tali. Taken from her first DnB album in over seven years ‘Eye On You’ is the lead track from ‘Love & Migration’ out on October 26th. After leaving NZ in 2001 for the UK, Tali signed to Full Cycle Records and promptly released a UK top 40 […]

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. To wrap up NZ Music Month – our final episode of Base FM Portland Live Sessions with TALI chatting to DYLAN C about her catalogue of music, current projects, and what the future holds. She also performs a special live version of new tune ‘Falling Leaves’ featuring […]

Fix up look sharp! Leading UK MC and Mercury Prize winner, Dizzee Rascal, will headline Splore Festival next February. Following the recent release of his sixth album, Raskit, Dizzee Rascal will make a long overdue return to New Zealand after a five-year absence. He will be re-asserting his legacy on the grime scene with verses from […]

Last week we shared the latest single ‘Powerful’ from Tali (produced by Melinki and Verva) and featuring Melodownz. For this weeks LOCAL EYES we are proud to share the video for the track. The single deals with some very real societal issues women face and all proceeds from the sale of this track go to […]

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