Live-looping multi-instrumentalist Bosho joins forces with rapper/lyricist Hoody Time on this incendiary track demanding “TRUTH” from our world leaders. Bosho’s guitar-driven instrumental featuring catchy loops and an aggressive solo sets the perfect mood for Hoody Time’s provocative lyrics. “TRUTH” brings the spotlight to Flint, Michigan’s water crisis, the greed of Big Pharma, late-stage Capitalism, our […]

  Northern Bass Music Festival 18 / 19 Saturday 29th December to Monday 31st December – Mangawhai Special announcement! we’ve just added drum and bass superstars CHASE  & STATUS + MC Rage to this year’s Northern Bass lineup! The Northern Bass 2nd Line Up Announcement is here! Adding American rapper JOEY BADA$$, drum & bass and electronic ‘Rock Band’ […]

The first lineup for the eighth annual Northern Bass Music Festival is here! Though this is just the beginning, the soundtrack for this year’s festival is starting to emerge, with headliners so far including NYC rapper chef and ‘F*ck That’s Delicious’ star Action Bronson, Jamaican via London MC and 2018 XXL Freshman Stefflon Don, US […]

Base FM went backstage at the Vodafone NZ Music Awards to talk to some of the winner’s at this year’s event. This video features Kings, SWIDT, Israel Starr, Ladi6 and Truth. Filmed by CorpStudio Interviews by Ian Beatmaster Wright Also check out INDIGENOUS DUBS: Vodafone NZ Music Awards 2017 for the full interviews and music from the winner and nominees. Check out the full list of recipients below: […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES video is TRUTH’s visually epic animated tale for his track ‘Monster’ which also features Strikez on the vocals. The track comes of TRUTH’s latest album ‘Wilderness of Mirrors’. Find out More about TRUTH: WWW | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD | BANDCAMP | BEATPORT Local Eyes is a weekly segment on BaseFM focusing on New Zealand Music videos. Big Thanks to […]


October 11, 2016

29, 30, 31 December 2016 Worsfold Farm, Mangawhai   “We look forward to welcoming everyone to Worsfolds’ Farm to enjoy their favourite artists, discover new ones and keep building the positive legacy of Northern Bass” Now opening 29th-31st December, Northern Bass is three days and nights of celebration, music and experience in a uniquely New Zealand summer […]

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 […]

Legendary duo Truth, exhibit their full musical versatility and mastery on their delicious new 14-track album, “Hollow World”, available on Firepower Records. The infamous New ZealandersAndre Fernandez and Tristan Roake, aka Truth, have been championed as leaders in the scene years ago, with their one of a kind production and DJ sets which have massed them worldwide praise throughout the process. Now, again revealing their […]

Sonic architects of songs with an emotional heft as heavy as the subwoofer rupturing basslines that underpin their work, Truth are one of New Zealand’s finest creative exports. Respected across the globe, since inception several years ago, Truth (Andre Fernandez and Tristan Roake) have, as both world-class producers and party-rocking DJs, cut a clear pathway […]

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