Turn It Up

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED Stay tuned as we will be announcing the artists, soon and will have a FREE compilation of dope unreleased local music coming your way this summer! After the last successful ‘Turn It Up 2020’ compilation, we’re teaming up with Noisehive and doing it again – This time a Turn It Up Summer […]

Back in 2013 and for New Zealand Music Month, Base FM released TURN IT UP, a double mix CD of our top local releases. 7 years on, it is now time for volume 2 but with a slightly different take. At Base, we champion our local artists and we love finding new talent and introducing […]

NZ Artists and Producers, let’s ‘TURN IT UP 2020’ We are running a competition for NZ artists and producers to be featured on a new Base FM compilation ‘TURN IT UP 2020’. The compilation will be made up of 12-15 tracks (one track per artist) and will be fully licensed, promoted, publicized and digitally distributed […]

Christchurch hip-hop crew The Settlers release their new single ‘Set It Straight’. The Settlers; a thriving hip-hop crew from Lyttleton Harbour in Christchurch, have released their first single ‘Set It Straight’ from their forthcoming EP ‘Speech’, produced by Tia Drumma. ‘Speech’, continues the theme established in their ‘Steps’ EP and ‘Due Date’ album – mirroring […]

A diverse array of local talents collide on the massive ‘The Runtingz Anthem’. Israel Starr, Lomez Brown, Lion Rezz, Raggadat Cris and Poetik have joined forces for a recent tour and celebrated with this huge reggae/hip hop inspired banger. Follow: ISRAEL STARR | LOMEZ BROWN | LION REZZ | RAGGADAT CRIS | POETIK Turn It Up is […]

The first single from an upcoming full-length album in 2019, ‘Lay Back’ was written and produced by MILOUX, with additional production and engineering by the incomparable Ben Lawson at Red Bull Studios in Auckland. This is MILOUX’S first solo single since the release of her EP2 in 2017, having since written the song ‘Because of […]

CHURCH & AP give us a taste of what’s to come with the absolutely slapping ‘Ready or Not’.  With a sound not often found in these shores, the track showcases Church’s ability to use his voice across multiple stylistic forefront’s and delivery with punching bars and cadence. Mark your calendars, ‘Ready or Not’ is set […]

This week’s local tune of the week is ‘Stay True’ from Grey Lynn local and central Auckland heavy hitter DIGGY DUPÉ who is back with a brand new EP ‘Island Time’ via Renaissance Music. The highly anticipated project comes with features from Trey Bond and the legendary NZ MC Rizvan, and boasts an impressive variety […]

‘Re-Ignite’ is SALMONELLA DUB’S latest blessing to our ears and is a perfect fit for the approaching summer weather. ‘Re-Ignite’ is the remix of ‘Ignite’ by Tiki Taane & Salmonella Dub. ‘Ignite’ was first sparked during SALMONELLA DUB’S 25th anniversary shows featuring the return of TIKI TAANE, experienced by an audience of over 26,000 people. These […]

Produced by SFT, ‘Sugar’ is a sweet love song dripping in old school style production, 90’s R&B reminiscent melodies and a romantic verse from MELODOWNZ. BAILEY describes the single as “the first song I’ve written that I’ve instantly fallen in love with in a minute.” Bored of love that is just comfortable, Bailey searches for […]

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