The Base Guide to Everything

Written by on April 8, 2016

swidt no more parties

Welcome to our new weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend:


It’s getting colder but the new SWIDT video for No More Parties in Onehunga has got us trying to wear Hawaaiin shirts over our hoodies.


The mysterious and elusive UK producer Jai Paul has launched a new project called the Paul Institute with his equally elusive brother A.K Paul. Of course exactly what the Paul Institute entails remains a mystery for now but we’re keeping an eye out. We’ll have to satisfy ourselves with this very dope EP from Nao who collaborated with A.K Paul late last year.


This is so interesting. A Japanese producer got tired of waiting for TLOP to be released in Japan, where Tidal is still unavailable, so he made his own damn version. TOYOMO called the album Imagining “The Life Of Pablo” and created the tracks from sample credits found on WhoSampled and lyrics from Genius.


We put some really good effort into getting through this solid list of the 30 Best Music Biopics of All Time but we’re still chipping away at it.


We’ll have a full roundup of Record Store Events happening all over the country for you soon but for now check out what Rebel Soul Records has planned. 


But as for this weekend, here are our picks from around the city: 

This weekend our good friends at Leigh Sawmill are celebrating their 20th birthday and have a whole line up of parties starting with Tiki Taane on Friday night, then carrying on through to Saturday night with our very own Dylan C & special guests winding down with White Chapel Jak on Sunday afternoon.

The yearly Jam On Toast celebration at Greylynn Community Centre is this Sunday! Art exhibits, games, food, live graffiti and the sweet jams of Base FM DJs all day.

Onehunga Festival is on this Saturday.  Live music, cultural performances and good food. You love the song, now go support the community.

On Sunday The Cloud is turning Japanese for 2016 Japan Day Food stalls, kimonos, akido demonstrations, tea ceremonies and J-Pop.

The annual Maungakiekie/Mt Eden celebration Love Your Maunga is also on Sunday. Food stalls, craft stalls and live music.

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