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2020 Pacific Music Awards finalists announced

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s plenty to celebrate in New Zealand’s Pacific music scene. The finalists for the 2020 Pacific Music Awards were announced today after a record number of entries, resulting in 24 finalists across 13 categories. Island Base FM alongside our sister station Base FM, are proud to be sponsors again for the […]

Base Sessions #3

Check out some highlights from our past 2 weeks in Beautiful Samoa. Throwing some gigs, meeting locals & international artists and sports idols. Check it out and you might spot yourself or some of your mates in action! Big thanks to our partners Samoa Tourism & Taumeasina Island Resort. Music by our good friend Justin […]

Island Base FM to gain 100% independence and expand into international Music Hub

Island Base FM is expanding officially into an EVENTS & PRODUCTION company and RECORDING studio while separating itself from the 87.5FM frequency and former studio at Matautu, Samoa. The 87.5FM frequency will continue under local management but with a different name, smaller broadcasting radius and no connection to Base FM (NZ), its team, DJs or […]

THIS IS LOVE (Youth Music Workshop Samoa)

‘This is Love’, the first Island Base FM project of its kind – an International collaboration between local up and coming artists from Samoa and established RnB Soul group from Australia, Downtoplease – DTP. Thanks to The Australian High Commission Samoa and Island Base FM, Downtoplease – DTP were in Samoa for just over a […]