Tag Archives: Island Base

Pacific Music Awards postponed to October

The Pacific Music Awards – NZ were set to be held on Wednesday 1st September. Unfortunately due to the Level 4 status of Auckland, the ceremony will be unable to go ahead as planned. The ceremony will now be postponed and held on Friday 8th October. The format of the event will be dependent on […]

WATCH – Aspiring artist and mentee ‘Cyprus-Li’ performs live on air

Check out this live performance by one of our Youth Mentees, ‘Cyprus Li’ performed live on ‘For The Ville Radio’ hosted by Poetik. Big thanks to @nzmusiccommission & @creativecommunitiesakl for the support.

WATCH Island Base Samoa Documentary Pt.2

Part 2 of the Island Base documentary, the crew are back in Samoa and this time with Australian soul/R&B artists DTP – Downtoplease. Continuing our mission to re-connect the sounds of the South Pacific. This trip is about re-connecting DTP with their homeland, school visits and finding new local talent through workshops… Damn did we find […]

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 […]