Archive for August, 2009

Zedletter # 19

August 26, 2009

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Radiothon 2009 is all over and we want to send a big shout out of thanks to our sponsors and all those who subscribed, came to one of our fun events or volunteered their time during the festival. THANK YOU! Here’s a cute pic of a kitten for you to enjoy. We haven’t had a chance to tally all the pledges yet so can’t give an exact update but we reckon we came pretty close to our target! Zedletter will hopefully have more of an update for you next week, till then check out some fun events and interesting tid bits below. (more…)

Radiothon is over!

August 24, 2009

Radiothon09webG’day zedheads!

A great big thank you to everyone who subscribed during radiothon!  (more…)

Gig guiiiiide

August 18, 2009

Hello Brisbane, how are you? Really? That’s nice. Uh-uh, you don’t say? Hey shut up for a second I’ve got to tell you about this week’s gig guide.

Ska TrekLet’s kick off with a little well deserved in-house promo. This THURSDAY night is the only and only SKA TREK, which is guaranteed to be fifteen flavours of radness. Not only is it all ages, it’s also BYO and if that’s not a recipe for shenanigans then I don’t know what is. Features performances from THE WAYNE KEYS SHOW, BRASS RAZOO, EASY STEVE AND THE FIFTY BAGS and THE EXPLETIVES. (more…)

4ZzZ’S WEEKLY UPDATE VOL.17

August 11, 2009

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Giggity gig guide

August 10, 2009

This upcoming weekend is a veritable hive of musical goodness, from orchestras to indie awesomeness, get ready.hungary

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The Paper Scissors rock the Troubadour

August 9, 2009

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Siobhan Hegarty

Three unique acts, the cozy comfort of red velvet couches, an atmosphere of cordiality and the coolest kids in Brisbane’s music scene. This was Fortitude Valley’s, The Troubadour, last Friday night. Gathering to celebrate the launch of The Paper Scissors’ (TPS) new “Howl EP” the youthful crowd was abuzz in affable solidarity. (more…)

Job hunt stunt

August 5, 2009

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By Chris Carlaw

An article hit the media the other day which is prevalent to young job seekers. The article in The Age newspaper suggests that young people should not be picky about getting employment in these economic times and that they should not knock jobs back if they are available. (more…)

TRANSVERSE FRACTURE OF THE FIRST METACARPAL @ METRO ARTS

August 4, 2009

PromoShot1By Josh Donellan

Let me begin by saying that this is a show that obstinately defies description or categorisation in much the same way that a fifteen year old girl defies her mother’s requests to ‘ be home by ten, and put on something a little less revealing.’  Fracture’s refusal to exist within one style of performance is unquestionably its defining strength. (more…)

Gig Guide Goodness! 03/08/09- 09/08/09

August 3, 2009

First week of August is full with local and international talent helping my first attempt at gig guide goodness! (more…)

Splendour in the Grass

August 2, 2009

By Kathleen Calderwood

Photos by Craig Tanzer

Splendour before anyone was really awake yet...

Splendour before anyone was really awake yet...

12 months ago a naïve 17-year-old embarked on her first fully-fledged festival adventure. Arriving unaware and ill-prepared for the weekend ahead, she departed early Monday morning for the real world with the satisfaction of knowing she’d just experienced one of the best weekends of her life. This time round with high anticipations she packed the woolies – scarfs, socks, gloves – the whole lot, to ensure her Splendour experience was not marred by the cold (although she did unfortunately go sans gumboots. Not ideal).

To start off her 2009 Splendour Saturday she indulged in an obligatory Byron Bay Organic donut. Seriously, these are a Byron institution, if you haven’t tried one yet, you NEED to get into it. It will make you a better person! She caught the last song of Art Vs. Science before rocking out at Yves Klein Blue. (more…)