Zedletter – 4ZzZ’s Weekly Update

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EVENTS:

For all those cult movie fans, head along to The Globe on Thursday 11th February to check out Dirty Dancing and The Princess Bride on the big screen once more. It’s only $10+BF (or FREE for Odyssey members and 4ZzZ subs!) for the double screening which starts at 7pm sharp!

Jackson Jackson are headed back to The Zoo on Friday 12th February. Catch them with special guests Mama Kin. Tickets are $27.25 + BF and can be purchased from www.thezoo.com.au

New Zealand’s favourite musical brothers Kora return to Australia in 2010 for an East Coast tour. Kora are renowned for their mind blowing live shows with their unique brand of dub based reggae, infused with electro beats and thumping bass lines, sounds that get everyone moving. Don’t miss them performing live on Friday 12th February at The Hi-Fi. Tickets on sale now at thehifi.com.au and oztix.com.au

Feel & Rave proudly present the return of indie-rock pioneers Yo La Tengo, on Tuesday 16th February at the Hi-Fi. Tickets are on sale now from feelpresents.com, Rocking Horse records and the Hi-Fi, so make sure you don’t miss out on one of indie-rock’s giants.

Tijuana Cartel and A French Butler called Smith will play the Globe Theatre on Friday 19th February 2010 for what promises to be a Gypsy Dancarama night of nights. Tickets are $20.50+BF and are available from www.oztix.com.au.

The Stress of Leisure takes an opportunistic lunge into 2010 with a gig at the Step Inn on Friday 19th February. They alongside abstract landscape artist Anonymeye and No Scene scenesters Bremen Town Musician. Tix are only $5, available at the door.

Principal Entertainment, and Timeoff proudly present The Brian Jonestown Massacre & The Demon Parade Thursday 18th February at The Zoo. The tour coincides with the release of the band’s 14th album “who Killed Sgt Pepper”  Tickets are selling fast and are available from the www.thezoo.com.au, Rockinghorse Records, and all usual outlets.

The Blackeyed Susans return to the road in celebration of their 20th anniversary retrospective box set ‘Reveal Yourself 1989-2009’. They are playing at the Troubadour on Friday 19th February, with special guest Ben Salter. Catch The Susans for one last time before they head off to Europe. Tickets are $27.75+BF from www.oztix.com.au.

Radiance
tell sthe story of three half-sisters who gather to bury their mother, but it is a night for truths and the bonds of deceit, shame and secrets will be ripped apart forever.Louis Nowra’s richly-textured story about these three indigenous Australian women is deeply personal, yet resonates broadly. Radiance is showing at the Brisbane Arts Theatre from 6th February to 6th March. Tickets start at $15 and are available from www.artstheatre.com.au.

Phoenix are returning to Australia! Following the instant sell out of their east coast shows earlier this year, these Parisian pop wunderkinds will play Brisbane Convention Centre, Monday 1st March with special guests Miami Horror. Final ticket release on sale now through Ticketek.  Don’t miss out this time!

Frontier Touring proudly present Amanda Palmer – voice of the Dresden Dolls – returning to Brisbane Wednesday 10th March at The Zoo. Musician, artist, writer and political activist, don’t mis these unique show. Amanda Palmer will be joined by special guest Mikelangelo. Tickets on sale now through oztix.com.au or call 1300 762 545 for bookings.

Earth Freq is a music, lifestyle and environment festival, based in South-East Queensland at Landcruiser Park, Jimna the full lineup has been announced, and is without doubt a most epic and diverse lineup, with something for everyone. Expect a wide range of styles from techno, progressive and psytrance, to live bands, reggae, dub and world music, hip-hop glitch-hop, dub-step and breaks to chill-out and ambient, across two full production stages for a whole weekend! All event info can be found here: www.earthfreq.com.

SPOTLIGHT!
cd reviews – By Chris

Efterklang

Efterklang: Magic Chairs (4AD / Remote Control).
It’s a typical piece of indie snobbery to suggest that Coldplay have  ruined the little patch of indie pop from which their sound arose  including every other band that resided there. Snobbery, sure, but you  try recommending a band that sounds like Coldplay and see how you  feel. Efterklang escape (just barely) sounding like Coldplay by their  use of complex orchestration and a penchant for Philip Glass style  arpeggiation (which is nearly as bad as sounding like Coldplay). The  results are intriguing enough that I am willing to risk telling you  about them with the caveat that I explain my reasoning at length on  the offchance that I am later placed in the dock for crimes against  good taste.

Owen Pallett

Owen Pallett: Heartland (Domino).
Orchestration seems to be the order of the day. This Canadian chap (of Final Fantasy fame)  would be just an interesting indie experimenter, but with a full  blimin’ orchestra backing him up he becomes a kind of indie Bobby  Darrin or Mel Torme. Overall it is a little too odd to find greatness,  but is certainly very diverting and there are moments here of genuine  awesome: check E is for Estranged or Midnight Directives. Indie Pat  Boone? That would make a good band name.

gig review

The Kill Devil Hills

The Kill Devil Hills
The Zoo – 5th February
I arrived at the Zoo found feeling welcome and in good company, much to the credit of being put on the door thanks to Zed’s S&P department. Blackwater Fever kicked the night of with some gnarly foot-tapping numbers that accompanied a tight game of pool ending with a crushing defeat. This was made easier by Shane Hicks’ rubble-vocal style and sincerely accurate guitar wailing.

Mexico City followed, starting slowly and peaking with several numbers including ‘Ain’t No Lie’ and ‘Raised an Empire’ that turned the dancefloor into something resembling a hoe-down blended with moments of hend-banging bliss. Frontman Adam Poole charmed the audience by pointing out the Kill Devil Hills’ ability to draw  such an attractive crowd. This followed with more heartfelt tunes played with a professionalism that earnt the group the Courier Mail’s People’s Choice Award at the QSong awards last year.
– Pete Skism

Taking the stage to the sounds of a looped violin, The Kill Devil Hills take the stage & immediately launch into one of a number of raucous, country-infused rock numbers. They mainly showcase tunes from their new long-player, ‘Man You Should Explode’ and track such as ‘It’s Easy When You Don’t Know How’, ‘Siam’ & ‘Cockfighter’ have new energy breathed into them as the band and crowd swelter. As turns their work is both beautiful & brutal & the band delve into older material tonight as well, with the stand out being the bar-room singalong ‘Drinking Too Much’. Unfortunately, incessant crowd chatter drowns some of the quieter material, however after a solid hour and forty minute set in the most oppressive of heat, the Kill Devil Hills triumphantly absorb the rapturous applause from the satisfied crowd.
– Jay Beatson

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The Globe

The Globe
The Globe Theatre – Brisbane’s favourite cult cinema – regularly screening cult classics, B-grades, 80’s trash, vintage films and rockumentaries, as well as showcasing live original music, is a non-profit community multi-arts venue run by Odyssey. Not only does The Globe treat Brisbane to the most wicked showcase of cult cinema but 4ZZZ subscribers and Odyssey members get FREE ENTRY to cult cinema screenings, as well as discounts at selected events!

Repeat!! 4ZZZ subscribers and Odyssey members get FREE ENTRY to cult cinema screenings! Offer excludes sold-out sessions and special events.

…All the more reason to subscribe to 4ZZZ or join Odyssey! Stay tuned to 4ZZZ, or visit www.globetheatre.com.au for program details.

Odyssey and The Globe are proud community partners and supporters of 4ZZZ.

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