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Fizzy Good Make Feel Nice (Highly Suggested Fun Times for the Weekend)

November 18, 2010

The Bleeding Knees Club
Friday November 19th
Woodland Bar
Good times to be had by all

Gareth Liddiard (The Drones)
Friday November 19th
The Old Museum
$25.50 Oztix
Songs to melt your brain to

w/The Keep On Dancin’s
Saturday November 20th
FREE before 10pm, $5 after

Many a good theme song to dance to – or murder to


Music Geekzzz #3 This Sunday!!

July 28, 2010

Liza Harvey

Some Cultured Stuff For Youse

June 23, 2010

Yes, the heading is a joke, for any of you questioning my sanity or appropriateness in approaching cultural content.

The weekend ahead holds many a cultural delight for all you artistic types as well as the next installment of the Label Parties in Fortitude Valley.

The Outpost Presents:

I Used To Skate Once (art exhibition + music)

This is the 6th annual “I Used To Skate Once” exhibition organized by The Outpost’s Matt Brady and looks to be an absolute delight. The exhibition involves a collection of visual artists from around the world who bring with them a variety of styles, ideas, practices and intentions for your viewing pleasure. There’s also a host of local and national bands performing on the night.
Some of the visual artists involved include:
Porous Walker

Marcus Oakley

Stefan Marx
Andrew Gordon
Amber B Dianda
(see their blogspot for entire list cause there’s heaps!)

Music on the night from:
Per Purpose

Songs (Sydney)

Deadnotes feat The Legend (Everett True)
Community (formerly Stemford Hiss)
Swede Tooth

For more information check out the “I Used To Skate Once” blog. There’s an entire list of all the artists involved and on the bands as well.

Presented By the Brisbane City Council
Label Parties #4
Bedroom Suck Records

Come support Brisbane’s local music scene! Three fantastic Brisbane bands + some Sydney kids play free in the Valley mall as part of the Brisbane City Council’s Label Parties.
These bands are fantastic live and a seminal part of the Brisbane music scene so come along and see these guys in action. I recommend wearing sensible shoes and not your favourite shirt – you may just lose and rip them respectively.

Blank Realm
Polyfox and the Union of the Most Ghosts (Sydney)
Knee Chin
Kitten Party

Liza Harvey

A Weekend Away…. or just stuff to do this weekend

May 28, 2010


R.I.P Society; Label Party #3
Brunswick St Mall
7pm – 11pm
(the best news..) FREE!!!! & all ages
Kitchens Floor (Brisbane)
Royal Headache (Sydney)
Dead Farmers (Sydney)
Bed Wettin Bad Boys (Sydney)

Mardi Lumsden & The Rising Seas EP Launch

The Old Museum, cnr Bowen Bridge Rd and Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills
Tickets through Oztix
Mardi Lumsden & The Rising Seas
Scott Spark


Disembraining Machine #8
The Tidy at Alchemix Studios
29A Logan Road, Woolloongabba
Cup Suits
Teen Sex
The Vampire Rough remembers ZenCityFitness
Unfortunately none of these acts has anything to link you to, and I know that for Skerreks & Cup Suits, Disembraining Machine #8 is going to be their one and only performance. So I recommend this highly for any of you out there who love the little out of the ordinary to check this out for sure.

Women In Music – Rap Reversal
Browning St Studios, West End
Female artists do acoustic cover of sexist rap songs! A beautiful line up of extremely talented young, up and coming female artists. I definitely recommend checking these lovely ladies out.

Enjoy your weekend kids! Don’t do anything silly… unless it’s fun!

Liza Harvey

Brian Chase (drummer from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs) Interview

May 14, 2010

Brian Chase & Seth Misterka Duo
I caught up with Brian Chase, most famously known of course for his work as a drummer in NY based the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, this afternoon for a quick chat about his latest Australian tour. Brian is in Australia at the moment touring with saxophonist Seth Misterka. Misterka holds his own within the Brooklyn underground music scene, contributing to over 100 albums during his career. Together they have created a free improvised jazz duo, generating moving soundscapes and kaleidoscope sounds, and are performing all this month around Australia.

Brian and I chatted about the difference between drumming in a conventional band like the YYYs versus the heavily improvised performances he does with Seth. He also had some really interesting stuff to say about the exciting new music coming out of the Brooklyn underground music scene, as well as about how much he and Seth enjoyed playing at the Melbourne Jazz Festival last week. I certainly learned a lot during this interview and I’m sure you will too.

Listen in to 4zZz on Wednesday morning between 6 and 9am on Grace Nye’s show The Inconvenience Party to listen to the interview. If you want to check out Brian Chase & Seth Misterka Duo, they’re playing at the Tribal Theatre this coming Friday the 21st of May, and I highly recommend that you do!
– Liza Harvey 14th May 2010


October 20, 2009

Three stages… three days… 60 artists…  In wake of the 2009 Valley Fiesta we at 4ZzZ can’t seem to stop ourselves from singing ‘We Luv the Valley Oh’! Completely free and jam packed with all-ages entertainment, we see our very own suburb host the largest outdoor street party Brisbane’s had on record. (more…)


September 29, 2009

Do you want to have some fun in the sun this October listening to some top Aussie bands while supporting your favourite local radio station?

Fresh Fest 09 is on Saturday 17th of October at Carrara Sporting Complex on the Gold Coast and is hosting some hot new up-and-coming bands alongwith a few old favourites. (more…)

Gig guide!!

September 17, 2009

The only place you need to go to have a good time this weekend is the backyard. For Brisbane Festival, peeps are lending their backyards to performances in the name of creativity and entertainment. Pear and the Awkward Orchestra are on Friday night at Hamilton, Miguel are performing Saturday night at Yeronga and 10divas follow up on Sunday at Brookfield. So if you’re after something a bit different to the usual local fare, tickets are only $11.50, and you never know, the venue could be just around the corner. Check out the program here! (more…)


September 1, 2009

Radiothon results are in! We raised approximately $57,000 in pledges during the festival, which is a fantastic result and we want to thank all our loyal subscribers and any newbies, THANKYOU.

Triple Zed has also raised through donations and events around $2000 for a much needed PA System.

If you haven’t paid your pledge then get in quick and pay up! You can either drop by the station Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm for the next 2 weeks or Saturday 12 to 3pm and don’t forget to grab your free CD from the thousands available, OR you call in with credit card details before September 11th and grab your free goodies another time. Don’t forget you won’t win a prize if you don’t pay up and there are heaps of awesome prizes to be won.


Deep Sea Arcade, Skinny Jean and Oh Ye Denver Birds play X & Y Bar for free this Saturday, September 5th from 8pm.Talons, Violent Soho and The Sips play the Step Inn also this Saturday, September 5th from 8pm for only $12 at the door. One Records Showcase presents The Gin Club, Mexico City, The Blackwater Fever, Texas Tea, Roz Pappalardo and The Wayward Gentlemen next Tuesday, September 8th at the Troubadour for $15 pre sale. Underground Productions presents Red, a choose your own adventure musical based on the tale of Little Red Riding Hood. It’s on at UQ’s Cement Box, St Lucia September 3rd – 5th and 9th – 12th with a preview on September 2nd. The show starts at 7:30pm and tickets are $5 for the preview, $10 for students and $15 for adults. To book, text 0433 809 256. Big Sound Live brings together over 60 acts staged across six venues in the Valley on September 9th and 10th. Some bands making an appearance are Bluejuice, The Basics, The Boat People, Cloud Control, Philadelphia Grand Dury and Old Man River. Tickets are $27.50 for one night or $44 for a two-night pass. Dream Theater are coming back to Australia with their Black Clouds & Silver Linings Tour. They play on Thursday, December 3rd at the Brisbane Convention Centre. Tickets start from $99.90 and can be booked through Ticketek.


The Frog and Peach (Friday 3pm to 6pm) Alex with be hosting Zed favourites Violent Soho on the program from 4pm.


Box Vintage

Box Vintage If you don’t have the time to sift through thrift stores, then Box Vintage is your kind of store. With all the hard work done for you, it’s a vintage clothing smorgasbord.  All the basics are covered in men’s and women’s wear in a variety of sizes so you’re sure to find a quality, one off piece that’ll set you out from the crowd. You can find Box Vintage at 29 Vulture St, West End or check them out online at All Zed subscribers recieve 10% off everything, excluding sale items.

Thats all for this week, be sure to check out inbox next Monday for the next installment of Zedletter!

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June 10, 2009

Poster remix

By Mungo van Krimpen-Hall

‘RiP: A Remix Manifesto’ opens for limited release this Thursday, and we had a quick catch up with Canadian director Brett Gaylor to discuss the film.

4ZzZ: Your film covers a LOT of ground, figuratively and literally, it’s hard to sum up. How do you pitch it to people?

Brett Gaylor: It is hard to pitch, but I kinda like to call it a Party Rock & Roll movie about intellectual property. It’s a manifesto movie and it’s meant to be fun, and it’s meant to get people thinking about an issue that a lot of people haven’t been thinking about, which is that this concept of copyright & intellectual property really applies to everybody, and how to make sense of the digital age. (more…)