🧹April Atonement | Join the 4ZZZ Coven 🧙

It’s initiation time witches! We are less than 48 hours away from the best time of the year to start showing your devotion to the most enchanting community radio station in the REALM! We’ve been stirring the most magical ingredients into our cauldron to bring you some WICKED prizes from our sponsors! 

Brisbane Writers Festival | Dendy Cinemas | Felons Brewing Co | Urban Climb | Nura Headphones | The Zoo | Airlock Studios | Art From The Margins

The full list of prizes will be posted on the 4ZZZ Socials this Saturday so follow us to get all the details.

Why subscribe during April Atonement? We've spent almost 50 years helping connect and amplify the voices of our local communities! By subscribing to 4ZZZ means YOU’RE supporting local, independent arts, media and culture.

Help us keep the magic alive this April, so we can continue giving local artists a platform to be heard, marginalised voices the opportunity to tell it like it is, and celebrate the weird and wonderful of this enchanting city. 

👣 Access All Areas | THIS SUNDAY 👣

That’s it fam, it’s finally happening Access All Areas is this Sunday April 2nd 12:30PM

This 🎇 EPIC 🎇 fundraiser will be going towards building an accessible studio with amenities for all abilities in the area of the 4ZZZ car park!

🤗 4ZZZ continues to work towards including more people with a disability at the station, joining the volunteer announcer base and becoming an integral voice of our grassroots media and local music community.

Come support and join the fun at The Triffid main stage featuring:


Doggie Heaven | Tralala Bip | Darren Hanlon | The Double Happiness | Locust Revival | Adele & The Chandeliers | Dave and the Mudcrab | Lunar Dirt and DJ sets from Belle

They'll be RAFFLE TICKETS 🎟️ & MERCH 👕

Tickets are $30/$25 (Zed subs) click me!

🤘 Units 25 | 4ZZZ Highlights 🤘

I had the pleasure of attending the incredible event Units at Eaton’s Hill on the weekend celebrating 25 years of Regurgitators iconic album Units.

Here are some photos taken by dedicated 4ZZZ vollies featuring;

Mitch, Please - The Stress of Leisure - Flangipanis - Screamfeeder 

🏆 4ZZZ at the QMAs 🥂

Earlier this week some of the amazing 4ZZZ team attended the Queensland Music Awards. Our very own station dad Stephen Stockwell presented a few awards for the evening.

It was a pleasure to attend and celebrate the incredible musical talent of this city and state. We are so elated for ALL the winners & nominees!

A particular highlight of the evening was hearing Lindy Morrison from the Go Betweens acceptance speech for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. She spoke with such presence about the influence of music in Brisbane and the history of some of her life’s work in music. She received a standing ovation, my words simply can not capture the impact of her speech so if you’d like to have read you can click here.

In this photo is; Ezarco (Ez) Dos Santos Community Engagement Coordinator next to Stephen Stockwell Station Manager, Sass Morrissey Sponsorship Coordinator, and Alison Paris Sponsorship Assistant standing on the pink carpet smiling and looking f***ing fabulous 💅

🏳️‍⚧️ Queer Radio Special | Trans Day of Visibility 🏳️‍⚧️

Ivy from Dungeons and Dysphoria on Zed Digital was host for an incredible lineup of inspiring local trans community members all in celebration of Trans Day of Visibility this coming Friday March 31st.

Ivy was joined in studio by Sellma Soul of Tranzmission and Lu of Generation ZZZ 🤩
During the show, they had a chat with Dylan Barrett Many Genders One Voice discussing the Trans Community Awards 2022 happening this Friday!

There was also a special “Queery” round from Alexis of The Pineapple Rebellion with the final half dedicated to talks with Ali from Queerbait about why visibility is important and hearing from Amy Sargeant about the recent Melbourne protest and what has been happening in response.

Including this Saturday a Rally for Trans Rights! Show your support for the trans community by rallying with us. Here is a link to the event.

If you'd like to listen back to this EXCEPTIONAL broadcast CLICK ME! 

🐶 AOTW | Ghost Mutt - Perro Fantasma 🐶

From the AOTW Committee: "4ZZZ has the pleasure of showcasing Ghost Mutt's debut album Perro Fantasma before its official release on Thursday the 30th of March. Their blend of moody rock and dreamy pop is absolutely delightful and are no strangers to Zed! Over the past year they have frequented our weekly top 20 and played the Valley Fiesta car park show. Plus the album artwork was made by 2022 radiothon artist Georgie Levi what can't they do!"

🐾 Liminal Space | Interview with Ghost Mutt 🐾

Speaking of the Album of the Week! Ag from Liminal Space interviewed Ghost Mutt on their show!

If you’d like to listen back to their chats click me!

🎶TOP 20 | March 18th - 25th🎶

❓Zed Trivia❓

Did you know that 4ZZZ was the first radio station in Australia to go to court over using profanity on air? 

It was all over the word !@#$

🟣 Free ΩHM Gigs! 🟣

Check out the FREE gigs at Brisbane Powerhouse this weekend!

Celebrate the last night of ΩHM this Saturday at Traces, a free concert with a stacked lineup of dreamy soundscapes and avant-garde sound collages with performances from David Grubbs (US), Mike Cooper (UK), Kate Carr (UK), Madeleine Cocolas (AUS), and JW Paton (AUS).

You can also catch free gigs on Thursday with Southeast Asian metal band Rinuwat, and Friday night with Dots+Loops presenting VESSEL and MATERIAL.


Book your free ticket.

🥳 Persistence 2.0 🥳

Exit Stage Zed, 4ZZZ, Young Henrys and The Bearded Lady presents Persistence: a brand new club night celebrating the best of Meanjin queer and gender diverse Djs and bands. 

Meanjin Queers and allies get on down to The Bearded Lady on Thursday April 6th for Persistence 2.0 featuring Scraps, L LKA, and DJ Nejmere of 4ZZZ's I Spy. Doors at 7:30pm. 

Tickets available on the door and online through Eventbrite.

Free entry for First Nations attendees & Trans BIPOC attendees. 

💃 MAFIA MAMMA ‘LADIES NIGHT’ PREVIEW🕺

It’s the perfect night out! Gather your friends and join Dendy Coorparoo or Dendy Portside on Wednesday, April 5 for a special ‘Ladies Night’ preview screening of MAFIA MAMMA, including a complimentary mYmosa on arrival.

Starring Toni Collette and Monica Bellucci, this mad-cap caper sees a down-on-her-luck suburban housewife unwittingly stumble into her new role as the leader of the most powerful Mafia family in Calabria when she inherits her grandfather’s Mafia empire.
Screening at Dendy Cinemas from April 13

See trailer and purchase tickets here

For your chance to win a double pass to the red carpet preview screening, email giveaways@4ZZZ.org.au with the subject ‘MAFIA MAMMA’ & your full name & sub number.

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