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From A to Triple Zed

10 EpisodesProduced by 4ZZZWebsite

An original 4ZZZ podcast series diving into the station's archives to explore the patchwork past, cultural significance and incredible stories of Brisbane community radio 4ZZZ.

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S1E6 - The Punk Marketplace

April 22nd, 2021

The Punk Marketplace

The future is bright for 4ZZZ, but sometimes we get stuck in the golden days.

Honestly, could you blame us?

After all, there …

S1E5 - Queering the Airwaves for 30 years

March 11th, 2021

Queering the Airwaves

Gaywaves was a lifeline for queer people in Brisbane in the early 90s.

Listeners from out of town would drive just within …

S1E4 - How Triple J Stole the Hottest 100 (well... kind of)

February 11th, 2021


As 4ZZZ entered the 1990s, there was a whole lot of change afoot. We had been forced to find a new home after being booted from the University of …

Bonus episode: what led to the Boggo Road riots of 1986

January 20th, 2021

Episode Notes

Hear the original 1986 report by 4ZZZ journalist Claire Grenet into the second major riots of the decade at Brisbane's notorious Boggo …

Bonus episode: the full Billy Bragg interview

January 13th, 2021

Episode Notes

Hear Kristin's uncut interview with the Bard of Barking: Billy Bragg.

If you enjoy this, go back and listen to the episode 'Billy Bragg and the Deep North'.

If you want to hear more from Kristin Black …

Looking back at the Murri Hour, Part 2

December 10th, 2020

Episode Notes

Go even deeper into the music, voices and politics from the Murri Hour program with Warinkil Aunty Glenice Croft and Shellar MB Barney …

S1E1 - Good Morning, Mr Petersen

December 9th, 2020

Episode Notes

The 4ZZZ newsroom asked questions daily of Queensland's notorious premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Through the riots, protests and police …

S1E2 - Billy Bragg and the Deep North

December 9th, 2020

Episode Notes

In the Deep North - the conservative Brisbane of the 1970s & 80s - 4ZZZ was the radio station that spoke directly to the …

S1E3 - Looking back at the Murri Hour

December 9th, 2020

Episode Notes

What began as a short shift for First Nations voices on 102.1FM in 1984 grew into an hours-long block of Murri perspectives by the late 80s, and eventually led to the establishment of the Brisbane …

Brisbane in stereo: the passion, punks and politics of a city coalesce

November 25th, 2020

Episode Notes

From A to Triple Zed dives into the archives of 4ZZZ (otherwise known as 'Triple Zed') to hear how one community radio station has …

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