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Seeing live music is a transformative experience. Live Delay brings all the passion of the stage and the spice of the crowd direct to your ears, capturing the story of Australian music as it happens. From the heart-pounding swagger of nationally-beloved live favourites to the sharp thrill of innovative new artists, our team scour venues great and small across Brisbane to ensure you never miss out on the finest musical treasures the city has to offer.

Broadcast weekly on:
4ZZZ 102.1FM - Thursdays from 9am
Zed Digital - Sundays from 7pm
Community Radio Network - Saturdays from 1am & 8pm

On air since January 2013, Live Delay is currently produced and hosted by Scott Mercer.

Past producer hall of fame:
Darragh Murray
Josh Watson
Branko Cosic
Rueben Aptroot

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Seeing live music is a transformative experience. Live Delay brings all the passion of the stage and the spice of the crowd direct to your ears, capturing the story of Australian music as it happens. From the heart-pounding swagger of nationally-beloved live favourites to the sharp thrill of innovative new artists, our team scour venues great and small across Brisbane to ensure you never miss out on the finest musical treasures the city has to offer.

Broadcast weekly on:
4ZZZ 102.1FM - Thursdays from 9am
Zed Digital - Sundays from 7pm
Community Radio Network - Saturdays from 1am & 8pm

On air since January 2013, Live Delay is currently produced and hosted by Scott Mercer.

Past producer hall of fame:
Darragh Murray
Josh Watson
Branko Cosic
Rueben Aptroot

    Live Delay - Ep 347 - The Dead Love

    Live Delay - Ep 347 - The Dead Love

    The Dead Love:

    Live at Crowbar Black, Fortitude Valley, 22 November 2019

    Hailing from Sydney, The Dead Love have been rocking hearts around the country for about 10 years now. Building on their debut EP, "I", they've toured extensively and released three albums: 2014's "Transitions", 2016's "So Whatever" and 2019's "The Extinction of Unicorns".

    The band are made up of Stevie Knight on vocals and guitar, Clint Ossington on bass and Miles Cochrane on drums. This set you're about to hear was recorded on their sold-out album launch tour for "The Extinction of Unicorns" in 2019.

    Recorded by Conner McDonald & Kat Williams
    Mixed by Harry Mackenzie
    Special thanks to live engineer Sean

    This set was mixed by an audio production student from the School of Audio Engineering Institute Brisbane as part of their course.

    Show production, engineering and host: Scott Mercer
    Originally aired via Zed Digital, 7-8pm, Sunday 17 January, 2021

    • 55 min
    Live Delay - Ep 346 - Jodie Flange

    Live Delay - Ep 346 - Jodie Flange

    Jodie Flange:

    Live at The Foundry, Fortitude Valley, 29 July 2019

    One of the beating hearts of the Brisbane music community, Jodie Flange has been fronting local punk band Flangipanis for over a decade. With their high-energy, hilarious and frequently pointed songs they have released a string of albums and EPs, taking out the number one spot of 4ZZZ's Hot 100 no less than four times.

    In 2019 Flange released her first solo EP, "Drunk at Uncle Greg's", followed by "Welcome to the Elephant Graveyard, Honey" in 2020. This set was recorded in July 2019, and she was joined onstage for several songs by Pauly D on harmonica and on the final song by Joshua "Sheldon" Adams on keys.

    Includes an interview with Jodie Flange.

    Recorded by Scott Mercer
    Mixed by Jodie Flange
    Special thanks to live engineer Jesse Williams

    Show production, engineering and host: Scott Mercer
    Originally aired via Zed Digital, 7-8pm, Sunday 3 January, 2021

    • 55 min
    Live Delay - Ep 345 - Year in Review 2020

    Live Delay - Ep 345 - Year in Review 2020

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic presenting a challenging year for live music, Live Delay has continued to deliver the finest in live produce for your discerning ears. In this episode we look back at some of the finest performances featured on the program throughout 2020.

    Featuring highlights from The Cutaways, Buttercats, Laura Imbruglia, Robert Forster, Angie McMahon, Dyson Stringer Cloher, APEman, BLUSSH, Ancient Channels, Married Man, Glows, Cigány Weaver, Lucinda R and Augie March.

    Show production, engineering and host: Scott Mercer
    Originally aired via Zed Digital, 7-8pm, Sunday 27 December, 2020

    • 55 min
    Live Delay - Ep 342 - The Cutaways

    Live Delay - Ep 342 - The Cutaways

    The Cutaways:

    Live at Crowbar, Fortitude Valley, 19 July 2019

    Brisbane band The Cutaways were formed in 2016 and are made up of singer/guitarist Emmy Hour, guitarist Ben Fishlock, bassist Marcus Wilson and drummer Peter Bosworth. Their eponymous debut EP was released in 2016 and full-length album "Wax Woman" came out in 2019. It was at the album launch for "Wax Woman" that this set you're about to hear was recorded.

    Includes an interview with Emmy Hour from the band originally recorded for the Zed Digital show HERstory, hosted by Dani Nash.

    Recorded by Scott Mercer
    Mixed by Jack B-Jones
    Special thanks to live engineer Ean Redman

    Show production, engineering and host: Scott Mercer
    Originally aired via Zed Digital, 7-8pm, Sunday 15 November, 2020

    • 55 min
    Live Delay - Ep 341 - EGOISM and The Buoys

    Live Delay - Ep 341 - EGOISM and The Buoys

    EGOISM:

    Live at The Triffid, Newstead, 21 December 2019

    EGOISM are a band from Sydney's inner west centered around the songwriting partnership of childhood friends Scout Eastment and Olive Rush. They first began releasing shoegaze-tinged tracks in 2015 and the following year put out their debut EP, "It's Wearing Off". In 2018 the band re-emerged with a new, poppier sound with single "Sorry". Since then they've gone from strength to strength with a slew of catchy singles, the latest being "Here's The Thing", released in September 2020.

    Recorded by James Fearn-Wannan
    Mixed by Hugh Middleton

    The Buoys:

    Live at The Tivoli, Fortitude Valley, 8 November 2019

    The Buoys started as a three-piece in Sydney in 2016. Singer/guitarist Zoe Catterall has been the only constant member since the beginning, with the current lineup consisting of Hilary Geddes on guitar, Courtney Cunningham on bass and Tess Wilkin on drums. The Buoys have released two EPs: "Soft Boy" in 2017 and "All This Talking Gets Us Nowhere" in 2020.

    Recorded by Blake Howson
    Mixed by Neo McBunker

    Both sets in this episode were mixed by audio production students from the School of Audio Engineering Institute Brisbane as part of their course.

    Show production, engineering and host: Scott Mercer
    Originally aired via Zed Digital, 7-8pm, Sunday 8 November, 2020

    • 55 min
    Live Delay - Ep 340 - Israeli Chicks

    Live Delay - Ep 340 - Israeli Chicks

    Israeli Chicks:

    Live at Crowbar, Fortitude Valley, 1 November 2019

    Contrary to their name, Israeli Chicks are actually a group of men from Byron Bay. With Sam Love on vocals and bass, Zar Harper on guitar and Louie O'Riordan on drums, the trio started off as housemates before forming a band and playing their first gig in 2016. The EP "I Love You Mum" came quickly the following year, followed by the "Ham & Egg Double" single in 2018 and "Natural Decline" EP in 2019.

    Recorded by Sam Kelly
    Mixed by Hugh Middleton
    Special thanks to live engineer Ean Redman

    This set was mixed by an audio production student from the School of Audio Engineering Institute Brisbane as part of their course.

    Extra songs:
    BLUSSH - "Sad Girls" live at the 4ZZZ Stage, Sonic Masala Fest, 17 August 2019
    Recorded by Jack Brock
    Mixed by Scott Mercer
    Originally broadcast in Live Delay ep. 312

    Life Strike - "Dear Life" live at the 4ZZZ Stage, Sonic Masala Fest, 17 August 2019
    Recorded by Duncan Adamson
    Mixed by Finn Diggles
    Originally broadcast in Live Delay ep. 311

    Bad Bangers - "Loyalty" live at The Bearded Lady, 22 December 2018
    Recorded by Nell Forster & Scott Mercer
    Mixed by Hugh Tyler
    Originally broadcast in Live Delay ep. 310

    Mum's Tennis Friends - "Olive" live at The Bearded Lady, 19 January 2020
    Recorded by Nell Forster & Sam Kelly
    Mixed by Finn Diggles
    Originally broadcast in Live Delay ep. 314

    Show production, engineering and host: Scott Mercer
    Originally aired via Zed Digital, 7-8pm, Sunday 1 November, 2020

    • 55 min

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