Before 4ZZ could start broadcasting in 1975, a transmitter was ordered from the U.S. But after it was lost on the dock in New York, 4ZZ's chief engineer at the time Ross Dannecker built the station's first transmitter.
Brisbane duo ROO describe their music as electric indie/folk/swamp/blues but are often described as a ‘rock’ band.
Roo’s soulful vocals and grungy guitar blend with Dean Hamilton’s tight backing vocals and jazz influenced drums to create a raw live sound as big as a band.
Their emotionally intense performances come with ridiculous outfits and intentionally awkward banter.