As the music industry develops, DJs are soaring to the top of the entertainment list. Headlining major concerts, festivals and a range of events, DJ’ing is more popular than ever and Chris Caggs is leading the way
If you are in any major city around the world, headlining major concerts, festivals just to name a few, DJs are at the top of the music world in our modern society. You don’t just go to nightclubs and parties to watch DJs perform.
Chris Carragher, known as Chris Caggs, is continuing to take on the Australian music scene and is hitting the Australia radio industry by storm. Thanks to his loyal listeners who can’t get enough of Chris’ unique broadcasting techniques, Chris is going to new heights with his mix of the best Hip-Hop, Dance and RnB tunes and his new Shakedown Radio Podcast. Shakedown Radio Podcast is available on iHeart Radio, Spotify, ITunes and Tune In app.
Chris Caggs started his radio career in July 1998 on Sydney’s Pump FM 99.3 in Killara on Sydney’s North Shore – hosting a program “Bedroom Vibes” on a Tuesday Night. This show consisted of a music format known as Slow Jam RnB on a station to claim themselves as the first Hip Hop and RnB Community Station in Australia. The station then relaunched 99.3 FM in August 2000 to Dance FM 94.5FM.
With the passion and drive to develop his career, Chris wanted more airtime so he approached a 24/7, 365 day a year station launching in late 1998 called DJ-FM 87.6 Dance Radio. The station was home to Frank Chiment, Antonio Avati, Joe Avati and Robert Iezzi who hosted on the dance radio service with its two transmitters in Kings Cross and Darling Harbour. It serviced the population in the Sydney CBD and Inner Suburbs.
Many record labels supported DJ-FM with music such as Central Station Records, Dancenet, Colossal, Pro DJ, SBA Music, Universal Music Group, Sony Entertainment, Warner Music and Emi Records and this station also attracted sponsors such Telstra, Carlton & United, Noizenet, Rocksteady Nightclub, Central Station Records, SBA Music (Pulse Music Dance CDs) and the station broadcasted out of little Italy in Norton Street Leichhardt from an company known as RM Media Group.
Over the span of his 20-year career, Chris Caggs has played in numerous major radio stations of Australia that include:
· Groove FM 94.5FM & 96.9FM - Sydney Metro Wide
· Groove FM 97.3FM - Brisbane Metro Wide
· DJ-FM 87.6 Dance Radio - Sydney CBD, Inner Suburbs
· 2RDJ-FM 88.1FM - Burwood Sydney
· 2NSB-FM 99.3FM - Northside Radio - Chatswood Sydney
· Pump FM 99.3FM - North Shore RnB/Dance Radio
· STR8OUT Radio - Melbourne Dance Station
· Mix It Up Radio - Brisbane - Talkback & Music Radio
. ICR Radio - Fairfield Sydney - Urban/Dance
. Mixxbosses Radio - Sydney - Hip Hop & RnB
. Urban Movement Radio - Brisbane - Hip Hop & RnB
But it doesn’t stop there, Chris has also featured in interviews for:
- North Shore Times
- The Queensland Independent
- Scene Magazine Brisbane
- Three D World Magazine Sydney
- Revolver Mag
- Groove ON MEDIA
- The Music Network
- Player FM
- The Place Magazine (North Queensland)
- Radio Info Newsletter
- Request Magazine
- Mirage News
Chris Caggs kick started his 20-year-old career in broadcasting as a radio DJ from 1998 via various Dance and RnB Community Radio Stations located in Sydney and Brisbane. His other interests include music, films, TV, socialising and travelling. He is also an avid traveler who has visited 26 countries which include New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Asia, UK and Europe, among others.
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