Australian Music Is Bloody Great: The Wiggles

Australian Music Is Bloody Great: The Wiggles

Anthony and Tsehay wiggle their way through some of their favourite Australian artists for Amrap’s AMIBG radio series

Exposure is more important than ever and ironically harder to come by in today’s media landscape. Amrap – the Australian Music Radio Airplay Project - offers Australian musicians a pathway to airplay from the hundreds of community stations who have long championed Australian music of all stripes. a great network encouraging nearly 6,000,000 listeners each week to support Australian music. Go to amrap.org.au to get your music to thousands of presenters using the site each month to find new Australian music.

Amrap started a radio series in 2020 called Australian Music Is Bloody Great with Australian artists presenting their favourite recent Australian music. These shows are made available to all community radio stations across the country. Australian Music Is Bloody Great features a rotating roster of Aussie music faves presenting their handpicked selections with previous guests ranging from Dune Rats to Sampa The Great to Phil Jameison. 

Pilerats are proud to team up with Amrap to keep you posted with the Australian Music Is Bloody Great series. The series has wrapped up for 2022, but over summer we will be diving into some of our favourite selectors before the 2023 edition kicks off.

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This article originally appeared on amrap.org.au on April 1 2022
Written by Joshua Kreusler 

The Wiggles have been touring and entertaining children across Australia and abroad for three decades, cementing themselves as one of the staples of children's entertainment. In recent years they've been touring pub and arena shows for their fans that have now . .  matured. With the recent welcome of Tsehay to the group, The Wiggles have begun releasing singles off their new Rewiggled double album, featuring cover versions from old and new members. Anthony and Tsehay guide us through some rock winners, funk jams and pop hits, right here!.

Polish Club - Unstable (Island Records)

1. Polish Club

Anthony: Polish Club are just brilliant, they’re a great rock band. The singer, Novak, has this incredible, powerful and smooth voice. We were lucky enough to have them join the original Wiggles on tour and it was wild. When supporting a few of our reunion shows they really set a fun tone for the night.

Kye - Finest Quality (Sony Music Australia)

2. Kye

Tsehay: Kye is absolutely one of my favourite Australian artists. She’s an amazing performer and I love the RnB feel of this track. This is one of my songs of the summer.

Emma Donovan & The Putbacks - Out The Door (house of webb)

3. Emma

Anthony: Emma Donovan is the most amazing soul singer and The Putbacks are a really groovy, cooking funk band. I hope you dig it!

Spacey Jane - Sitting Up (AWAL)

4. Spacey

Tsehay: Spacey Jane’s music is filled with so much sunshine and such beautiful melodies. They always put a smile on my face.

Shrapnel - Uncovered Load (Tenth Court)

5. Shrapnel

Anthony: I love this band, they are kind of folk-y; kind of progressive; kind of psychedelic. Their songs have these lovely melodies with clever arrangements including clarinet, flute and Moog. Toby, their Moog player, is a genius. It's wild!

The Wiggles - Pub Feed [The Chats Cover] (ABC Music)

6. Wiggle

Anthony: Thanks for having us!

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