Chart Analysis April 19, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: Birds of Tokyo and Summer Flake Hold Top Spots in Community Radio Charts

Amrap Chart Wrap: Birds of Tokyo and Summer Flake Hold Top Spots in Community Radio Charts
 
The Amrap Metro and Amrap Regional Charts provide insight into what’s gaining airplay and attention on community radio. The charts show the Top 10 tracks ordered for airplay by community broadcasters through the Amrap’s AirIt music distribution service. This week sees Birds of Tokyo and Summer Flake remain on top.
 
Birds of Tokyo take #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart for the third week running with Anchor. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Heritage FM in WA, North West FM in VIC, Bay FM in QLD, and Byron Bay FM, Northside Radio and Port Stephens FM in NSW.
 
Summer Flake has also held onto the top spot in the Amrap Metro Chart  with Wine Won’t Wash Away having picked up places in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 and PBS FM Melbourne’s Top 10 new music lists. Watch another great clip as featured on station websites such as FBi Radio Sydney, 4ZZZBrisbane, 2XX FM Canberra, Triple R Melbourne, RTR FM Perth, 2BOB and 2MCR in NSW as well as Edge Radio Hobart and 3MDR and Inner FM in VIC.
 
Caravana Sun have climbed to #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Eye of the Storm. The loop-filled single has racked up airplay in every state and territory at stations including King Island Community Radio in TAS, Gove FM in NT, RTR FM Perth, Fraser Coast FM and Coast FM in QLD, Fleurieu FM, 5GTR and Hills Radio in SA, Radio MAMA, 6DBY, Tjuma Pulka FM and Noongar Radio in WA, 2MCR, TLC FM, 2EAR FM, 2BOB Radio and Bay FM in NSW, as well as Sunraysia Community Radio, Inner FM, 3MDR, UG FM, Casey Radio, 3RPC, 3MGB and Yarra Valley FM in VIC.
 
Hoodlem take #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with 4 Real having picked up spots in PBS FM Melbourne’s Top 10 and FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music list. The track has picked up airplay all over at stations including RTR FM Perth, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Noongar Radio in WA, PBS FM and Triple R in Melbourne, 5GTR, 5THE and Triple Z in SA, Inner FM, Southern FM, 3ZZZ, Voice FM and 3MGB in VIC, as well as 2MCR, 2SEA, 2RDJ, Bay FM and 2RRR in NSW.
 
The Round Mountain Girls are still going strong in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #3 with the banjo-laden single The Constant Rhythm. Watch the official clip as featured via Amrap Pages at station websites including Bay FM in QLD, RTR FM Perth, 2XX FM Canberra, 4ZZZ Brisbane, and Bay FM in NSW.
 
#3 in the Amrap Metro Chart goes to The Goon Sax with Up to Anything. The band have picked up positions in 2ser Sydney’s SERvin’ Up! and 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 new music lists. Listen here to Louis Forster from the band chatting to SYN’s all Australian music show The Hoist about the album making process.
 
The Living End take #4 in their third week in the Amrap Regional Chart with Keep on Running. Watch the film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2XX FM Canberra, Tyga FM in TAS, Harvey Community Radio in WA, Bay FM and Port Stephens FM in NSW, and North West FM and 979 FM in VIC.
 
The Drones have jumped back up to #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with To Think that I Once Loved You, having picked up spots in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 and 2ser’s SERvin’s Up! new music lists.  Watch the film clip for the single as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including FBi RadioSydney, RTR FM Perth, Triple R Melbourne and 4ZZZ Brisbane.
 
Emily Wurramara continues her strong run in the Amrap Regional Chart with Ngerraberrakernama. The track has amassed airplay across the country at stations including Yolngu Radio in NT, FBi Radio Sydney, Triple R Melbourne, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Edge Radio Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane, ArtSound FM Canberra, King Island Community Radio in TAS, as well as Inner FM, 3RPC and 3MGB in VIC, Tjuma Pulka FM, 6DBY and Voice of Avon 101.3FM in WA, Three D Radio, PBA FM, Fleurieu FM, Alex FM, 5GTR and 5CST in SA, and Bay FM, Radio Dungog, Norfolk Island Radio, Eastside Radio, 2AIR FM, Wagga’s Life FM, 2SEA, Nambucca Valley Radio and Radio Blue Mountains in NSW.
 
Oh Pep! debut at #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Doctor Doctor having picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music lists. The Melbourne duo recently paid a special visit to FBi Radio Sydney. Click here to hear their chat with Greta Balog on Mornings about their recent trip to SXSW, treating listeners to a live acoustic performance. Watch another live performance as featured via Amrap Pages on such station websites as FBi Radio Sydney, RTR FM Perth, and Edge Radio Hobart.

Nattali Rize
is going strong in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #6 with Natty Rides Again. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Bay FM in NSW, 979 FM and Inner FM in VIC and 4ZZZ Brisbane.
 
The Cherry Dolls take #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Wasted. The track has received airplay across Australia at stations including SYN Melbourne, Twin Cities FM in WA, 4NAG in QLD, RTR FM Perth, PBA FM in SA, 4ZZZ Brisbane, as well as Triple H, 2RDJ, 2MCR, 2REM, Yass FM, Nambucca Valley Radio and 2SEA in NSW, as well as Voice FM, Sunraysia Community Radio, Inner FM, North West FM, 3CR and 3RPP in VIC.
 
Rebecca Lee Nye has risen to #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart with You, me, Love (on a Saturday Night). Watch the video for this song, as featured via Amrap Pages, on such station websites as 2RRR and 2NUR FM in NSW and Inner FM and 3MDR in VIC.
 
Gregor enter the Amrap Metro Chart at #7 with Remorse having picked up airplay all around at stations including RTR FM Perth, 4ZZZ Brisbane, 2RDJ in NSW, PBS FM Melbourne, Inner FM in VIC, Noongar Radio in WA, as well as 5CST and 5GTR in SA.
 
#9 in the Regional Chart goes to The Sugarcanes with Never Call. Catch the band playing a live set in Triple R’s Performance Space tomorrow 20 April as part of their April After Dark series. You can also click here to hear Lucy from The Sugarcanes discuss being in a band with her brother and how she found her singing voice on The New Thing on Eastside Radio in Sydney.
 
Brisbane’s Cub Sport are back in the Amrap Metro Chart at #9 with I Can’t Save You. Click here to hear Dan, Sam and Tim from the band drop byQueer Radio on their hometown station 4ZZZ during Live Music Week, chatting about their high hopes to compete for Australia in Eurovision and playing live-to-air. Watch the official music video for the pop single as featured on Amrap Pages on station websites such as 4ZZZ Brisbane, Casey Radio in VIC, FBi Radio Sydney, as well as Bay FM, Nambucca Valley Radio and 2MCR in NSW.
 
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard debut at #10 in the Amrap Metro Chart with People-Vultures. The band are no strangers to community radio. Most recently, Joey Walker guest programmed Be Suburban on PBS FM in Melbourne.
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au

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