Chart Analysis May 18, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: Client Liaison and King Gizz hold onto 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 King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard and Client Liaison hold onto the top spots.
 
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard are again at #1 on the Amrap Metro Chart for the third week in a row with People-Vultures, having picked up spots in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 and 2SER Sydney’s SERvin’ Up new music lists. Listen to Joey Walker from the band guest programming Be Suburban on PBS FM Melbourne here.
 
Client Liaison have held onto in the Amrap Regional Chart, also taking #9 in the Metro stakes with World of our Love. The track has racked up community radio airplay across the country at stations including King Island Community Radio in TAS, Bay FM in QLD, Valley FM Canberra, Noongar Radio, Bunbury Community Radio and 6DBY in WA, Hills Radio, WOW FM, 5GTR, 5THE FM, Coast FM and Triple Z in SA, 2NVR, 2RRR, Nambucca Valley Radio, WOW FM, Blue Mountains Radio, 2MIA, 2RDJ, 2BACR, Bay FM, 2SEA and 2MCR in NSW, as well as 3MGB, 3BBB, Mountain District Radio, North West FM, 3NRG, Yarra Valley FM, Hot FM, Inner FM and Mitchell Community Radio in VIC.
 
Melbourne’s Camp Cope have entered the Amrap Metro Chart at #2 with Jet Fuel can’t Melt Steel Beams. The young band have already made friends with community stations in their city. Listen to their chat with Sarah on SYN’s Aus Unplugged, and guest programming The Breakfast Spread on PBS FM.
 
The Temper Trap debut at #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Fall Together. Watch the video clip for this track, as featured on Amrap Pages, on station websites including Harvey Community Radio in WA, Casey Radio, 979 FM and North West FM in VIC, and 2GLF, 2MCR, 2RRR, Triple H and Bay FM in NSW.
 
Major Leagues take #3 in their fourth week in the Amrap Metro Chart with Someone Sometime having picked up a spot on 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 new music list. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, RTR FM Perth, 3MDR and Triple R in VIC, as well as FBi Radio, Triple H FM, 2RRR and Bay FM in NSW.
 
Christine Jane enjoys the #3 spot in the Amrap Regional Chart with In this Night. Jane joined Celluloid Symphonies as a special guest host on Eastside Radio. Watch the music video for the cinematic single as featured on Inner FM in VIC and 2XX Canberra’s station websites.
 
Brisbane’s Marville take #4 in the Amrap Metro stakes with 9-Iron. Listen to their interview on The J Spot on their hometown station 4ZZZ. Watch the video clip for the single as featured on Amrap Pages, on station websites such as Inner FM in VIC and 4ZZZ in Brisbane.
 
Peggy enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #4 with Ready. The track has amassed airplay all over at stations including Fleurieu FM in SA, King Island Community Radio and Hobart FM in TAS, Bay FM, Noosa Community Radio, Coast FM and 4NAG in QLD, as well as Nambucca Valley Radio, 2MCR, Valley FM, Northside Radio and Highland FM in NSW, and Radio Murrindindi, Mountain District Radio, 3WBC, 3RPC, 3MGB, Inner FM and Casey Radio in VIC.
 
Jesse Redwing takes #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Crawlin’ up the Walls. Watch the music video as featured on Amrap Pages on Tyga FM in TAS’ station website. The modern blues tune has received further airplay at stations including Coast FM in QLD, WOW FM and Coast FM in SA, Huon FM and Hobart FM in TAS, 6DBY and Voice of the Avon in WA, Eastern FM, Voice FM, 3MGB and Sunraysia Community Radio in VIC, and Radio Norfolk, Nambucca Valley Radio, Eastside Radio, 2RDJ, 2MCE, 2MCR, 2SEA and Valley FM in NSW.
 
The Goon Sax take #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart  with Up to Anything. Listen to Louis Foster from the band join Static on 2ser Sydney to talk what first drew the band together, their influences and shooting a video for one of their tracks.
 
Sahara Beck continue their strong run in the Amrap Regional Chart at #6 with Spinning Time. Listen to Sahara’s interview on SYN Melbourne’s The Hoist, chatting about her upcoming shows. She also dropped by her hometown station 4ZZZ Brisbane for a catch up with Remy and Clare on Girls can Tell. Listen back here.
 
Melbourne Ska Orchestra take #6 on the Amrap Metro Chart with Funkchunk. Listen here to vocalist Pat Powell’s catch up with Chelsea Deeley on Eastside Radio’s The New Thing. You can also listen back to Systa BB’s chat with band leader Nicky Bomba on The Good, The Dub & The Global, talking the history of the band, and the Melbourne ska scene. Watch the film clip for this track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including North West FM in VIC, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple H and Bay FM in NSW, Tyga FM in TAS, and Harvey Community Radio in WA.
 
Anna O takes #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Earthquake having picked up a spot in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16. Watch the film clip featured on station websites including Harvey Community Radio in WA, Bay FM in NSW, and Inner FM and 979 FM in VIC.
 
Babaganouj takes #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Do Rite with me Tonite having picked up a spot in their hometown station 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 new music list. Listen here to the band’s chat with Blair Martin on 4ZZZ’s Queer Radio about the origins of their band name. You can also listen here their interview with Radio Adelaide’s Radio Notes.

Tracy McNeil & the GoodLife take #8 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Paradise. Listen to their interview with Twang on Triple R Melbourne, chatting about their new single and treating listeners to a live performance.
 
Spookyland take #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart with their latest offering Big Head. The band dropped by FBi Radio’s Sydney Music show The Bridge to chat about their beginnings making ’bedroom folk bonanzas.’  You can watch the official video clip, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including FBi Radio Sydney, Triple R Melbourne, Harvey Community Radio in WA, and 4ZZZ Brisbane.
 
Transvaal Diamond Syndicate take #9 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Thicker than Water. Christian Tyrhorn from the band joined Original Harvest on Noosa Community Radio to list his top five Australian tracks influencing his guitar style.
 
Natalia takes #10 in the Amrap Regional Chart with What you do that For. Watch a live performance clip as featured via Amrap Pages on 2XX Canberra, and Inner FM and North West FM in VIC’s station websites.
 
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au

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