Amrap Chart Wrap: Cookin’ on 3 Burners take top spot
The Amrap Metro and Amrap Regional Charts provide insight into what’s gaining airplay and attention on community radio. The charts show the top ten tracks ordered for airplay by community broadcasters through the Amrap’s AirIt music distribution service. This week sees Cookin’ on 3 Burners and Elizabeth Rose take the top spots.
Cookin’ on 3 Burners have held onto #1 on the Amrap Regional Chart with The Writing’s on the Wall feat Tex Perkins. Listen to Dan and Ivan from the band interviewed by Jake from Friday Drive on 2ser earlier this year, chatting about what it’s like working with guest vocalists. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, 3MDR and Triple R in VIC, Harvey Community Radio and RTR FM in WA, as well as Bay FM and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW. The deep funk track has received additional airplay in every state and territory at stations including Valley FM in ACT, 8CCC in NT, City Park Radio in TAS, Radio Goolarri in WA, Gin Gin’s Own and Noosa Community Radio in QLD, Radio Adelaide and Radio Alexandrina in SA, North West FM, Main FM and 3WBC in VIC, as well as 2BOB, Macarthur Community Radio, Braidwood Community Radio, Northside Radio, 2RRR, Monaro FM and Northside Radio in NSW.
Elizabeth Rose has leap frogged to #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, also taking #9 in the Amrap Regional Chart with her latest offering Shoulda Coulda Woulda. The sonic pop single has picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music list. Listen to her interviewed on FBi Radio earlier this year, talking marriage equality. Rose has a long history with her hometown station having been a finalist in FBi Radio’s Northern Lights competition and winning the 2014 FBi SMAC Award for Next Big Thing.
Russell Morris has climbed to #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Lonesome Road. Listen to his interview with Shep on 3MDR’s Harmonica Riff Raff chatting about the incorporation of both Australian history and the Mississippi sax in the new album Red Dirt Heart. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages by Port Stephens FM in NSW, 979 FM in VIC and TYGA FM in TAS. The track has received airplay across the country at stations including ArtSound in ACT, Coast FM in QLD, Coast FM in SA, KCR FM in WA, Gove FM in NT, Huon FM in TAS, The Pulse, 3MGB, Voice FM and Sunraysia Community Radio in VIC, as well as Orange Community Radio, Northside Radio, Wilcannia River Radio and 2MCE in NSW.
Claws & Organs are back at #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with No Teeth No Stamina. The band caught up with Nenagh on Sunday Sweets on SYN Melbourne earlier this year about their genre ‘shoe grunge.’ Listen back here. The band was featured in Amrap’s 2015 Music Director Picks, a selection of tracks handpicked by community radio music directors around Australia.
Queensland duo Hussy Hicks have risen to #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart with That Old Heartache. Watch a live performance of the track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FM in WA, 4ZZZ Brisbane and Bay FM, Port Stephens FM and 2RRR in NSW. The track has received airplay in regional areas at stations including King Island Community Radio in TAS, Radio Mama in WA, 5YYY and Dusty Radio in SA, 4CBL, Gold Coast Radio and Beau FM in QLD, Radio Mansfield, Casey Radio and NRG FM in VIC, as well as Northside Radio, Radio Blue Mountains, 2AIR, 2MAX, NIM FM, Valley FM, Braidwood Community Radio, 2BOB and TLC FM in NSW.
Terry take #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart in their third charting week with Talk about Terry, having featured on Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape new music list. The storytelling tune has racked up airplay all over at stations including Gove FM in NT, Hills Radio and 5THE in SA, 6CKI and Tjuma FM in WA, Bay FM and Valley FM in QLD, Triple R, 3CR, 3RPC, PBS FM and Inner FM in VIC, as well as FBi Radio, Bay FM, Vox FM, 2REM, 2SEA, 2NBC and Yass FM in NSW.
The Cat Empire enter their fourth week in the Amrap Regional Chart at #4 with the rhythmic single Wolves. Watch the official music clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites such as 3MDR in VIC, RTR FM in WA, TYGA FM in TAS, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Harvey Community Radio in WA and Bay FM and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW.
Zone Out take #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Inside having picked up spots in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection, SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music list. Watch the brand new official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages including 4ZZZ Brisbane and Nambucca Valley Radio and Triple H in NSW.
Matt Corby continues his strong run in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #5 with Monday. Listen to his recent interview on Arvos with Sweetie and Shag explaining why he named the single after the worst day of the week. You can also watch the film clip as featured on community radio station websites including 4ZZZ in Brisbane, as well as 2RRR and Bay FM in NSW.
Thomas William enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #5 with Sleepwalk having featured in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection. Watch the fractal filled film clip for the dancefloor friendly track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including FBi Radio in Sydney, Harvey Community Radio in WA and Triple R in Melbourne.
Dog the Duke debut at #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Secondhand Blues. Watch a live clip for the gritty old soul track as featured via Amrap Pages on TYGA FM in TAS, 4ZZZ Brisbane and Harvey Community Radio and RTR FM in WA. The track has received further airplay at stations including Gove FM in NT, Huon FM in TAS, Tjuma FM in WA, Coast FM, 5NPY and 5GTR in SA, Eastern FM, Hot FM, 3RPC and 3RPP in VIC, Fraser Coast Radio, Sunshine FM, Valley FM and Noosa Community Radio in QLD, as well as Vox FM, 2EAR, Macarthur Community Radio, 2AIR, Port Stephens Radio, Ten FM, Braidwood Community Radio and Orange Community Radio in NSW.
Great Earthquake takes #7 in his first week in the Amrap Metro Chart with Full Time Buzz. Noah stopped by Triple R to play the single live-to-air, chatting with Kulja and Dylan on The Grapevine about his songwriting processes and the caffeine that inspired Full Time Buzz.
Perth singer songwriter Bernardine takes #8 in the Amrap Regional Chart with the soft brooding single Day by Day. Watch footage of her live rendition of the heartwarming track on Twin Cities Radio in WA’s Live and Local Australian music program here.
Melbourne’s City Calm Down are back in the Amrap Metro Chart at #8 with Son. Listen to Jeremy from the band catch up with Get Cereal’s Elizabeth, Ken and Josh on their hometown station SYN about their newly released debut album and upcoming national tour.
Terrible Truths take #9 in the Amrap Metro Chart with See Straight. Listen to Joe and Stacey from the band join Cam on PBS FM Melbourne’s Mixing up the Medicine, chatting about the origins of the band, their upcoming European tour, and their recently released self-titled debut record. The album picked up feature album on Edge Radio Hobart as well as making it into 2ser’s SERvin’ Up new music list, Three D Radio Adelaide’s Top 20+1, the Top 10 Feature Records at Melbourne’s PBS FM and the Top 20 at 4ZZZ Brisbane. Watch the official film clip as featured on this Amrap Page on Edge Radio Hobart.
Tinpan Orange take #10 in the Amrap Regional Chart in their third week present with You’re not There. Listen back to their live performance on PBS Melbourne’s What the Folk! with Susi Lanagan here. The track has received airplay all over at stations including KCR FM in WA, 5GTR FM and Hills Radio in SA, Beau FM, Valley FM and Bay FM in QLD, JOY 94.9, UG FM, Southern FM, 3NRG and 3MDR in VIC, as well as 2MCE, Highland FM, Coast FM and 2AIR in NSW.
Bri Clark enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 with her dark pop track Shiver. Listen to her catch up with Hannah Rosa on Homegrown on RTR FM Perth, chatting about the single launch and busting out a live performance. The track has received further airplay at stations including Gove FM in NT, Phoenix FM in VIC, Valley FM in QLD, King Island Community Radio in TAS, 5GTR in SA, Twin Cities Radio in WA, as well as Macarthur Community Radio and Valley FM in NSW.
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au