Chart Analysis July 12, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: Emily Wurramara Tops Amrap Regional and Metro Chart

Amrap Chart Wrap: Emily Wurramara Tops Amrap Regional and Metro Chart
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 Emily Wurramara take the top spot in both charts.
 
Emily Wurramara is slaying in both the Amrap Regional and Metro Charts, topping both with the title track to her new EP Black Smoke. Emily recently dropped by PBS FM Melbourne for a chat and a live performance of her previous single Ngerraberrakernama (Wake Up) from the EP. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Edge Radio Hobart,4ZZZ Brisbane, Koori Radio, FBi Radio and Triple H Sydney, as well as Casey Radio and 979 FM in VIC.
 
Liz Stringer has climbed to #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Protecting Myself. Listen to her interview with Caitlin Nienaber of RTR FM Perth’s Breakfast program, chatting about her fifth studio album All the Bridges here. The track has picked up a spot in Triple R Melbourne’sSoundscape new music list. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on NSW station websites including 2GLF, Bay FM andValley FM in NSW.
 
Thigh Master are still going strong in the Amrap Metro Chart with Company. Frontman Matt Ford joined Ian from Brighten the Corners on his hometown station 4ZZZ Brisbane. Listen back here. The track has picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16, RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection and their hometown station 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 new music list. Watch the film clip as featured via Amrap Pages onRTR FM Perth’s station website.

Benny Walker takes #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Oh No you Don’t. Benny has visited SYN Radio in the past, chatting to Mason, Stormy and Madeline. Watch the official video for the track, as featured on Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in Brisbane,Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Inner FM in VIC, as well as Bay FM and 2RRR in NSW.

Geelong’s
Orb have risen to #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart with First and Last Men having picked up a position in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection as well as PBS FM and Triple R Melbourne’s Feature Album and Album of the Week. Check out the amazing film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FM Perth, 4ZZZ Brisbane, 2BOB in NSW, and Casey Radio in VIC.
 
Montaigne takes #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Because I Love You. Listen to her interview on FBi Radio Sydney, chatting about the origins of her stage name and performing live-to-air. The single has picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list.
 
The Gooch Palms take #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Ask me Why having picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16, and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list as well as feature record on PBS FM. Listen to Leroy from the band’s chat with Michael and Charlie fromSYN Melbourne, discussing the effect of moving to the USA on their music and why their home of Newcastle still creeps into their music. Watch the film clip for the single as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FM Perth, PBA FM in SA, Triple R Melbourne, 2GLF in NSW, Harvey Community Radio in WA, 4ZZZ Brisbane and Edge Radio Hobart.
 
Winterbourne enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #5 with But I Do. Earlier this year band were interviewed and performed live on Home Brew Radio, an all Aussie music program broadcast across the country on the Community Radio Network.
 
Good Boy takes #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Poverty Line. Listen back to their interview with Grace on 4ZZZ Brisbane. You can watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Bay FM in NSW, FBi Radio in Sydney, RTR FM Perth, andInner FM in VIC.

Bernard Fanning debuts at #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Wasting Time. Watch the official video clip for the track, as featured viaAmrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Heritage FM in WA, Huon FM in TAS, Inner FM in VIC, Fraser Coast FM in QLD and Triple H and 2GLF in NSW.
 
Mick Harvey has reached #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Don’t Say a Thing having picked up a spot in Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape. Listen here to his chat with Caitlin at RTR FM in Perth, chatting about his work with PJ Harvey. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2MCR in NSW, 4ZZZ Brisbane and 979 FM in VIC.
 
Ngaiire takes #7 in her fourth week in the Amrap Regional Chart with Diggin’. Watch the official clip for the track, as featured on AmrapPages on station website including FBi Radio Sydney, Triple R Melbourne, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Bay FM in NSW, Edge Radio Hobart, and Inner FM in VIC.
Babaganouj takes #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Would you Like Me having picked up a spot in their hometown station 4ZZZ’s Top 20.Ruby and Charles from the band also dropped by Queer Radio on 4ZZZ earlier in the year.
 
The Mezcaltones debut at #8 in the Amrap Regional Charts with Painted Lady. Listen to an interview on 2YOU while the band were touring as part of the Tamworth Country Music Festival. They spoke about how the band came to be and the band dress code.
Oh Pep! have re-entered the Amrap Metro Chart at #8 with Doctor Doctor. The band joined Greta and Nicholas on Mornings on FBi Radio Sydney for an interview and live performance. Listen back here.
 
Catherine Satour has held onto a spot in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #9 with Set the Tone. The song has picked up airplay all over at stations including Mid FM in TAS, Radio Dungog, 2AIR FM and 2BACR in NSW, Tjuma Pulka FM, Radio Goolarri and Larrkardi Radio in WA, OCR FM, Triple R and 3WBC in VIC, as well as Fleurieu FM, Tribe FM, Umeewarra Media and 5GTR FM in SA.
 
Ben Mitchell takes #10 in the Amrap Regional Chart with his song in support of #KeepCommunityRadio. Last year Ben stopped bySouthern FM in VIC to play a 17 track live set as part of the station’s Sunday Sessions podcast. You can watch the video for Keep Community Radio as featured on 2XX Canberra, Nambucca Valley Radio and 2MCR in NSW, as well as Yarra Valley FM and 3MDR in VIC’s station websites.
 
Big Scary has entered the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 with The Opposite of Us having picked up spots in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list. The single has amassed airplay all over at stations including Twin Cities Radio in WA, 5 Triple Z in SA, Radio 4YOU and Noosa Community Radio in QLD, 3NRG and Radio Murrindindi in VIC, as well as TLC FM and Valley FM in NSW.

See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au

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