Chart Analysis August 9, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: Holy Balm and Sal Kimber & the Rollin’ Wheel Top Community Radio Charts

Amrap Chart Wrap: Holy Balm and Sal Kimber & the Rollin’ Wheel Top 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 Holy Balm and Sal Kimber & the Rollin’ Wheel take #1 in the Amrap Metro and Regional Charts.
 
Holy Balm debut at #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart in their first charting week with Clandestine, having picked up spots in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20, Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape, 2SER Sydney’s SERvin Up! and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list. The Sydney trio are no strangers to community radio, click here to watch their recent live-to-air performance on Triple R Melbourne’s Breakfasters.
 
Sal Kimber & the Rollin’ Wheel top the Amrap Regional Chart with Come a Knockin’ having racked up airplay across the country at stations including City Park Radio in TAS, Coast FM in SA, Tjuma Pulka FM in WA, Coast FM in QLD, Eastside FM, TLC-FM and 2Air FM in NSW, as well as 3MGB, 3RPC and Voice FM in VIC. Listen back to their chat with Get Cereal on SYN Melbourne here.
 
Ali E has risen to #2 on the Amrap Metro Chart as a PBS Melbourne Recommended artist with Two by One, also taking #10 in the Amrap Regional Chart. The single has amassed airplay all over at stations including Radio Adelaide, ArtSound FM Canberra, Edge Radio Hobart, PAW Radio in NT, Valley FM in QLD, Radio Goolarri and Noongar Radio in WA, 5GTR and PBA FM in SA, UG FM and JOY 94.9 in VIC, as well as 2RDJ, 2MIA, Yass FM, 2RRR, 2SWR and Port Stephens FM in NSW.
 
Jason Owen continues his strong run in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #2 with Proud Featuring Christine Anu. This song was hand-picked by Emily at Sydney’s Koori Radio as one of The 7 Best Songs You Haven’t Heard. You can watch the official video clip for this track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Tyga FM in TAS, 979 FM in VIC, Noosa FM in QLD, Triple H and 2MCR in NSW, as well as the Community Radio Network’s national breakfast show Good Morning Country.
 
Christopher Port enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #3 with Heavens having picked up FBi Click’s Album of the Week spot and positions in PBS FM and Triple R Melbourne’s Top 10 and Soundscape new music lists. Listen here to Christopher’s tailored 60-minute set when he dropped by FBi Radio Sydney for the Midday Mix.
 
Emily Wurramara takes #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart in her fifth charting week with Black Smoke. Emily dropped by PBS FM for a chat recently and treated listeners to a live performance of her previous single Ngerraberrakernama (Wake Up) from her new EP Black Smoke. Watch the official film clip for the title track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 3SER in VIC, Edge Radio Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane and Koori Radio Sydney.
 
CC the Cat take #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Free your Mind having picked up a spot in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20. You can watch a live performance of this track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Bay FM in NSW, Noosa FM in QLD and RTR FM Perth.
 
Colin Jones & the Delta Revue take #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Mama don’t Weep. The delta blues tune has picked up widespread airplay at stations including ArtSound FM Canberra, City Park Radio in TAS, Burnett River Radio in QLD, KCR FM and Harvey Community Radio in WA, Hills Radio in SA, 2MCE and 2SEA in NSW, as well as 3WBC, 3MDR, Eastern FM and Yarra Valley FM in VIC.

The Mouldy Lovers
have risen to #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Civilised Crossfire. The Brisbane eight-piece have racked up airplay in every state and territory at stations including 2XX Canberra, PAW Radio in NT, Edge Radio Hobart, Twin Cities Radio in WA, WOW FM in SA, Switch FM and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, 3NRG and Gippsland FM in VIC, as well as Hawkesbury Radio, 2BOB and Monaro FM in NSW.
 
Katie Brianna continues her strong run in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #5 in her fourth charting week with Birmingham. Watch the official clip for the track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including FBi Radio Sydney, Inner FM in VIC, and Valley FM in NSW.

Julia Jacklin enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #6 with Leadlight having picked up a spot in FBi Radio’s new music list. Julia dropped by the Sydney station recently for a chat and live performance of her previous single Pool Party. Watch the footage here. You can also watch the official film clip for the charting alt-country single on Triple R Melbourne’s station website, as featured via Amrap Pages.
 
Celeste Clabburn enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #6 with She Don’t Know. Listen back to Celeste’s recent interview with Kevin ’Walshy’ Walsh on theCommunity Radio Network’s national breakfast program Good Morning Country, chatting about her adventures as one half of The Sunny Cowgirls, and what it was like to venture out solo.
 
Flyying Colours enjoy the #7 position in the Amrap Metro Chart with It’s Tomorrow Now, having picked up spots in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music lists. Watch the official video for the song as featured via Amrap Pages on Southern FM in VIC’s station website.

Bernard Fanning has held onto #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Wasting Time. Watch the official video clip for the track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Heritage FM in WA, Huon FM in TAS, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, North West FM in VIC, as well as Northside Radio and 2GLF in NSW.
 
Jade Imagine debuts at #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Stay Awake having picked up a spot in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection. Watch a live performance of this track here, when Jade stopped by Breakfasters on her hometown station Triple R Melbourne. 

Brendan Smoother & Pete Denahy join the ranks of the Amrap Regional Chart with Burrumbuttock Hay Runners, having amassed airplay across Australia at stations including Radio MAMA in WA, Voice of the Midlands FM in TAS, 2GCR and Coonamble Community Radio in NSW, WOW FM, Trax FM, Alex FM and 5YYY in SA, 94.7 The Pulse and 3-WAY FM in VIC, as well as Logan FM and Rainbow FM in QLD.
 
Bill Hunt has held onto the #9 position in the Amrap Regional Chart with Sea of Love. Watch the live performance clip of the song as featured via Amrap Pages onFraser Coast FM in QLD’s station website.  The swinging single has picked up additional airplay at stations including 2BACR in NSW, North West FM in VIC, King Island Community Radio in TAS, Tjuma Pulka FM in WA, Radio Goolwa in SA, and Noosa FM in QLD.
 
Big Scary are back in the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 with The Opposite of Us, having picked up spots in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection, SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list. The pop single has racked up airplay in every state and territory at stations including 2XX Canberra, 8CCC in NT, Twin Cities Radio in WA, 5 Triple Z in SA, 4YOU in QLD, HOT FM and 3CR in VIC, as well as 2SSR, 2EAR, 2REM and 2NVR Sydney.
 
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au

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