Amrap Chart Wrap: Melbourne Bands top Community Radio Charts
TheAmrap Metro and Amrap Regional Chartsprovide 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 theAmrap’s AirItmusic distribution service. This week sees Terrible Truths and Cookin’ on 3 Burners take the top spots.
Terrible Truths(pictured) have climbed to #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart withSee Straight, having picked up feature album onEdge Radioin TAS as well as making it into the Top 10 Feature Records at Melbourne’sPBS FMand 4ZZZ Brisbane’sTop 20. Listen to Joe and Stacey from the band chatting with Cam onMixing up the MedicineonPBS FM, about the origins of the band, their upcoming European tour, and their recently released self-titled debut record. Watch their animated official film clip featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including3MDRin VIC andEdge RadioHobart.
Cookin’ on 3 Burnerstake the top spot in the Amrap Regional Chart and #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with the deep funk singleThe Writing’s on the Wall feat. Tex Perkins. Listen to Dan and Ivan from the band interviewed by Jake fromFriday Driveon 2ser earlier this year, chatting about the launch of their albumBlind Betandthe tour that proceeded it. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages onHarvey Community Radioin WA’s station website. The track has received additional airplay across the country at stations including TYGA FM in TAS, 2XX in ACT, Triple T in QLD, 89.7 FM in WA, Radio Adelaide in SA, Eastside Radio in NSW, as well as 97.9 FM, Sunraysia Community Radio, OCR FM and 3NRG in VIC.
Stillwater Giantshave leap frogged to #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart withPatience, having picked up a spot inSYNMelbourne’s Sweet 16. Listen to Kyle and Angus of the band talking cheddar onRTR FM’sDrivetimelast week. The surf pop track has received further airplay at Port Stephens FM in NSW, PBA FM and Hills Radio in SA, RTR FM, Tjuma FM and 89.7 FM in WA, as well as 3MDR, UGFM and Wyn FM in VIC.
The Cactus Channelcontinue their strong run in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #2 withKill the Doubt feat. Chet Fakerin their fourth charting week. Listen to their interview onAfterglowon PBS FM Melbourne earlier this year as well as Triple R Melbourne’sLocal and/or General. The offbeat funk track has received additional airplay in every state and territory at stations including Gove FM in the NT, Port Stephens FM in NSW, 4ZZZ in QLD, 2XX in the ACT, Radio Adelaide in SA, Noongar Radio in WA, as well as 3MDR, SYN, 3CR, JOY 94.9 and Casey Radio in VIC.
Matt Corbytakes #3 in both the Metro and Regional Charts this week withMonday. Watch the brand new official film clip for the loop-filled a capella track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including4ZZZin Brisbane and2RRR,Nambucca Valley RadioandBay FMin NSW. Listen to Corbyinterviewed onArvoson FBi Radio Sydney, revealing why he named the single after the worst day of the week.
Perth storytellerDavid Crafthas scaled the Amrap Metro Chart to take #4 withMilked Out. Listen to his interview with Samele fromGrassRootson Albany Community Radio about the first time he played guitar and his upcoming album/tour. He also plays a few songs live and chose a few tracks for the show. Watch the officialMilked Outfilm clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including4ZZZBrisbane,Highland FMandFBi Radioin NSW, as well asPort Stephens FM,RTR FMand89.7 FMin WA.
Transvaal Diamond Syndicateare back in the Amrap Regional Chart at #4 for the fourth week running with the dirty blues singleThe River. Listen to their in-studio performance and interview onTamworth’s92.9 Better Music Mix. They also caught up with Johnno & the Frankinator fromROCKARIA on 107.3 HFMin WA.
Russell Morrisdebuts at #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart withLonesome Road. Watch the karaoke inducing official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites includingTYGA FMin TAS,Fraser Coast Community Radioin QLD,2RRRin NSW, as well as3MDR,North West FMand97.9 FMin VIC.
Melbourne glam pop supergroupTerryhave entered the Amrap Metro Chart at #6 withTalk About Terry. The track picked up a spot inTriple RMelbourne’s Soundscape music list and has received airplay around the traps at stations including Valley FM in QLD, 3RPC and PBS FM in VIC, and 2NBC, 2SEA,FBi Radioand Yass FM in NSW.
The Cat Empiretake #9 in the Amrap Regional Chart withWolves. Watch their newly released film clip for the Latin single as featured via Amrap Pages on theNambucca Valley RadioandTriple RMelbourne station websites. The track has been played across the country at regional community radio stations including TYGA FM in TAS, Harvey Community Radio in WA, Noosa Community Radio in QLD, 5EFM, Alex FM, Tribe FM, and 5THE FM in SA, 97.9 FM, Main FM and RPP FM in VIC, as well as 2AIR, Radio Blue Mountains, Coast FM, 2HHH, Monaro FM and Vox FM in NSW.
Royal Headachereturn in the Amrap Metro Chart at #9 withAnother World. Listen to their guitarist Lawrence guest program FBi Radio’sThe BridgeSydney music program. The Sydney punk band has received airplay across the country at stations including8CCC in NT, King Island Community Radio in TAS, RTR FM and Tjuma FM in WA, Hills Radio, 5GTR and PBA FM in SA, 4EB, 4RFM, Valley FM and 4ZZZ in QLD, SYN, 3MGB, PBS FM, UGFM, 3MDR, Voice FM, 3SCB, Inner FM, Apple FM and 3RPC in VIC, as well as Nambucca Valley Radio, Tune! FM, 2ser, Yass FM, 2GLF, 2RDJ, 2RRR, 2SEA, Norfolk Island Radio and Bay FM in NSW.
See the full Amrap Charts atwww.airit.org.au
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