Chart Analysis March 8, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: Mia Dyson Tops Community Radio Charts on Intl Women’s Day

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 Mia Dyson claim the top spot in both charts.
 
Mia Dyson takes #1 in both the Amrap Regional and Metro Chart with Right There. The Melbourne blues singer is featured in Amrap’s AirIt’s Women of Australian Music playlist in celebration of International Womens Day!  Dyson has been no stranger to community radio. Listen here to an interview on Radio Adelaide promoting her album Idyllwyld. You can also watch a live performance at 3RRR in Melbourne here and listen to a more recent interview with SYN Melbourne regarding her latest EP Right Here.
 
Babaganouj debut at #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Do Rite with me Tonite having picked up a spot in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and their hometown station 4ZZZ’s Top 20. Listen here to the band’s chat with 4ZZZ’s Blair Martin on Queer Radio about their upcoming live shows, their fan base, and how they got their band name.
 
Eagle & the Wolf are back in the Amrap Regional Chart at #2 with Mama, Son and the Holy Ghost. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2MCR in NSW, RTR FM Perth, 2XX FM Canberra, as well as 3MDR, Inner FM and Casey Radio in VIC.
 
Cub Sport enter the Amrap Metro Chart at #3 with I can’t Save You, having picked up a spot in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 music list. Watch the official music video, as featured on Amrap Pages on station websites such as 4ZZZ in Brisbane, and Bay FM and 2MCR in NSW.
 
Demi Louise has climbed to #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Taxi Driver. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2XX Canberra and 2RRR Sydney. Unfortunately there’s no sign of Robert De Niro.
 
Nearly Oratorio joins the ranks of the Amrap Metro Chart at #4 with Tin. Listen to the inaugural episode of Sleepless in Sydney on FBi Radio, for which the Melbourne producer crafted a playlist of ’very sad songs.’
 
Bang Bang Betty & the H-Bombs are back, taking #4 in their fourth week present in the Amrap Regional Chart withHe’s the One. The upbeat track has received airplay in every state and territory at stations including 8CCC in NT, Radio Mama in WA, Edge Radio Hobart, Artsound FM in ACT, Sunbury Radio and Voice FM in VIC, Burnett River Radio, Noosa Community Radio and Valley FM in QLD, 5ZZZ, 5GTR FM, Coast FM and Fleurieu FM in SA, Northside Radio, TLC FM, 2AIR FM, 2SEA and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW.
 
The Love Junkies enter the Amrap Metro Chart at #5 with Nobody. The Perth band have had a few run-ins with community radio. Listen to their chat with Caitlin on RTR FM, discussing their newest band member and their shows as part of the North Freo Pub Crawl.
 
The Jezabels take #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart in their fifth charting week with Pleasure Drive. Click here to hear lead singer Hayley Mary discuss their latest album Synthia with Sam Baran for FBi Radio, as well as their movements in the absence of a tour and the feminist themes behind the release.
 
The Bear Hunt debut at #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Tropical having picked up a spot in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 music list. The band joined Brighten the Corners on 4ZZZ Brisbane for a chat about their influences and a live performance of some commuter classics. Watch the film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on 4ZZZ, Inner FM and 3MDR’s station websites.
 
Missy Higgins enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #7 with Oh Canada, a tribute to Alan Kurdi.Watch the emotive official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, FBi Radio and Port Stephens FM in NSW, and 3MDR and 979 FM in VIC.
 
The Jensens come in at #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Elvis is Dead having picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Hills Radio in SA, and 2MCR in NSW.
 
Violent Soho and Urthboy take #9 and #10 in the Amrap Metro Charts with Viceroy and Second Heartbeat Feat. Sampa the Great and Okenyo. Watch the official film clips as featured via Amrap Pages on Triple H FM in NSW and 3MDR in VIC, respectively.
 
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au

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