Amrap Chart Wrap: Middle Kids and Tash Sultana 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 ten tracks ordered for airplay by community broadcasters through the Amrap’s AirIt music distribution service. This week sees Middle Kids and Tash Sultanatake the top spots.
Fresh from winning FBi’s Northern Lights competition, Middle Kids have held onto #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, also taking #6 in the Regional stakes withYour Love. Listen here to the band’s utter disbelief as they received the news from FBi’s music director Stephen Goodhew. The trio are no strangers to their hometown station, having also appeared on The Bridge with Lachlan Wyllie earlier this year.
Tash Sultana enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #1 with Jungle. Watch Tash’s live performance of the single on homemade video via Amrap Pages on station websites including Hills Radio in SA, 4ZZZ Brisbane, 3MDR, Triple R and Inner FM in VIC, as well as Valley FM, 2BBB, 2GLF, Nambucca Valley Radioand 2MCR in NSW.
Remi debuts at #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Lose Sleep Feat. Jordan Rakei having picked up Feature Album and Album of the Week at a range of stations including FBi Radio, PBS FM and Triple R in Melbourne. The Melbourne music maker recently dropped into Triple R Breakfasters to perform live-to-air. He also dropped into Sydney’s FBi Radio, chatting with Darren Lesaguis about the title of his new record and working with members of Hiatus Kaiyote for the album.
Dianna Corcoran has risen to #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Hold on Lover having racked up airplay across the country at stations including Radio Mama in WA, 4NAG, Cairns FM, Coast FM and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Inner FM, 94.7 The Pulse, Voice FM, 3WBC, UGFM, 3NRG and Joy 94.9 in VIC, Vox FM, Nambucca Valley Radio, 2MIA, 2AIR FM and Highland FM in NSW, as well as WOW FM, 5YYY, 5 Triple Z, Hills Radio, Radio Alex and Coast FM in SA.
Alex Lahey takes #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Ivy League, having picked up spots in Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape, 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20, 2SER Sydney’s SERvin’ Up and Edge Radio Hobart’s new music lists, as well as Feature Album on 2RRR. You can watch the official clip for the track as featured viaAmrap Pages on Inner FM’s station website. Alex recently dropped by SYN Melbourne to put into words the whirlwind six months she has had.
NT songstress Caiti Baker has climbed to #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Heavy on my Heart. Watch the official film clip for the song as featured viaAmrap Pages on station websites including Inner FM in VIC, 4ZZZ and Noosa FM in QLD, as well as 2GLF FM, Nambucca Valley Radio and Valley FM in NSW.
Teeth & Tongue are still going strong in the Amrap Metro Chart, taking #4 with Turn, Turn, Turn, having picked up spots in Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape, SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and Edge Radio Hobart’s new music list. Listen back to their stripped-back mini-set on Triple R’s Breaking and Entering, live from The Forum at Melbourne International Film Festival.
Hussy Hicks have held onto #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Whole Lotta, nabbing ’pick of the week’ on Tone & Kirri’s Fair Dinkum Aussie As Music Show on Hills Radio in SA. Watch the duo perform the track live as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2MCE in NSW, RTR FM Perth,Hills Radio in SA, andRainbow FM in QLD.
Scott & Charlene’s Wedding are back in the Amrap Metro Chart at #5 with Don’t Bother Me, having picked up spots in PBS FM Melbourne’s Top 10, Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including3MDR in VIC, RTR FM Perth, FBi Radio Sydney, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple R Melbourne, and Edge Radio Hobart.
Kev Starkey takes #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Who’d have Thought. Check out his interview with Gman on Caama Radio, chatting about the inspiration for his latest album which has been eight years in the making.
The Belligerents enter the Amrap Metro Chart at #6 with Caroline having picked up spots in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list. The track has amassed further airplay at stations in every state and territory including CAAMA Radio in NT, 2XX Canberra, Edge Radio Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane, JOY 94.9 Melbourne, Valley FM in QLD, Harvey Community Radio and Twin Cities Radio in WA, Fleurieu FM and Tribe FM in SA, 2MCR, Nambucca Valley Radio and VOX FM in NSW, as well as Hot FM, Southern FM, Inner FM, Gippsland FM and 3WBC in VIC.
Community Radio favourite Eric Bogle enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #7 with First the Children having picked up airplay across the country at stations including ArtSound FM Canberra, Hills Radio in SA, Albany Community Radio in WA, Fraser Coast FM and Noosa Community Radio in QLD, Highland FM, Vox FM, 2AIR, 2BACR, Nambucca Valley Radio, Bay FM, Port Stephens FM, and 2SEA in NSW, 3MDR, Casey Radio, Phoenix FM, 3WBC, 3NRG, Voice FM and 3RPP in VIC, as well as Alex FM, 5WOW, 5 Triple Z, PBA FM and Fleurieu FM in SA.
The Do Yo Thangs debut at #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Indecisive having picked up spots in Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape, 2SER Sydney’s SERvin’ Up! and Edge Radio Hobart’s New Music List.
Archie Roach is still going strong in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #8 in his fifth charting week with It’s not Too Late. Listen to Archie on Radio Adelaidediscussing the launch of his project Creation on his father’s country of Bunjalun and how much he learned about his family history. You can watch the visually spectacular video for this track – shot on Archie’s mother’s country, the lands of the Gunditjmara peoples in south-west Victoria – on station websites such as Edge FM Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane, and Koori Radio Sydney.
Sydney band Den take #9 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Poltergeist. Watch the official film clip for the spooky single as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including FBi Radio Sydney, Triple R Melbourne, Edge Radio Hobart and HFM in WA.
Norma O’Hara Murphy debuts at #9 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Drifting Down the Darling, a tribute to drifting Darling dweller Jack Martin. The single has picked up airplay all over at stations including City Park Radio in TAS, Radio MAMA in WA, Rainbow FM, Coast FM, Valley FM and Nag Radio in QLD, UG FM, 3NRG, 3WBC, 3YYR, Inner FM, Joy FM, 3RPC, 3WAY and Voice FM in VIC, Radio Goolwa, Alex FM, 5YYY, Hills Radio, Coast FM and 5WOW in SA, as well as 2SEA, 2MIA, Today’s Country, Vox FM, Highland FM, Valley FM and 2AIR FM in NSW.
#10 in the Amrap Regional Chart goes to Claude Hay with Roller Coaster. Watch the video clip for the stomping blues single as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including HFM in WA, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, and 2MCE and 2RRR in NSW .
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au
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