Amrap Chart Wrap: Suiix and Russell Morris take out 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 Suiix and Russell Morris take the top spots.
Suiix has entered the Amrap Metro Chart at #1 with Alright, having picked up Independent Artist of the Week on hometown station FBi Radio as well as a spot in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 new music list. The warped synth track has racked up further airplay across the country at stations including Valley FM in ACT, Hills Radio in SA, TLC FM, Triple H and Bay FM in NSW, 4ZZZ and Bay FM in QLD, as well as 3UGE, 3MGB, Triple R and Gippsland FM in VIC.
Russell Morris has risen to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Lonesome Road. Listen to his interview with Shep on 3MDR’s Harmonica Riff Raff chatting about the incorporation of both Australian history and the Mississippi sax in the new album Red Dirt Heart. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on Port Stephens FM in NSW, TYGA FM in TAS and 979 FM in VIC’s station website.
The Cairos debut at #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Love don’t Feel Right having picked up a spot in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 new music list. Watch the brand new official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including hometown station 4ZZZ Brisbane and RTR FM Perth.
Cookin’ on 3 Burners continue their strong run in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #2 with The Writing’s on the Wall Feat. Tex Perkins. Listen to David and Ivan from the band interviewed by Jake on 2ser’s Friday Drive earlier this year. The deep funk track has amassed additional airplay at stations including Valley FM in ACT, 8CCC and Gove FM in NT, 6CKI and Radio Goolarri in WA, City Park Radio and Huon FM in TAS, Noosa Community Radio, Fraser Coast Radio, 4BAY and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, WOW FM, Coast FM, 5NPY, Radio Adelaide, 5THE, 5GTR and Radio Alexandrina in SA, Phoenix FM, North West FM, Main FM, 3WBC, 3RPP, Voice FM, Eastern FM and SYN in VIC, as well as 2BOB, Macarthur Community Radio, Braidwood Community Radio, Northside Radio, Vox FM, 2REM, 2RRR, Monaro FM and Northside Radio in NSW.
Queensland duo Hussy Hicks have entered the Amrap Metro Chart at #4, also taking #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart with That old Heartache. Watch a live acoustic version of the track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, RTR FM in WA, and Bay FM, Port Stephens FM and 2RRR in NSW.
Elizabeth Rose takes #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Shoulda Coulda Woulda. The sonic pop single has picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music list. Watch the official film clip for the track as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, 3MDR in VIC, and Nambucca Valley Radio and 2RRR in NSW. Listen to her interviewed on FBi Radio earlier this year, talking marriage equality.
Asdasfr Bawd joins the ranks of the Amrap Metro Chart at #5 with the spacious single Negative Energy. Listen to his exclusive guest mix on THUMP on FBi Click Sydney, chatting with Jemma and Antonia about his upcoming debut EP and remixing Beyonce.
Marlon Williams has entered the Amrap Regional Chart at #7 with Hello Miss Lonesome. Watch the official film clip for the old soul track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FM in Perth, Bay FM in NSW, as well as 979 FM, 3MDR, Triple R in VIC.
Bri Clark has climbed to #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Shiver. Listen to her catch up with Hannah Rosa on Homegrown on RTR FM Perth, featuring a live performance. The track has received additional airplay at stations including Gove FM in NT, Valley FM in QLD, King Island Community Radio in TAS, Hills Radio and 5GTR in SA, Tjuma FM and Twin Cities Radio in WA, Coast FM, 2SEA, Macarthur Community Radio, 2RRR and Valley FM in NSW, as well as Phoenix FM, 3RPC, UGFM, 3MDR and SYN in VIC.
Dog the Duke take #8 on the Amrap Regional Chart with Secondhand Blues. Watch a live performance clip of the song as featured via Amrap Pages on stations including Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, RTR FM in Perth, Harvey Community Radio in WA and TYGA FM in TAS.
Zone Out take #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Inside having picked up spots in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection, SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio’s Adds list. Watch the music clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple R in Melbourne, and Nambucca Valley Radio and Triple H in NSW.
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au