Chart Analysis August 23, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: Sydney Bands Top Community Radio Charts

Amrap Chart Wrap: Sydney Bands 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 Sydney groups Holy Balm and The Preatures take the top spots.
 
The Preatures have ascended to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart, also taking #3 in the Metro stakes with I Know a Girl. The single picked up a spot in FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list and has amassed further airplay across the country at stations including Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Alex FM in SA, Tjuma Pulka FM and Noongar Radio in WA, Hot FM, UG FM and 3WBCin VIC, as well as Port Stephens FM, 2SWR, 2SSR, 2MCR and 2RRR in NSW.
 
Holy Balm take the top spot in the Amrap Metro Chart for the third week running with Clandestine off their new record Activity, 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 take #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart in their fifth charting week with Come a Knockin’. The group have racked up airplay across the country at stations including City Park Radio in TAS, 5 Triple Z in SA, Coast FM in QLD, Albany Community Radio in WA, 3MGB, 3RPC, and Voice FM in VIC, as well as 2SEA, Coast FM, Vox FM, Eastside Radio, TLC-FM and 2AIR FM in NSW. Listen back to their chat with Get Cereal on SYN Melbourne here.
 
Brisbane’s WAAX debut at #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with This Everything, having picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and Edge Radio Hobart’s new music list. Listen to their frontwoman Marie DeVita’s interview with Megaherzzz on their hometown station 4ZZZ about their Holy Sick EP. You can also watch the official film clip for This Everything as featured via Amrap Pages on NSW station websites including 2MCR, 2GLF FM and 2BBB.
 
Dallas Frasca join the ranks of the Amrap Regional Chart with Wasting Time. Watch footage of a live performance of the song as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Phoenix FM and 979 FM in VIC, as well as Heritage FM and Harvey Community Radio in WA.
 
Teeth and Tongue enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #4 with Turn, Turn, Turn having picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and Edge Radio Hobart’s new music list. Listen back to her stripped-back mini-set on Triple R’s Breaking and Entering, live from The Forum at Melbourne International Film Festival.
 
Clairy Browne has climbed to #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Vanity Fair. You can watch the official video for this track, as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including 2GLF and Valley FM in NSW, and North West FM and 3MDR in VIC.

Sarah Mary Chadwick has re-entered the Amrap Metro Chart, taking #6 with Cool It having picked up spots in Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape, PBS FM Melbourne’s Top 10 and 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 new music lists. Sarah recently dropped by Triple R, joining Parallel Lines for a live song and interview. Listen back here.
 
Bernard Fanning takes #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart in his seventh charting week 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, Inner FM in VIC, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, PBA FM and Fleurieu FM in SA, as well as 2NVR, Triple H and 2GLF in NSW.
 
Harts has risen to #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Power. Listen back to Darren Harts, joining The Hoist on SYN Melbourne, chatting with Alice and Bridget about his experiences playing overseas at SXSW in the USA and at a world music festival in Thailand.
 
Sydney hip hop duo Horrorshow debut at #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart with If you Know What I Mean having picked up a spot in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 new music list. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on Valley FM and 2BBB in NSW’s station websites.
 
Troy Cassar-Daley takes #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Things I Carry Around. You can watch the official clip for the song as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 979 FM in VIC and 2NUR in NSW.
 
Jade Imagine has held onto #7 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.
 
CC the Cat take #8 in their third week in the Amrap Metro Chart, also taking #4 in the Regional stakes with Free your Mind. The Melbourne band’s latest dub-reggae exploration has 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 Noosa FM in QLD, RTR FM Perth and Bay FM in NSW.
 
Archie Roach enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #9 with It’s not too Late. Watch the visually spectacular video clip as – shot on Archie’s mother’s country, the lands of the Gunditjmara peoples in south-west Victoria – as featured via Amrap Pages. Check it out on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Koori Radio Sydney, and Triple R, Casey Radio and979 FM in VIC.
 
Moses Gunn Collective have re-emerged in the Amrap Metro Chart at #9 with Dream Girls having picked up a spot in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16. Watch the film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FM Perth, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM Brisbane, Inner FM and 979 FM in VIC, and FBi Radio and Valley FM Sydney.
 
Brisbane favourites Babaganouj are back in the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 with the pop single Would you Like Me. Ruby and Charles from the band dropped by Queer Radio on 4ZZZ earlier this year. Listen back here.
 
Julia Jacklin continues her strong run in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #10 with Leadlight. Julia dropped by FBi Radio recently for a chat and live performance of her previous singlePool Party. Watch the footage here. She also dropped by PBS FM in Melbourne, chatting to Homebrew about her forthcoming  LP and performing acoustic versions of two songs.Watch the official film clip for the playful alt-country single on Triple R Melbourne’s station website here.
 
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au

 

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