Amrap Chart Wrap: Tash Sultana and Remi 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 Tash Sultana and Remi climb to take the top spots.
Tash Sultana has held onto #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart, also taking #2 in the Metro Chart with Jungle. Watch Tash’s live performance of the single on her homemade video featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Hills Radio in SA, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 3MDR, Triple R and Inner FM in VIC, as well as 2RRR, Bay FM, Koori Radio, Valley FM, 2BBB, 2GLF, Nambucca Valley Radio and 2MCR in NSW.
Remi moves up to #1 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 includingFBi Radio Sydney and PBS FM and Triple R in Melbourne. The Melbourne music-maker recently dropped into Triple R’s Breakfasters to perform live-to-air and joined FBi Radio and RTR FM for chats.
The Black Sorrows enter the Amrap Regional Chart at #2 with Fix my Bail having racked up airplay across the country at stations including TYGA FM in TAS, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z and 5GTR FM in SA, Fraser Coast FM, Rainbow FM, Gin Gin’s Own and Radio 4YOU in QLD, 3MDR, 979 FM, Voice FM, Eastern FM and Radio Mansfield in VIC, as well as 2MIA, Northside Radio, Radio Norfolk, Bay FM, STA FM and Vox FM in NSW.
Flyying Colours enter the Amrap Metro Chart at #3 with Long Holiday, having picked up rotation on FBi Radio Sydney, and Triple R and SYN in Melbourne. Watch the film clip for the single as featured via Amrap Pages on FBi Radio Sydney and Triple R Melbourne’s station websites. Listen back to the band joining Homebrew on PBS FM Melbourne, chatting about the album, inviting new members into the group and their recent travels to Europe to play at a string of festivals.
Hussy Hicks take #3 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 Edge Radio Hobart, RTR FM Perth, 3MDR in VIC, Hills Radio in SA, Fraser Coast FMand Rainbow FM in QLD, and Eastside Radio, 2MCR and 2MCE in NSW.
LANKS join the ranks of the Amrap Metro Chart, taking #4 with Holla having picked up spots in Edge Radio Hobart’s New Music List and SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16. The single has picked up additional airplay across the country at stations including JOY 94.9 Melbourne, 5 Triple Z in SA, FBi Radio Sydney, Morannah Community Radio in QLD, Vox FM and Alive 90.5 in NSW, 3NRG and Gippsland FM in VIC, and Twin Cities Radio and Tjuma Pulka FM in WA.
The Wilson Pickers debut at #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Pulled Apart by Horses. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FM Perth, TYGA FM in TAS, 2MCR in NSW, 3MDR, Triple R and Casey Radio in VIC, as well as 4ZZZ, Fraser Coast FM and Rainbow FM in QLD.
Leah Flanagan enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #5 with Old Fashioned having picked up Feature Album on PBS FM and a spot in fellow Melbourne station Triple R’s Soundscape. Leah was a proud participant in Koori Radio Sydney and Gadigal Music’s Young, Black & Deadly – Rising Stars program, working as a mentor and tutor to eight young indigenous artists, providing songwriting guidance, voice coaching and helping them to record a track to be featured on a compilation of the same name. Find the compilation on Amrap’s AirIt here.
Dianna Corcoran enjoys #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Hold on Lover having racked up airplay across the country at stations including Radio Mama in WA, Radio 4NAG, Cairns FM, Coast FM and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Inner FM, 94.7 The Pulse, Voice FM, 3WBC, UG FM, 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.
Paper House premiere at #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Sweet Release, having picked up spots in PBS FM Melbourne’s Top 10 and Edge Radio Hobart’s new music list. Watch the official clip for the track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Inner FM in VIC, and Edge Radio Hobart.
Kev Starkey takes #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart in his third charting week 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 Peep Tempel make their first appearance in the Amrap Metro Chart at #7 with Rayguns having picked up spots in 2SER Sydney’s SERvin’ Up!, RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection, as well as Edge Radio Hobart and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music lists. Watch their official video clip for the track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Triple R Melbourne, FBi Radio Sydney, 4ZZZ Brisbane and RTR FM Perth.
Middle Kids join the Amrap Regional Chart after three weeks in the Amrap Metro Chart, taking #7 with Your Love. The Sydney band recently took out FBi Radio Sydney’s Northern Lights competition, scoring themselves a showcase at Iceland Airwaves festival. 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.
NT songstress Caiti Baker takes out #8 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Heavy on my Heart. Watch the official film clip for the song as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FM Perth, Inner FM and 3MDR in VIC, Fraser Coast FM, 4ZZZ and Noosa FM in QLD, as well as Bay FM, Eastside Radio, 2GLF FM, Nambucca Valley Radio and Valley FM in NSW.
The Do Yo Thangs have held onto #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 #9 in his sixth charting week with It’s not Too Late. Listen to Archie on Radio Adelaide discussing 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, andKoori Radio Sydney.
Bill Chambers has earned a place in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #10 with Crow Flies. Watch a live performance of the homesick single as featured via Amrap Pages on979 FM in VIC and 4UFM in WA’s station websites.
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au
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