Chart Analysis July 5, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: Thigh Master and Benny Walker 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 Thigh Master and Benny Walker take the #1 spots.
 
Thigh Master takes #1 for the third week in a row in the Amrap Metro Chart with Company having picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection. Thigh Master frontman Matt Ford joined Ian from Brighten the Cornerson his hometown station 4ZZZ Brisbane, debuting tracks from the album and playing some commuter classics. Listen back here. Watch the film clip as featured via Amrap Page on Inner FM in VIC’s station website.
 
Benny Walker has climbed to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Oh No You Don’t. Benny has visited SYN Melbourne in the past, chatting to Mason, Stormy and Madeline about how travel has inspired his songwriting. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, 979 FM, Casey Radio and Inner FM in VIC, as well as Bay FM, 2RRR and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW. Broadcasters can find Benny’s music and more on Amrap’s special NAIDOC Week playlist on Amrap’s AirIt here.

The Gooch Palms take #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Ask me Why having picked up spots in
SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list, as well as feature record on PBS Melbourne. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Harvey Community Radio in WA, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Edge Radio Hobart, Triple R and Inner FM in VIC, as well asFBi Radio and 2GLF in NSW.
 
Ben Mitchell takes #2 in his second week in the Amrap Regional Chart with his song in support of #KeepCommunityRadio. Last year Ben stopped by Southern FM in VIC to play a 17 track live set as part of the station’s Sunday Sessions podcast. You can watch the video for Keep Community Radio as featured on TYGA FM in TAS, 2GLF in NSW, and Yarra Valley FM in VIC’s station websites.
 
Emily Wurramara has entered the Amrap Metro Chart at #3 having picked up PBS Feature Album. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Koori Radio and Triple H Sydney, as well asInner FM, 3SER and 979 FM in VIC. Broadcasters can find Emily’s music and more on Amrap’s special NAIDOC Week playlist on Amrap’s AirIt here.
 
Montaigne takes #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart and #6 in the Metro Chart with Because I Love You. The single has picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list. The track has racked up further airplay at stations including Noongar Radio and Bunbury Community Radio in WA, Radio Adelaide, Fleurieu FM and Alex FM in SA, Fraser Coast FM, 4YOU, 4EB, 4RFM, Valley FM and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, Voice FM, 3NRG, 94.7 The Pulse, 3MDR, 3RPC and 3YYR in VIC, as well as 2MIA, Bay FM, Valley FM, 2RDJ, 2TLC, 2SSR and 2MCR in NSW. 

Orb takes #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with First and Last Men having picked up spots in PBS and Triple R Melbourne’s Feature Album and Album of the Week on Triple R. Check out the amazing film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FMPerth, 4ZZZ Brisbane, 2BOB in NSW, as well as 3SER in VIC.
 
Ngaiire takes #4 in her fourth charting week in the Amrap Regional Chart with Diggin’ having picked up Feature Album on Radio Adelaide. Watch the film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Bay FM in NSW, Edge Radio Hobart and Inner FM in VIC.
 
Good Boy enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #5 with Poverty Line. Listen back to their interview with Grace on 4ZZZ Brisbane. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on Triple R and Inner FM in VIC’s station websites.
 
James Blundell takes #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with When the Lights go Out having picked up airplay all over at stations including Voice FM, UG FM and Radio Murrindindi in VIC, Voice of the Avon, Bunbury Community Radio and RTR FM in WA, as well as 2BOB Radio, Ten FM, 2MIA FM and 2MCE in NSW.
Catherine Satour enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #6 with Set the Tone. The track has racked up airplay across the country at stations including Radio Dungog, OCR FM and 3WBC in VIC, 2AIR FM and 2BACR in NSW, Tjuma Pulka FM, Radio Goolarri and Larrkardi Radio in WA, as well as Fleurieu FM, Tribe FM, Umeewarra Media and 5GTR FM in SA.
 
Mick Harvey enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #7 with Don’t Say a Thing having picked up a spot in Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on 2MCR in NSW and 979 FM in VIC’s station websites.
 
Mark Lavender takes #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Running from the Rain (Feat. Kathryn Coad).  Mark and Kathryn joined Bill Beerens on CRN’s nationally syndicated breakfast show Good Morning Country to chat about their music.
 
Winterbourne take #9 in the Amrap Metro Chart with But I Do having picked up a spot in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16. Earlier this year the band were interviewed and performed live on Home Brew Radio, an all Aussie music program broadcast across the country on the Community Radio Network.
 
Rob Imeson and the Family Tree take #9 in the Amrap Regional Chart with The Never Never. The song has amassed airplay across Australia at stations including 5 Triple Z in SA, KCR FM in WA, Burnett River Radio, Fraser Coast Community Radio and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, Hot FM, Voice FM and Phoenix FM in VIC, as well as Radio Dungog, Valley FM and Northside Radio in NSW.
 
Liz Stringer debuts at #10 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Protecting Myself. Listen to her interview with Caitlin Nienaber of RTR FM Perth’s Breakfast program, chatting about her fifth studio album All the Bridge. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 979 FM and 3SER in VIC as well as 2GLF and Valley FM in NSW.
 
Tash Sultana enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #10 with Notion. Watch the film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart,  Inner FM in VIC, 4ZZZ and Noosa FM in QLD, as well as 2RRR and 2GLF FM in NSW.
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au

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