Chart Analysis November 21, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: WAAX and Brian Cadd & the Bootleg Family Band Top Community Radio Charts

Amrap Chart Wrap: WAAX and Brian Cadd & the Bootleg Family Band 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 WAAX and Brian Cadd & The Bootleg Family Band climb into the top spots.
 
Brian Cadd & the Bootleg Family Band take the top position in the Amrap Regional Chart with Long Time ’till the First Time, having racked up airplay across the country at stations including 2MCR in NSW, Albany Community Radio in WA, Fleurieu FM, Coast FM, PBA FM, and Triple Z in SA, 3WAY FM, 3RPC, Sunraysia Community Radio, 3WBC and 3MDR in VIC, as well as Fraser Coast FM, Valley FM, 4OUR FM, Coast FM, and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD.
 
WAAX have moved up to #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, also taking #6 in the Regional stakes with Same Same having picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16, 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list. Listen back to Maz and Chris from the band joining Sweetie and Shag on FBi Radio’s Arvos for an interview and live-to-air performance here. They covered everything from DIY stamp lyric videos, playing their biggest shows to date, being blown away by their support acts, and how they motivate themselves in order to write new music.
 
Benny Walker is still going strong in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #2 in his third charting week with Save. Watch the film clip for the popular single as featured via Amrap Pages on Triple R and 979 FM in VIC’s station websites. The song has racked up further additional airplay across the east coast of Australia at stations including Eastside Radio, Koori Radio, 2RDJ and 2SEA in NSW, Burnett River Community Radio, Noosa FM, Fraser Coast FM and Valley FM in QLD, as well as 3RPC, 3MDR, Sunraysia Community Radio, North West FM, 3MGB and 3WBC in VIC.
 
Methyl Ethel take #2 in their second Amrap Metro charting week with No. 28, having picked up positions in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16, RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list. Watch the official video for the pop single as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple R Melbourne, and FBi Radio Sydney.
 
changoTRee sail into the Amrap Regional Chart at #3 with Justa Little Bit having received airplay across the country at stations including Fraser Coast FM and Coast FM in QLD, Hills Radio, Tribe FM, and Trax FM in SA, 2BOB, 2SEA, SWR FM, 2NSB, 2RDJ, 2CCR, and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW, as well as 3RPC, 3WBC, 3WAY FM, Voice FM, Yarra Valley FM, 3NRG, Eastern FM, North West FM and Inner FM in VIC.
 
Freya Josephine Hollick debuts at a lofty #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart with A Man is the Water, having picked up spots in 2SER Sydney’s SERvin’ Up, Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape and Album of the Week on PBS for her latest album The Unceremonious Junking of Me. Watch the official video for  the meandering single as featured via Amrap Pages on 4ZZZ Brisbane, FBi Radio Sydney and Triple RMelbourne’s station websites.
 
Eagle & the Wolf enjoy the #4 position in the Amrap Regional Chart with Hips. Their self-dubbed ’hilbilly hoe down’ has picked up airplay all over at stations including Star FM in TAS, Radio Mama in WA, 5 Triple Z and Alex FM in SA, Inner FM, Sunraysia Community Radio and 3RPC in VIC, 4NAG, Coast FM and Fraser Coast Community Radio in QLD, as well as Hawkesbury Radio, 2SEA, Coffs Community Radio and 2BACR in NSW.
 
Moonbase Commander have held onto #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Oblivion (feat. Ecca Vandal). The Sydney artist dropped into his hometown station FBi Click for a guest mix, curating a diverse playlist of bass and new wave trap, doused in grime and hip hop samples. Listen back here.
 
Tullara join the ranks of the Amrap Regional Chart at #5 with Better Hold On. Watch the QLD singer perform a live acoustic rendition of the charting track as featured via Amrap pages on 2GLF andEastside FM in NSW’s station websites.
 
Little Wise enters the Amrap Metro Chart at lucky #7 with Don’t Hurry Back. Sophie Klein AKA Little Wise recently caught up with John Murch from Radio Adelaide ahead of her debut album Silver Birchfrom which the single comes. Listen back here. The album has racked up Album of the Week on PBS FM Melbourne and also featured on Triple R’s Soundscape. Watch the official video for the elusive single as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including FBi Radio Sydney and Inner FM andMountain District Radio in VIC.

The Swamp Stompers take #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart in their third charting week with All my Loving (Feat. Holly Tapp). The Lismore act have amassed airplay across the country at stations including Star FM in TAS, 2BACR and 2SEA in NSW, 5 Triple Z and Alex FM in SA, Fraser Coast FM, 4NAG, Coast FM and Valley FM in QLD, as well as Sunraysia Community Radio, Yarra Valley FM, Inner FM, and 3WBC in VIC.
 
Pond have held onto a spot in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking #8 with Sweep me Off my Feet. Watch the band perform a live session for radio as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple R Melbourne, FBi and 2RRR in Sydney, and  RTR FM and Harvey Community Radio in WA.
 
Client Liaison slide into the Amrap Metro Chart at #9 with Wild Life. Monte Morgan (one half of the band) joined Erin from The Hoist on SYN Radio Melbourne, chatting about their debut album Diplomatic Immunity. Watch the official video for the charting single as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including North West FM in VIC, FBi Radio Sydney, and 4ZZZ and Bay FM in QLD.
 
Slum Sociable make their first appearance in the Amrap Regional Chart with Name Call having picked up spots in SYN Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s new music list as well as additional airplay across the country at stations including Eastside Radio in NSW, Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, RTR FM Perth, Edge Radio Hobart, 5 Triple Z in SA, as well as 3NRG and Inner FM in VIC.
 
Community radio favourite Emily Wurramara has re-entered the Amrap Regional Chart with a new song entitled Ementha-Papaguneray (Turtle Song). The Queensland songwriter recently joined Ruth Hessey from Eastside FM Sydney for a chat. Listen back to their conversation here.
 
Sydney friends Shrapnel take out #10 in the Amrap Metro Chart in their first charting week with Another Year. Their first full-length release Tranceplanetsugarmouth has picked up a spot in Triple R Melbourne’s Soundscape. Watch the official video for the song as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, FBi Radio Sydney, 4ZZZ Brisbane, and Triple R andMountain District Radio in VIC.

See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au

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