News December 12, 2017

Camp Cope and Heaps Good Friends appear at the top of the community radio charts

Camp Cope and Heaps Good Friends appear at the top of the 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, Camp Cope move into #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, with Heaps Good Friends rising into #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart.

Camp Cope have ascended into #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart with latest offering ‘The Opener’. Thommo from Camp Cope dropped by The Breakfast Spread on PBS FMin their hometown of Melbourne to chat about the charting track, and announce their upcoming record How To Socialize and Make Friends. Thommo takes the time to chat about launching this song at the Sydney Opera House and also reflect on their previous self-titled album. Listen to the official audio for the punk-rock track as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including Edge Radio in Hobart, 107.3HFM in WA, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, 3MDR and Triple R in VIC, 5 Triple Z and Radio Adelaide in SA, as well as Yass FM, 2BBB, 2GLF and FBi Radioin NSW. ‘The Opener’ has been included in FBi Radio’s New Music List, 4ZZZ’s Top 20 and also SYN’s Sweet 16.

Heaps Good Friends have risen to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart, whilst also appearing at #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘I Could Eat A Full Packet of Yo Yo’s’. Watch the brand new video for the dancefloor banger as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, FBi Radio and 2GLF in NSW, 107.3 HFM and Voice of the Avonin WA, as well as Radio Adelaide, 5 Triple Z and 5BBB in SA. The latest single from the Adelaide trio was featured in SYN’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio’s New Music List, with further airplay from 2XX FM in ACT, Innisfail Community Radio in QLD, RTRFM, Donnybrook Community Radio and 107.3 HFM in WA, PBS FM, Triple R, 96.5 Inner FM, 3CR and 3WBC in VIC, SWRFM 99.9, 2MCE, Nambucca Valley Radio, NimFM, 97.9 Valley FM and Radio Norfolk in NSW, as well as PBA FM, 5 Triple Z, 5BBB, WOW FM, Tribe FM and Three D Radio in SA.

Dan Parsons appears at #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart this week with ‘Here Goes Nothin’’. Listen to the audio for the country-rock tune as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Northside Radio in NSW, Voice of the Avon in WA, 5ALX in SA, as well as 96.5 Inner FM and Triple R in VIC. The charting track, which is the first single off Dan Parsons latest album, has received airplay from City Park Radio in TAS, Fraser Coast FM, Noosa FM and Coast FM in QLD, Voice of the Avon, Albany Community Radio, Donnybrook Community Radio and Radio Mama in WA, 2SEA, 2EAR, 2NSB, 2MCE, TLC FM and 97.9 Valley FM in NSW, 5 Triple Z, Coast FM, Tribe FM and Radio Goolwa Alex FM in SA as well as 99.9 Voice FM, Yarra Valley FM, 3WBC, 3WAY, 3MCR, 3UGE, 3MGB and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC.

A. Swayze & the Ghosts have re-entered the Amrap Metro Chart at #3 with the track ‘Smooth Sailing’. Ben and Andrew from A. Swayze & the Ghosts joined The Breakfast Spread on PBS FM Melbourne where they chatted about recovering from their EP launch the previous evening, their self-titled debut release, and the benefits of getting all four tracks mixed by four different engineers. The band also discussed their raucous live shows and testing their limits at festival shows. Check out the official clip for the track, as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Triple R in Melbourne and FBi Radio in Sydney. A. Swayze & the Ghosts self-titled EP was included in PBS FM’s Top Ten, with the charting track receiving an inclusion in Edge Radio’s New Music List.

Abbe May takes out #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart during the fourth consecutive appearance with the single ‘Love Decline’. Watch the official video clip for ‘Love Decline’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Fleurieu FM and 5BBB in SA, Fraser Coast and 4ZZZ in QLD, RTRFM, Harvey Community Radio and Voice of the Avon in WA, 2GLF, Radio Eastside and 2BBB in NSW, as well as 96.5 Inner FM, 3NOW, 979fm and Plenty Valley FM in VIC. The sultry pop-rock jam, from the Perth based musician, was featured in RTRFM’s Sound Selection, with nationwide airplay from stations including 2XX FM in ACT, City Park Radio in TAS, Noosa FM and Coast FM in QLD, 5EFM, Three D Radio and Radio Alexandrina in SA, Donnybrook Community Radio, Harvey Community Radio, Voice of the Avon, RTRFM, 107.3 HFM and KCR FM in WA, 2NVR, TLC FM, 2BAR, 2SEA, 2BOB, 2MCE and 2RRR in NSW, as well as Plenty Valley FM, PBS FM, 979fm, 3WBC, 3Way FM, 96.5 Inner FM, 3NOW, Seymour FM, OCR FM and UGFM – Radio Murrindindi in VIC.

Jeremy Neale is charting at #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart this week with ‘Small Talk’. Read a review written by Jack McDonnell from 4ZZZ of Jeremy Neale’s recently released album here. Jeremy has a long-standing relationship with his hometown station 4ZZZ in Brisbane. Earlier in the year he stopped by Friday Neon to discuss scary films, writing music and tips for song writing in the hotter months of the year. Check out the official video clip for the pop-rock tune as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including the nationally syndicated Aussie Music Weekly, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Edge Radio in Hobart, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Voice of the Avon and 107.3 HFM in WA, 96.5 Inner FM and 3NOW in VIC as well as FBi Radio, 2BBB and 2GLF in NSW.

This week in the Amrap Regional Chart, Anais has moved into the #4 position with the track ‘To Our Home’. Anais joined The Mike Bennett Show on 101fm back in April to discuss her trip to Nashville to record her music, where her inspiration to write and create music derives from, and her hopes for a long term career in the music industry. Watch and listen back to their chat here. Watch the new clip for ‘To Our Home’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Northside Radio in NSW, as well as 96.5 Inner FMand Plenty Valley FM in VIC.

Bansenji debuts at #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Mistakes’ ft. Tkay Maidza. Listen to the official audio for this track featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites includingRadio Adelaide in Adelaide, as well as FBi Radio and Bay FM in NSW. The upbeat electronic/pop number has been added to SYN Radio Melbourne’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music List, with further airplay from Cairns FM in QLD, 3WBC, 96.5 Inner FM and 3MGB in VIC, as well as Fleurieu FM, BBBFM, Tribe FM and Triple Z in SA, and FBi Radio, 2MCR, 2BACR, 92.5FM Youth Radio, Valley FM, Alive 90.5, Bay FM and Vox FM in NSW.

Liam Kennedy-Clark enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #5 with ‘Smile Like That’. View the official music video for the catchy country track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, BBB FM in SA, as well as Northside Radio and 2MCR in NSW. ‘Smile Like That’ has earned radio airplay from Coast FM in QLD, Fleurieu FM and Coast FM in SA, Tank FM and Valley FM in NSW, as well as Whitehorse Boroondara FM, Apple FM and 3RPC in VIC.

Big White have held onto #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart with their tune ‘On and On’. Flash back to early 2016, where Big White performed a cracking live version of their single ‘Down On The Beach’ during Mornings on FBi Radio in Sydney, where they also chatted about American fast food and playing live. The garage rock track was included in SYN’s Sweet 16, FBi Radio’s New Music List and Edge Radio’s New Music List, with further spins from Radio 4EB in QLD, 107.3 HFM in WA, PBA FM and Radio Goolwa in SA, as well as 2SEA, Sapphire FM, SWRFM 99.9, 2BACR and Yass FM in NSW and OCR FM, Southern FM, 99.9 Voice FM, 3MDR, Plenty Valley FM and 3WBC in VIC.

Entering the Amrap Regional Chart at #6 is Mike McCarthy with ‘Serious Face’. Check out the official music video for the summery blues-roots song, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Goolwa Alex FM in SA as well as 96.5 Inner FM in VIC.

West Thebarton debut at #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart with their latest offering ‘Bible Camp’. These guys stopped by Breakfast on Radio Adelaide pre-name change, to chat about starting out as a band, their crazy touring schedule and stage invasions during their gigs. Watch the official clip for this track featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including FBi Radio in Sydney, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Harvey Community Radio in WA, 3MDR in VIC and BBBfm in SA.

Debuting at #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart is Chris Williams, with the track ‘Live In The Moment’. Chris Williams stopped by My Country Australia Radio Show on Apple 98.5 FM in VIC, with snapshots from the visit available to view here. Watch the official video for the catchy guitar driven song as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including BBBfm in SA, as well as 2RRR, 2MCR and Northside Radio in NSW.

Mallrat re-enters the Amrap Metro Chart this week with ‘Better’ appearing at #8. Mallrat stopped by Arvos on FBi Radio recently to chat about her status as the “Hannah Montana of the rap game”, hanging out and getting tattoos with Cub Sport, and how her song writing is equal parts emotion and dance-ability. Hear the official audio for the sparkling pop jam as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including FBi Radio in Sydney, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Yass FM in NSW as well as 96.5 Inner FM in VIC.

The Harpoons make their first appearance in the Amrap Regional Chart at #8 with ‘Reassurance’. Listen to the audio for the electro-funk-soul tune, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including FBi Radio in Sydney, Edge Radio in Hobart, RTRFM in Perth, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, as well as 96.5 Inner FM and 979fm in VIC. The charting track, which sees The Harpoons return to their love of duets, was included in FBi Radio’s New Music List, alongside plays on Tjuma Pulka Media Aboriginal Corporation in WA.

Bed Wettin’ Bad Boys appear at #9 in the Amrap Metro Chart this week with their track ‘Plastic Tears’. The Sydney based four-piece’s new record, Rot, was included in Triple R’s Soundscapes and also PBS FM’s Top Ten. The charting track features in FBi Radio’s New Music List, as well as receiving spins from Edge Radio in Hobart, 107.3 HFM and Noongar Radio in WA, PBA FM, Rox FM and Three D Radio in SA, Yass FM, SWRFM 99.9, Sapphire FM and 2RRR in NSW, as well as 3WBC, 3MDR, Inner FM, 3WAY-FM, Southern FM, 99.9 Voice FM, OCR FM and 3NRG in VIC.

Paul Kelly is charting at #9 during his seventh consecutive appearance in the Amrap Regional Chart with latest single ‘Rising Moon’. View the official music video for the blues-rock track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio in Hobart, Voice of The Avon in WA, Noosa FM, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 2NVR, Yass FM, and 2EAR in NSW as well as 3MDR, Radio Skidrow, Triple R, 3NOW and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC.  

Debuting at #10 in the Amrap Metro Chart is Hatchie with ‘Sure’. Check out the official audio for the pop gem as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Triple Z in SA, FBi Radio in Sydney, Inner FM in VIC and 4ZZZ in Brisbane. ‘Sure’, the second single from the Brisbane artist, was included in 4ZZZ’s Top 20 and FBi Radio’s New Music List, with further community radio support from 6EBA in WA, 3MGB, 3WBC and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, Phoenix Radio, Cairns FM and Bay FM in QLD, CHY FM, Alive 90.5 and Valley FM in NSW, and Rox FM, Triple Z, Tribe FM and Adelaide’s Coast FM in SA.

Michaela Jenke takes out #10 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘Black River’. View the official music video for ‘Black River’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in Brisbane, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, Northside Radio in NSW, as well as BBBfm in SA. The bluegrass, alt country track has received spins from Radio Mama in WA, Fraser Coast in QLD, 2NVR, TankFM, Northside Radio and 2AAA in NSW, 5 Triple Z, Coast FM, 5BBB, Fleurieu FM and WOWFM in SA as well as 3WAY FM, 99.9 Voice FM, Plenty Valley FM and Radio Mansfield in VIC.

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

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