News September 13, 2017

Forevr and Little Wise Take Out The Top Spots In The Community Radio Charts

Forevr and Little Wise Take Out The Top Spots In 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 sees Forevr move into the #1 position in the Amrap Metro Chart, with Little Wise rising to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart.

Forevr have leapt into the #1 spot in the Amrap Metro Chart with the dance track ‘Halogen Glass’. Forevr’s dual-album debut release Classics / Death Is A Miraclewere previously named as Edge Radio’s Album of the Week, and were included in FBi Radio’s New Music List and 4ZZZ’s Top 20, with a review of the double album release featuring on 4ZZZ’s Website. Listen to the official audio for ‘Halogen Glass’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 5BBB in SA, 107.3 HFM in WA, Edge Radio Hobart, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC and 4ZZZ Brisbane. The charting track has received airplay from stations including Valley FM in ACT, HFM in WA, Coast FM, 2ser, 2RRR and Radio Blue Mountains in NSW, 5BBB, 5 Triple Z, Three D Radio and 5THE FM in SA, as well as Plenty Valley FM, 96.5 Inner FM, 3WAY FM, and OCR FM in VIC.

 Little Wise rises to take out the #1 spot in the Amrap Regional Chart, with the track ‘100 Degrees’. Little Wise aka Sophie Klein joined Miss Chatelaine on JOY 94.9 back in April to co-host the show, where they played some of their favourite tracks, chatted about Little Wise’s music, and listeners were treated to a live rendition of a track from Little Wise titled ‘Restless’. Listen back to the show here. Watch the official video for the slow-burning, guitar driven, roots-rock number as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Triple R in Melbourne, Voice of the Avon in WA, Yass FM and Valley FMin NSW, as well as Fraser Coast FM and Noosa FM in QLD.

Gold Class appear at #2 during their fourth week in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Get Yours’. Watch the official video for the charting track, which gives a snapshot of the band performing live, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio in TAS, Radio Adelaide in SA, HFM in WA, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Triple R and 3WAY FM in VIC, as well as FBi Radio2RRRBay FM and Yass FM in NSW.  The track, which is based on the idea of celebrating your own resilience, was included in FBi Radio’s New Music List, SYN’s Sweet 16, Edge Radio’s New Music List and 4ZZZ’s Top 20, with additional airplay from 107.3 HFM in WA, Hills Radio and Three D Radio in SA, Radio 4EB and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 2RRR, Nambucca Valley Radio, Bay FM and Radio Norfolk in NSW, as well as 3CR, 3WBC, OCR FM and Main FM in VIC.

Holding onto #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart is Benny Walker with ‘Ghost’. Listen to the audio for the soulful, and sophisticated, blues-folk track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Voice of the Avon in WA, Bay FM in NSW, as well as 979fmNorth West FM and 96.5 Inner FMin VIC. ‘Ghost’ has earned nationwide airplay from stations including Voice of the Avon in WA, City Park Radio in TAS, Coast FM, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Umeewarra Media, 5 Triple Z, Radio Alexandrina and Fleurieu FM in SA, Tank FM, Bay & Basin, TLC FM, Edge FM, 2BAY FM, Radio Norfolk and 2EAR FM in NSW, as well as 98.9 North West FM, 3MGB, 3MDR, 99.9 Voice FM, 96.5 Inner FM, 979fm, WMA FM, 3WAY FM, 3WBC, Radio Mansfield, Yarra Valley FM, PBS FM, OCR FM, Phoenix FM, Main FM and UGFM – Radio Murrindindi in VIC.

The Ocean Party have moved up to #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart with the powerful pop-rock track ‘More To Run’. Snowy and Lochy joined Milo and Triana on The Breakfast Spread on PBS FM Melbourne where they chatted about their seventh album Beauty Point, tips for touring and successfully maintaining relationships in the band, and never having writers block due to being a group that is made up of six songwriters. The Ocean Party’s latest album was included in 2ser’s SERvin’ Up and Triple R’s Soundscapes, with ‘More To Run’ featuring in FBi Radio’s New Music List. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Triple R Melbourne, 107.3 HFM in WA, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Edge Radio Hobart, as well as FBi Radio and Bay FM in NSW.

Citizen Kay has risen to #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Static’. Watch the engaging official clip for ‘Static’, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in SA, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, as well as 2RRRFBi Radio and Eastside Radio in NSW. The earwormy slice of party hip-hop was featured in 2ser’s SERvin’ Up!, as well as FBi Radio’s New Music List, with additional spins from World Radio 6EBA and HFM in WA, as well as Southern FM, Seymour FM, 3NRG, OCR FM and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC.

Alice Skye has held onto #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘60%’. Alice Skye joined Kevin on Yesterday’s Hedgehog on 4ZZZ Brisbane to chat about what’s been happening since the release of her debut single in 2015, recording her debut album in Alice Springs, playing live with her band and tackling BIGSOUND. Listen back to the interview here. Watch a stunning live performance of the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio in Hobart, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, 96.5 Inner FM and 979fm in VIC, Northside Radio,  Valley FM and Bay FM in NSW.

Debuting at #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart is Lupa J with ‘Keep Back’. Watch the eerie and enthralling video for ‘Keep Back’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, 4ZZZ Brisbane, as well as FBi Radio2RRR and 2GLF in NSW. The electro-pop track was included in SYN’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio’s New Music List, with further airplay from RTRFM in Perth, Noosa FM in QLD, 3NRG and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, Tribe FM, 5BBB and 5 Triple Z in SA, as well as 2SEA, 2MCR, 2ser and 2RRR in NSW.

Entering the Amrap Regional Chart is Jen Cloher, who appears in at #5, whilst also charting at #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Regional Echo’. Jen recently dropped into Test Pattern on Triple R where she chatted about the personal nature of her recent self-titled album. Jen discusses how the album is a reflection and dissection of her personal life, but also touches on how the political occurrences in Australia and globally impacted the record. Jen Cloher and her band also performed live-to-air in the Triple R Performance Space, which is available to watch here. ‘Regional Echo’ has accumulated airplay from 5 Triple Z in SA, Valley FM and Artsound FM in ACT, 107.3 HFM and RTRFM in WA, Edge Radio and Star FM in TAS, 4OUR, Noosa FM and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, PBS FM, Apple 98.5 FM, Joy 94.9, Seymour FM, 3WBC, 3CR, 3RPP, 3WAY FM and Main FM in VIC, as well as 2NSB, 2EAR FM, Radio Blue Mountains, Nambucca Valley Radio, Bay FM, Coast FM, Hawkesbury Radio, 2WAY FM, 2AIR FM, and 2RRR in NSW. 

Odette has held onto #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Watch Me Read You’. View the official clip for the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, BBB FM in SA as well as Bay FM and FBi Radio in NSW. ‘Watch Me Read You’ was included in SYN’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio’s New Music List with additional airplay from World Radio 6EBA and HFM in WA, Fraser Coast FM and Noosa FM in QLD, 5 Triple Z, Tribe FM and 5BBB in SA, 2SEA, 2MCR, Eastside Radio and Radio Norfolk in NSW, as well as 979fm, 96.5 Inner FM, Joy 94.9, PBS FM, OCR FM and Seymour FM in VIC.

Jess Locke debuts in the Amrap Regional Chart at #6 with ‘Universe’. Jess joined Stephen Ferris on Mornings on FBi Radio Sydney back in May to chat about her upcoming album, her previous single ‘Better/Bitter’ and how the touring life was treating her. She also played two stripped back tracks live-to-air, available to listen back to here. The pop-rock track from the Melbourne musician was included in SYN’s Sweet 16, with further spins from Voice of the Avon in WA, Radio Alexandrina in SA, Edge Radio and Star FM in TAS, Noosa FM and Coast FM in QLD, TLC FM, SWRFM, 2SEA, 2RRR, Yass FM and Coast FM in NSW, as well as 3WBC, 3MDR, 3NRG, UGFM – Radio Murrindindi, 3RPP, and 3CR in VIC. 

Entering the Amrap Metro Chart at #8 is Tropical F**k Storm with their debut single ‘Chameleon Paint’. The snarling rock track was included in FBi Radio’s New Music List, Edge Radio’s New Music List and was also featured in SYN’s Sweet 16, with further airtime from stations including Voice of the Avon in WA, Three D Radio in SA, 979fm and 3WBC in VIC, 2SSR, 2SEA, Yass FM and 2ser in NSW.

Emma Russack takes out #9 during her second appearance in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Body Goals’. Emma’s fourth album Permanent Vacation was included in Triple R’s Soundscapes, PBS FM’s Top 10 and also 2ser’s SERvin’ Up. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2RRR in NSW, Edge Radio in Hobart, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, RTRFM and 107.3 HFM in WA, as well as Triple R and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC. The folk-rock track, which features Emma’s classic confessional, dry, talk-sing style, has earned airplay from stations including Noosa FM in QLD, Voice of the Avon and HFM in WA, 5 Triple Z, 5BBB and Three D Radio in SA, 2SEA, 2RRR, Edge FM and Bay FM in NSW, as well as 979fm, 99.9 Voice FM, 96.5 Inner FM, 3CR, 3MDR, 3WBC and OCR FM in VIC.

The Coconut Kids take out #9 during their fourth week in the Amrap Regional Chart with their track ‘Sugar’. Watch a wonderful stripped-back performance of ‘Sugar’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Voice of the Avon in WA, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Edge Radio Hobart, as well as 2RRR andNambucca Valley Radio in NSW. The smooth folk-soul track has received airplay from stations including Valley FM in ACT, World Radio 6EBA and Albany Community Radio in WA, Joy 94.9 and OCR FM, Tribe FM and Fleurieu FM in SA, Coast FM, 4NAG, and Noosa Community Radio in QLD, as well as Nambucca Valley Radio, 2RRR, 2MCE, 2ser, Tank FM, 2RDJ, 2BOB Radio and Radio Norfolk in NSW.

Appearing at #10 in the Amrap Metro Chart is Birdz with his track ‘Testify’. Listen to the official audio for deeply real and vulnerable hip-hop track, as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including Triple R and Plenty Valley FM in VIC, as well as Koori Radio and FBi Radio in Sydney. Birdz’ album Train of Thought was included in FBi Radio’s New Music List and also PBS FM’s Top 10, with the charting track also featuring in SYN’s Sweet 16. ‘Testify’ has earned airplay from community radio stations including HFM in WA, 2SEA, TLC FM and Bay FM in NSW, 5 Triple Z, Umeewarra Media and WOW FM in SA, as well as Plenty Valley FM, WMA FM, 3NRG and OCR FM in VIC.

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

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