News August 28, 2017

Jen Cloher and Dan Sultan Continue Their Reign At The Top Of The Community Radio Charts

Jen Cloher and Dan Sultan Continue Their Reign 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 sees Jen Cloher once again take out #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, with Dan Sultan also holding onto #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart.

Jen Cloher appears at #1 during her third week in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Regional Echo’. Watch the video clip for the track, which stars Jen’s bass player Bones Sloane, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Triple R Melbourne, HFM in WA, as well as 4ZZZ Brisbane and Fraser Coast FM in QLD and FBi Radio and Bay FM in NSW. Jen’s fourth album is RTRFM’s Feature Album of the Week and SYN’s Album of the week, with ‘Regional Echo’ receiving an inclusion in Edge Radio’s New Music List and receiving additional airplay from HFM and Voice of the Avon in WA, Fraser Coast FM, 4ZZZ, Radio 4EB, and 4OUR in QLD, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z, Hills Radio, and Radio Alexandrina in SA, 3CR, 3MDR, 3WAY FM, and PBS FM in VIC, as well as TLC FM, FBi Radio, 2RRR, 2SEA, Yass FM, 2SER, 2NSB, 2EAR and Radio Blue Mountains in NSW.

Dan Sultan has once again held onto #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘Kingdom’, during his fourth consecutive week in the charts. Watch a killer live clip of ‘Kingdom’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW, 98.9 North West FM and 3WAY FM in VIC, as well as Harvey Community Radio and Voice of the Avon in WA. The charting track has received nationwide airplay from Edge Radio and Star FM in TAS, Noongar Radio, Radio Mama, KCR FM, Voice of the Avon and 2oceansFM in WA, Tribe FM, 5GTR FM, 5 Triple Z, Fleurieu FM and Radio Alexandrina in SA, 4ZZZ, Fraser Coast FM, Noosa FM, 4YOU and 4RFM in QLD, Seymour FM, 98.9 North West FM, 3WAY FM, Main FM, Sunbury Radio, 94.7 The Pulse, 3CR, 3MDR, OCR FM, 99.9 Voice FM, 3RPC, 3MGB Wilderness Radio, and Eastern FM in VIC, as well as 2SEA, TLC FM, Yass FM, VOX FM, Northside Radio, Radio Skid Row, 2MCE, 2AIR FM, 2SER, Triple H FM, Nambucca Valley Radio, Bay FM, 2RRR, Radio Norfolk and 2EAR FM in NSW.

Moving into #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart is Gold Class with the track ‘Get Yours’. Evan and Adam from the band joined The Breakfast Spread on PBS FM in Melbourne to discuss Drum, the latest album from Gold Class. They chatted about the band’s development from a hobby to touring across Europe, their collaborative writing process and recording with Gareth Liddiard (of The Drones) who was able to push the sonic boundaries of the band. Watch the official video for the punk charting track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in SA, HFM in WA, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Triple R and 3WAY FM in VIC, as well as FBi Radio, 2RRR and Yass FM in NSW. Gold Class’ recently released album was Triple R’s Album of the Week as well as 2SER’s Album of the week, with ‘Get Yours’ included in FBi Radio’s New Music List, SYN’s Sweet 16, Edge Radio’s New Music List and 4ZZZ’s Top 20.

The Coconut Kids have risen into #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘Sugar’. Watch a special stripped-back performance of the charting single, 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 Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW. ‘Sugar’, the smooth folk-soul track, has received airplay from stations including Fraser Coast FM and Coast FM in QLD, Star FM, Edge Radio, City Park Radio in TAS, HFM, Voice of the Avon and World Radio 6EBA in WA, 5 Triple Z, Radio Alexandrina, 5BBB, WOW FM, Tribe FM, Radio Adelaide in SA, Eastside Radio, Northside Radio, 2SEA, 2BOB Radio, 2AIR FM, Highland FM, Nambucca Valley Radio and Bay FM in NSW.

The Ocean Party have re-entered the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘More To Run’, with the track currently taking out #3. The Ocean Party’s latest album Beauty Point was included in 2SER’s SERvin’ Up and Triple R’s Soundscapes, with the charting track receiving an inclusion on FBi Radio’s New Music List. Watch the official video for the pop-rock song, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Triple R Melbourne, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Edge Radio Hobart, as well as FBi Radio and Yass FM in NSW.

Karin Page makes her debut in the Amrap Regional Chart at #3 with ‘Lonely Night’. Karin joined John Regan on A Song For Everyone on Northside Radio, where she discusses the EP she released earlier this year titled Still Got You. Karin went into depth and chatted about the meaning of each track off the EP, her origins as a musician, and receiving mentorship from Lee Kernaghan. Watch a live rendition of ‘Lonely Night’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 96.5 Inner FM in VIC. The folk-blues song has seen airplay from stations including Star FM in TAS, Radio Mama and Voice of the Avon in WA, Fleurieu FM, Coast FM, Radio Alexandrina in SA, Fraser Coast FM, Noosa FM, Sunshine FM and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, WOWFM, Tank FM, 2AIR FM, 2NVR and Bay & Basin 92.7FM in NSW, as well as 98.5 Apple FM, 3RPC, UGFM – Radio Murrindindi, 3WAY FM, Hot FM, Eastern FM, 3WBC, 3MGB and 99.9 Voice FM in VIC.

Black Cab has ascended to #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Prelude’. Andrew from the Melbourne-based four-piece chatted with Test Pattern on Triple R in January, where he discussed their release Akira, which saw the band create a live alternative soundtrack to the classic anime film of the same name. Andrew discussed their live performances, which includes Taiko drumming, and how the incorporation of this element instilled theatricality to their shows. Watch a teaser trailer for the album, as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites such as 2BOB Radio in NSW, HFM in WA, as well as 3WAY FM and Triple R in VIC. ‘Prelude’ was included in Edge Radio’s New Music List, PBS FM’s Top 10 and Triple R’s Soundscape, with further plays from HFM in WA, FBi Radio Sydney, as well as 3WAY FM and OCR FM in VIC.

Allan Caswell has remained at #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘Drunks Like Charlie’. Listen to the official audio for the country tune, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Voice of the Avon in WA, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, as well as 2NUR in NSW. ‘Drunks Like Charlie’ has received airplay from KCR FM and Radio Mama in WA, Hobart FM and City Park Radio in TAS, WOW FM, 5 Triple Z, Coast FM, Radio Adelaide and Radio Alexandrina in SA, Fraser Coast FM, Coast FM, Rainbow FM, Gin Gin’s Own and 4CBL in QLD, 3RPC, 3WBC, 94.7 The Pulse, Triple H FM, UGFM, OCR FM, 99.9 Voice FM, Smart FM, and Phoenix FM in VIC.

Jayne Denham enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #5 with the hard-rocking country track ‘Stacks’. Watch the new video for the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Voice of the Avon in WA, as well as 3WAY FM and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC. ‘Stacks’ has earned community radio airplay from Radio Mama in WA, Hobart FM in TAS, QBN FM in ACT, Coast FM, Fraser Coast FM and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, 2CHR, 2RRR, 97.9 Valley FM, Tank FM, The Voice of Goulburn and Bay & Basin in NSW, Hot FM, 3WAY FM, 99.9 Voice FM, 3WBC, 3RPC, and UGFM in VIC.

The Bombay Royale takes out #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart during their third consecutive appearance with ‘I Love You Love You’. Watch the official video for ‘I Love You Love You’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Triple R Melbourne, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, as well as HFM and Voice of the Avon in WA. The Bombay Royale’s recently release album Run Kitty Run was 2SER’s Album of the Week, and was also included in PBS FM’s Top 10 and Triple R’s Soundscapes. ‘I Love You Love You’ was featured in SYN’s Sweet 16, with additional plays from Artsound FM in ACT, Radio Alexandrina in SA, RTRFM and HFM in WA, Fraser Coast FM and Noosa FM in QLD, 2BOB Radio, Northside Radio, Yass FM and FBi Radio in NSW, as well as 3MDR, OCR FM, 3MGB Wilderness Radio and 3WBC in VIC.

Angus Gill enters Amrap Regional Chart at #6 with the track ‘Roadworks’. View the official clip for the upbeat country tune, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2NUR in NSW, and 96.5 Inner FM and 3WAY FM in VIC. ‘Roadworks’ has amassed radio airplay from stations including Radio Mama in WA, Hobart FM in TAS, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z, and Coast FM in SA, 3WAY FM, 99.9 Voice FM, 96.5 Inner FM, 3WBC and 3RPC in VIC, Coast FM, Fraser Coast FM, Rainbow FM, Gin Gin’s Own and 101FM in QLD, as well as Hawkesbury Radio, 2RRR, 97.9 Valley FM, Tank FM, The Voice of Goulburn, 2NVR, 2AIRFM and Bay & Basin in NSW.

Holding onto #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart is The Preatures with ‘Yanada’. Watch the enchanting clip for the track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Edge Radio in Hobart, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, Harvey Community Radio in WA, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, as well as FBi Radio, Bay FM and 2RRR in NSW. The Preatures’ sophomore album, Girlhood, was SYN’s Feature Album of the Week, with ‘Yanada’ receiving airplay from stations including Fraser Coast FM and 4OUR in QLD, PBA FM and 5 Triple Z in SA, 96.5 Inner FM, 3MGB, OCR FM and 3MDR in VIC, Harvey Community Radio, KCR FM, World Radio 6EBA, Voice of the Avon and HFM in WA, as well as 2RRR, 2NVR, Triple H FM, Bay FM, 2BOB Radio, Northside Radio, and 2SEA in NSW.

Gretta Ziller appears at #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart this week with ‘Queen of Boomtown’. Watch the official video for the melancholic country-blues single, as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW, and 3WAY FM and 94.7 The Pulse in VIC. ‘Queen of Boomtown’ has received radio spins from Star FM in TAS, QBN and 2XX FM in TAS, Voice of the Avon, KCR FM and 2oceansFM in WA, Radio Alexandrina, 5BBB, 5 Triple Z and Fleurieu FM in SA, Coast FM, Fraser Coast FM, Sunshime FM, TEN FM, Rainbow FM, Gin Gin’s Own, and 4CBL in QLD, Radio Skid Row, 2AIR FM, Northside Radio, 2RRR, 2SEA, Radio Nambucca, Radio Norfolk, Tank FM, The Voice of Goulburn, 2MCE, FBi Radio and Bay & Basin in NSW, as well as 979fm, 3WAY FM, 94.7 The Pulse, 3RPC, 3WBC, UGFM-Radio Murrindindi, 96.5 Inner FM, Seymour FM, 99.9 Voice FM, Smart FM, Joy 94.9, OCR FM, PBS FM and Eastern FM in VIC.

Debuting at #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart is Forevr with ‘Halogen Glass’. Listen to the official audio for the charting track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 5BBB in SA as well as 4ZZZ Brisbane. Forevr’s dual-album debut release, Classics and Death Is A Miracle, were included in FBi Radio’s New Music List as well as on 4ZZZ’s Top 20. The full scale electronic/dance track, has received airplay from Plenty Valley FM in VIC, as well as 5THE FM, 5BBB, 5 Triple Z and Tribe FM in SA.

Entering the Amrap Regional Chart at #9 is A Band Called Twang with their rockin’ tune ‘Don’t Baby Me’. Listen to the audio for ‘Don’t Baby Me’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane and 96.5 Inner FM and Triple R in VIC. The Americana-country song has earned community radio airplay from stations including Radio Mama in WA, Coast FM and Radio Alexandrina in SA, 2AIR FM, The Voice of Goulburn, and Bay & Basin in NSW, 4CBL, Fraser Coast FM and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, Hobart FM, Star FM and City Park Radio in TAS, as well as 98.5 Apple FM, 3RPC, Smart FM, UGFM, 3CR, 3WAY FM, Eastern FM, 3WBC and 99.9 Voice FM in VIC.

Sachet re-enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 with the track ‘Plastic Potato Peel’. The debut single from the Sydney-based guitar pop trio was featured in SYN’s Sweet 16, with additional spins from HFM and Voice of the Avon in WA, 96.5 Inner FM and OCR FM in VIC, Fleurieu FM and Three D Radio in SA, Fraser Coast FM and 4ZZZ in QLD as well as Yass FM, 2NSB, and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW.

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

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