News August 22, 2017

Jen Cloher and Dan Sultan Hold Onto Top Spots In The Community Radio Charts

Jen Cloher and Dan Sultan Hold Onto 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 Jen Cloher holds onto #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, with Dan Sultan maintaining #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart.

Jen Cloher has continued her presence at #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Regional Echo’. Jen Cloher’s self-titled album, which is her fourth LP, was FBi Radio’s Album of the Week, PBS FM’s Album of the Week, Triple R’s Album of the week, and featured in 2Ser’s Servin Up. Watch the official video for the evocative rock track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Triple R Melbourne, as well as FBi Radio and Bay FM in NSW. ‘Regional Echo’, which was included in RTRFM’s Sound Selection and 4ZZZ’s Top 20, received further airplay from 5 Triple Z and Fleurieu FM in SA, Southern FM, 979fm and Seymour FM in VIC, as well as FBi Radio, 2SEA, Port Stephens FM, Valley FM, 2RRR, Alive 90.5, TLC FM and SWR 99.9 in NSW.

Dan Sultan has held onto #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart with the track ‘Kingdom’. Watch a live performance of the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio in Hobart, Harvey Community Radio in WA, North West FM in VIC, Radio Skid Row and Northside Radio in NSW, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, as well as 5BBB and Radio Adelaide in SA. ‘Kingdom’, the rocking-blues single, has earned radio plays from 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Tjuma Pulka, Harvey Community Radio, Noongar Radio, Radio Mama in WA, Three D Radio, 5 Triple Z, Tribe FM, Rox FM, and 5BBB in SA, Bay FM, 2EAR FM, Radio Norfolk, 2RRR, Eastside Radio, Triple H FM, Yass FM, 2VOX, and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW, as well as OCR FM, 3MDR, 3RPC, 3MGB, Seymour FM, 979fm, Joy 94.9 FM, North West FM, and UGFM in VIC.

The Bombay Royale have moved up to #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘I Love You Love You’. Band members The Skipper and The Mysterious Lady stopped by The Breakdown on Melbourne station PBS FM, where they brought in a couple of their favourite vinyl records to play, and discussed their new album Run Kitty Runand the inner workings of the group. The Bombay Royale’s latest album was 2SER’s Album of the Week, and featured in PBS FM’s Top 10 and Triple R’s Soundscapes, with ‘I Love You Love You’ listed on SYN’s Sweet 16. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZBrisbane, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Triple R Melbourne, as well as Harvey Community Radio and Voice of the Avon in WA.

Holding onto #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart is Fanny Lumsden with ‘Roll On’. Watch the official video for the charting track, which showcases the QLD outback and a glimpse of life on the road, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 3WAY-FM in VIC, Noosa FM and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, as well as Northside Radio, FBi Radio and 2MCR in NSW. ‘Roll On’ has received airplay from stations including City Park Radio in TAS, Voice of the Avon, Tjuma Pulka in WA, Coast FM, 5 Triple Z, Radio Adelaide, Fleurieu FM in SA, Gin Gin’s Own, Noosa FM, Cairns FM 89.1, Fraser Coast Community Radio, 4BAY in QLD, OCR FM, NRG FM, One FM, 3WAY FM, 96.5 Inner FM, 99.9 Voice FM, Seymour FM, Radio Mansfield and 94.7 The Pulse in VIC, as well as 2RRR, 2CHR, Hawkesbury Radio, 2OCB, Bay & Basin 92.7 FM, 2AirFM, Northside Radio, Valley FM, Nambucca Valley Radio and Yass FM in NSW.

Gold Class are charting at #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart, with their latest track ‘Get Yours’ making its debut appearance in the charts. Evan and Adam from the band stopped by The Breakfast Spread on PBS FM in Melbourne to chat about their brand new record Drum, the band’s whirlwind past 18 months, which included a European tour, and what it was like finalising the record at Gareth Liddiard’s (The Drones) private ranch. Watch the official video for the punk-rock track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in SA, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, as well as FBi Radio, 2RRR and Yass FM in NSW. Gold Class’ album Drum is Triple R’s Album of the Week, featured in PBS FM’s Top 10 and 2SER’s SERvin’ Up, with the charting track appearing in FBi Radio’s New Music List, SYN’s Sweet 16, Edge Radio’s New Music List and 4ZZZ’s Top 20.

Gretta Ziller has moved up to #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘Queen of Boomtown’. Watch the official video for the country-blues track, as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including Northside Radio in NSW, Voice of the Avon in WA, as well as 979fm and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC. ‘Queen of Boomtown’ has received radio support from Tjuma Pulka and Voice of the Avon in WA, Radio Adelaide, 5BBB and Radio Alexandrina in SA, Coast FM, Sunshine FM, Rainbow FM, Gin Gin’s Own and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 2RRR, Tank FM, Nambucca Valley Radio, Radio Skid Row, 2AIR FM and 2MCR in NSW, as well as Seymour FM, Smart FM, 3WAY-FM, Southern FM, 94.7 The Pulse, Radio Murrindindi and Hot FM in VIC. 

Holding onto #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart this week is Ecca Vandal with ‘Broke Days, Party Nights’. Watch the official video for the experimental and pulsating punk track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge RadioHobart, Heritage FM in WA, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, 4ZZZ Brisbane, 979fm in VIC, as well as 2RRR and FBi Radio in NSW. ‘Broke Days, Party Nights’ was included in FBi Radio’s New Music List, SYN’s Sweet 16 and Edge Radio’s New Music List, with additional airplay from 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Heritage FM, Voice of the Avon Radio and Donnybrook Community Radio in WA, as well as PBA FM, Rox FM, Three D Radio and Tribe FM in SA,
2SEA, Coast FM, 2EAR FM, 2BOB Radio and Yass FM in NSW, and SYN Radio,Southern FM, 99.9 Voice FM, OCR FM, 3WAY-FM and 979fm in VIC.

Black Cab debuts at #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Prelude’. Andrew from Black Cab joined Test Pattern on his hometown station of Triple R Melbourne. He chatted about preparing for live performances, which includes Taiko drumming and a live screening of the inspiration for the release, the classic anime film Akira. He also discussed the challenge of not re-appropriating the original score and the uncertainty around how people will react to their re-imagining in a live setting. Black Cab’s album (Akira) was included in PBS FM’s Top Ten and Triple R’s Soundscapes, with the charting track ‘Prelude’ featuring in Edge Radio’s New Music List, with further airplay from Heritage FM in WA, FBi Radio and Vox FM in NSW as well as Southern FM, One FM and 3WAY-FM in VIC.

Melanie Dyer takes out #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘Save My Cents’. Watch the official video for the pop-country track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Good Morning Country on Community Radio Network, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, as well as Northside Radio, 2MCR and Valley FM in NSW. ‘Save My Cents’ has earned radio airplay from stations including 3MGB in VIC, Voice of the Avon and Radio Mama in WA, Noosa FM, Fraser Coast FM, Ten FM, Gin Gin’s Own and Coast FM in QLD, Fleurieu FM, Coast FM, Radio Alexandrina, PBA FM and 5 Triple Z in SA, as well as Radio Norfolk, 2MCE, STA FM, 2EAR FM, Braidwood Community Radio and Triple H FM in NSW. 

Davey Lane has moved up to #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Taurus All Apart’.Davey joined Radio City on PBS FM in Melbourne to chat about how he’s been “pottering around” with this album for over 2 years in his home studio. He talks about how he feels this record is his “love letter to pop music through the ages” and also let slip that he’s itching to get onto the next release. Watch the official video for the psychedelic pop-rock track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Heritage FM in WA, National CRN music show Aussie Music Weekly, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Yass FM in NSW, as well as Yarra Valley FM, Triple R, 3MDR and 979fm in VIC.

Debuting at #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart is The Preatures with ‘Yanada’. Watch the official video clip for the track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Edge Radio in Hobart,Harvey Community Radio in WA, as well as Bay FM, 2RRR and FBi Radio in NSW. ‘Yanada’, which is a collaboration between respected Darug song-woman Jacinta Tobin and The Preatures frontwoman Isabella Manfredi, has received airplay from Harvey Community Radio in WA, 96.5 Inner FM and 3MGB in VIC, as well as PBA FM, Rox FM and 5 Triple Z in SA, and 2RRR, Nambucca Valley Radio, Alive 90.5, Triple H, Bay FM, 2BOB Radio and 2MCR in NSW.

The Coconut Kids enter the Amrap Regional Chart at #7 with ‘Sugar’. Watch a stripped back performance of the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, 5 Triple Z in SA and Valley FM in NSW. ‘Sugar’ has earned community radio support from Heritage FM in WA, Coast FM and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Tribe FM, Radio Adelaide and WOW FM in SA,3WBC, 3RPC, Southern FM and Smart FM in VIC, as well as Northside Radio, Alive 90.5, 2SEA and 2BOB in NSW.

Appearing in the Amrap Metro Chart for the first time is Okenyo, with ‘Woman’s World’ which is charting at #8. Okenyo joined Agenda on her hometown station of FBi Radio Sydney to chat about her goal of empowering women through writing this particular track. She also spoke about how she was inspired to write this song while performing in plays along the east coast, and discussed the broader themes of equality of women in the corporate world. Watch the official clip for the track, as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites such as FBi Radio in Sydney, 4ZZZin Brisbane, RTRFM in Perth, as well as 3MDR and Triple R in VIC. ‘Woman’s World’ was included in SYN’s Sweet 16, 2SER’s SERvin’ Up! And RTRFM’s Sound Selection, with further spins from 2SEA in NSW, 6EBA in WA, Noosa FM in QLD, as well as Tribe FM and WOW FM in SA, and 5 Triple Z, Seymour FM and Plenty Valley FM and One FM in VIC.

BATTS charts at #9 in the Amrap Metro Chart this week with the track ‘Little White Lies’. The charting song was included in SYN’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio’s New Music List, with additional airplay from 2XXFM in Canberra, Fraser Coast FM and Bay FM in QLD, Heritage FM and Voice of the Avon in WA, 5BBB, Radio Adelaide, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z and Three D Radio in SA, 2SER, Radio Norfolk, 2RRR, 2BOB Radio, Northside Radio and 2SEA in NSW, as well as 99.9 Voice FM, OCR FM, 3NRG, Seymour FM, 96.5 Inner FM, PBS FM and 3WBC in VIC.

Jed Rowe takes out #9 during his fourth week in the Amrap Regional Chart with the song ‘Tailem Bend’. Watch a live performance of the track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Skid Row in Sydney, 2XX FM in Canberra, and Fraser Coast FM in QLD. The charting track has amassed airplay from stations including Artsound FM in ACT, Radio Mama FM, and Voice of the Avon FM in WA, Coast FM, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z, WOW FM, ROX FM in SA, Cairns FM, Coast FM, Noosa FM, Gin Gin’s Own, and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, STA FM, 2RRR, 2BOB, 2AIRFM, Bay FM, 2MCE, Nambucca Valley Radio, Port Stephens FM in NSW, as well as OCR FM, 3MDR, NRG FM, Smart FM, 3WAY, 3HOT, Radio Mansfield, Seymour FM, UGFM, 98.5 Apple FM in VIC.

Birdz appears at #10 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘This Side featuring Serina Pech’. Birdz spoke with The Breakfast Spread on PBS FM Melbourne in July to discuss the release of his debut album Train Of Thought and some of his other projects such as the Deadly Hearts Compilation. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZBrisbane, Heritage FM in WA, Triple R Melbourne, as well as FBi Radio and Koori Radio in Sydney.

 

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

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