The Amrap Metro and Amrap Regional Chartsprovide 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 Mark Pritchard and Moorditj Brothers take the top spots.
Mark Pritchard has climbed to #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Sad Alron. Watch an animated video clip for this song as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Edge Radio in Hobart, FBi Radio Sydney, RTR FM Perth and Triple R and Inner FM Melbourne.
Moorditj Brothers have also climbed to #1 from #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Just Dance. The didge-riddled track has racked up airplay in every state and territory at stations including Voice FM in VIC, 2XX in ACT, 8CCC in NT, 3MDR in VIC, City Park Radio in TAS, Heritage FM and Noongar Radio in WA, 5 Triple Z and 5GTR FM in SA, Bay FM, Radio 4YOU, Coast FM and Noosa FM in QLD, as well as Edge FM, Nambucca Valley Radio, Northside Radio 2GHR, 2RDJ, 2SEA and Braidwood Community Radio in NSW.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard continue their strong run in the Amrap Metro Chart, coming in at #2 with People-Vultures. Listen to Joey Walker from the band guest programming Be Suburban on PBS FM Melbourne here. You can also watch the film clip as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including Triple R Melbourne, 4ZZZ Brisbane, RTR FM Perth, 979 FM in VIC, and FBi Radio and Bay FM in NSW.
Hayley Jensen has risen to #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart with I'll Always Love You. Jensen along with many other Australian musicians posted a selfie in support of #KeepCommunityRadio last week. Check out her photo here. You can also watch footage of Jensen performing via Amrap Pages on station websites including Good Morning Country, 2RRR in Sydney, 979 FM and Inner FM in VIC.
Camp Cope take #3 in their fourth week present in the Amrap Metro Chart with Jet Fuel Can't Melt Steel Beams. Listen to the band's recent interview with Sweetie and Shag on FBi Radio Sydney's Friday Arvos. They also treated listeners to a live performance.
Opiuo enter the Amrap Regional Chart at #10 with Jelly. Listen here to a chat between Opiuo and Phoebe from Radio Adelaide show The Range. The song has racked up additional airplay at stations including RTR FM in WA, Noosa Community Radio in QLD, Hills Radio and 5 Triple Z in SA, 3NRG, Gippsland FM and Voice FM in VIC, as well as 2SER, TLC FM, 2MIA FM, Monaro FM, Triple H FM, 2AIR FM, NimFM, Eastside Radio and Braidwood Community Radio in NSW.
Sahara Beck takes #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Spinning Time. Listen back to her chat with Remy and Clare on 4ZZZ Brisbane's Girls Can Tell here. Beck also caught up with Chelsea Deeley from The New Thing on Eastside Radio Sydney, discussing the making of her album Panacea and touring with Katie Noonan.
8 Ball Aitken takes #4 in their third week in the Amrap Regional Chart with Under the Stars. Watch live footage of 8 Ball via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2MCR in NSW, TYGA FM in TAS, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 2XX in ACT, and 979 FM and Inner FM in VIC.
Babaganouj once again take #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Do Rite with me Tonite. Listen here to the band's chat with Blair Martin from Queer Radio on their hometown station 4ZZZ. You can also listen here to Ruby from the band's chat with Radio Notes on Radio Adelaide, discussing missing her cat 'Archie' whilst on tour.
Imogen Clark enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #5 with You'll Only Break my Heart. The single has racked up airplay all over at stations including JOY 94.9 FM in Melbourne, King Island Community Radio in TAS, Radio MAMA in WA, 5 Triple Z, Coast FM and Hills Radio in SA, Fraser Coast FM, Noosa Community Radio and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, 3RPC, Inner FM, 3WAY and 3WBC in VIC, as well as Northside Radio, Valley FM, 2MIA and 2BOB in NSW.
Major Leagues continue their strong run in the Amrap Metro Chart, taking #6 in their seventh charting week with Someone Sometime. Listen to Vlada from the band's chat with Grace Pashley from The Amplifier on their hometown station 4ZZZ, chatting about upcoming shows and becoming a 'Groupon loving spinster.' Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTR FM Perth, 3MDR and Triple R in VIC, as well as Triple H, 2RRR and Bay FM in NSW.
Héloise take #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart with the spaghetti western inspired Old Salt. The Melbourne group joined their hometown station Triple R Melbourne, playing three songs live to air. Listen back here. They also caught up with Matty on Bay FM's Radioactive for a chat and another live performance.
Marville have risen to #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart with 9-Iron having picked up a spot in their hometown station 4ZZZ's Top 20 new music list. Listen to their interview on The J Spot on 4ZZZ. You can watch a video clip for the track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites such as Inner FM in VIC, Hills Radio in SA and 4ZZZ Brisbane.
Kate Lush takes #8 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Groove Me. You can watch a live performance of this track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including TYGA FM in TAS, Edge Radio Hobart, Bay FM in NSW, and 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD.
Sweet Jean has held onto #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Everything Changes having picked up spots in their hometown stations' new music lists including PBS FM's Top 10 and Triple R's Soundscape. Listen back to Sweet Jean joining Breakfasters on Triple R Melbourne, treating listeners to a chat and a live song.
Ashleigh Dallas enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #10 with Done & Dusted. The track has picked up airplay all over at stations including Radio MAMA in WA, King Island Community Radio in TAS, 3WBC and Inner FM in VIC, Fraser Coast FM and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, Alex FM, Coast FM, 5 Triple Z and Hills Radio in SA, as well as 2AAA FM, Nim FM, Yass FM and 2AIR FM in NSW.
D. D. Dumbo debut at #10 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Satan. You can listen hereto D. D. Dumbo chat to Static on 2SER. Watch the video clip for the single as featured on station websites including FBi Radio Sydney, Edge Radio Hobart and Triple R Melbourne.
See the full Amrap Charts at www.airit.org.au