Chart Analysis February 22, 2016

Amrap Chart Wrap: Fascinator and The Jezabels take out Community Radio Charts

Amrap Chart Wrap: Fascinator and The Jezabels take out 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 10 tracks ordered for airplay by community broadcasters through the Amrap’s AirIt music distribution service. This week sees Fascinator and The Jezabels steal the top spots.

Fascinator have climbed to #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Time to Go having picked up a spot in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, FBi Radio Sydney, Fleurieu FM in SA, Harvey Community Radio and RTR FM in WA, and Inner FM and 3MDR in VIC.

The Jezabels take #1 in the Amrap Regional chart, also taking #2 in the Metro stakes with Pleasure Drive. Singer Hayley Mary joined FBi Radio Sydney for an interview with Sam Baran, chatting about the band’s movements in the absence of a tour and the feminist themes behind the new album Synthia. The record picked up Album of the Week on the band’s hometown station. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2XX Canberra, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Harvey Community Radio in WA, Byron Bay FM and 2MCR in NSW, as well as 3MDR, Voice FM and 979 FM in VIC.

Le Pie is back in the Amrap Regional Chart at #2, also taking #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Up All Night. The thumping track has racked up airplay in every state and territory at stations including 2XX Canberra, 6DBY FM in WA, King Island Community Radio in TAS, Gove FM in NT, Three D and Fleurieu FM in SA, Bay FM, 4EB and Moranbah Community Radio in QLD, 3RPC, 3ZZZ, 3WBC, North West FM, 3SER, Apple FM, Plenty Valley FM and 3MGB in VIC, as well as 2RRR, 2REM, 2RDJ, Yass FM, Vox FM, 2MCE, 2MCR, WOW FM, Orange Community Radio and 2TLC in NSW.

Summer Flake has risen to #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart with the long and winding single Shoot and Score. The Adelaide songwriter has gone down a treat with metropolitan stations all over, picking up spots in RTR FM Perth’s Sound Selection, FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music list and 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20.

Grizzlee Train have entered the Amrap Regional Chart at #3 with Burned him Again. The track has racked up airplay across the country at stations including Tyga FM in TAS, Tjuma FM and Radio MAMA in WA, 5GTR, Radio Goolwa, Alex FM and Hills Radio in SA, 2AIR FM, Nambucca Valley Radio, 2SEA and Valley FM in NSW, Fraser Coast FM, Radio 4YOU, 4ZZZ, 4CRM and Burnett River Radio in QLD, as well as 3MDR, 3RPC, Inner FM, Hot FM, Voice FM and NRG FM in VIC.

Courtney Barnett is still going strong in the Amrap Regional and Metro Charts, taking #4 and #6 respectively with Three Packs a Day. Watch live footage of Barnett performing the single as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites all over, including 2XX FM Canberra, 4ZZZ Brisbane, RTR FM Perth, TYGA FM and Edge Radio in TAS, Triple R, 979 FM Voice FM and 3MDR in VIC, as well as Triple H FM, Byron Bay FM, 2MCR, FBi Radio, 2BOB and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW.

Centre and the South have held onto #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Take it as it Comes. The eight-piece reggae roots powerhouse have racked up comprehensive airplay all over at stations including King Island Radio in TAS, WOW FM in SA, Bunbury Community Radio and Tjuma Pulka FM in WA, 3MGB, 3RPC, Sunraysia Community Radio in VIC, Noosa Community Radio, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, as well as Nambucca Valley Radio, Valley FM, 2SEA and Coast FM in NSW.

Catherine Traicos takes #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart in her third charting week with St. Catherine’s Day. Traicos is no stranger to community radio, having dropped by Heritage FM for an interview with Folk Plus, joined 2RRR’s Chris Virtue in the studio to co-host Radio Active and chatted with Jane on Northside Radio’s In Harmony. Her new record picked up Feature Record on both RTR FM Perth and PBS FM Melbourne.

Mia Dyson debuts at #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Right There. Dyson joined Radio Adelaide for an interview to promote her new album Idyllwyld, and more recently dropped by her hometown station SYN, talking all things influences, style and her upcoming EP. Listen back here.

The Drones hold on tight to the Amrap Metro Chart, taking #7 with To Think that I Once Loved You. Watch their live performance on PBS Melbourne’s Mixing Up the Medicine as part of Drive Live 2016 here. Watch the official film clip featured via Amrap Pages on 4ZZZ in Brisbane, Triple R Melbourne, RTRFM Perth and FBi Radio Sydney’s station websites.

Third Rime ’Round have entered the Amrap Regional Chart at #7 with What a Shame. The band caught up with Murray from Harvey Community Radio in WA’s Not the Planet of Sound, chatting about the band’s writing dynamics and their style of modern blues.

Flume debuts at #9 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Never be Like You feat. Kai, having picked up a spot in FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music list. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, and Triple H FM, FBi Radio and Port Stephens FM in NSW.

Eagle & the Wolf join the ranks of the Amrap Regional Chart with the rattling tones of Mama, Son and the Holy Ghost. Watch the official film clip as featured via Amrap Pages on Casey Radio and 3MDR in VIC’s station websites.

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

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