Chart Analysis November 14, 2017

Amrap Chart Wrap: The Cactus Channel and Mallrat Move Into The Top Of The Community Radio Charts

Amrap Chart Wrap: The Cactus Channel and Mallrat Move Into 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, The Cactus Channel have ascended into #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, with Mallrat rising to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart.

The Cactus Channel have moved into the #1 spot in the Amrap Metro Chart this week, with the track ‘Leech’. Watch an enthralling live-to-air performance of another track, titled ‘Storefront’, which is off The Cactus Channel’s third album Stay A While, on Triple R in Melbourne. Listen to the dreamlike funk-rock track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 107.3 HFM and Voice of the Avon in WA, Fraser Coast FM, Noosa FM and 4ZZZ in QLD, Triple R, 3NOW and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, FBi Radio, 97.9 Valley FM, 2NVR, 2BBB, Eastside Radio and 2RRR in NSW. Stay A While, the latest album from the Melbourne based ensemble, was included in Triple R’s Soundscapes and PBS FM’s Top Ten, with ‘Leech’ receiving airplay from 107.3 HFM in WA, Noosa Community Radio and 4ZZZ in QLD, 5 Triple Z, Fleurieu FM and PBA FM in SA, OCRFM, 3NOW and 3MGB in VIC as well as 2BAY, 2SWR, 2SER, 2BOB and 2RRR in NSW.

Mallrat takes out #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart, whilst also appearing at #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Better’. Listen to the official audio for the dream-pop track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio in TAS, 2XX in ACT, 5 Triple Z in SA, 107.3 HFM in WA, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC as well as 2BBB, Yass FM, 2GLF, FBi Radio and 2BOB in NSW. ‘Better’, the latest single from the Brisbane artist, was included in SYN’s Sweet 16 and 4ZZZ’s Top 20, with additional spins from ArtSound FM and 2XX FM in ACT, Noongar Radio and 107.3 HFM in WA, Three D Radio, Radio Alexandrina and 5 Triple Z in SA, Cairns FM, Fraser Coast, Radio 4EB, 4NSA and Coast FM in QLD, Yarra Valley FM, Seymour FM, OCR FM, 3CR and UGFM – Radio Murrindindi in VIC as well as 2BLU, 2NSB, 2BOB, Yass FM, 2SER, SWRFM, Nambucca Valley Radio, 2SEA, 2MCR and 2RDJ in NSW.

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile debut at #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘Continental Breakfast’. Watch the playfully candid film clip for the charting track, as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, Voice of the Avon and 107.3 HFM in WA, Edge Radio in Hobart, Noosa FM, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 3MDR, Triple R, 3WAY FM, 96.5 Inner FM and 979fm in VIC, as well as Nambucca Valley Radio, FBi Radio, 2GLF, 2BBB, Yass FM and Bay FM in NSW.  The collaborative album between Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile was previously Triple R’s Album of the Week, and also received inclusions in PBS FM’s Top Ten and 4ZZZ’s Top 20, with the charting ‘Continental Breakfast’ featuring in Edge Radio’s New Music List.

Jess Locke moves into #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Universe’, whilst also appearing at #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart. Jess Locke recently chatted with Breakfasters on Triple R in Melbourne, where she discussed the relief of having her debut album out in the world, being signed to Pool House Records and living with a member of The Smith Street Band, who also recorded the album. Jess Locke and band also performed the track ‘Drive to Drink’ from the album Universe, live-to-air. Listen to the chat and performance here. Watch the official music video for ‘Universe’ as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide in SA, Edge Radio in Hobart, 4ZZZ and Noosa FM in QLD, 107.3 HFM and Voice of the Avon in WA, 96.5 Inner FM, Triple R and 3MDR in VIC, 2RRR, FBi Radio, 2GLF, 97.9 Valley FM, Yass FM, 2NVR and 2MCR in NSW.

During his third week in the Amrap Regional Chart, Paul Kelly takes out the #3 position with the track ‘Rising Moon’. View the official music video for Paul Kelly’s latest single, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio in Hobart, Voice of The Avon in WA, Noosa FM, 4ZZZand Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 2NVR, Yass FM, Bay FM, 2EAR and Radio Skidrow in NSW, as well as 3MDR, Phoenix FM, Triple R, 979fm, 3NOW and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC. The blues-rock track from the Australian icon has earned community radio airplay from TEABBA in NT, Voice of the Avon in WA, Artsound FM and 2XX FM in ACT, 5ALX, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z, Radio Alexandrina, PBA FM and 5GTR FM in SA, Noosa FM, Coast FM, Fraser Coast FM, 4OUR and BeauFM in QLD, TankFM, 2SEA, 2BAR, Highland FM, Nambucca Valley FM, TLCFM, Yass FM, 2Bay FM and 2SSR in NSW as well as 3MCR, 99.9 Voice FM, 3NOW, 3CR, 3WAY, 96.5 Inner FM, Seymour FM, 3WBC, OCR FM, 3NRG and WMAfm in VIC.

Totally Mild appear at #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Today Tonight’, whilst also debuting at #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart. Liz from the Melbourne four-piece chatted with The Breakfast Spread on PBS FM Melbourne, where she discussed the charting single, how it’s an invitation to Totally Mild’s shift in sound, and the thematic content on their upcoming record. Listen back to the interview here. Watch the official music video for the blissful pop song, as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 107.3 HFM in WA, Edge Radio in Hobart, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 96.5 Inner FM, Triple R and 3MDR in VIC, as well as 2NVR, 2GLF, FBi Radio and 2BBB in NSW.

HANDSOME is charting at #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart and also #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Late Night Ball Game feat. Joyride’. Watch the clip for ‘Late Night Ball Game feat. Joyride’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 2XX FM in ACT, Noosa FM in QLD, 107.3 HFM in WA, Edge Radio in Hobart, 5BBB in SA, as well as FBi Radio, 2GLF and 2RRR in NSW. The debut single from Sydney based HANDSOME was included in SYN’s Sweet 16 and Edge Radio’s New Music List. 

Sampa the Great debuts at #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart with ‘Rhymes to the East’. Sampa the Great joined Breakfast With Caitlin on RTRFM Perth back in June of this year, to discuss collaborative works and touring to the UK and Europe. Listen back to their chat here. Listen to the official audio for ‘Rhymes to the East’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including RTRFM in Perth, Edge Radio in Hobart, WOWFM in SA, 4ZZZ in Brisbane, FBi Radio and 2BBB in NSW as well as Triple R, 3MDR and Plenty Valley FM in VIC. The hip-hop track was added to SYN’s Sweet 16 and RTRFM’s Sound Selection, whilst the recently released album Birds And The Bee9 was featured as Triple R’s Album of the Week, PBS FM’s Feature Record and was also included in 4ZZZ’s Top 20. 

Godtet enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #6 with the track ‘Take Off’. The Sydney based band’s recently released debut album Godtet was included in PBS FM’s Top Ten, with the experimental jazz charting track receiving airplay from Artsound FM in ACT, Noosa FM in QLD, Eastside Radio and 2BOB in NSW, 96.5 Inner FM and PBSfm in VIC as well as WOW FM, 5BBB and 5 Triple Z in SA.

Debuting at #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart is Georgia June with the latest single ‘Broke’. Watch the official video clip for ‘Broke’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in QLD, Plenty Valley FM in VIC, Edge Radio in TAS and 2RRR, FBi Radio, Yass FM and 2GLF in NSW. The instantly impressionable garage-rock track was included in SYN’s Sweet 16, with further spins from City Park Radio in TAS, Coast FM in QLD, Noongar Radio in WA, Three D radio and PBA FM in SA, Nambucca Valley Radio, Yass FM, 2MCR and 2BACR in NSW as well as 3WBC, Voice FM, 96.5 Inner FM, Phoenix FM and Plenty Valley FM in VIC.

The Buckleys are charting at #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart this week, with the catchy track ‘Run’. Watch the official video clip for ‘Run’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio in Hobart, Voice of the Avon in WA, Bay FM and Valley FM in NSW, Noosa FM and 4ZZZ in QLD, as well as 3WAY FM and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC.  The country-pop track has received nationwide spins from City Park Radio and Star FM in TAS, Voice of the Avon, Voice of the Avon, 107.3 HFM and Radio Mama in WA, Coast FM, Sunshine FM, Fraser Coast FM and Noosa FM in QLD, Coast FM, WOWFM, Radio Alexandrina, Fleurieu FM, Tribe FM, Three D Radio and 5 Triple Z in SA, 2BLU, 2WET, 2BAR, 2SER, 2CHR, 2BSB, 2MCE, 2VR, Radio Norfolk, Highland FM, Bay FM, Hawkesbury Radio, 2OCB and 2GCR in NSW as well as 3MDR, Plenty Valley FM, Gippsland FM, 3BBB, 3NOW, 3MGB, 3CR, Joy 94.9, OCR FM, Seymour, Yarra Valley,  3WBC, 3WAY, UGFM – Radio Murrindindi, 96.5 Inner FM, 3RPC and 99.9 Voice FM in VIC.

Taylor Pfeiffer re-enters the Amrap Regional Chart at #8 with ‘Take Her’. Taylor Pfeiffer joined Claire and Clayton on Songcatcher from Radio Adelaide to talk about Banjo and Guitar playing, singing and even yodeling, with their chat available to listen to here. Watch the official video for ‘Take Her’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 3WAY FM in VIC, Noosa FM in QLD, Edge Radio in Hobart, 2MCR in NSW, as well as Radio Adelaide and 5BBB in SA.

Chicago Dime debut at #9 in the Amrap Regional Chart with ‘Big City Blues’. The easy listening blues track has received airplay from Edge Radio in Hobart, 2BOB, 2SEA and 2NVR in NSW, Coast FM, 4NSA and Fraser Coast in QLD, 5 Triple Z, 5ALX and 5BBB in SA as well as Seymour FM, 3NOW, 3BBB, 3MGB, 3WBC, Radio Port Phillip, Yarra Valley FM, 96.5 Inner FM and 3Way FM in VIC. 

Entering the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 is Jeremy Neale with ‘Small Talk’. Watch the official video clip for the pop-rock gem, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in QLD, 96.5 Inner FM and 3NOW in VIC and FBi Radio, 2BBB and 2GLF in NSW. Jeremy Neale’s debut solo record Getting The Team Back Together was included in 4ZZZ’s Top 20, with the charting track receiving an inclusion in SYN’s Sweet 16, and further airplay from SWRFM and Coast FM in NSW, 5BBB, 5 Triple Z and Fleurieu FM in SA, 4OUR, Coast FM, 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD as well as 3NOW, 96.5 Inner FM, UGFM – Radio Murrindindi and Gippsland FM in VIC.

Collegians appear in the Amrap Regional Chart at #10 with the latest single ‘Black Mass’. Glen Patrick from the Melbourne based band recently joined Casey and Sam from Breakfast on Radio Adelaide, to chat about Collegians’ music and what’s coming up for the band. Listen back here. Watch the official snippet for ‘Black Mass’ as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Voice of The Avon in WA, Fraser Coast in QLD, Yass FM in NSW and 979fm in VIC.

 

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

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