Chart Analysis November 9, 2017

Angie and Joe Geia Move Into The Top Spots in The Community Radio Charts

Angie and Joe Geia Move Into The 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 sees Angie rise into the top position in the Amrap Metro Chart, with Joe Geia moving up to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart.

Sydney’s Angie slides up to #1 with A Ring, which appears in the Amrap Metro Chart for the second week. Angie’s third album Shyness was RTRFM Perth’s Feature Album of the Week and also appeared on 2SER Sydney’s Servin’ Up.  A Ring has received airplay support from Voice of the Avon and 107.3HFM in WA, 5 Triple Z, Fleurieu FM, Radio Alexandrina and Three D Radio in SA, 96.5 Inner FM, 3NRG, OCR FM, and PBS FM in VIC as well as 2BOB, Yass FM, 2OCB, Northside Radio and Edge FM in NSW.

Joe Geia has risen to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart with North South East & West. The reggae-roots track from the Gold Coast-based artist has received airplay across all of Australia, including at CAAMA in the NT, Radio Mama and Voice of the Avon in WA,  Gin Gin’s Own, Noosa Community Radio, and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Radio Alexandrina, Tribe FM, Umeewarra Media, 5 Triple Z and Three D Radio in SA, Bay FM, 2BOB, 2AIR, Highland FM, Eastside Radio, 2EAR, 2MCE and Radio Skidrow in NSW, as well as 98.9 North  West FM, 96.5 Inner FM, Castlemaine District Radio, 3NRG, 3WAY, 3OCR and 3CR in VIC. 

The Pink Tiles are sitting at #2 with Time For Love, with the track appearing for the sixth week in the Amrap Metro Chart. The Melbourne-based act stopped by Test Pattern on Triple R Melbourne to chat about their second album #1 Fan. They discussed the difficulty of writing and completing the album, playing the Melbourne Fashion Festival, and the broad spectrum of music which influences their sound. Watch the official video for Time For Love as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including RTRFM Perth, Edge Radio Hobart,  4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple R Melbourne and FBi Radio Sydney. #1 Fan was PBS FM Melbourne’s Breakfast Spread Feature Album of the Week, Edge Radio’s Recommended Album and was also listed on Triple R’s Soundscape, SYN Radio’s Sweet 16 and RTRFM’s Sound Selection.  

Kirsty Lee Akers takes out #2 this week in the Amrap Regional Chart with Wake Me Up When You’re Sober. Watch the official video for charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Voice of the Avon in WA, 5 Triple Z in SA, 3WAY and 94.7 The Pulse in VIC, as well as 2RRR and 2MCR in NSW. The country-roots single has received airplay from Voice of the Avon and Radio Mama in WA, Northside Radio, Highland FM, and 2OCB in NSW, Gin Gin’s Own, Radio 4YOU and Fraser Coast Community Radio in QLD, 3WAY FM, 99.9 Voice FM, and 3RPP in VIC, as well as 5 Triple Z, Coast FM, PBA FM, and Radio Alexandrina in SA.

Melbourne’s Shrimpwitch make their debut in the Amrap Metro Chart with Lust For A Kick taking out #3. Shrimpwitch took part in PBS FM Melbourne’s Drive Live Extravaganza in February, with their energetic, punk garage-rock live-to-air performance available to listen to here. Lust For A Kick has been added to RTRFM’s Sound Selection and also received further airplay from 107.3HFM in WA, Yass FM in NSW, PBA FM and Three D Radio in SA as well as 106.7 Phoenix FM and 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio in VIC.

The Sideshow Brides debut at #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Red Light Eyes. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in QLD as well as 97.9 Valley FM and in Northside Radio in NSW. The melancholic country-folk track has earned nationwide airplay from ArtSound FM in the ACT, City Park Radio in TAS, 4NAG Radio and Noosa FM in QLD, Fleurieu FM, Coast FM and 5 Triple Z in SA, 2BACR, Northside Radio, 2SEA and Highland FM in NSW as well as 3WBC, 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio, 99.9 Voice FM, Radio Murrindindi, 94.7 The Pulse, 96.5 Inner FM and 98.5 Apple FM in VIC.

Brisbane’s Waax are featured in the Amrap Metro Chart for the third week, with Nothing Is Always taking out #4. The furious-rock track was included on FBi Sydney’s New Music List, Edge Radio Hobart’s New Music List and 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20, alongside further airplay from CAAMA in NT, Moranbah Community Radio and Noosa FM in QLD, RTRFM, Voice of the Avon and 107.3HFM in WA, 3MDR, 3 WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio, 3OCR and 3WBC in VIC, Fleurieu FM, Tribe FM, 5 Triple Z, PBA FM and Three D Radio in SA, as well as 2SEA, Yass FM, 2SER, Bay FM, Northside Radio, TLC-FM and 2BOB Radio in NSW.

Rachael Leahcar makes her debut in the Amrap Regional Chart with What They Don’t Tell You charting at #4. Watch the official teaser for the track as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 979fm in VIC as well as Northside Radio and 97.9 Valley FM in NSW.  The country-pop track has received airplay support from 4NAG Radio and 94.1FM Gold Coast Radio in QLD, Radio Norfolk, Nambucca Valley Radio, Northside Radio and Highland FM in NSW, Coast FM, PBA FM, Fleurieu FM, WOW FM and 5 Triple Z in SA as well as 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio, 99.9 Voice FM, Radio Murrindindi, 94.7 The Pulse, 3WBC, and 98.9 North West FM in VIC.

Casii Williams appears in the Amrap Metro Chart for the fourth week, with How Can I Live taking out #5. The Desert Divas Volume II compilation, which featuresHow Can I Live, was listed as PBS FM Melbourne’s Feature Album of the Week and was also included on Triple R’s Soundscapes and 2SER Sydney’s Servin’ Up. The lush-electronic How Can I Live was included on FBi Sydney’s New Music List, and earned radio airplay from CAAMA in NT, Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, 107.3HFM, Voice of The Avon, and Radio Mama in WA, Umeewarra Media, 5 Triple Z, Fleurieu FM, Tribe FM and Radio Alexandrina in SA, 2AIR, SWRFM, Eastside Radio, Nambucca Valley Radio, FBi Radio, Bay FM and Edge FM in NSW, as well as OCR FM, 96.5 Inner FM, Radio Murrindindi, Voice FM, Tribe FM, 99.9 Voice FM and Main FM in VIC.

The Wilcannia Mob: Intergeneration move up to #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Our Country, Our Way. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap Pages, on station websites including Fraser Coast Community Radio in QLD and Heritage FM in WA. The hip-hop track has earned nationwide airplay support, including from CAAMA NT, Radio Mama in WA, Fraser Coast FM and 4ZZZ in QLD, FBi Radio, Bay FM, Northside Radio and 2SEA in NSW, 5 Triple Z, Tribe FM, Radio Adelaide, WOW FM and Umeewarra Media in SA as well as Hot FM, 3WBC, Triple H FM, 96.5 Inner FM, and Seymour FM in VIC.

The Cactus Channel & Sam Cromack enter the Amrap Metro Chart at #6 with Do It For Nothing. Watch the official video teaser for The Cactus Channel & Sam Cromack EP Collaboration, as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane as well as 2BBB and FBi Radio in NSW. The R&B flavoured track has been included on FBi Sydney’s New Music List, alongside further airplay from 5 Triple Z in SA, Albany Community Radio in WA, Radio 4EB in QLD, Eastside Radio, Nim FM, TLC-FM and 2EAR FM in NSW as well as 3NRG, 3MGB, 3WBC, 3MDR and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC.

Karin Page continues her presence in the Amrap Regional Chart, taking out #6 this week with Still Got You. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including Voice of the Avon in WA, 96.5 Inner FM and 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio, in VIC as well as Northside Radio and 2MCR in NSW. The alt-country roots song has received airplay from Radio Mama in WA, Nambucca Valley Radio, 2EAR FM, and 2AAA in NSW, Fraser Coast Community Radio, 4ZZZ and Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z and Radio Alexandrina in SA, as well as North West FM, 99.9 Voice FM, 96.5 Inner FM, 3OCR, 3WBC, 3MGB, Radio Murrindindi, and 94.7 The Pulse in VIC.

The Long Johns move up to #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Clubfootin. Listen to the official audio for the banjo banger, as featured via Amrap pages, on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane and Bay FM in NSW. The Long Johns latest EP, Last Man Standing, features on 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20, with single Clubfootinreceiving airplay from Voice of the Avon and Radio Mama in WA, Coast FM, Gin Gin’s Own and Fraser Coast Community Radio in QLD, 5 Triple Z, Fleurieu FM and Trax FM in SA, 94.7 The Pulse, 3MDR, 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio and 99.9 Voice FM in VIC, as well as 2EAR FM, STA FM, 2AIR, 2BACR and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW. 

Jonti moves up to #8 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Scrood. Watch the official video for the track as featured via Amrap pages, on station websites including Triple R Melbourne, FBi Radio Sydney and RTRFM Perth. The funk-infused electronic track features on FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music List, alongside further airplay fromValley FM in ACT, Noosa FM in QLD, 107.3HFM in WA, 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio, 96.5 Inner FM and OCR FM in VIC, FBi Radio, 2WAY FM and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW as well as 5 Triple Z, Fleurieu FM and Three D Radio in SA.

Breeze Millard debuts at #8 in the Amrap Regional Chart with I Have My Own Life. The pop power ballad has received airplay from Radio 4EB in QLD, Highland FM and Northside Radio in NSW, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z, Coast FM, PBA FM and ROX FM in SA as well as 3RPC, 3WAY-FM, 106.7 Hot FM, 3WBC, 99.9 Voice FM, Radio Murrindindi, 94.7 The Pulse and 98.5 Apple FM in VIC.

Jackson Reid Briggs and The Heaters enter the Amrap Metro Chart at #9 with When Are You Going To Give Up On Me. The garage-rock love song features on PBS FM Melbourne’s Top Ten, earning more airplay from Voice of The Avon in WA, Yass FM in NSW, 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio, and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC as well as Three D Radio and PBA FM in SA.

Davidson Brothers make their debut in the Amrap Regional Chart at #9 with Take A Little Drive. Watch the official video for the country track as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, Fraser Coast FM in QLD as well as 2MCR in NSW. Take A Little Drive has earned radio support from Highland FM in NSW, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Voice of the Avon in WA, Fleurieu FM, Trax FM, 5 Triple Z, Coast FM and PBA FM in SA as well as 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio, 96.5 Inner FM, 94.7 The Pulse, 98.5 Apple FM, 3RPC, Phoenix FM and Radio Murrindindi in VIC.

Lupa J debuts in the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 with Put Me Back Together. The bold electronic track, featuring angelic vocals, was included on FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music List, alongside additional airplay from 5 Triple Z in SA, 3WAY-FM Great Ocean Radio in VIC, 2SEA in NSW and Fraser Coast FM in QLD.

John McNamara continues his appearance in the Amrap Regional Chart, with Bad Reputation taking out #10 this week. Watch the official Rollin’ With It album teaser, as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, Eastside Radio and 2NUR in NSW, as well as Voice of the Avon and Harvey Community Radio in WA. The blues-roots track has received airplay support from ArtSound FM in the ACT, City Park Radio in TAS, 5 Triple Z in SA, Coast FM and Fraser Coast FM in QLD, 2BOB Radio, TLC-FM and 2SEA in NSW, as well as Seymour FM, 3BBB, 3NRG, Eastern FM, 3MGB, North West FM, Yarra Valley FM, 96.5 Inner FM and 94.7 The Pulse in VIC. 

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

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