Chart Analysis May 24, 2017

Briggs Has Joined Jade Imagine At The Top Of The Community Radio Charts

Briggs Has Joined Jade Imagine At 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 Jade Imagine maintains the #1 spot in the Amrap Metro Chart, whilst Briggs has risen up to take out #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart.

Jade Imagine holds onto #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, with the low-fi rock tune You & I also appearing at #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart. Jade McInally, the lead singer of Jade Imagine, chatted to Pete from The Ride on Edge Radio Hobart, and discussed their debut EP What The F**k Was I Thinking. Jade discussed how the sound of the EP was tied up in a borrowed guitar, and also delved into gaining sonic inspiration from artists such as The Church, and Fleetwood Mac and her fellow band mates. Jade Imagine’s debut EP What The F**k Was I Thinking was included on PBS FM Melbourne’s Feature Albums and also appeared in SYN’s Sweet 16.

Briggs has moved into #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart with the empowering hip-hop track Here featuring Caiti Baker. Watch the official video for the charting track, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Koori Radio in Sydney, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide, 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, as well as 4ZZZ in Brisbane. Here featuring Caiti Baker has earned community radio airplay from ArtSound FM in ACT, Radio MAMA, RTRFM and Radio Goolarri  in WA, 5 Triple Z, WOW FM and Fleurieu FM in SA, Bay FM and Yass FM in NSW, as well as Plenty Valley Radio, OCR FM, Voice FM and 3CR in VIC.

WA psych-rockers Pond hold onto #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart, whilst also taking out #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart with their track Paint Me Silver. Watch the official video for the charting single as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in QLD, Radio Adelaide in Adelaide,  RTRFM in Perth, as well as BAY FM and FBi Radio in NSW. Pond’s latest album The Weather, which features Paint Me Silver, was SYN’s Aussie Album of the Week and also RTRFM Perth’s Feature Album.

Melbourne’s Underground Lovers are charting at #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart and also #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart with The Rerun. The band spoke with Neil Rogers at Triple R Melbourne prior to their live performance at the Triple R Performance Space. They chatted about the development of their songs, playing new tracks off their latest album live for the first time, and branching out into selling cars. Listen back to the interview and performance here. Watch the official video for the synth-rock pop track, as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in Brisbane, and FBi Radio in Sydney as well as Triple R in Melbourne.

Screamfeeder move up to #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Half Lies. Watch the official video for the explosive pop-rock song, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple R Melbourne, Radio Adelaide as well as Heritage FM and RTRFM in WA. Screamfeeder’s album Pop Guilt, which features Half Lies, was included on Triple R’s Soundscapes. The charting track received radio airplay from 2BAY FM in NSW, Radio 4YOU in QLD, Edge Radio Hobart, 6HFM in WA, Fleurieu FM and 5 Triple Z in SA, as well as 3MDR, 94.7 The Pulse and OCR FM in VIC. 

Appearing at #3 in the Amrap Regional Chart this week is Cookin’ On 3 Burners with their track Real Life Baby feat. Emmi. Listen to the official audio for the soulful song as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 3WAY FM in VIC, Harvey Community Radio in WA, as well as 4ZZZ and Fraser Coast FM in QLD. Real Life Baby featuring Emmi has earned radio airplay from 5 Triple Z in SA, Noosa Community Radio and Coast FM in QLD, 897fm Twin Cities and Harvey Community Radio in WA, TLC-FM, 2BOB and Eastside Radio in NSW, as well as 979fm, 96.5 Inner FM, Sunbury Radio, 3MGB and Whitehorse Boroondara FM in VIC.

Zoe K features at #4 in the Amrap Regional Chart, with her track Put It Down. Zoe featured on PBS FM Melbourne’s Radio City to discuss her latest album It’s Just What I Like, where she also spoke about working with Ray Angry from The Roots and combining the creation of an album and taking a holiday into one. Zoe K was Jazz Artist of the Week at 2MIA FM, with the soulful jazz fusion Put It Down receiving airplay from Noosa FM in QLD, 5 Triple Z and Tribe FM in SA, TLC-FM and Port Stephens in NSW, Yarra Valley FM, Northwest FM, Voice FM, Southern FM and One FM in VIC.

Brisbane’s punk-infused rock band Waax debut at #6 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Wild & Weak. The urgent and angst-filled rock track was added to FBi Radio Sydney’s New Music List and received further airplay from Three D Radio and PBA FM in SA, Voice of the Avon and Heritage FM in WA, Yass FM, 2EAR FM and 2RRR in NSW, as well as 3MDR, 106.7 Phoenix FM and Main FM in VIC.

Tora appear at #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart with Another Case. Listen to the official audio for Another Case, as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide, Edge Radio Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane, as well as Bay FM and FBi Radio in NSW. The luscious-electronic track was included in SYN Radio Melbourne’s Sweet 16, alongside further airplay from Valley FM in the ACT, 3NRG in VIC, as well as Bay FM and 2RRR in NSW.

Yeo debuts in the Amrap Metro Chart at #8 with Never Wanted That (feat. Asta). Watch the official video for the electro-pop hit as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Radio Adelaide, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple R and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, as well as Bay FM and FBi Radio in NSW. Never Wanted That (feat. Asta) has earned community radio support from Noosa Community Radio in QLD, 5 Triple Z in SA, 979fm and Plenty Valley FM in VIC, as well as FBi 94.5 and 2RRR in NSW.

Jen Cloher debuts in the Amrap Regional Chart at #8 with Kinda Biblical. The charting track appears in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 and SYN’s Sweet 16, alongside amassing further airplay from Edge Radio Hobart, Noosa FM in QLD, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z, and Hills Radio in SA, 6HFM, Voice of the Avon, and Radio Goolarri in WA, 96.5 Inner FM, OCR FM, 94.7 The Pulse, 3MDR, PBS FM and 3CR in VIC, as well as 2BOB Radio, Bay FM, Coast FM, 2NVR, SWRFM, 2NSB, 2SEA, and Triple H in NSW.

For their third week in the Amrap Metro Chart Shrimpwitch appear at #9 with the ferocious garage-punk track Lust For A Kick. The Melbourne-based band performed as a part of PBS FM’s Drive Live Extravaganza, which is available to listen to here. Lust For A Kick was featured in RTRFM’s Sound Selection, alongside further airplay support from Voice of The Avon in WA, Tribe FM and Three D Radio in SA, Nambucca Valley Radio, Radio Skid Row and SWR FM in NSW as well as Sunraysia Community Radio, 3RPC, 3MDR, OCR FM, 3CR in VIC.

The Cactus Channel & Sam Cromack appear at #9 in the Amrap Regional Chart, with I’m Not Ready To Relax appearing in the chart for the third week. Listen to the official audio video for the charting track, as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including Yass FM in NSW, Heritage FM in WA, Fraser Coast FM in QLD, Triple R and Inner FM in VIC, Radio Adelaide and 5 Triple Z in SA. The slow-burning soul-pop track has amassed airplay from Radio Fremantle in WA, 5 Triple Z and Fleurieu FM in SA, Coast FM 101.9, Noosa Community Radio, Radio 4EB and Fraser Coast Community Radio in QLD, 3NRG 99.3FM, Apple 98.5FM, OCR FM and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC as well as 2EAR FM, 2BOB Radio, 2SER and Nambucca Valley Radio in NSW.

Winston Surfshirt debuts in the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 with Ali D. The groove heavy disco-soul track featured on SYN Radio’s Sweet 16 and FBi Radio’s New Music List, alongside further airplay from Noosa FM in QLD, WOW FM and 5 Triple Z in SA, 96.5 Inner FM and 3MBG in VIC as well as Albany Community Radio and Radio Goolarri in WA. 

Ben Evolent takes out #10 in the Amrap Regional Chart with the track Next Time. Ben Evolent performed an acoustic rendition of another track, Larry Kin, off his recently released EP, live on Drive It Live on Territory FM. Watch the official video for the country-folk anthem as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including Voice of the Avon in WA, and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC. Next Time has received community radio support from Gin Gin’s Own in QLD, Tribe FM and 5Triple Z in SA, Bay and Basin, 2BACR and Orange FM in NSW, Eastern FM, 3WAY-FM and Seymour FM in VIC.

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

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