Chart Analysis November 19, 2017

Jade Imagine and Cookin’ On 3 Burners Lead The Pack In The Community Radio Charts

Jade Imagine and Cookin’ On 3 Burners Lead The Pack 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 Jade Imagine rises to take out #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart, alongside Cookin’ On 3 Burners moving up to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart.

Melbourne’s lo-fi grunge-rock outfit Jade Imagine have appeared at #1 in the Amrap Metro Chart with the track You & I. Jade McInally, lead singer of the band, chatted to Breakfast With Caitlin on RTRFM Perth about their debut EP, What The F**k Was I Thinking, writing songs rather than just playing live in bands, and buying the same guitar as Dan Kelly. Jade Imagine’s EP was featured as SYN Radio Melbourne’s Sweet 16 Aussie of the Album of the Week. 

Cookin’ On 3 Burners move up to #1 in the Amrap Regional Chart with their latest single Real Life Baby feat. Emmi. The captivating and groovy pop-soul track has earned a large amount of airplay support, including from City Park Radio in TAS, Coast FM, Radio 4EB, Noosa Community Radio and 4YOU in QLD, Radio Alexandrina, 5 Triple Z, Fleurieu FM, 88.9FM Hill Radio, and Rox FM in SA, Albany Community Radio, Harvey Community Radio, RTRFM, 897fm Twin Cities and Voice of the Avon in WA, 2BACR, Byron Bay FM, 2BOB, 2EAR, Northside Radio, Nambucca Valley Radio, Radio Norfolk, Eastside Radio, 2SER, TLC FM, Highland FM and Yass FM in NSW, as well as 3BBB, Sunraysia Community Radio, 96.5 Inner FM, 3MDR, 3MGB Wilderness Radio, Sunbury Radio, OCR FM, 88.6 Plenty Valley FM, 979fm, Southern FM, 3WAY FM, 94.7 The Pulse and Whitehorse Boroondarra FM in VIC.

WA based psych-rockers Pond have risen up to #2 in the Amrap Metro Chart with their latest single Paint Me Silver. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, Radio Adelaide, RTRFM in Perth as well as BAY FM and FBi Radio in NSW. Paint Me Silver has received nationwide airplay from Edge Radio Hobart, Radio 4EB in QLD, 6HFM and Voice of the Avon in WA, 3NRG, 96.5 Inner FM and OCR FM in VIC, Fleurieu FM, 5 Triple Z, Rox FM and Three D Radio in SA, as well as 2EAR FM, 2BOB Radio, Yass FM, and Bay FM in NSW.

Jordan Merrick has taken out #2 in the Amrap Regional Chart this week, with You Gotta Go appearing in the chart for the second week. The folk track has amassed community radio support from City Park Radio in TAS, Radio Mama and Voice of the Avon in WA, Rox FM, 5 Triple Z and Radio Alexandria in SA, Radio 4YOU, Fraser Coast Community Radio and Noosa Community Radio in QLD, FBi Radio, Northside Radio, Nambucca Valley Radio and 2SEA in NSW as well as 3NRG, 3OCR FM, 3WAY, 99.9 Voice FM, Whitehorse Boroondara FM, 94.7 The Pulse, 96.5 Inner FM, Seymour FM, Radio Mansfield and One FM in VIC.

Bad//Dreems appear at #3 in the Amrap Metro Chart for their third charting week with Feeling Remains. Watch the official video for the grunge-rock track, as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including RTRFM Perth, Radio Adelaide, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple H FM and Triple B in NSW, as well as 3MDR, 96.5 Inner FM and Triple R in VIC. Bad//Dreems second album Gutful was Radio Adelaide’s Feature Album of the Week, alongside a feature in 2SER Sydney’s Servin Up.

Melbourne based Zoe K debuts in the Amrap Regional Chart at #3, with the track Put It Down. Zoe appeared on PBS FM Melbourne’s Radio City to chat about her latest album It’s Just What I Like, her trip to New Orleans for a music based holiday, and working with Ray Angry from The Roots. The funk-jazz track has received airplay from Fraser Coast Community Radio in QLD, City Park Radio in TAS, 5 Triple Z, Coast FM and Radio Alexandria in SA, 96.5 Inner FM, 3WAY FM, 98.9 Northwest FM, 3WBC FM and 88.6 Plenty Valley FM in VIC as well as 2EAR FM, 2OCB FM, 2BOB, Highland fm, Eastside Radio, and Northside Radio FM in NSW. 

Underground Lovers appear at #4 in the Amrap Metro Chart and #6 in the Amrap Regional Chart with the track The Rerun. Glenn Bennie from the band joined Crispi from Radio City on PBS FM Melbourne, to discuss the development of their recently released album Staring At You Staring At Me. Watch the official video for The Rerun as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, FBi Radio Sydney as well as Triple R Melbourne. 

San Cisco appear in the Amrap Regional Chart for the fifth week, with Hey, Did I Do You Wrong? charting at #4. Jordi and Scarlett join Caitlin on Breakfast With Caitlin on RTRFM Perth to discuss how the band formed, their first gig, and their recently released third album The Water. They also performed the charting track live to air, which you can listen back to here. Watch the official video for the indie-pop tune as featured via Amrap pages, on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, 96.5 Inner Fm in VIC, 2RRR NSW, 4ZZZ Brisbane, 5 Triple Z and Radio Adelaide in SA, as well as Harvey Community Radio and RTRFM in WA.

Tamil Rogeon appears at #5 in the Amrap Metro Chart and also debuts at #7 in the Amrap Regional Chart with the track The Splendour (feat. Bobby Valentine) . Tamil Rogeon’s album 24 Hours in Lapa was featured in PBS FM Melbourne’s Top Ten Feature Albums, and the jazz-funk fusion has received airplay from Fraser Coast Community Radio and Radio 4EB in QLD, 5 Triple Z, 88.9FM Hill Radio and Fleurieu FM in SA, Harvey Community Radio, Radio Fremantle, 6HfM and Warringarri Media Aboriginal Corporation in WA, 2MCE, 2BOB, Byron Bay FM and 2SER in NSW as well as 96.5 Inner FM, 3MGB, Yarra Valley FM, 3MDR, Seymour FM, OCR FM and 3WBC in VIC.

The Cactus Channel & Sam Cromack continue their appearance in the community radio charts, with I’m Not Ready To Relax taking out #5 in the Amrap Regional Chart this week. Listen to the official audio video for I’m Not Ready To Relax as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 97.9 Valley FM in NSW, Radio Adelaide, Triple R and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC. The collaboration EP between The Cactus Channel and Sam Cromack, titled Do It For Nothing, was featured on 2SER Sydney’s Servin Up.

The Meltdown appear in both the Amrap Metro and Amrap Regional Chart, with Crooked Country taking out #6 and #10 respectively. Listen to the official audio for the disco-banger, as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, 5 Triple Z in SA, Triple R and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC, Harvey Community Radio and Voice of the Avon in WA, as well as FBi Radio, Eastside Radio, and Triple H FM in NSW. Crooked Country was included in 2SER’s Servin Up and the Melbourne-based act’s debut album was PBS FM Melbourne’s Feature Album of the Week. 

Jen Cloher has returned with the track Kinda Biblical, which features at #7 in the Amrap Metro Chart this week. The track was included in 4ZZZ Brisbane’s Top 20 and SYN’s Sweet 16, alongside further airplay from Edge Radio Hobart, 6HFM and Voice of the Avon in WA, Fleurieu FM and 5 Triple Z in SA, 2BOB Radio, Bay FM, Coast FM and 2NVR in NSW, as well as 96.5 Inner FM, OCR FM, 94.7 The Pulse, and 3MDR in VIC.

Punk-garage outfit Shrimpwitch appear at #8 in Amrap Metro Chart with Lust For A Kick. Shrimpwitch were a part of PBS FM Melbourne’s Drive Live Extravaganza back in February, and their performance is available to listen back to here. The angst-filled Lust For A Kick was included on RTRFM Perth’s Sound Selection, and received further airplay 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. 

Briggs makes his debut in the Amrap Regional Chart at #8 with Here featuring Caiti Baker. Watch the official video for the charting track as featured via Amrap pages on station websites including 4ZZZ Brisbane, FBi Radio Sydney, and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC. Previously in August of 2016, Briggs dropped by The Grapevine on Triple R Melbourne to discuss his involvement in a variety of projects, including turning his hand to acting, collaborating as a part of A.B. Original, and starting up Bad Apples Music – a solely Indigenous based record label.

Screamfeeder enters the Amrap Metro Chart at #9 with Half Lies. Watch the official video for Half Lies as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including Edge Radio Hobart, 4ZZZ Brisbane, Triple R Melbourne as well as Heritage FM and RTRFM in WA. The explosive pop-rock track received airplay from 2SSR in NSW, Radio 4YOU in QLD, Rox FM in SA, Edge Radio Hobart, Heritage FM in WA as well as 3MDR, 3WAY fm and 3MDR in VIC. 

Shukura Chapman holds onto #9 in the Amrap Regional Chart with Release Me. Watch Shukura perform a live rendition of Release Me as featured via Amrap pages, on station websites including 96.5 Inner Fm in VIC, Eastside Radio in NSW, as well as Fraser Coast Community Radio and 4ZZZ in QLD.

Cloud Control debut in the Amrap Metro Chart at #10 with Rainbow City. Watch the official lyric video for Rainbow City as featured via Amrap Pages on station websites including 4ZZZ in QLD, 3MDR, Triple R and 96.5 Inner FM in VIC as well as FBi, 2RRR, and Triple H FM in NSW.

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

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