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Catfish and the Bottlemen – Longshot

Keith here with my DJ pick of the week from Welsh rockers Catfish and the Bottlemen. The positive track is the first...

Grand Canyon – Kansas City

Lani here with my DJ pick of the week from LA rockers Grand Canyon. In an era of computer-made, beat-driven music, Grand...

Broken Bells – Shelter

Analee here with my DJ pick of the week from Broken Bells. Then Shins’ James Mercer and producer Danger Mouse have reunited...

Frances Cone – Failure

Jayson here with my DJ pick of the week from Nashville indie-pop project Frances Cone. “Failure” is the latest track from their...

Half Alive – Still Feel

Lt. Dan here with my DJ pick of the week from indie up-and-comers Half Alive. The trio released their debut EP 3...

Josh Gilligan – Absent Mind

Adam here with my DJ pick of the week from Nashville musician and director Josh Gilligan. Gilligan is currently creating a forthcoming...

Dramarama – Swamp Song

Casey here with my DJ pick of the week! “Swamp Song” is the first single from John Easdale’s band Dramaram and the...

Cake – Sinking Ship

Keith here with my DJ pick of the week from alt-rock band Cake. “Sinking Ship” is their first song in seven years....

Robert Ellis – Passive Aggressive

Lani Ford on board for the new year with my DJ pick of the week from Robert Ellis. "Passive Aggressive" is the...

The Brummies – Takes Some Time

Ana Lee here with my DJ pick of the week from The Brummies. "Takes Some Time" is the latest single from the...

Phosphorescent – C’est La Vie No. 2

Jayson here with my DJ pick of the week from Phosphorescent. C’est La Vie (Oct. 2018 via Dead Oceans) was Matthew Houck’s first album...

The Raconteurs – Now That You’re Gone

Happy New Year! Lt Dan here fighting with Ana Lee over the better single on The Raconteurs latest release. Read our previous...

Best Music of 2018 (100-1)

Lightning 100 continues our best of countdown(or countup)! Did you catch our 200-101 list? Click here to view the first...

Best Music of 2018 (200-101)

This is Lightning 100's Top 200 Countdown. Join us as we count up to the number one song of 2018! It's...

Lonas – High School Kids

Adam here with my last DJ pick of the year! Lonas is the new “nostalgia rock” solo project from The Saint Johns...

Amber Woodhouse – Cold War

Casey here with my DJ pick of the week from local artist Amber Woodhouse. Give her latest single “Cold War” below and...

Tyler Boone – Moving On

Keith here with my DJ pick of the week from blues rocker Tyler Boone. “Moving On” is the lead single off Boone’s...

Alice Merton – Funny Business

Lani here with my DJ pick of the week from breakout singer songwriter Alice Merton. “Funny Business” is the latest single off...

The Raconteurs – Sunday Driver

Ana Lee here with my final DJ pick of 2018, and I couldn’t ask for a better finale. Supergroup The Raconteurs have...

Maggie Rose – Smooth

Jayson here featuring my favorite DJ pick of the year, throwing it back to April with Maggie Rosemary ’s “Smooth.”