Lightning 100 wants to know what youre getting ready for this year! Are you going to have a baby? Are you scoring VIP tickets to Live on the Green? Maybe you are going to Europe this summer! To get you ready for Dispatch’s May 29th show, tell us on facebook what you are looking forward too this new year and you might just win tickets!
Episode30. The615 1/29/13
Local Artist of The Week
The Kicks- Live Fast Die Young- Tonight everything Changes- itunes special 6.99
Hammel – Trenton – Within My Soul – Dreamers
Wells – Michael Logan- Mystery- Things I Failed To Mention
This Just In
Blackfoot Gypsies- Coming Through The Pines-(Feb 8th at Exit/In,Feb 11th at High Watt)
The Electric Hearts- Tired
Marie Hines-My Love Will Never Fail You- The Tide & Sea-Local artist of the week- Feb 11-17
Bands around town
Leagues-You Belong Here- You Belong Here- Playing @ Mercy w/ Nikki Lane 2/1/13
Jacob Jones- Play it Loud Ray- Good Timin’ In Waynetown
The Depressions- I Think I know I love you- Playing the Basement 1/31/13
Cory Branan – Skateland South – The Hell You Say – The High Watt 2/2/13
Another one I’ve been diggin on…
Kishi Bashi – Bright Whites
Kishi Bashi – Manchester
The Avett Brothers have a fan in Mumford and Sons‘ Winston Marshall. The banjo player blogged in 2012 about his love of the band’s 2006 album Four Thieves Gone: The Robbinsville Sessions. The band reissued that album on vinyl back in November and now Marshall has shot a funny video to promote it. Check him out below as “Tarquinius Grossman of HarMoney Records.” Parental Warning, bad language!
We all know the game Fruit Ninja, but it has now been brought to reality by a tubby fellow and his sword. Oh yeah, and it’s set to freakin’ dubstep. Wub wub slice wub slice slice.
This group is out of Brooklyn, NY & played with Milo Greene at the High Watt when they were in town late last year.
Lucius – Don’t Just Sit There
You should be hearing this very soon…
Frightened Rabbit – The Woodpile
The new record Pedestrian Verse drops in February and they’re playing our Nashville Sunday Night live broadcast on March 24th!
Oh yeah, if you missed it…
These guys are going to be chased by every music industry entity in 2013…
Luella & The Sun – Light In The Sky
Metrosexual : a usually urban heterosexual male given to enhancing his personal appearance by fastidious grooming, beauty treatments, and fashionable clothes
In recent studies by the, Interpublic’s media shop BPN has documented the rise of the “mansumer.” “While the job market for men has recently improved, the lasting effects of the recession have altered the traditional ‘provider’ paradigm,” BPN states. “With that, the new chief buyer in the American household is the man of the house. With the rise of the mansumer comes a whole new set of potential changes in advertising, purchase patterns and common marketing practices.”
The agency cites a batch of statistics to support its case. Forty percent of men are now the primary grocery shopper in the household, while 44% say they share equally in the task of housecleaning. And a whopping 86% agree that the male role in the household has been redefined and requires partaking in tasks that are “necessary to keep the household running,” including childcare, shopping and various other activities like buying the holiday gifts.
But, while men shop more than ever, they shop differently and with less emotion and more focus on achieving certain goals.
“Men don’t just shop; they buy,” stated BPN North American CEO Liz Ross. “Through our research and analysis, we are seeing that, whether by choice or obligation, men are doing more shopping than they have in the past,” said Ross. “These men are no longer disenfranchised
; rather, they are empowered by technology and a growing recognition of the contributions they make.”
The agency recommends that retailers create recognition programs in line with the mansumer’s “need for praise.” Also, retailers should consider increasing the number of price match opportunities they present to shoppers. A re-evaluation of gift card strategies might also help boost sales, BPN asserts.
“Needs may be different this year because the mansumer is aware of exactly what his family wants this holiday season. He’s no longer unsure what to buy.”
(Source: Marketing Daily, 12/05/12) (RAB: Radio Sales Today)
Being born and raised in Nashville, I’ve had the pleasure getting to know a lot of people. Some business owners, some consumers and some that take pride in being both. They all seem to have one thing in common… wanting their dollars stretched as far as possible. I don’t know many people who like wasting money. So as a listener of Lightning 100 know that we do business with people we think you will appreciate and enjoy doing business with. As for businesses… here is a an easy-to-read chart of our listener demographic, ages 18-74. Information provided by The Media Audit.
I told you our listeners ROCK!
It’s entirely possible Friday, December 21st may be my last airshift. Ever. Yup. Or not. Either way, I’m going to indulge myself. And I’m bringing you with me.
Tell me. What’s your last request?
If there was one song in the world that you’d want to hear just one last time before the fit all hits the shans, what would it be? I’ll work in what I can. No, really.
I’m going to throw in a prize, for those of you who plan on being around December 22nd and on: a sweet pair of Maui Jim Cliff House shades! Random drawing from request entries. Winner must be able to pick them up at the station.
How would you like the chance to win a “Perfectly Crafted Colorado Experience”, including airfare and accommodations for two, the chance to tour the Blue Moon brewery, have dinner with the Blue Moon Brewmaster and experience the slopes, Blue Moon style? Here it is!
Lightning 100 and Blue Moon are giving away this perfectly crafted experience on Wednesday, December 19th between 6-8pm at Broadway Brewhouse & Mojo Grille – Midtown.
To be eligible to win, here is what you need to do:
ALL ENTRANTS MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER!
Music City – get creative! Create your ‘Perfectly Crafted Blue Moon Art’ (examples include: body painting, songwriting, drawings, paintings, sketches, photography, sculpting, costumes, etc.) and bring it to Broadway Brewhouse & Mojo Grille – Midtown on Wednesday, December 19th between 6-8pm.
Then join us at Broadway Brewhouse & Mojo Grille – Midtown on December 19th between 6 and 8pm where we will announce the winner. Participate must be present to win.
Old Crow Medicine Show will be playing their sold out New Years Eve show at the Ryman and only we are giving you the chance to win tickets. The first two listeners to our station with every item on the list, will win one pair of tickets to OCMS on New Years Eve.
- Tin Roof cup
- Photo of Music Circle statue
- Lightning 100 coaster from Corsair
- Photo of your face in front of a Thousand Faces
- A bumper sticker from Grimeys
Take a second and think of your favorite book. You know… the one you’ve read several times. One so good, when they based a movie around it you were disappointed. Why do you think that was the case?
The answer is really quite simple.
When something is described well, we easily create a picture in our mind. A powerful, vibrant, highly defined picture. It is always one-of-a-kind and our own way of capturing the words and creating images.
So no matter what product you are selling or services you are offering, let the listener create the image. Radio IS the “full page” ad.
Have you experienced what radio can do for your company?
Episode20. The615 11/20/12
LOCAL ARTIST OF THE WEEK
Alyssa Bonagura – I Make My Own Sunshine – Love Hard
Hammel – Dave Rawlings Machine – Monkey & The Engineer – A Friend Of A Friend (2009)
Wells – Charlie – Takes One - Dreaming
Featured Guest- Nick DeVan- G.E.D. Soul Records (Raw Funk & heavy Soul) Est. 2007 – gedsoulrecords.com
1. DeRobert & the Half Truths- I Got Burned
2. AJ & the Jiggawatts- The Drop
3. DeRobert 7 the Half Truths- Christmas Kisses- Super Soul Christmas
THIS JUST IN-
The Southern Shame – That Sorta Guy - Careful w/ That Ax
Modoc – Mother Mary- Fortune & Fame
BAND’S WHO SHOWED UP
Everlovinmind- Looking At You
Written by a local friend…
Moon Taxi – Let’s Go Back
From the movie “Silver Linings Playbook”
Alabama Shakes – Always Alright
So catchy & So great…
Maximo Park – The Undercurrents
WALK THE MOON will be stopping by the Lightning 100 studios around 3pm. They have a show tonight at Mercy Lounge. Check out some of these AMAZING videos from WALK THE MOON!
After WALK THE MOON stops by, the band who is opening up the show tonight Family Of The Year will play us a few songs.
(Episode #17) the615 Playlist for 10/30/12
Local Artist Of The Week:
Honey Honey-Turn That Finger Around-Billy Jack Playing Tin Roof 2 11/02 at 7pm
Hammel: James Wallace & the Naked Light- To The River- More Strange News From Another Star
Wells: Paul McDonald & the Grand Magnolias- Deamons
Featured Guest: HeyPenny
HeyPenny- 40 Watt- Playing 10/31 at The Cannery
Tristen- Matchstick Murder
The Features- Lions
This Just In:
Brad Jones-Oh Well My Love Farewell-Oh Well My Love Farewell
Bands About Town:
Kyle Andrews- Turn The Radio Up- Robot Learn Love- Playin’ 10/31 High Watt w/ Diamond Rings, Stepdad & Goldfields
Honey Locust- Walkin’ Shones- Fear Is A Feeling- Playin’ The High Watt 11/02 w/ Frontier Ruckus & Foreign Fields
—–Parental Warning– Adult Language—–
The Black Keys premiered the video for “The Baddest Man Alive,” a collaboration with rapper-actor RZA, this week. The song is off the soundtrack to the RZA-directed movie The Man With the Iron Fists, which opens Friday. The video features a slow-motion food fight between The Black Keys and RZA…. in a Chinese restaurant.
Fill out the info below to receive a free ticket to VHS or Beta at Mercy Lounge this Monday plus a free cab ride home!
Lightning 100 welcomes fun. to Ryman Auditorium on February 16th. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10am and Lightning 100 has your front row tickets! We’re looking for the most outrageous or funny video of you singing part of your favorite song by fun.. Just shoot your video, upload it to youtube and send us the link on facebook.
The top 5 videos will win tickets for fun.. First place wins front row tickets, 2nd place gets second row and so on.
Email Contest@Lightning100.com with the subject line of ” Fan of Fun.” Please include the following info.
Date of Birth:
Link to Video:
Check out some of our entries!
Tune in this afternoon at 3pm to hear a few songs from Alejandro Escovedo. Check out a few videos from the last time Alejandro was here.
Wanna go to Moogfest?! Well Moogfest will be in Asheville, NC this October 26th and 27th and only Lightning 100 is giving you the chance to score TWO passes to the festival the celebrates music, musical instrumentation and musicians of all shapes and sizes! We want our L100 listeners to leave a comment below and tell us their stories and memories of their very first instrument. Did your grandfather buy you your first guitar when you were 15? Or do you still pluck the strings of the violin your happy your parents made you learn how to play when you were 5? We want to know what music means to you and how an old piece of wood made you who you are. We will pick two winners to get TWO passes each to Moogfest! Get the tissues, set down the drumsticks and start writing. It doesn’t have to be an essay, just a memory!