Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “That Life”: DJ Pick of the Week

In their new single "That Life," Unknown Mortal Orchestra explores a life of luxury and delight. The track has that same sound that we...

Hippo Campus — “Bad Dream Baby”: DJ Pick of the Week

Indie rock staples Hippo Campus returned last week for the first time since 2018 with their new single “Bad Dream Baby.” They released the...

Billy Strings – “Fire Line”: DJ Pick of the Week

Billy Strings is not your typical 'bluegrass' artist. Sporting a number of colored hairstyles in the past with tattoo sleeves, you might mistake him...

Zoom Interview: Gracie Abrams

Up-and-coming bedroom pop star Gracie Abrams has had an unusual breakout year. After gaining traction from the song snippets she posts to her Instagram,...

Zoom Interview: Jon Batiste

Jazz musician Jon Batiste has had a whirlwind past year. Known primarily as the musical director on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, he's...

Interview: Ringo Starr (Audio)

Our very own Lt. Dan got the chance to chat with Ringo Starr last week—yes, that Ringo Starr. The two got a chance to...

Best of Countdown 2021 (200 – 101)

The Lightning 100 staff had a great time putting the best of countdown together this year. It reminded us of why we love...

The Wild Feathers — “Ain’t Looking”: DJ Pick of the Week

After three years, local country-rockers The Wild Feathers returned with a gritty, infectious anti-lovesong in “Ain’t Looking.” With images of road-trips in “rusted out...

Jon Batiste – “Freedom”: DJ Pick of the Week

Jon Batiste's long awaited album We Are is here and we are digging Rev's DJ Pick of the Week, "Freedom." With funky keyboard notes...

Cold War Kids – “What You Say”: DJ Pick of the...

"What You Say," a new single from Cold War Kids, is unapologetically itself and has us all wanting more. The track is off their...

Ben Rector – “Range Rover”: DJ Pick of the Week

Ben Rector's "Range Rover" is the new summer anthem that we can't get enough of! First picking up the guitar in high school, he...

Lucero – Back in Ohio: DJ Pick of the Week

Today’s DJ Pick of the Week goes to Lucero for their song “Back in Ohio”. This is a featured song on the Memphis-based, indie-rock...

Goodbye June – “Step Aside”: DJ Pick of the Week

Nashville natives Goodbye June released their newest single “Step Aside,” giving fans a look into their newest album. “Step Aside” is the first single...
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Sad Astronauts – This is Gonna Hurt Me More than it...

This week Lightning100 will be featuring the band, Sad Astronauts , as Dan's Dj Pick of the Week! "This is Gonna Hurt Me More...

Kashena Sampson – “Whole Lot Better”: Local Artist of the Week

Singer-songwriter, Kashena Sampson released her optimistic single, “Whole Lot Better" this past week. Her music is similar to oldies country artists Loretta Lynn and...

Community Corner: Persist Nashville

This week on Community Corner, we sat down with Scott Campbell of Persist Nashville, a local nonprofit seeking to increase the college graduation rate...
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Amanda Shires – “Saddle in the Rain”: Local Artist of the...

The endlessly talented Amanda Shires is Lightning 100’s Local Artist of the Week! The Texas born musician and songwriter is a featured artist on a...
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John Mayer “Wild Blue”- DJ Pick of the Week

"Wild Blue" is the latest single from John Mayer's newest album Sob Rock, not to mention it's Rev's DJ Pick of the Week! With...

Dijon – “Many Times”: DJ Pick of the Week

On the rise artist Dijon announces the release of his debut album Absolutely with his latest single, “Many Times.” The single showcases the artist’s...

The Foxies – Timothée Chalamet: Local Artist of the Week

This week's local artist spotlight goes out to indie pop-rock outfit The Foxies and their newest single “Timothée Chalamet.” You might recognize that name—we...