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...

*repeatrepeat — “Dearly Departed”: DJ Pick of the Week

Our friends at *repeatrepeat helped kick off our 4th of July weekend with the release of their new song “Dearly Departed.” With up-tempo guitar...

Arlie – “Karma”: DJ Pick of the Week

After months of heavy anticipation, Arlie made a triumphant return last week with their new single “Karma.” After a couple years without new music,...

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...

Jungle —”Talk About It”: DJ Pick of the Week

British pop duo Jungle returned this month with their new single “Talk About It.” This song is dynamic, perfect for the summer, and definitely...

Steve Gorman on Lightning in the Morning (Audio Only)

Steve Gorman of The Black Crowes and Trigger Hippy joined Jayson and Melissa in the Lightning 100 studio this morning. They chatted about Trigger...

Radio Lightning – with Special Guest Dave Paulson (5/8/21)

On this week's special edition of Radio Lightning, Jayson is joined by the Tennessean's Dave Paulson for a quick history of all who dared...

Radio Lightning – with Special Guest Chris Cobb (5/1/21)

This week is the second half of Jayson's 2-part special to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Exit/In. Chris Cobb joins the show once again...

Radio Lightning – with Special Guest Chris Cobb (4/24/21)

Jayson celebrates Exit/In's 50th anniversary with a 2-part special edition of Radio Lightning. Tune in as he's joined by Exit/In's own Chris Cobb. This...

Wilderado – Head Right: DJ Pick of the Week

After years of singles, Tulsa indie-rock trio Wilderado is gearing up for their debut album with "Head Right." The track, off the album of...

Benny Sings & Tom Misch – Nobody’s Fault: DJ Pick of...

Benny Sings & Tom Misch know how to make a groove, and "Nobody's Fault" is no exception. The track, a single off the former's...

Tune-Yards – hold yourself.: DJ Pick of the Week

After a brief detour into film scoring, art-pop duo Tune-Yards is back with "hold yourself." The track, a hopeful meditation on parental loss, is...

Jayson’s Top Albums of 2020

Thanks for joining me each week for Lightning in the Mornings. Check out some of my favorite albums from 2020 in no particular...
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Dance With Me – Million Miles: DJ Pick of the Week

Million Miles is the project of Franco-British musician Sophie Baudry. Born in Paris, Baudry came to the states to attend Berklee College of Music....

Drive The Music – A Conversation with Exit/In’s Chris Cobb

Drive the Music It's no secret that live music has been in a pretty rough place since the pandemic halted shows. The lack of concerts...
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Don’t Let Me Run – Blitzen Trapper: DJ Pick of the...

Blitzen Trapper is a Portland-based band that combines country, indie, and rock influences into their music. Since the band formed in 2000, they have...
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Old Friend – Jonathan Tyler ft. Nikki Lane: DJ Pick of...

Jonathan Tyler is a singer-songwriter from Dallas, Texas who has been releasing music since 2007. He played in a rock band known as Jonathan...
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Gun Metal Grey – The Budos Band: DJ Pick of the...

Since their formation in 2005, The Budos Band has made soulful, energetic, genre-defying instrumental music. They are expected to release their sixth LP, Long...
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Moment In The Sun – Sunflower Bean: DJ Pick of the...

Sunflower Bean was formed in New York in 2013 by Nick Kivlen and Jacob Faber. Bassist and vocalist Julia Cummings joined later in the...
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Impossible Weight – Deep Sea Diver feat. Sharon Van Etten: DJ...

Jayson's DJ Pick of the Week is "Impossible Weight" by Deep Sea Diver featuring Sharon Van Etten. Deep Sea Diver was formed by Jessica...