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the615 – 2/15/20

This week on the615 Casey introduces new Local Artist of the Week, The Foxies! You'll hear their new track "Timothee Chalamet" as well as tunes from past Music City Mayhem finalists and much more! Music City Mayhem 2021 submissions are now open! Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to...

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 premiered the track last week on The 615, after all. But whether this is your first or hundredth listen to the track, we can guarantee...

Samia – Triptych: DJ Pick of the Week

There's quite the buzz around Samia right now, and with songs like "Triptych," it's easy to understand why. The mournful track, off her critically-acclaimed debut record The Baby, feels straight out of a coming-of-age movie. And with a fresh remix featuring lo-fi musician Field Medic, it's clear we're not...

the615 – 2/8/21

On this week's episode of the615 Casey introduces new tracks from Maggie Rose, The Foxies, and many more! You'll also here our new Local Artist of the Week, Lauryn Peacock. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60 by...

Lauryn Peacock – Camus Blues: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight goes out to Lauryn Peacock and her recent single, “Camus Blues,” released January 29th ahead of her third full-length album Theology. The record is said to cover everything from environmentalism, to conversion therapy, to poverty, to love— certainly a product of the many lives...

the615 – 2/1/21

This week on the615 Casey brings another full album preview to the table. Check out Aaron Lee Tasjan's new record Tasjan Tasjan Tasjan wherever you get music now! Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60 by AGD, Mafiaoza’s,...

Heather Bond – Ich Weiss Nicht: Local Artist of the Week

This week's local artist spotlight goes out to local pop artist Heather Bond and her brand-new track, "Ich Weiss Nicht." Her quirky brand of groovy pop has made her a station favorite for a while. "Ich Weiss Nicht" is no exception, and we're so proud to be premiering it...

Airpark – Bring It Back My Way (ft. Erin Rae): Local...

This week's local artist spotlight goes out to indie rockers Airpark and their new track "Bring It Back My Way." Formerly of folk-rock band Apache Relay, brothers Michael Ford, Jr. and Ben Ford make up Airpark. Their unique sound expands on the work they did with Apache Relay, taking...

the615 – 1/25/21

This week on the615 Casey introduces new Local Artist of the Week, Airpark with a track featuring Erin Rae. You'll also hear tunes from Levon, PONCE, Lydia Luce, and more! Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60 by...

the615 – 1/18/21

On this week's episode of the615 Casey introduces Mia Morris as our new Local Artist of the Week. You'll also hear tracks from The Untamed, Them Vibes, Austin Grimm, and many more. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to...

Mia Morris – Gone My Way: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight goes out to the talented young multi-instrumentalist Mia Morris. Based in Nashville since 2017, the drum prodigy originally from Indianapolis is featured as an artist in residence at 3rd & Lindsley every Tuesday in January and was Jayson’s DJ Pick last week. From a...

the615 – 1/11/21

Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60 by AGD, Mafiaoza’s, Ousley Ouch, and Drumpickers! This week Casey kicks off the show with our new Local Artist of the Week, Karen Elson. You'll also hear tracks from Margo Price,...

Karen Elson – Dancing on My Own: Local Artist of the...

This week's local artist spotlight goes to singer/songwriter, Karen Elson. Born in Oldham, England, Elson began her career as a model throughout her teenage years. She has since been captured in countless campaigns and has walked runways for Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Valentino, and Gucci. Aside from modeling, Elson has...

the615 – 1/4/21

On this week's episode of the615 Casey introduces Local Artist of the Week, Aaron Lee Tasjan. He also plays tracks from Airpark, The Southern Gothic, Lukr, and many more. Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60 by AGD,...

the615 – 12/28/20

This week on the615 Casey takes a look back at 2020's new releases. The show kicks off with our Local Artist of the Week, Mat Kearney, and his track "Grand Canyon." Tune in every Monday from 6:15pm to 8:00pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsors Zero to 60...