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the615 – 7/5/21

On this week's edition of the615 Casey introduces new Local Artist of the Week, Flying Buffaloes, who will be playing Nashville Sunday Night this weekend at 3rd and Lindsley. You'll hear tracks from Jax Hollow, Notelle, Thad Kopec, and many more. Casey also shares info about shows coming up...

615 Saturday – 7/3/21

This week on 615 Saturday, Casey shares some secrets of the movie Animal House. You'll also hear tracks from Arlie, Mike Maimone, Goldpark, Maggie James, and many more. Tune in every Monday and Saturday from 6pm to 8pm for the615!  Special thanks to our sponsor, Daddy’s Dogs. https://www.mixcloud.com/Lightning100/615-saturday-7321/ Arlie - karmaEcho...

Flying Buffaloes – “A New Day Is Gonna Dawn”: Local Artist...

Nashville's Flying Buffaloes are an alternative country rock band that recently put out, "A New Day is Gonna Dawn". Members Johan Stone, Barry Stone, Tommy Leland, Brandon Cantwell and Danny Pratt came together in 2017. Since then, the 5 have toured with artists like Drivin N Cryin and Wade...

The Welters – “Soldiers”: DJ Pick of the Week

Local Nashville group, The Welters, take us back in time to the early 2000s with their powered track "Soldiers." The track is the latest addition to their 2019 self-titled EP. The album bears a similar attitude and ambiance to The Strokes' The New Abnormal with its muffled vocals and...

Liz Cooper – “Slice of Life”: DJ Pick of the Week

Liz Cooper makes her solo debut with her new single "Slice of Life" from her anticipated album Hot Sass. This being her first album separate from The Stampede, Cooper, alongside Ryan Usher, Joe Bisirri, and Michael Libramento, recorded at Little Jamaica Recordings in Burlington, Vermont. "Slice of Life" is...

the615 – 6/28/21

This week on the615 Casey kicks things off with a brand new track from The Foxies. You'll also hear tracks from Shannon McNeal, Molly Martin, and many more, as well as one from our new Local Artist of the Week, Gyasi. Tune in every Monday and Saturday from 6pm...

Gyasi – “Burn It Down”: Local Artist of the Week

A showstopper and rocker, Gyasi never fails to amaze us with his modern rock-and-roll hits. Every track is an electric experience that resembles the likes of David Bowie, T-Rex, and Cage the Elephant. Gyasi's latest 2021 release "Burn It Down" has been featured on Casey's 615 Saturday and The...

615 Saturday – 6/26/21

Are you familiar with Corporal Alvin R. Kibbey? You will be after this week's episode of 615 Saturday. Casey also plays tracks from Sun Seeker. Judah & The Lion, Samia, Oliver Wood, and many more. Tune in every Monday and Saturday from 6pm to 8pm for the615! https://www.mixcloud.com/Lightning100/615-saturday-62621/ Marquee Mayfield -...

Phangs ft. Relient K – “A Hurt Like That”: ONErpm Hitmaker...

Phangs, in collaboration with Matthew Thiessen from Relient K, brings back memories of a harsh breakup in his new single "A Hurt Like That." This heartbreaker is not a wallow in your own misery, crying while eating ice cream ballad. It is an upbeat address to a lost love....

Allison Ponthier – “Harshest Critic”: DJ Pick of the Week

Last month Allison Ponthier dropped her new dreamy folk single “Harshest Critic”. Ponthier is a red-head, Dallas-born country musician with a dreamy voice like Musgraves and an appreciation for 60s aesthetics. In her latest music video, she looks in the mirror and questions “Who’s the harshest critic in the...

the615 – 6/21/21

On this week's episode of the615 Casey keeps you in the loop on shows coming up around town. You'll hear a track from our new Local Artist of the Week, EG Vines, as well as Smooth Hound Smith, Miki Fiki, and Old Crow Medicine Show. Tune in every Monday...

EG Vines – “The Royal Diplomat”: Local Artist of the Week

This past month, Eric "EG" Vines released the first glimpse of his upcoming album, Through the Mirror. "The Royal Diplomat" is a head-banging single with alt-rock influences from Vine's childhood favorites, Green Day and Radiohead. Vines says the band was channeling Radiohead and Smashing Pumpkins after blacking out and magically...

615 Saturday – 6/19/21

This week on 615 Saturday Casey shares a few secrets of The Body Farm, but no, they don't do tours. He also plays tracks from Dreamer Boy, Phangs, Kashena Sampson, Tayls, and many more. Tune in every Monday and Saturday from 6pm to 8pm for the615! https://www.mixcloud.com/Lightning100/615-saturday-61921/ Sun Seeker - Button...

Krantz – “Beach (Summer Rendezvous)”: DJ Pick of the Week

Krantz has a new single out just in time for summer and we are digging it! "Beach (Summer Rendezvous)" is a retro rock-infused track that you will want to play driving around, windows down. With his catchy chorus and upbeat guitar sound, Krantz has us all wanting to go...

the615 – 6/14/21

This week on the615 Casey is joined by special guest Maggie Rose to chat and premiere her new single "For Your Consideration". You'll also hear about several shows coming up around town this week and hear tracks from some of the local artists joining us in studio for 615...