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Próxima Parada – 24 Brand-New Hours: ONErpm Hitmaker Alert

ONErpm band Próxima Parada makes breezy, quintessentially Californian music—and "24 Brand-New Hours" is no exception. The lead single off the group's upcoming Second Brother, it sets an optimistic tone for what's in store. And with such a powerfully soulful lead vocal, it's more than just a great vibe. The group, which hails from San Luis...

Amy Helm — Breathing: DJ Pick of the Week

On March 18thsinger/songwriter Amy Helm released the first single off her upcoming album, What the Flood Leaves Behind. This will be her third solo album, set to release on June 18th. We are spotlighting said single, “Breathing”, as Rev’s DJ Pick of the Week!  Unlike her previous album that was recorded in Los Angeles, Helm decided to...

Imaginary Baseball League – Elliston: DJ Pick of the Week

After sixteen years, Imaginary Baseball League has unearthed "Elliston," a previously scrapped single. A tribute to the Rock Block, the song doubles as a fundraiser for Exit/In. "We felt that the moment was right to properly get our 16-year-old "Elliston" out into the world," says the band on their Bandcamp page. And as a...

Jungle – Keep Moving: DJ Pick of the Week

Groovy British duo Jungle is back with the irresistible "Keep Moving!" The throwback track serves as the lead single off of their upcoming Loving In Stereo. It's a pure euphoric blast of serotonin. It's also Stephanie's DJ Pick of the Week! “We had the hook and it just wouldn’t go away,” Jungle's J Lloyd told NME....

Allison Russell – Nightflyer: DJ Pick of the Week

Allison Russell is one-half of Birds of Chicago, one-quarter of Our Native Daughters, and now one hundred percent of her own solo act. The esteemed, self-taught singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist will release her debut album Outside Child on May 21st via Fantasy Records. Her first single, “Nightflyer,” is Dan’s DJ Pick of the Week! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNJgwj8d9eo Outside Child...

Marquee Mayfield — Disco Queen: DJ Pick of the Week

Marquee Mayfield never fails to impress an audience with their soulful performances and upbeat funk music. The band blends forms of retro funk with R&B and pop sounds creating energetic music that'll have you dancing all night long. Some of the Marquee Mayfield’s biggest inspirations include Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire, and Sly...

Intern Picks of the Week — Collaborations

When artists join forces the songs they create together can be truly amazing. This week the interns are picking some of their favorite recent collaborations.  Ayden’s Pick: Allie X - Susie Save Your Love feat. Mitski Mitski doesn’t do collabs. Allie X’s “Susie Save Your Love” off of her recent Cape God is the momentous first...

Spooky Mansion – The Fight: ONErpm Hitmaker Alert

Spooky Mansion was formed under unconventional circumstances. The four-piece group originally got together for a one-off performance at Owen Wilson’s 45th birthday party, but something about the partnership stuck. Now, they’ve just released their sophomore record The Curse to a cult following of fans. Here at Lightning 100 we can’t stop listening to “The...

Serena Ryder — Better Now: DJ Pick of the Week

Today’s DJ Pick of the Week goes to Canadian singer/songwriter, Serena Ryder for her song “Better Now”. The single digests Ryder’s mental wellness journey after such a difficult year. “Better Now” was released prior to her most recent album, The Art of Falling Apart, which was released on March 12th.  “I used to believe the...

Them Vibes – Foolish: DJ Pick of the Week

Nashville trio Them Vibes is ringing in April Fool's Day the right way with "Foolish." The funk-rockers, frequent collaborators with other L100 favorite Maggie Rose, are always dependable for a groovy good time—and this is no exception. "Foolish" is Casey's DJ Pick of the Week! Despite now residing in scenic East Nashville, the founders of...

Bachelor – Stay in the Car: DJ Pick of the Week

Bachelor is Melina Duterte of Jay Som and Ellen Kemper of Palehound. After years of friendship and admiration for each other's work, the duo finally paired up in January of 2020— just in time to make an album before the pandemic hit. Now, a little over a year later, their debut Doomin’ Sun has...

Real Estate – Half a Human: DJ Pick of the Week

Live On the Green alums Real Estate are back already with a follow-up to 2020s The Main Thing. Their latest six-track Half a Human EP came out March 26th via Domino Recording and it's as beautifully meditative and lulling as you’d expect from the New Jersey group. The title track is Dan’s DJ Pick...

Fulton Lee — Follow The Leader: Local Artist of the Week

“Follow The Leader” is the latest single by previous battle of the bands winner, Fulton Lee. The retro pop track was produced, mixed and mastered by August Pappas and Jacob Schweinsberg. The two had actually released the track as an instrumental piece on their side project titled “The Sugalumps” in 2020. Fulton loved the...

Briston Maroney – Sinkin’: DJ Pick of the Week

Nashville artist Briston Maroney is having a huge moment, and new single "Sinkin'" proves that's not stopping anytime soon. The fourth single off Maroney's upcoming Sunflower, "Sinkin'" showcases more of the psychedelic fun we've come to expect of him. "Sinkin'" is Jayson's DJ Pick of the Week! The track, as with the rest of the...

Intern Picks of the Week: TikTok Songs

At this point, it's undeniable: TikTok is an unstoppable force in the music industry. With tracks like Megan Thee Stallion's "Savage" and Doja Cat's "Say So" becoming titanic hits after going viral on the platform, we're all looking to the platform to see what the next big thing is. The Lightning 100 interns are...

LAYNE – Dumb Girl: ONErpm Hitmaker Alert

On February 12th LAYNE released a new single called “Dumb Girl” via ONErpm and we can’t stop listening! Layne Putnam is an artist, producer and musician who moved from the Black Hills to Los Angeles. Music has always played a huge role in Putnam’s life. As a child she would sing original songs onto...

Imagine Dragons — Follow You

Today’s DJ Pick of the Week goes to Imagine Dragons for their newest single “Follow You”. This is one of the two tracks put out by the alternative rock group on March 12th. After waiting almost 2 years for new music, fans have been buzzing over the latest sounds from Imagine Dragons.  The pair...

John Hiatt with The Jerry Douglas Band – All The Lilacs In Ohio: DJ Pick of the Week

Legendary singer-songwriter John Hiatt teamed up with steel guitar titans The Jerry Douglas Band for a rework of Hiatt's 2001 "All The Lilacs In Ohio." The track is the first single off their upcoming collaborative project Leftover Feelings. Recorded in Nashville's own RCA Studio B, it's a textbook case of musicians on their capital-A...