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Are You Bored Yet? – Wallows: DJ Pick of the Week

“Are You Bored Yet?” is the first single off of Wallows’ 2019 debut album, Nothing Happens. Wallows is a Los Angeles based alternative pop group consisting of Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters, and Cole Preston. They’ve been releasing music since 2017 and have really stepped into the spotlight over the last year or so. This...
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Be With Me – Miki Fiki: DJ Pick of the Week

“Be With Me” by Miki Fiki – Casey’s Pick of the Week Miki Fiki is a Nashville based quartet, consisting of Ted Hartog (vocals, keys), Alex Clayton (drums, percussion), Hunter Mulkey (bass), and Julia Meredith (winds, horns). The four of them have been making music as Miki Fiki since 2017, the year they released their...
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Our Song- Rainbow Kitten Suprise: DJ Pick of the Week

Stephanie’s DJ Pick of the Week!  Today’s DJ pick comes from North Carolina natives, Rainbow Kitten Suprise. RKS was formed at Appalachian State University in 2013; in the same year, they released their debut album, Seven + Mary, and it was an instant hit. This college quintet has blown up over the last few years after...
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Good Woman – The Staves: DJ Pick of the Week

The Staves are an indie folk trio comprised of three sisters: Emily, Camilla, and Jessica Stavely-Taylor. From Watford, England, the band got their start playing at open-mics and local pubs. The Staves gained traction in the states as the opener for The Civil Wars on their 2012 tour. In addition, they played South by...
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The Brummies – Automatic World Exclusive Album Debut

A local rock favorite is back with a new album, and we couldn't wait 'til Friday to dig in. Since The Brummies' Automatic World landed at the station, we knew it would be hard to keep it to ourselves. At Lightning 100, what's ours is yours, so make yourself comfortable on our airwaves tonight...
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Occasionally – Lydia Luce: DJ Pick of the Week

Lydia Luce is a singer-songwriter currently based in Nashville. Lydia started playing music at the early age of six. She particularly excelled at viola, which has guided her career in music. Luce graduated from Berklee College of Music and obtained her master's in viola performance from UCLA. Upon finishing her master's, Lydia moved to...
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The Valley of the Pagans – Gorillaz feat. Beck: DJ Pick of the Week

Today's DJ Pick of the Week goes out to British virtual band, Gorillaz. Gorillaz formed in 1998 and consists of four animated band members: Stuart "2-D" Pot, Noodle, Murdoc Niccals, and Russel Hobbs. The band uses audiovisuals to immerse fans in a different reality. Well-known for tracks like "Feel Good Inc." and "Clint Eastwood",...

Cuckoo – The Rally Club: DJ Pick of the Week

Today's DJ Pick goes to Nashville-based indie groove pop band, The Rally Club. Hannah Dempsey Lusk and Benjamin Lusk, prior members of Forlorn Strangers, are the creators of The Rally Club. While Forlorn Strangers was more Americana-leaning, The Rally Club has lots of pop and funk influences to their indie music. Hannah Dempsey began...

Can’t Wait To Be Dead – FINNEAS: DJ Pick of the Week

Stephanie’s pick this week is “Can’t Wait To Be Dead” by FINNEAS! FINNEAS is Billie Eilish’s older brother and producer. The two have worked together on almost all of her music, but he also makes music of his own. “Can’t Wait To Be Dead” comes as his latest release. The track was written in quarantine...
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Faith Healer- Julien Baker: DJ Pick of the Week

Dan’s DJ Pick of the Week!  Today’s DJ pick comes from the queen of moody indie, Julien Baker. Baker has taken the alternative world by storm in the last few years with her 2017 album, Turn Out The Lights, and the 2015 record, Sprained Ankle. Some memorable tracks from these albums are “Televangelist”, “Happy to be Here”, and breakout...

Lera Lynn: Local Artist of the Week

This week’s local artist spotlight goes to Lera Lynn! Last week Lynn released her latest work, On My Own. It is a personal ten track album that opens with “Are You Listening”, which we'll be playing all week! Lera Lynn is based out of Nashville and makes indie music with hints of folk, roots, and...
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Up All Night-Aaron Lee Tasjan: DJ Pick of the Week!

Jayson’s DJ pick of the week!  Today’s DJ pick comes from alt-folk-rocker, Aaron Lee Tasjan and his newest single “Up All Night”. This single is a perfect mesh of progressive pop and rock that sounds like Electric Light Orchestra, and Tom Petty had a lovechild. “Up All Night” is the first teaser single from Tasjan’s...

Gadigal Land – Midnight Oil: DJ Pick of the Week

Australian rock band, Midnight Oil, are back and better than ever with their first song in 18 years. “Gadigal Land” is a politically charged song featuring Dan Sultan, Joel Davison, Kaleena Briggs, and Bunna Lawrie. DJ Rev. Keith has chosen to feature it as his pick this week! “Gadigal Land” is featured on a mini-album,...

Forever Yours – The Spirit League: DJ Pick of the Week

The world is seriously lacking in Halloween music. There are only so many times that you can listen to “Monster Mash” before losing your mind. That is where The Spirit League comes to save the day. Their song, “Forever Yours”, off their debut album by the same name, is DJ Casey’s pick this week. As...
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Crash – Nilüfer Yanya: DJ Pick of the Week

Today's DJ Pick goes out to Nilüfer Yanya and her new single, "Crash". Nilüfer Yanya is an English singer-songwriter based in London. Growing up with her Irish mother and Turkish father, Yanya has had many unique musical influences that inform her sound. Nilüfer Yanya got her start by uploading music to Soundcloud back in...
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Mighty Soul- Langhorne Slim: DJ Pick of the Week

Dan’s DJ Pick of the Week!  Today’s DJ pick comes from folk favorite, Langhorne Slim. Sean Scolnick, AKA Langhorne Slim, has been hard at work in 2020 to create his 10th studio album. “Mighty Soul”, our DJ pick of the day, is the first single off of his upcoming album Strawberry Mansion. This single is a soft...
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Shaken by David Shaw – DJ Pick of the Week

Rev’s DJ Pick of the Week!  Today’s DJ pick comes from Revivalist frontman, David Shaw. Shaw has released two new singles, “Promise Land” and the DJ pick of the day, “Shaken”. These new singles are off of his debut solo album that will come out in 2021. “Shaken” is a danceable tune that carries a...
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Why Would You- The Untamed: DJ Pick of the Week

Casey’s DJ Pick of the Week  Today’s DJ pick comes from local gem, The Untamed. This heavily 70’s inspired band is back with a brand new single, “Why Would You”. This song sounds like Mick Jagger and Janis Joplin had a love child. The Untamed takes a massive risk with their traditional classic rock sound that many...