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Barcelona DJ Nacho Ruiz mixing in Ten Million Lights

25 Jun


Big thanks to DJ Nacho Ruiz for playing Ten Million Light’s song Nothing In The Sun.  This playlist is chock full of great tunes from bands like Wooden Shjips, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, The Charlatans, Cullen Omori, Poptone, Wild Nothing, Interpol and so many more.  Check it out here:

Since the year 2002, Nacho Ruiz DJ is a classic in the Barcelona’s nights. As resident of Sidecar Club, during these years has built a trajectory that has made of him one of the most important DJs in the local scene.

Nothing In The Sun is a fun cover of a 60s band called Finch from the Drummer’s Dream EP.


Ten Million Lights on Thai Radio Show

15 Jun
If you haven’t checked out Radioactive on Wassie Radio in Thailand, then there’s no better time than now.  DJ Wassie just played an amazing set that included Ten Million Light’s song Smother along with a ton of great tunes from the likes of Ceremony, 93millionmilesfromthesun, Tim Burgess (of The Charlatans), A Place To Bury Strangers, The Dead Suns, Sexores and lots more.  Check out DJ Wassie here:
07 Jun 2018
Radioactive By DJ. Wassie
1. Track 3
2. Liars – Liquorice
3. 93millionmilesfromthesun – Lie Down
4. Ten Million Lights – Smother (Alternate Future Version)
5. Ceremony – Blue
6. Psychic Markers – Play It Safe
7. Sexores – Tales of the East Coast: a) Bluish Lovers
9. The Dead Suns – Rise and Change
10. Track 2
11. H O N E Y M O A N – We
12. Lean – Chaos
13. Israel Nash – Rolling On
14. Closing Eyes – It’s All Too Much
15. Pompeya – Nothing is Coming Back
16. Centrefold – Thumbtacks And Feathers
17. Track 3
18. The Age of Colored Lizards – Still Around
19. Tim Burgess – Many Clouds
20. All Sparks Burn Out – Sunspots
21. Shoe Shine Six – Daze
22. Purepleaser – bluer
23. A place to bury strangers – Situations changes
24. Bugjar – 24 Hour Sludge
25. Klam – Der Gegensex
26. Bound – Currents
27. Track 2
28. Beach Slang – Noisy Heaven [Quiet Slang]
29. Tiny Fireflies – 2040
30. SHUN – Over Me
31. Collapse – Tokyo

Airplay for Ten Million Lights

31 May

The last couple of months have been a whirlwind with releasing the Bellicose EP, our full length Sour Oranges and the upcoming Drummer’s Dream EP.  We have been very thankful for all the support we’ve gotten from DKFM, Primal Radio and DJ Ola from Ola’s Kool Kitchen.  We’ve also gotten a couple of fun spots on local radio including KPSU.

KPSU‘s show The House of Sarcasm did a live in studio with our friends The Reverberations and talked about the upcoming Nugget’s Night where we will release our Drummer’s Dream EP, a collection of 60’s psych covers.  They also played Falling Apart off our new record, along with other Portland bands we’ve shared the stage with like The Pynnacles and The Fire Nuns.  Check it out here:

Longtime supports from Windsor, Canada played our song Revolt appropriately on CJAM’s Revolution Rock show along with noise rockers A Place to Bury Strangers, local favs The Wipers, and tons more.  Check it out here:

Turn Up The Volume from Belguim included us in a post of seven bands they’ve been playing on repeat for the past week including Oskar Braves, Vacation Forever, Dutch Tulips and more.

And last but not least, thanks to Drive By Media for starting off this playlist with our song Dakota\Code\Talker along with songs from Dirty Sidewalks, Beach House and other great bands.

Ten Million Lights featured in The Blog That Celebrates Itself Radio Show

25 May

Ten Million Lights is excited to have been included in this radio show along with some pretty amazing bands like Ceremony, Skywave, Swirlpool and tons more.  Big thanks to Renato from The Blog That Celebrates Itself for his continued support of great music!  Check out the playlist below:

The Blog That Celebrates Itself Radio Show
Edition 220, originally broadcasted by Vinil FM
May, 22 , 2018

1 – Skywave – Got That Feeling
2 – Palewave – Roof Jumper
3 – Bruises – Quiet Loud
4 – Local Politics – Always Sad About Something
5 – Pale Sun – Tides
6 – Daze – Guilty
7 – Swirlpool – Tired Eyes
8 – Rural District – Spring Has Come (with Eriko from Plant Cell)
9 – Routine Death – Parallel Universes
10 – Medio September – One Dimensional Man
11 – Ceremony – Fuck You Sunshine
12 – Ten Million Lights – Red Tornado
13 – Noise Is Everything Else – Levity
14 – Silver Dapple – Vibration


Ola’s Kool Kitchen features Ten Million Lights

17 Apr


Big thanks to DJ Ola from Ola’s Kool Kitchen for featuring Ten Million Lights’ song Smother on her radio shows along with songs from amazing bands like The Breeders, Goat Girl, Pinkshinyultrablast, The Tully’s and tons more.  Check out the playlist below and listen on KCLA 99.3 FM in Los Angeles, 107.5 andhow.FM, Rock Velvet Radio, Maximum Threshold Radio, Rock Radio UK, Sword Radio UK, Jammerstream One, Kor Radio, Firebrand Radio and Bombshell Radio

Download the show here:

Show 356
1. The Breeders-Wait In The Car
2. Goat Girl-The Man
3. Ten Million Lights – Smother
4. Waves of Dread – Flying
5. Frankiie-Glory Me
6. The Dream Academy-Life In A Northern Town
7. MoNTCLoVA-Unsteadiness
8. The Cardigans-Lovefool
9. Pinkshinyultrablast- In the Hanging Garden
10. Drummetts – Funky Soul-All The Ladies Need Funk-Parlour
11. Lulu Reed With Sonny Thompson And His Orchestra -Say Hey Pretty Baby- single-Federal
12. The Freeborn-Land Of Diana-Peak Impressions-Second Harvest
13. Tullycraft – Superboy and Supergirl-Old Traditions, New Standards-Harriet Records
14. Little Dust-Moon Song- Going Steady Mixtape #8 – Wintersteady 2017-Going Steady Music

Ten Million Lights excited to be getting airplay

9 Apr

Thank you to James for playing Smother on his XRAY FM radio show Sessions From The Box.  We are loving the hometown support.


Big thanks to Dave for playing Red Tornado on the Revolution Rock show on CJAM 99.1 Windsor/Detroit.  We are excited to get airplay in Canada!


And last but not least to Rob for playing Smother on his weekly show That Indie Thing With Rob.



Ten Million Lights getting radio love

9 Mar

Big thanks to DKFM, WhiteLight/WhiteHeat, Shoegazer Alive and Noise Journal for promoting our new single “Smother”.  We are glad you are enjoying the music!

Primal Music give Ten Million Lights rave review

6 Mar

Thanks a ton to Del Chaney, from Dublin based The Primal Music Blog, for the most well thought out and delightful review we’ve ever received.  He starts with “Portland based ‘Ten Million Lights’ pull influences from from shoegaze, post-punk and modern psych rock to craft and create a sound so luscious it will have you instantly hooked.”

Check out the whole review here:


Ten Million Lights on WRFI’s Bombast show

28 Apr

Big thanks to Kid Catharsis from Ithaca, New York radio station WRFI for playing Ten Million Lights on his show Bombast.  Ten Million Light’s cover of Dreams Burn Down, originally by Ride, was played along with tracks from Thee Mighty Caesars, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Ulrich Schnauss, Lady Wray and tons more.  Check out the playlist and stream it here.

Ten Million Lights’ Fast Asleep featured on Podcasts

26 Dec

Mr. Atavist is at it again playing Throwing Spells on his Sunrise Ocean Bender show on WRIR radio.  You can listen to the podcast that includes tracks from other amazing artists like The Revolvers, The Asteroid #4 and some of our Portland, OR faves The Upsidedown and Pete International Airport (featuring Peter Holmstrom of The Dandy Warhols.)

Thanks again to Rob from Soundtrack 2 for featuring another song in his podcast.  Previously he played Still Point in Episode 48 and this time he included Fast Asleep in Episode 51 along with artists like Wooden Shjips, Atlas Sound, The Telescopes, Amusement Parks On Fire and more.