Brighten the Corners

BTC #352 – 3/11/14

WCNR Brighten the Corners 3-11-14 (Show 352)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Sharon Van Etten – “Taking Chances”/Are We There (out 5/27)

Hurray For The Riff Raff – “I Know It’s Wrong (But That’s Alright)”/Small Town Heroes

Suzanne Vega – “I Never Wear White”/Tales From The Realm of the Queen of Pentacles

Thievery Corporation feat. Shana Halligan – “Depth of My Soul”/Saudade (out 4/1)


White Denim – “At Night In Dreams”/Corsicana Lemonade

Mount Moriah – “Revolution Blues”/Neil Young cover for Merge Records Or Thousands of Prizes monthly 7” series


NO w/ Laura of The Mynabirds – “Suzanne”/L. Cohen cover from Soundcloud

Joseph Arthur – “Walk on the Wild Side”/Lou (out 5/13)

Bonnie Raitt & David Lindley – “Everywhere I Go”/Looking Into You: Jackson Browne Tribute (out 4/1)

Black Prairie – “Let It Out”/Fortune (out 4/22)




Infamous Stringdusters – “I’ll Get Away”/Let It Go (out 4/1, in Cville 3/12)

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell w/ Steep Canyon Rangers – “Pretty Little One”/Live CD/DVD (out today)

Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line – “Carnival”/2013 (in Cville 3/15)

The Faint – “Help in the Head”/Doom Abuse (out 4/8)


The Men – “Another NIght”/Tomorrow’s Hits

Saintseneca – “Happy Alone”/Dark Arc (out 4/1)


Lyla Foy – “Feather Tongue”/Mirrors The Sky (out 3/18)

Chris Malinchak – “So Good To Me”/single out now

Joywave – “Tongues (feat. Kopps)”/How Do You Feel? (out today)

The Coathangers – “Follow Me”/Suck My Shirt (out 3/18)


Gary Numan – “I Am Dust”/Splinter (Song From A Broken Mind)




The War on Drugs – “Red Eyes”/Lost in the Dream (out 3/18)


White Sea – “They Don’t Know”/single out now

Haley Bonar – “Last War”/title track (out 5/20)

Sibille Attar – “Come Night”/Sleepyhead

Death Vessel – “Mercury Dime”/Island Intervals


Lydia Loveless – “To Love Somebody”/Somewhere Else

Deer Tick – “Waitress in the Sky”/Corner Lounge Replacements cover from 2013 (just announced Cville show for 5/19)


Janelle Monae – “What Is Love”/Rio 2 soundtrack (out 3/25)

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