Brighten the Corners

BTC show #306 – 3/26/13

WCNR Brighten the Corners 3-26-13 (Show 306)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




She & Him – “Never Wanted Your Love”/Volume 3 (out 5/7)

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell – “Love Has Come For You”/title track (out 4/23)


Laura Marling – “Where Can I Go”/Once I Was An Eagle (out 5/28)

Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers – “Til I’m Blue”/new song – Corner Lounge version from 3/23

Depeche Mode – “Soothe My Soul”/Delta Machine (out today)

The Knife – “A Tooth For An Eye”/Shaking The Habitual (out 4/9)


Suuns – “2020”/Images Du Futur

Chvrches – “Recover”/EP title track (out today)


OMD – “Metroland”/English Electric (out 4/9)

DJ Shadow – “Listen”/in Cville 3/28, Corner Lounge interview tmrw!

RDGLDGRN (w/ Dave Grohl) – “I Love Lamp”/Red Gold Green EP




Nataly Dawn – “Long Running Joke”/How I Knew Her (in Cville 3/31)

Natalie Maines – “Without You”/Mother (out 5/7)

The Waterboys – “Sweet Dancer”/An Appointment With Mr. Yeats (out today)

Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young”/Modern Vampires of the City (out 5/7)

The Strokes – “Happy Ending”/Comedown Machine (out today)


Telekinesis – “Ghosts and Creatures”/Dormarion (out 4/2)

Junip – “Your Life Your Call”/s/t (out 4/23)


The Postal Service – “We Will Become Silhouettes (Matthew Dear remix)”/Give Up reissue (4/9)

Rilo Kiley – “Patiently”/rkives (out 4/2)

Wavves – “Paranoid”/Afraid of Heights (out today)

And So I Watch You From Afar – “Rats on Rock”/All Hail Bright Futures




Little Green Cars – “Big Red Dragon”/Absolute Zero (out today)

Surfer Blood – “Demon Dance”/Pythons (out 6/11)


Evan Dando – “Looking For Space”/The Music Is You: John Denver Tribute (out 4/2)

Langhorne Slim & The Law – “The Way We Move”/title track


The Milk Carton Kids – “Hope of a Lifetime”/The Ash & Clay (out today)

Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – “Poems, Prayers & Promises”/What The Brothers Sang

JJ Grey & Mofro – “99 Shades of Crazy”/This River (out 4/16)

My Terrible Friend (Nataly Dawn & Lauren O’Connell) – “Holy Roller Novocaine”/Kings of Leon YouTube cover (Nataly & Lauren in Cville 3/31)

Patty Griffin – “Ohio”/American Kid (out 5/7)


Warm Soda – “Busy Lizzy”/Someone For You Out (out today)

Wire – “Love Bends”/Change Becomes Us (out today)

Mad Season – “Locomotive”/Above deluxe reissue (out 4/2)

~interview segment w/ Barrett Martin (full interview will air during afternoon show in April)

Dead Moon – “It’s O.K.”/2003

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