Brighten the Corners

BTC show #322 – 7/16/13

WCNR Brighten the Corners 7-16-13 (Show 322)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Pearl Jam – “Mind Your Manners”/Lightning Bolt (out 10/15)

Superchunk – “FOH”/I Hate Music (out 8/20, in Cville 9/23…yep, same day as Sigur Ros!)

J. Roddy Walston & The Business – “Heavy Bells”/Essential Tremors (out 9/10)


Janelle Monae – “Dance Apocalyptic”/The Electric Lady (out 9/10)

Robert Randolph & The Family Band – “Born Again”/Lickety Split (out today)


Future Bible Heroes – “A New Kind of Town”/Partygoing

Pet Shop Boys – “Vocal”/Electric (out today)

Arthur Beatrice – “Carter (Cut)”/Carter EP (out 7/23)

Jamie Lidell – “Big Love”/s/t

Mayer Hawthorne – “The Stars Are Ours”/Where Does This Door Go (out today)


Beck – “I Won’t Be Long”/new single at

Kurt Vile – “Never Run Away”/Wakin On A Pretty Daze (in Cville 7/19)

Dead Professional – “Don’t Be Cruel”/new EP at (opening for Kurt Vile)


GEMS – “Sinking Stone”/brand-new track at (opening for Indians in DC)




Indians – “Bird”/Somewhere Else (at Black Cat in DC 7/22)


The Love Language – “First Shot”/Ruby Red (out 7/23, in Cville 8/3)

Parquet Courts – “Borrowed Time”/Light Up Gold (in Cville 7/23)

Andrew Cedermark – “At Home”/Home Life (out today, in Cville 7/20)


Thriftstore Masterpiece (w/ Frank Black) – “Long Black Train”/Trouble Is A LonesomeTown

Widowspeak – “True Believer”/The Swamps EP (out 10/29)

Mazzy Star – “California”/Seasons of Your Day (out 9/24)


Sarah Siskind – “Covered”/title track (out today)

Courtyard Hounds – “Sunshine”/Amelita (out today)

Regina Spektor – “You’ve Got Time”/Orange Is The New Black (new Netflix series) theme

Ethan Johns – “Don’t Reach Too Far”/If Not Now Then When? (out 7/30)

Deerhunter – “Back To The Middle”/Monomania




Deer Tick – “The Rock”/Negativity (out 9/24)


Gogol Bordello – “Lost Innocent World”/Pura Via Conspiracy (out 7/23)

Bloc Party – “Ratchet”/The Nextwave Sessions (out 8/13)

David Lynch – “Star Dream Girl”/The Big Dream (out today)


Bob Marley & The Wailers – “Waiting In Vain (Jim James remix)”/Legend Remixed

Classixx – “All You’re Waiting For”/HangingGardens

MountKimbie (feat. King Krule) – “You Took Your Time”/Cold Spring Fault Less Youth


Foy Vance – “Closed Hand, Full of Friends”/Joy Of Nothing (out 8/27)

Brett Dennen – “Wild Child”/Smoke & Mirrors (out 10/22)

Laura Veirs – “Sun Song”/Warp & Weft (out 8/20)

Maps – “I Heard Them Say”/Vicissitude (came out last week)
Sons of Hippies – “Rose”/Griffons At The Gates of Heaven (out today)Speedy Ortiz – “Tiger Tank”/Major Arcana (came out last week)


San Fermin – “Sonsick”/single out now, album 9/17

Ben Harper – “Crazy Love”/Van Morrison cover; Sweet Relief III (came out last week)

Grant Hart – “Glorious”/The Argument (out 7/23)


Hüsker Dü – “Green Eyes”/1985


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