Brighten the Corners

BTC show #336 – 10/29/13

WCNR Brighten the Corners 10-29-13 (Show 336)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




The Velvet Underground – “Pale Blue Eyes”/RIP Lou Reed

Arcade Fire – “Normal Person”/Reflektor (out today)

Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones – “Long Time Gone”/Foreverly (out 11/25)

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – “Stranger To My Happiness”/Give The People What They Want (out 1/14)


The Devil Makes Three – “Stranger”/I’m A Stranger Here (out today, in Cville 11/17)

White Denim – “Pretty Green”/Corsicana Lemonade (out today)


Los Straitjackets – “¡Ghostbusters!”/Mondo Zombie Boogaloo (in Cville 10/30)

The Fray – “Love Don’t Die”/Helios (out 1/14)

Von Grey – “Come On”/Awakening EP (out 1/21, in Cville 11/8)


Oscar Isaac & Marcus Mumford – “Fare Thee Well (Dink’s Song)”/Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack (out 11/12)

Neko Case – “Calling Cards”/Corner Lounge version from 10/27!

Maria Taylor – “Something About Knowing”/Something About Knowing (out today)

Poliça – “Chain My Name”/Shulamith

Cut Copy – “We Are Explorers”/Free Your Mind (out 11/5)


Karen Elson – “Vicious”/Lou Reed cover (opened for Neko Case 10/27 & played this one for Lou!)

David Bowie – “I’m Waiting For The Man” (live, 1972)/another one for Lou…




Pearl Jam 20 Radio Special!! PJ in Cville tonight!!

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