Brighten the Corners

BTC show #344 – 1/14/14

WCNR Brighten the Corners 01-14-14 (Show 344)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Jim James – “Turn Your Lights Down Low”/Sweetheart 2014 (out 2/4)

Tracy Bonham – Everybody’s Talkin’”/This Is The Town: A Tribute To Nilsson Vol. 1 (out 2/4)

Dom La Nena – “Start A War”/Golondrina EP (cover of The National)

Bruce Springsteen – “Just Like Fire Would”/The Saints cover from High Hopes (out today)

St. Vincent – “Digital Witness”/s/t (out 2/25)


Aloe Blacc – “The Man”/Wake Me Up EP

Nick Waterhouse – “This Is A Game”/Holly (out 3/4)

St. Paul & The Broken Bones – “Call Me”/Half The City (out 2/18, in Cville 3/22)


Les Claypool’s Duo De Twang – “Stayin’ Alive”/Four Foot Shack (out 2/4, in Cville 3/3)

Jake Bugg – “Slumville Sunrise”/Shangri La (last year’s BTC album of the year, great sold out show at NYC’s Terminal 5 on my birthday 1/10!)

Johnny Cash – “She Used To Love Me A Lot”/Out Among The Stars (out 3/25)


Night Beds – “Head For the Hills”/new 2014 track (in Cville w/ Lord Huron 2/9)




Foster The People – “Coming of Age”/Supermodel (out 3/18)

Neon Trees – “Sleeping With A Friend”/Pop Psychology (out 4/22)


Bad Suns – “Cardiac Arrest”/Transpose EP (out 1/21, in Cville w/ Royal Bangs 1/16)

Royal Bangs – “Better Run”/Brass (in Cville 1/16)

Big Head Todd & The Monsters – “Josephina”/Black Beehive (out 2/4, in Cville 1/21)

Lucius – “Until We Get There”/Wildewoman (in Cville 1/21)


You Won’t – “Who Knew”/2012 (opening for Lucius)

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Chartjunk”/Wig Out At Jagbags

Courtney Barnett – “Avant Gardener”/The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas


Wild Cub – “Thunder Clatter”/Youth (out 1/21)

Gemini Club – Sparklers”/Here We Sit EP

The Autumn Defense – “This Thing That I’ve Found”/Fifth (out 1/28)




Neil Young – “Cinnamon Girl”/Live At The Cellar Door, DC 1970 (since I didn’t get into any of his 4 Carnegie Hall shows last week, haha)


Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – “Now I See”/Give The People What They Want (out today)

Broken Bells – “After The Disco”/title track (out 2/4)


Real Estate – “Talking Backwards”/Atlas (out 3/4)

Hospitality – “Rockets & Jets”/Trouble (out 1/28, in Cville 2/23)

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


Warpaint – “Love Is To Die”/Warpaint (out 1/21)

Lo-Fang – “When We’re Fire”/Blue Film (out 2/25, tour w/ Lorde)


Against Me! – “Black Me Out”/Transgender Dysphoria Blues (out 1/21)

Bad Cop – “My Dying Days”/The Light On EP


Pixies – “Blue-Eyed Hexe”/EP 2 (out now)

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