Brighten the Corners

BTC show #347 – 2/4/14

WCNR Brighten the Corners 2-4-14 (Show 347)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Nickel Creek – “Destination”/upcoming album (tba)

Ingrid Michaelson – “Girls Chase Boys”/new album 4/15

U2 – “Invisible”/new charity track

Parker Millsap – “Disappear”/s/t (out today)

Built To Spill – “Jokerman”/Bob Dylan in the 80s (out 3/25)


Cloud Nothings – “I’m Not Part of Me”/Here & Nowhere (out 4/1)

Cheatahs – “Cut the Grass”/s/t (out 2/11)


Temples – “Shelter Song”/Sun Structures (out 2/11)

Cults – “Were Before”/Corner Lounge version from 1/30!

Brandi Carlile – “The Chain”/Sweetheart 2014 (out today)

Elbow – “New York Morning”/The Take Off & Landing of Everything (out 3/11)

GRiZ – “Hard Times”/Rebel Era (2013, just-announced show in Cville 4/16)


Supreme Cuts w/ Poliça – “Envision”/Divine Ecstasy (came out last week)

Phantogram – “Fall in Love”/Voices (out 2/18)




Chvrches – “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”/Vampire Academy soundtrack (out today)

Lana Del Rey – “Once Upon A Dream”/Maleficent soundtrack (out today)

Foxes – “Youth”/2013 single

Freddy Scott – “This Is A Trent Reznor Song”/new parody song


Cibo Matto – “Hotel Valentine”/title track (out 2/11)

The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo) – “Milwaukee”/s/t (out 4/15)


Dead Professional – “I’m Not The One”/new single from local act

The Orwells – “Who Needs You”/EP title track

Howler – “Don’t Wanna”/World of Joy (out 3/25)


3rd Eye Girl w/ Prince – “PretzelBodyLogic”/PlectrumElectrum (tba)

G. Love & Special Sauce (w/ Ben Harper) – “Nothing Quite Like Home”/Sugar (out 4/22)


Broken Bells – “After the Disco”/title track (out today)

Beck – “Wasting Light”/Morning Phase (out 2/25)

Jessica Lea Mayfield – “Oblivious”/Make My Head Sing… (out 4/15)


The Hold Steady – “Spinners”/Teeth Dreams (out 3/25)


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

Man Man – “Born Tight”/Corner Lounge version from yesterday!

Big Head Todd – “Black Beehive”/Corner Lounge version from 1/21 (album out today)


Uncle Tupelo – “Life Worth Livin’” (1989 demo)/No Depression Legacy re-issue (came out last week)

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