Brighten the Corners

BTC show #348 – 2/11/14


WCNR Brighten the Corners 2-11-14 (Show 348)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Conor Oberst – “Hundreds of Ways”/Upside Down Mountain (out 5/20)

Mirah – “Oxen Hope”/Changing Light (out 4/8)

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

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

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


Ex Hex – “Hot and Cold”/7-inch out 3/18

Lydia Loveless – “To Love Somebody”/Somewhere Else (out 2/18)


Hurray For the Riff Raff – “I Know It’s Wrong (But That’s Alright)”/Small Town Heroes (out today)

Dawn Landes – “Love Song”/Bluebird (out 2/18)


Noah Gundersen – “Ledges”/title track (out today)

Band of Horses – “No One’s Gonna Love You”/Acoustic at the Ryman (out today)

Neil Finn “Flying in the Face of Love”/Dizzy Heights (out today)




Nina Persson – “Animal Heart”/title track (out today)

Broods – “Bridges”/s/t EP (came out last week, free iTunes song this week)


St. Vincent – “Prince Johnny”/s/t (out 2/25)

Future Islands – “Seasons Waiting On You’/Singles (out 3/25, in Cville 3/3)

Angel Olsen – “Forgiven/Forgotten”/Burn Your Fire For No Witness (out & in Cville 2/18)


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

Yellow Ostrich – “Shades”/Cosmos (out 2/25)


NO – “Leave The Door Wide Open”/El Prado (out 2/18)

The Notwist – “Kong”/Close To The Glass (out 2/25)


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

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

Wye Oak – “The Tower”/Shriek (out 4/29, in Cville 3/3)

Jeremy Messersmith – “Virginia”/Corner Lounge version from 2/7


Sun Kil Moon – “Ben’s My Friend”/Benji (out today)

Latest News

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

CHO: Allow 2 Hours Before Departing

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport 012215

The local airport is advising passengers to get there two hours before departing.

in Music

Ringo Starr is selling copy No. 1 of the ‘White Album’


Looking for a unique Christmas gift? It'll only cost you a cool $60 grand.

in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Secrets for getting the best pieces of turkey


Tips for making sure your turkey is moist and flavorful this Thanksgiving.

in Lifestyle



Check out the latest shopping tricks, turkey tips, and Black Friday ads.

in Entertainment, Sports

Baseball great Willie Mays, 16 others, receive honors from Obama


Yogi Berra, Barbra Streisand, Itzhak Perlman, and among 14 others were given the highest U.S. civilian honor.