Brighten the Corners

BTC show #359 – 5/13/14

WCNR Brighten the Corners 5-13-14 (Show 359)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Pixies – “Greens and Blues”/Indie Cindy

~Joey Santiago phone interview clip from earlier today~

Pixies – “Vamos”/1988

Parquet Courts – “Black and White”/Sunbathing Animal (out 6/3)

Phox – “Slow Motion”/s/t (out 6/24, in Corner Lounge tmrw)


Telekinesis – “This Time Tomorrow”/I Saved Latin! A Tribute to Wes Anderson (out today)

La Sera – “Running Wild”/Hour of the Dawn (out today)


Little Dragon – “Klapp Klapp”/Nabuma Rubberband (out today)

Tori Amos – “Trouble’s Lament”/Unrepentant Geraldines (out today)

Bob Dylan – “Full Moon and Empty Arms”/new album TBA (song just posted on


Paul Weller – “Brand New Toy”/More Modern Classics (Best Of out 6/3)




Peter Murphy – “I Am My Own Name”/LION (out 6/3)


Morrissey – “World Peace Is None of Your Business”/title track (out 7/15)

Sharon Van Etten – “Nothing Will Change”/Are We There (out 5/27)

The Black Keys – “Gotta Get Away”/Turn Blue (out today)


Lana Del Rey – “West Coast”/Ultraviolence (release TBA, prod. by Dan Auerbach)

Amy LaVere – “Last Rock N’ Roll Boy To Dance”/Runaway’s Diary (out 5/27)


Willie Watson – “Rock Salt and Nails”/Folk Singer Vol. 1 (came out last week, in Cville 5/16)

Sylvan Esso – “Coffee”/s/t (out today)

The Horrors – “So Now You Know”/Luminous (came out last week)


Big Air – “Take A Look”/Buds (new local duo on CASSETTE!)

Ri¢hie – “I Got A Crush On You”/Night Game




Tobacco – “Good Complexion”/Ultima II Massage (out today)

Trans Am – “I’ll Never (Alternate Version)”/Volume X (out 5/20)


Liam Finn – “Burn Up The Road”/The Nihilist (came out last week)

Camper Van Beethoven – “It Was Like That When We Got Here”/El Camino Real (out 6/3)

Chromeo – “Old 45’s”/White Women (out today)


Jolie Holland – “Waiting For The Sun”/Wine Dark Sea (out 5/20)

Deer Tick – “Waitress In The Sky”/Corner Lounge Replacements cover from last Sept. (in Cville 5/19)

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