Brighten the Corners

BTC Show #368 – 7/15/14

WCNR Brighten the Corners 7-15-14 (Show 368)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Shovels & Rope – “The Devil Is All Around”/Swimmin’ Time (out 8/26, in Cville 9/20)

Counting Crows – “Scarecrow”/Somewhere Under Wonderland (out 9/2)


Trampled By Turtles – “Are You Behind The Shining Star?”/Wild Animals (out today, in Cville 9/9)

Puss N Boots (feat. Norah Jones) – “Don’t Know What It Means”/No Fools, No Fun (out today)

Woman’s Hour – “Her Ghost”/title track (out today)


Jungle – “Busy Earnin”/s/t (out today)

Slow Club – “Complete Surrender”/title track (out today)

The Acid – “Fame”/Liminal (out today)


Hercules & Love Affair – “Think”/The Feast of the Broken Heart (out today)

Little Daylight – “Overdose”/Hello Memory (out today, at JMU 9/17)


Bleachers – “Rollercoaster”/Strange Desire (out today)

Joywave (feat. KOPPS) – “Tongues”/How Do You Feel? EP

Weird Al Yankovic – “Word Crimes”/Mandatory Fun (out today)




Coldplay & Cat Power – “Wish I Was Here”/Wish I Was Here soundtrack (out today)

Fink – “Looking Too Closely”/Hard Believer (out today)


Tiny Ruins – “Me at the Museum, You In the Wintergardens”/Brightly Painted One (in Cville 10/24 w/ S. Van Etten)

Luluc – “Without A Face”/Passerby (out today)

Interpol – “All The Rage (Back Home)”/El Pintor (out 9/9)

Delta Spirit – “From Now On”/Into The Wide (out 9/9)


Neko Case & Kelly Hogan – “These Aren’t The Droids”/2776 (a comedy benefit album)

The New Pornographers – “Brill Bruisers”/title track (out 8/26)


Morrissey – “The Bullfighter Dies”/World Peace Is None Of Your Business (out today)

John Hiatt – “Terms of My Surrender”/title track (out today)


Reigning Sound – “My My”/Shattered (out today)

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – “Heaven Is Mine”/Cold World (out 7/29)


Honeyblood – “Fall Forever”/s/t (out today)




My Brightest Diamond – “Dreaming Awake (Son Lux Mix)”/None More Than You EP (out today)

Cocteau Twins – “Carolyn’s Fingers”/Blue Bell Knoll reissue (out today)

Jenny Lewis – “The Voyager”/title track (out 7/29)


J Mascis – “Every Morning”/Tied To A Star (out 8/25)

King Buzzo (Buzz of The Melvins) – “Drunken Baby”/This Machine Kills Artists (in Cville 7/18)


Bob Moses – “I Ain’t Gonna Be The First To Cry”/First To Cry

Tom Vek – “Sherman (Animals in the Jungle)”/Luck

The Clean – “Tally Ho”/Anthology reissue (out today)

Braid – “East End Hollows”/No Coast (came out last week)

Spider Bags – “Back With You Again in the World”/Frozen Letter (out 8/5)


Anna Calvi & David Byrne – “Strange Weather”/covers EP title track (out today)

Ramones – “I Want You Around”/RIP Tommy Ramone

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