Brighten the Corners

BTC Show #372 – 8/12/14

WCNR Brighten the Corners 8-12-14 (Show 372)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Sinead O’Connor – “Take Me To Church”/I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss (out today)

Phantogram – “Black Out Days”/new Future Islands remix

Imogen Heap – “Run-Time”/Sparks (out 8/19)

Mike Doughty – “Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating In the Future”/Stellar Motel (out 9/16)

Shakey Graves – “Dearly Departed”/And The War Came (out 10/7)


Ty Segall – “Susie Thumb”/Manipulator (out 8/26)

Strand of Oaks – “Shut In”/Heal


Sallie Ford – “Coulda Been”/Slap Back (out this fall)

Jolie Holland – “On and On”/Wine Dark Sea (in Cville 8/16)

Foxygen – “How Can You Really”/…And Star Power (out 10/14)

Kishi Bashi – “Philosophize In It! Chemicalize With It!”/Lighght (in Cville 8/15)


The Raveonettes – “Sisters”/Pe’Ahi (came out in July)

The Kooks – “Bad Habit”/Listen (out 9/2, EP out now)

Queen – “Don’t Try Suicide”/1980




FKA Twigs – “Two Weeks”/LP1 (out today)

Banks – “Beggin For Thread”/July single

El May – “I Played A Role”/The Other Person Is You (out 8/26)

Orenda Fink – “Ace of Cups”/Blue Dream (out 8/19)

Angus & Julia Stone – “A Heartbreak”/s/t (came out last week)

Genevieve Bellemare – “Live and Die”/EP title track (Aug. 2014 release)

Mirel Wagner – “Oak Tree”/When The Cellar Children See The Light Of Day (out today)


Chris Staples – “Dark Side of the Moon”/American Soft (out today)

David Mayfield – “In Your Eyes”/Strangers (out 9/9)

Bishop Allen – “Why I Had To Go”/Lights Out (out 8/19)

Trigger Hippy – “Rise Up Singing”/s/t (out 9/30)

Smokey Robinson & Sheryl Crow – “The Tears of A Clown”/Smokey & Friends (out 8/19)


Dr. John w/ The Dirty Dozen Brass Band – “When You’re Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)”/Ske-Dat-De-Dat…The Spirit of Satch (out 8/19)

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