Brighten the Corners

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Join Corner Music Director Jeff Sweatman Tuesdays at 10pm for 2 hours of cool new music, indie bands and a few choice older cuts to keep everyone honest.  Not looking for the next BIG thing, just the next GREAT thing!

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}


Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – “Let The Day Begin”/Specter at the Feast (out 3/19)
Widowspeak – “Ballad of the Golden Hour”/Almanac

Junip – “Line of Fire”/Junip (out 4/23)
Jim James – “A New Life”/Regions of Light & Sound of God (out 2/5)

The Strokes – “One Way Trigger”/2013 album tba (1st single coming in a couple weeks)
Atoms For Peace – “Judge Jury Executioner”/AMOK (out 2/25)

Adam Green & Binki Shapiro – “Just To Make Me Feel Good”/s/t (out today)
Josh Ritter – “Joy To You Baby”/The Beast In Its Tracks (out 3/5)

Frightened Rabbit – “The Woodpile”/Pedestrian Verse (out 2/5)
Johnny Marr – “Upstarts”/The Messenger (out 2/26)
Tegan & Sara – “Shock To Your System”/Heartthrob (out today)

Stevie Wonder – “Don’t You Worry ‘bout A Thing”/1973 (because I woke up w/ it in my head!)


They Might Be Giants – “Lost My Mind”/Nanobots (EP out now, full 3/5; in Cville 4/9)
Flaming Lips – “Sun Blows Up Today”/The Terror (4/2)
Prince – “Screwdriver”/YouTube

Foals – “My Number”/Holy Fire (out 2/12/13)
Capital Cities – “Safe and Sound”/s/t EP (recently re-released)

Bleeding Rainbow – “Inside My Head”/Yeah Right (out today)
Cayucas – “High School Lover”/Bigfoot (out 4/30)
Free Energy – “Girls Want To Rock”/Love Sign

Ruby Suns – “In Real Life”/Christopher (out today)

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite – “Don’t Look Twice”/Get Up! (out today)
Night Beds – “Ramona”/Country Sleep (out 2/5)

Matt Pond – “Love To Get Used”/The Lives Inside The Lines In Your Hand (out 2/5, in Cville 2/10)


Trixie Whitley – “Fourth Corner”/title track (out today, in Cville 2/5)

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – “Jubilee Street”/Push Away The Sky (out 2/19)
Richard Thompson – “Good Things Happen To Bad People”/Electric (out 2/5)
Yo La Tengo – “Paddle Forward”/Fade

The Lone Bellow – “You Never Need Nobody”/s/t (came out last week)
Ivan & Alyosha – “Running For Cover”/All The Times We Had (out 2/26)

Villagers – “Nothing Arrived”/{Awayland} (out 4/9)
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – “We The Common”/title track (out 2/5)
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside – “Party Kids”/Untamed Beast (out 2/19)

Sex Pistols – “Road Runner”/Not Fade Away soundtrack

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