Brighten the Corners

BTC Show #305 – 3/19/13

WCNR Brighten the Corners 3-19-13 (Show 305)

{all titles out now unless otherwise noted}




Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young”/Modern Vampires of the City (out 5/7)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – “Let The Day Begin”/Specter at the Feast (out today)

And So I Watch You From Afar – “Like A Mouse”/All Hail Bright Futures (out today)

Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside – “Party Kids”/Untamed Beast

Palma Violets – “Best of Friends”/180 (out today)


The London Suede – “It Starts & Ends With You”/Bloodsports (out today)

The Enemy UK – “Blue Monday”/Streets in the Sky (digital EP out now)


J Mascis & Sharon Van Etten – “Prisoners”/The Music Is You: John Denver Tribute (out 4/2)

Rilo Kiley (w/ Benji Hughes) – “I Remember You”/rkives (out 4/2)

Prince – “I Could Never Take The Place of Your Man”/1987 (what a way to end SXSW!)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Swim and Sleep (Like A Shark)”/II

Phosphorescent – “Song For Zula”/Muchacho

Jamie N Commons – “Lead Me Home”/Walking Dead I soundtrack (out today)




Nataly Dawn – “Long Running Joke”/How I Knew Her (in Cville 3/31)

Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers – “Little Too Late”/single out now (in Cville 3/23)


Steve Martin & Edie Brickell – “Love Has Come For You”/title track (out 4/23)

The Milk Carton Kids – “Honey, Honey”/The Ash & Clay (out 3/26)

Chvrches – “Recover”/EP title track (out 3/26)

Donora – “Float Away”/Play Nice

Haerts – “Wings”/single out 4/2


Pyyramids – “Don’t Go”/Brightest Darkest Day (out 4/9)

Depeche Mode – “Soothe My Soul”/Delta Machine (out 3/26)

Flume – “Holdin On”/s/t

Low – “Four Score”/The Invisible Way (out today)




Billy Bragg – “Tomorrow’s Going To Be A Better Day”/Tooth & Nail (out today)

Emma Louise – “Boy”/Don’t Mess With Texas SXSW 2013 sampler


Waxahatchee – “Peace and Quiet”/Cerulean Salt

Mudhoney – “I Don’t Remember You”/Vanishing Point (out 4/2)

Chelsea Light Moving – “Communist Eyes”/s/t (Germs cover!)


Marnie Stern – “Noonan”/The Chronicles of Marnia (out today)

Savages – “She Will”/Silence Yourself (out 5/7)


NickCave & the Bad Seeds – “Water’s Edge”/Push The Sky Away (great NPR webcast from SXSW!)

Natalie Maines – “Without You”/Mother (out 5/7)


Molina and Johnson – “For As Long As It Will Matter”/2009 (RIP Jason Molina)

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