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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Thursday 3 September 2015

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    The Alternative To Sleep! Alt Rock, Metal, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Electro, plus the RTE 2fm studio sessions, & live music from across Europe.

    THURSDAY'S TWIST...




    Formed out of two great bands (The Cast Of Cheers and Adebisi Sank), All Tvvins make songs that are so catchy, you’ll want to sing them in the shower! ‘Darkest Ocean’ is their latest, and it continues to build momentum and expectation towards their 2016 debut album. It’s a beauty – it’s Thursday’s Twist...

    http://alltvvins.com/

    Live dates:

    September

     12th – Bestival

    20th – Germany, Berlin, Privatclub

    21st – Germany, Frankfurt, Nachtelben

    22nd – Germany, Cologne, Studio 672

    24th – Netherlands, Amsterdam, Paradiso Bitterzoet

    26th – Germany, Hamburg, Reeperbahn Festival

     

    October – (as support to Metric)

     7th – Bristol, O2 Academy

    8th – Birmingham, Institute

    9th – Manchester, Ritz

    11th – Glasgow, O2 ABC

    12th – Oxford, O2 Academy

    14th – London, Forum

    15th – France, Paris, Bataclan

     

    November

     20th – Dublin, Academy (headline show)

    INTERGALACTIC LOVERS LIVE AT THE REEPERBAHN FESTIVAL




    Intergalactic Lovers are Lara Chedraoui, Brendan Corbey, Maarten Huygens, and Raf De Mey. The Belgian band formed in 2008, and have won many fans across Europe and beyond with a busy touring schedule, and two excellent albums 'Greetings & Salutations' (2011) and last year's 'Little Heavy Burdens'. Dan has highlights of their set at the Reeperbahn festival on The Alternative.

    http://www.intergalacticlovers.com/

    https://www.reeperbahnfestival.com/en/

    www.eurosonic.net


    ALBUMS OF THE WEEK: BEACH HOUSE, GODHATESDISCO, & HOOTON TENNIS CLUB

     




    Beach House never leave it long between albums; an average of two years to be precise. ‘Depression Cherry’ comes three years after their previous album ‘Bloom’, and it finds the ‘Dream Pop’ duo sounding better than ever. Amidst the brooding you can almost feel the triumph bubbling up from beneath – it’s an excellent piece of work.

    http://www.beachhousebaltimore.com/




    The irony here is that you might not hear that much of ‘Great Radio’ by GODHATESDISCO on that wonderful thing called the Radio. That doesn’t mean that it isn’t impressive because it certainly is. Imagine listening to a symphony of sound while tuned into a handful of different broadcast frequencies at the same time. It makes the head spin at times, but it’s all good!

    https://www.facebook.com/GODHATESDISCO




    ‘Highest Point In Cliff Town’ is from Hooton Tennis Club. Musically it all works pretty effortlessly, and the quartet isn’t afraid to show their influences, and why not when they’re acts like Teenage Fanclub, The Jesus & Mary Chain, and Deerhunter. Its 12 tracks of uplifting garage pop, which will serve the band well.
     
    https://www.facebook.com/HootonTennisClub  

    BURIED TREASURE - 'OUR LIFE' BY NOISE CONTROL

     




    Dublin-based Noise Control had been threatening to give us an album for a long time, and in 2010 they delivered. ‘Our Life’ was and is quite a statement from the band; the attitude and power of The Prodigy, with some beautiful tender points like the title track, and single ‘Take It’, which features Shahin Badar on guest vocals.

    https://www.facebook.com/NoiseControls/






    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) - Thursday, September 3



    Run DMC (feat: Aerosmith) - 'Walk This Way'
    Jungle - 'Time'
    Not Squares - 'Simpler Vibe’
    Harold Faltermeyer – ‘Alex F’
    Bell X1 - 'Man On Mirr'
    All Tvvins – Darkest Ocean’
    Jurassic 5 - 'A Day At The Races’
    Cut Chemist - 'Motivational Speaker'
    Beach House – ‘Bluebird’
    Oasis - 'Whatever’
    Blur - 'The universal'
    Blur - 'Thought I Was A Spaceman'
    Mineral - 'Atoms'

    Hour 2:

    The Chemical Brothers (feat: St Vincent) - 'Under Neon Lights'
    The White Stripes - 'Joelene' (Live Under Blackpool Lights)
    Bryce Dessner & So Percussion'
    Wasps Vs Noise - 'Karaoke Queen'
    Dillinger - 'Cocaine’
    Scary Eire - 'Strength'
    DJ Mek (feat: Ri-Ra) - 'Maybe Tomorrow’
    Hooton Tennis Club – ‘Fall In Luv’
    Ann Scott – ‘Killerman’ (Klone Remix)
    (The Real) Tuesday Weld – ‘Bathtime In Clerkenwell’
    Shahin Badar - 'Salaam’
    The Prodigy (feat: Shahin Badar) - 'Smack My Bitch Up'
    Noise Control - 'Our Life’
    Eno Hyde – ‘Time To Waste’

    Hour 3:

    The Stone Roses - 'Begging You'
    GODHATEADISCO - 'Incredible Technology’
    Tricky - 'Christian Sands'
    Patti Smith - 'Land – Horses/Land Of A Thousand Dances...’

    Intergalactic Lovers live at the Reeperbahn festival:
    ‘Bruises’
    ‘Delay’
    ‘The Fall’

    The Avener (feat: Phoebe Killdeer) - 'Fadeout Lines'
    Tinariwen - 'Emajer’
    The Jimmy Cake - ' Teen Mist’

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