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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative - Thursday, March 21


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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative - Thursday, March 21


    Formed in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Biffly Clyro have become one of the biggest Rock acts to come from this part of the world in many years. From small club gigs, they now play to arenas all over the world.

    Their sixth studio album 'Opposites' saw them reach the number one spot in the UK album chart for the first time. The three-piece is currently undertaking their biggest arena tour to date, which includes a night at The O2 Dublin on March 28th, and The Odyssey Belfast on March 29th. This live set will act as appetiser to these much anticipated dates.

    Recorded and offered by Westdeutscher Rundfunk Koln - Eins Live for the Eurosonic Partnership of the EBU.





    Hailing from the northwest of Ireland has its advantages and disadvantages when you are in a band, yet Constant Supply have allowed their surroundings to help shape their debut album. As the title may suggest, ‘The Coast Ain’t Clear’ captures a sesnse of place, and a maturity that you rarely hear on debut albums.

    Steve Mason is one of the unsung heroes of modern music. From his days in The Beta Band, to the excellent Black Affair, through to his solo career; he consistantly comes up with remarkably good material. His new album ‘Monkey Minds In The Devil’s Time’ follows 2011’s ‘Ghosts Outside’ with Dennis Bovell. This is Steve Mason’s best work to date, and when you consider his back catalogue, that is a huge achievement.



    The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Thursday, March 21

    Rage Against The Machine – ‘Know Your Enemy’
    Santigold (Feat: Karen O) – ‘Go!’
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Sacrilege’
    Ladytron – ‘Ghosts’
    Ham Sandwich – ‘Models’
    Interpol – ‘NYC’
    Jonny Rep – ‘Won’t You Agree?’
    Kid Koala – ‘2 Bit Blues’
    Vampire Weekend – ‘Diane Young’
    Stiff Little Fingers – ‘Alternative Ulster’
    The Strokes – ‘Tap Out’
    Julian Casablancas – ‘11th Dimension’
    Them Crooked Vultures – ‘Dead End Friends’
    Led Zeppelin – ‘Dazed & Confused’ (Live)

    Hour 2:

    Nirvana – ‘Lithium’
    Jagwar Ma – ‘The Throw’
    Future Kings Of Spain – ‘Hanging Around’
    Kantor Tzar Collectif – ‘Lose Yourself’
    Outkast – ‘Ms Jackson’
    Arsonists – ‘Flashback’
    Sage Francis – ‘Personal Journalist’
    Marxman (Feat: Sinead O’Connor) – ‘Ship Ahoy’
    The XX – ‘VCR’
    The Joy Formidable – ‘Little Blimp’
    Steve Mason – ‘Seen It All Before’
    Moby – ‘Rushing’
    Villagers – ‘The Waves’ (Jape Remix)

    Hour 3:

    Kerbdog – ‘Mexican Wave’
    The Vincent(s) – ‘Asked Her To Dance’
    Bombino – ‘Azamane Tiliade’
    Blink – ‘Cello’
    Dermot Lambert – ‘Bank In Brazil’
    The Strokes – ‘50/50’

    Biffly Clyro live at The Globe Theater, Neuss (Germany):
    ‘That Golden Rule’
    ‘Machines’ (Acoustic)
    ‘Living is a Problem’

    Constant Supply – ‘Requisite’
    U2 – ‘The Unforgettable Fire’
    Stano – ‘Marley Stipes’


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