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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative - Tuesday, April 2

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    BJORK – BACK & FORTH – TUESDAY, APRIL 2

    She is without debate one of the most charismatic artists in the history of modern day music. Her music has captivated and confused many over the years. Dan will be looking at Bjork’s career, and playing tracks from different points in her career.

    http://bjork.com/

    ALBUMS OF THE WEEK - LOW SEA & K-X-P

    The Waterford-based Liverpudlian/Bosnian two-piece have already made a name for themselves, but their new album 'Remote Viewing' is set to bring this to a much higher level. With the help of the renowned Stephen Hague (who's worked with Pet Shop Boys, New Order, Afro Celt Sound System, PIL, Sparks, etc.), Low Sea's brand of 'Narcotic Pop' will impress just about anyone.

    'II' from Finland's K-X-P has been out a while, but it's too good to pass over without some sort of nod to its quality. It may not come as a shock to learn that this is K-X-P's second album, but what will surprise you is this how they've managed to create a sound that is quite different to nearly everything else that is around at the moment.

    https://www.facebook.com/lowseamusic

    http://www.k-x-p.com/

    The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Tuesday, April 2

    Green Day – ‘American Idiot’
    Jonny Rep – ‘Won’t You Agree?’
    The Undertones – ‘Teenage Kicks’
    Tiny Magnetic Pets – ‘Goodbye Goodbye Goodbye’
    The Stone Roses – ‘Waterfall’
    Francis International Airport - 'The Right Ones'
    Warpaint – ‘Undertow’
    Enemies (Feat: Conor Adams) – ‘Executive Cut’
    Massive Attack – ‘Teardrop’
    Clark – ‘Tooth Moves’
    Rage Against The Machine – ‘Take The Power Back’
    Will De Burca – ‘They Gave Us Rock’
    The Flaming Lips – ‘You Lust’

    Hour 2:

    Beastie Boys – ‘Sure Shot’
    Power Of Dreams – ‘Good To Know’
    Power Of Dreams – ‘100 Ways To Kill A Love’
    That Petrol Emotion – ‘Tingle’
    Low Sea – ‘Sentimental Games’
    INXS – ‘Need You Tonight’
    Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – ‘The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel’
    The Invisible – ‘Wings’
    Autolux – Great Days For The Passenger Element’
    Atoms For Peace – ‘Stuck Together Pieces’
    Cream – ‘Sunshine Of Your Love’
    The Northern Drones – ‘Electric Sun’
    Ride – ‘Grasshopper’

    Hour 3:

    The Cure – ‘A Forest’
    K-X-P – ‘Melody’
    Mansun – ‘The Chad Who Loved Me’
    Cat Dowling – ‘Come On’

    Bjork – Back & Forth:
    The Sugarcubes – ‘Regina’
    Bjork – ‘Big Time Sensuality’ (Fluke Remix)
    The Sugarcubes – ‘Birthday’
    Bjork – ‘Mutual Core’
    Bjorj & David Arnold – ‘Play Dead’
    Bjork – ‘Scarface’ (Death Grips Remix)

    Soak – ‘Sea Creatures’
    Francesca Baines – ‘Waterfall’
    Neil Young – ‘Down By The River’

     

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