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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Tuesday 23 April 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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


    She is without question one of the most remarkable performers that Ireland has ever produced. Her career has been anything but dull, and while opinion has been divided over some of her musical ventures, she can never be accused of sticking to a tried and trusted formula the way some major artists have. Dan will play tracks for various parts of Sinead’s career – collaborations, deviations, and classic.




    Solar Bears are back with their second album ‘Supermigration’, the long awaited follow-up to 2010's ‘She Was Coloured In’. If you were into the debut, ‘Supermigration’ will put a semi-permanent smile on your face! To launch the album, they make a rare live appearance at The Button Factory on Friday, April 26 with a full live band.

    Phoenix have been building their following over the past few years, converting the masses to their kind of alt-pop. ‘Bankrupt!’ doesn’t stray too far from what they’ve been bring us to-date. They’ll be one of the acts that visit Ireland for the Longitude festival in July.

    Australian outfit Underground Lovers have a new album called ‘Weekend’. If you’re familiar with their (rather excellent) back catalogue, you’ll love this. If you’re not, then prepare yourself to be impressed... Think New Order meets My Bloody Valentine meets Curve, and you’ll have an idea of where Underground Lovers are coming from.




    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Tuesday, April 23


    Dick Dale & His Deltones – ‘Misirlou’
    Django Django – ‘Wor’
    Jonny Rep – ‘Won’t You Agree?’
    The Kills – ‘Cat Claw’
    N.W.A. – ‘Straight Outta Compton’
    Daft Punk (Feat: Pharrell Williams) – ‘Get Lucky’
    Bobby Womack – ‘Across 110th Street’
    The Altered Hours – ‘Sweet Jelly Roll’
    U2 – ‘Dancing Barefoot’
    Foals – ‘Late Night’
    Massive Attack – ‘Everywhen’
    The Flaming Lips – ‘You Lust’

    Hour 2:

    The Hot Sprockets – ‘Soul Brother’
    Alice In Chains – ‘Would?’
    Siinai – ‘Marathon’
    Paranoid Visions – ‘Politician 2011’
    Red Moon Bayonets – ‘The Slow Mile’
    BlakRoc (Feat: Nicole Wray & Noe) – ‘Done Did It’
    Richie Havens – ‘All Along The watchtower’
    Underground Lovers – ‘Can For Now’
    Curve – ‘Already Yours’
    Low Sea – ‘Afflictions Of Love’
    Rolling Stones – ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’
    Daniel Johnston – ‘It’s Impossible’
    MGMT – ‘Siberian Breaks’

    Hour 3:

    Beck – ‘Loser’
    Little Green Cars – ‘My Love Took Me Down To The River To Silence Me’
    Hrvoje Crnic Boxer – ‘Lokrum’
    Solar Bears – ‘Love Is All’
    Darkstar – ‘Amplified Ease’
    The Temptations – ‘Psychedelic Shack’
    Enemies (Feat: Conor Adams) – ‘Executive Cut’

    Sinead O’Connor – Back & Forth:
    Sinead O’Connor – ‘Mandinka’
    Afro Celt Sound System (Feat: Sinead O’Connor) – ‘Release’
    Sinead O’Connor – ‘Troy’
    Sinead O’Connor – ‘Marcus Garvey’
    Sinead O’Connor – ‘4th & Vine’
    Marxman (Feat: Sinead O’Connor) – ‘Ship Ahoy’

    The Dudley Corporation – ‘Kind Of Light’
    Phoenix – ‘Bankrupt’


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