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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Thursday 9 May 2013


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    Skyscraper'. As of August 15, 2012, it would appear that Banks laid to rest the use of the alter-ego, "Julian Plenti" as on the official site of @InterpolNYC, the name is referred to as "ditched". Banks' second full-length studio album 'Banks' was released in October last year.

    Recorded live at Les Docks, Lausanne on January 31, 2013 for the Eurosonic Partnership of the EBU.




    ‘Absolute Zero’ (out May 10th), the debut album from Little Green Cars was recorded a year ago, so you’d imagine that the band are as happy about its release as the rest of us! As you’d expect, this is a strong debut, which will no doubt help the band with their steady upward trajectory.

    Ghostpoet’s second album ‘Some Say I So I Say Light’ comes with a weight of expectancy with it. So, does it live up to the hopes, or dare I say it the hype? Yes, absolutely! It sounds slightly slicker than 2011’s ‘Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam’, but withholds much of that albums charm.

    Tieranniesaur are back with ‘DIYSCO’, an album that will have you feet tapping, your fingers clicking, and anything else that moves moving! The slight surprise is that the title track may well be the weakest on the album, but that speaks volumes for the other 12 tracks.




    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Thursday, May 9

    AC/DC – ‘Highway To Hell’
    Prince Rama – ‘So Destroyed’
    Blur – ‘Coffe & TV’
    The Altered Hours – ‘Sweet Jelly Roll’
    Dave Gahan – ‘Dirty Sticky Floor’
    Depeche Mode – ‘Sooth My Soul’
    alt-J – ‘Tesselate’
    C2C – ‘The Beat’
    Fatboy Slim – ‘Right Here Right Now’
    Fatboy Slim – ‘Mi Bebe Masoquista’
    Cat Dowling – ‘Come On’
    The Phoenix Foundation – ‘Friendly Society’

    Hour 2:

    The Doors – ‘Break On Through (To The Other Side)’
    The Duckworth Lewis Method – ‘The Age Of Revolution’
    The Divine Comedy – ‘My Lovely Horse’
    Pugwash – ‘Monorail’
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Mosquito’
    Bob Marley & The Wailers – ‘Three Little Birds’
    Overhead, The Albatros – ‘Pigonometry’ (Session)
    Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – ‘Paradise Blue’
    Mystery Jets – ‘Radlands’
    Little Green Cars - ‘Big Red Dragon’
    Tieranniesaur – ‘Oh No (That’s Me!)’
    Lir – ‘Railroad’
    Rage Against The Machine – ‘Testify’
    Enemies – ‘Unit Shifter’
    Mogwai – ‘You’re Lionel Richie’

    Hour 3:

    The Who – ‘Pinball Wizard’
    K-X-P – ‘Flags & Crosses’
    Katie Kim – ‘Your Montains’
    Ghostpoet (Feat: Woodpecker Williams) – ‘Meltdown’
    Elliott Smith – ‘Ballad Of Big Nothing’
    Slow Skies – ‘On The Shore’
    The White Stripes – ‘Rag & Bone’
    Checkpoint – ‘Don’t Give In’

    Paul Banks live at Les Docks, Lausanne:
    ‘The Base’
    ‘Paid For That’
    ‘Only If You Run’

    Halves – ‘Drumhunter’
    Adultrock – ‘Sleeper’
    God Is An Astronaut – ‘Lateral Noise’
    God Is An Astronaut – ‘Far From Refuge’


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