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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Wednesday 15 May 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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

    Playlist - The Alternative (Dan Hegarty) – Wednesday, May 15


    The Prodigy – ‘Voodoo People’
    Kasabian – ‘Vlad The Impaler’
    Siinai – ‘Marathon’
    Metallica – ‘Enter Sandman’
    The Bonnevilles – ‘Hell’
    The Duke Spirit – ‘The Step & The Walk’
    Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip – ‘The Beat That My Heart Skipped’
    Lethal Dialect – ‘Til Infinity’
    Gil Scott-Heron – ‘Home Is Where The Hatred Is’
    Tablets – ‘Hunting A Shadow’
    The B-52’s – ‘52 Girls’
    The Duckworth Lewis Method – ‘It’s Just Not Cricket’
    Foals – ‘My Number’ (Hot Chip Remix)

    Hour 2:

    Suede – ‘We Are The Pigs’
    Suede – ‘Barriers’
    Sounds Of System Breakdown – ‘Neon Contrails’
    Bjork – ‘Big Time Sensuality’
    The Dudley Corporation – ‘DLQ’
    Gang Of Four – ‘Not Great Men’
    The Child Of Lov (Feat: Doom) – ‘Owl’
    Frankie Goes To Hollywood – ‘Relax’
    Cove – ‘Killing Joke’
    Arcade Fire – ‘Haiti’
    Enemies – ‘Moesha’
    Grant Lee Buffalo – ‘Mockingbirds’
    Kurt Vile – ‘Goldtone’

    Hour 3:

    U2 – ‘I Will Follow’
    Big Deal – ‘In Your Car’
    Ramones – ‘Sheena Was A Punk Rocker’
    BP Fallon & The Bandits – ‘I Saw Her Face’
    Glasser – ‘Mirrorage’
    Prince & The Revolution – ‘Darlene Nikki’
    Low Sea – ‘Afflictions Of Love’

    Low Sea’s Five-Track Shuffle:
    The Durutti Column – ‘Spent Time’
    Double – ‘The Captain Of Her Heart’
    Chevalier Avant Garde – ‘Young’
    Shack – ‘Neighbours’
    KLF – ‘Last Train To Trancentral’

    Primal Scream – ‘Goodbye Johnny’
    Sigur Ros – ‘Isjaki’
    Sigur Ros – ‘Festival’



    The Waterford-based Liverpudlian/Bosnian two-piece are Billie (Vox & Synth) and Bobby D (Synth, Guitar, Vox, & Noise). They 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. This week’s Five-Track Shuffle comes from Low Sea.




    We’ve three gems for you this week, the debut album from The Child Of Love, Enemies’ second long player, and Primal Scream’s tenth studio album. Even getting to the stage where you’re released ten albums is a major achievement these days. ‘More Light’ is strong album, mixing the band’s electronic side with their retro tendencies.

    ‘Embark, Embrace’ finds Enemies in buoyant form, adding vocals to their mix. If you like their previous album ‘We’ve Been Talking’, you’ll be into this. It’s almost three years since they released their debut, and ‘Embark, Embrace’ sees them making a considerable jump forward.

    The Child Of Lov’s self-titled album is going to be one the debuts of the year for me. It’s one of those albums that twists and turns, never sticking to any particular formula – it’s a keeper!





    Here’s what you may be able to get your hands on in this week’s competition ....

    The Prize: Albums by Little Green Cars, Slash, Band Of Horses, Bullet For My Valentine, Stuart A. Staples, and an EP by Kantor Tzar Collectif. There’s also a pair of tickets to see Mastodon at The Academy, Dublin on June 13 (Over 18s show).

    The Question: What is the title to the current album by Little Green Cars?

    Email your name, postal address, & correct answer to dan@rte.ie

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