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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Tuesday 21 May 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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    This week Dan trawls through the music from Beck. Although somewhat reclusive recently when compared to the 1990s and 2000s, Beck Hansen still creates interest in what ever artistic endeavour that he undertakes. He has an acoustic album ready for release, and limited live dates announced. Most recently, Beck produced (Sonic Youth’s) Thurston Moore’s latest solo album ‘Demolished Thoughts’.



    At this stage The National know a thing or two about making albums. ‘Trouble Will Find Me’ doesn’t break any musical ground, but what it does do is show the band at their peak of their creative powers. It should also give them a new live dynamic, which Irish audiences will get to see later this year.

    ‘DVA’ from Emika will confuse many, but delight even more. Experimental, classical, and individual are words that come to mind on this, her second album.

    Bibio is Stephen Wilkinson. The West Midkands’ musician/producer has put quite a repertoire over the past number of years. ‘Silver Wilkinson’ is seventh and latest album, and continues to find him working on a slightly different frequency to everyone else at the moment.




    PLaylist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Tuesday, May 21


    The Smiths – ‘What Difference Does It Make?’
    Jagwar Ma – ‘Man I Need’
    Sex Pistols – ‘Holidays In The Sun’ The Japanese Popstars (Feat: Jon Spencer) – ‘Destroy’
    Austra – ‘Home’
    The Verve – ‘Bittersweet Symphony’
    Anna Calvi – ‘Suzanne & I’
    Ghosts – ‘Not Now My Love’
    Massive Attack (Feat: Sinead O’Connor) – ‘Special Cases’
    The Doors – ‘Light My Fire’
    The Doors – ‘The End’

    Hour 2:

    The Doors – ‘Peace Frog’
    The Doors – ‘Soul Kitchen’
    Overhead, The Albatros – ‘Pigonometry’
    The Jezabels – ‘City Girl’
    Will De Burca – ‘Tomorrow’s Light & Darkness’
    The Prodigy – ‘Spitfire’
    Lethal Dialect – ‘Til Infinity’
    Bombino – ‘Zigzan’
    The National – ‘I Need My Girl’
    Ann Scott – ‘Killerman’ (Klone Remix)
    R.E.M. – ‘Hope’
    Charli XCX – ‘How Can I’
    Mineral – ‘Atoms’

    Hour 3:

    David Bowie – ‘Let’s Spend The Night Together’
    David Bowie – ‘Heat’
    Funeral Suits – ‘Health’ (Toby Kaar’s Drizzle Mix)
    Emika – ‘Sing To Me’
    Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – ‘Scorpio’
    Alias Empire – ‘Black & White’
    Bibio – ‘A Tout A L’Heure’

    Beck – ‘Back & Forth:
    ‘Lost Cause’
    ‘The Spirit Moves Me’
    ‘Let’s Get Lost’ (with Bat For Lashes)
    ‘Where It’s At’
    ‘Que Onda Guero’

    The Doors – ‘Alabama Song’
    The Doors – ‘LA Woman’


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