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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Tuesday 18 June 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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


    She's got more attitude and charisma than a room full of skinny jean-wearing indie rock boys. Shirley Manson has been vocalist with Garbage since the mid 1990s, and has become one of the most distinctive figures (both vocally & visually) in music.

    From Goodbye Mr MacKenzie to Garbage to a James Bond theme tune, Manson has had quite a career. Dan will play tracks from various parts of her career on The Alternative.



    Gold Panda will be back in Ireland in July for the Longitude festival. He’s just released his second album ‘Half Of Where You Live’. The Berlin-based producer has recaptured the magic that he created on his 2010 debut, while adding some new dimensions.

    Descriptions can really capture your imagination, and this one certainly sets your mind wandering; “The Last Sound's sound is pitched somewhere between electronic psyche and hypnotic dream-pop.” ‘Rainbow Xplode’ is an album of great depth, and one that you can tell that The Last Sound poured their hearts and souls into...it was worth it.

    Trying to pronounce most Sigur Ros’ albums and tracks presents some fairly unique problems. With they’re new album ‘KVEIKUR’, they’ve continued what can only be described as a tradition! They’ve also maintained the standard which has seen them rise from obscurity to becoming a name that any self-respecting music fan will know.




    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Tuesday, June 18


    Kasabian – ‘Days Are Forgotten’
    Sex Pistols – ‘Pretty Vacant’
    Crystal Castles – ‘Vietnam’
    Bell X1 – ‘The End Is Nigh’
    The Mike Flowers Pops – ‘Wonderwall’
    The Hot Sprockets – ‘Soul Brother’
    The Yardbirds – ‘The Train Kept A Rollin’
    C2C – ‘Down The Road’
    Petite Noir – ‘Noirse’
    Air (Feat: Jason Falkner) – ‘Radio #1’
    Monophona – ‘Boy’
    Wolfmother – ‘The Joker & The Thief’
    Cut Chemist – ‘Motivational Speaker’
    Funkadelic – ‘Free Your Mind And Your Ass Will Follow’

    Hour 2:

    The Lemonhead – ‘Into My Arms’
    Jonny Rep – ‘Waiting Room’
    The Velvet Underground & Nico – ‘Venus In Furs’
    Mastodon - 'Curl Of The Burl'
    The Last Sound – ‘Elders’
    Moby – ‘Rushing’
    Easy Star All-Stars (Feat: Horace Andy) – ‘Airbag’
    Nanu Nanu – ‘Dirt’
    808 State – ‘Pacific 707’
    Gold Panda – ‘Community’
    Therapy? – ‘Teethgrinder’
    Andrew Stockdale – ‘Long Way To Go’
    Led Zeppelin – ‘Dazed & Confused’ (Live)

    Hour 3:

    Led Zeppelin – ‘Immigrant Song’
    Devendra Banhart – ‘Golden Girls’
    Neil Young – ‘Old Man’
    Slow Skies – ‘Close’
    Willy Mason – ‘Oxygen’

    Shirley Manson – Back & Forth:
    Goodbye Mr MacKenzie – ‘Love Child’
    Garbage – ‘The World Is Not Enough’
    Garbage – ‘Milk’ (Wicked Mix Feat: Tricky)
    Garbage – ‘Sugar’
    Garbage – ‘Stupid Girl’

    Halves – ‘Best Summer’
    Stealing Sheep – ‘Shark Song’
    Sigur Ros – ‘Brennisteinn’
    David Kitt – ‘Song From Hope St. (Brooklyn, NY)’
    New Jackson – ‘Sat Around Here Waitin’


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