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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Wednesday 19 June 2013

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    BASTILLE'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.

    ALBUMS OF THE WEEK – GOLD PANDA, THE LAST SOUND, & SIGUR ROS

    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.

    http://www.iamgoldpanda.com/

    http://www.thelastsound.com/

    http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/

    THIS WEEK'S COMPETITION

    Details of this week’s competition are as follows...

    We have two sets of (identical) prizes that include: Albums by Little Green Cars, ‘The Great Gatsby’ OST, David Long, and EPs from P.I.G.S, and Kantor Tzar Collectif. Also, a pair of tickets to see The Boomtown Rats at The Marquee, Cork on July 5th (Under 18s must be accompanied by someone over 18 years of age).

    The Question: Name the vocalist with The Boomtown Rats?

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

    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Wednesday, June 19

     

    Beastie Boys - 'Sabotage'
    Young Wonder - 'To You’
    CSS - 'CSS SUXXX’
    Austra – ‘Forgive Me’
    Stone Temple Pilots - 'Vasoline’
    Vanilla Gloom - 'Wolves’
    Liam Lynch – ‘United States Of Whatever’
    Little Green Cars - 'Angel Owl’
    The National - 'Mistaken For Strangers'
    The National - 'Sea Of Love’
    Leftfield - 'Song Of Life’
    Kantor Tzar Collectif - 'Lose Yourself’
    Sly & The Family Stone - 'Family Affair'
    THEESatisfaction - 'Queens'
    Queens Of The Stone Age - 'Fairweather Friends’
    Television - Marquee Moon'

    Hour 2:

    The Go! Team – ‘Ladyflash’
    Cypress Hill – ‘When The Shit Goes Down’
    Lethal Dialect - '13 Till Infinity'
    Bjork - 'hyperballad'
    Samaris – ‘Goda Tungl’
    Sigur Ros - 'Var’
    Blink - 'Cello'
    Dermot Lambert - 'Twinkle Twinkle Satellite’
    Massive Attack - 'Blue Lines’
    Forrests – ‘Lattitude’
    Keep Shelly In Athens – ‘Just Like Honey’
    Temple Of The Dog – ‘Hunger Strike’
    Eddie Vedder – ‘Dream A Little Dream’
    Black Sabbath – ‘God Is Dead?’

    Hour 3:

    The Boomtown Rats – ‘Looking After No. 1’
    The Last Sound - 'Three Rock’
    Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip – ‘Stake A Claim’
    My Bloody Valentine - 'If I Am’
    Gold Panda – ‘Enoshima’
    The Stars Of Heaven - 'Sacred Heart Hotel’
    In Motion - 'In Daylight'
    The Casanova Wave – ‘Kimota!’
    Mercury Rev – ‘Delta Sun Bottle Neck Stomp’

    Bastille's Five-track Shuffle:
    Antony & The Johnsons – ‘Hope There’s Someone’
    Bon Iver – ‘Skinny Love’
    alt-J – ‘Fitzpleasure’
    Kate Bush – ‘Hounds Of Love’
    Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – ‘The Message’

     

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