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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Thursday 25 July 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

    PHOENIX LIVE FROM COLOGNE The Alternative To Sleep! Alt Rock, Metal, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Electro, plus the RTE 2fm studio sessions, & live music from across Europe.


    As part of their 'Bankrupt!' tour, Phoenix played a show Alten Wartesaal,?Cologne to rave reviews. Fear not, the Versailles natives aren't short of funds, Bankrupt happens to be the title to their current (fifth studio) album. There are few bands on planet earth that can encapsulate what a pop tune is quite like Phoenix. Dan will have highlights of this live show on The Alternative.

    Recorded by?Westdeutscher Rundfunk – 1LIVEat Alten Wartesaal?Cologne on June 10th, 2013 for Eurosonic.







    Krautrock is a term that’s often thrown around when Eat Lights Become Lights are mentioned. ELBL have always been heralded as a live force; but with ‘Modular Living’, certainly shows that they can create something special in studio too.

    'Sleep Of Reason' is an album in the true sense of the word. It's the debut album from Raffertie which is the performing name for Ben Stefanski. There are plenty of musical reference points that you may come up with, but 'Sleep Of Reason' holds itself up as a very individual piece of work.




    Details of this week’s competition are as follows... (Pic expertly taken by Dan at his desk)

    We have two sets of (identical) prizes that include: Albums by Alias Empire, Phoenix, Arts & Crafts 2003 - 2013, and PIGS' EP. In addition, we have a pair of much sought after tickets to the Indiependence festival on August 2nd to 4th (Under 18s must be accompanied by someone over 25 years of age).

    The Question: Bell X1 are on the bill for the 2013 Indiependence festival - True of False?

    Email your name, postal address, & correct answer to [email protected]

    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Thursday, July 25


    Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Zeroes’
    The Hot Sprockets – ‘Soul Brother’
    Maximo Park – ‘Apply Some Pressure’
    The Joy Formidable – ‘Bats’
    Tone Loc – ‘Wild Thing’
    Buck 65 – ‘Zombie Delight’
    Bell X1 – ‘The End Is Nigh’
    Kitty, Daisy & Lewis - '(Baby) Hold Me Tight'
    Beastie Boys (Feat: Santigold) - 'Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win’
    Tricky (Feat: Martina Topley-Bird) – ‘Black Steel’
    Western Lows – ‘Grapevine’
    Warpaint – ‘Billie Holiday’
    North Atlantic Oscillation – ‘Marrow’
    LCD Soundsystem – ‘Yeah’

    Hour 2:

    Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Zero’
    King Krule – ‘Easy Easy’
    Billy Bragg – ‘A New England’
    Liza Flume – ‘What We Called Love’
    Simple Kid – ‘The Average Man’
    Bombino – ‘Adinat’
    BlakRoc (Feat: Nicole Wray & Noe) – ‘Done Did It’
    R.S.A.G. – ‘Open’
    My Bloody Valentine – ‘Sometimes’
    My Bloody Valentine – ‘If I Am’
    Raffertie – ‘Back Of The Line’
    Monster Magnet – ‘Powertrip’
    Jetplane Landing – ‘My Radio Heart’
    Savages – ‘Husbands’
    Slow Skies – ‘On The Shore’
    Massive Attack – ‘Antistar’

    Hour 3:

    Pixies- ‘Dig For Fire’
    Alain Johannes – ‘Make God Jealous’
    Page & Plant – ‘Gallows Pole’ (MTV Unplugged)
    Inni-K – ‘DNA’

    Phoenix live at Alten Wartesaal (Cologne):
    ‘ Lisztomania’
    ‘Long Distance Call’

    Samaris – ‘Goda Tungl’
    Sleep Thieves – ‘Oceans’
    I Am The Cosmos – ‘Monochrome’
    Daithi (Feat: Raye) – ‘Chameleon Life’
    Lorn – ‘Cherry Moon’
    Eat Lights Become Lights – ‘Habitat ‘67’


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