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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Monday 29 July 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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    ‘Lions & Gold’ is the debut album from Swords. In the short period of time that it’s been out, it has won the band much acclaim and favour. They manage to mix a number of different sounds in a way that sounds cohesive, which isn’t as straightforward as you might thing. ‘Lions & Gold’ is an album with light and shade in correct measure.

    Any band described as “Belgian/Argentinean psychedelic dadist pop” are worth a look! The Antwerp-based Strumpets have been doing their off-beat thing since 2007; ‘Rubies & Ruffians’ is their second album. The album comes to us after a number of mysterious mishaps (power-cuts, robberies, etc.) Those who like to categorise are going to have trouble with this one!



    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Monday, July 29


    Band Of Skulls - 'The Devil Takes Care Of His Own'
    The Breeders - 'Cannonball'
    Cat Dowling – Somebody Else'
    Tame Impala - 'Solitude Is Bliss'
    Kormac - 'Rainstorm'
    Petite Noir - 'Noirse'
    John Lee Hooker – ‘Boom Boom’
    Beardyman – ‘Where Does Your Mind Go?’
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs - 'Mosquito’
    Mundy – ‘To You I Bestow’
    Gang Colours – ‘Invisible In Your City’
    Yppah – ‘Gumball Machine Weekend’
    Depeche Mode – ‘Policy Of Truth’
    Mineral – ‘Atoms’

    Hour 2:

    Nine Black Alps - 'Unsatisfied'
    Swords – ‘Cross Beat’
    The Invisible – ‘Generational’
    MØ – ‘Waste Of Time’
    The White Stripes – ‘Hotel Yorba’
    Jack White – ‘Bunderbus’
    Cove – ‘Slow City’ (Session)
    Wagon Christ – ‘Shadows’
    4Hero – ‘Les Fleur’
    Generationals – ‘Put A Light On’
    Cove – ‘Health’ (Session)
    Mastodon – ‘Stargasm’
    And So I watch You From Afar – ‘Gum’
    Tool – ‘Rosetta Stoned’

    Hour 3:

    The Frames – ‘Monument’
    Cody ChesNUTT – ‘Don’t Follow Me’
    Sly & The Family Stone – ‘If You Want Me To Stay’
    Rodrigo Y Gabriela – ‘Buster Voodoo’
    Cove – ‘Youth’ (Session)
    The La’s – ‘Son Of A Gun’
    Strumpets – ‘Alas Descartes’
    Heritage Centre - 'Oldest Friend’
    Cadence Weapon – ‘Conditioning’
    Moby – ‘Run On’
    Cove – ‘Silhouettes’ (Session)
    Super Extra Bonus Party (Feat: Ann Scott) – ‘Sanora’
    Depeche Mode – ‘Secret To The End’
    Stano – ‘Radar’


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