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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Thursday 19 September 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

    DUTCH UNCLES LIVE AT THE EUROSONIC FESTIVAL The Alternative To Sleep! Alt Rock, Metal, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Electro, plus the RTE 2fm studio sessions, & live music from across Europe


    UK act Dutch Uncles have covered much ground in a relatively short space of time. They released their self-debut album in 2009, and then toured extensively before releasing their second album ‘Cadenza’ in 2011. In January 2013 they performed two shows at The Electric Picnic, the week before they released their third album ‘Out Of Touch, In The Wild’. Dan has highlights of this show for your listening pleasure.


    COMPETITION – See Exclusive Kodaline Performance (Arthurs Day)

    For Arthurs Day this year, the Guinness Storehouse is being transformed into a creative hub, by Irish award-winning creative team BLOCK T for a very special Arthurs Day celebration - with impromptu Jazz performances, amazing interactive design installations, carnival sets….PLUS 500 golden ticket holders will be treated to an exclusive midday performance by Kodaline!

    2fm’s the only station with these golden tickets to give-away and for your chance to win a pair of tickets all you need to do is listen out for ‘Big Bad World’ from Arthurs Day headliner Kodaline.

    As soon as you hear me play it – Email Arthur followed by your name and address to [email protected]

    We’ll announce the winners on Monday's show, and remember if you’re looking to get on our guest-list for Kodaline you’ve got to be over 18 years of age and remember this is a midday event so make sure you’re free to attend on Thursday September 26th.

    Competition terms and conditions apply, remember enjoy Guinness responsibly and visit www.drinkaware.ie


    After a string of impressive singles (and excellent Electric Picnic performance), NO CEREMONY/// bring us their debut album. ‘NO CEREMONY///’ is a really strong collection of Pop tunes with what you might call a twist. Enlisting artists like James Vincent McMorrow, and Joey Santiago (of Pixies) makes this an even more interesting experience.

    There are many good things that you could say about ‘Old Hearts Reborn’ from Hidden Highway; it’s honest, it’s heartfelt, and beautifully crafted. Stand-out tracks here are ‘The World Began With A Waltz’ and ‘Wild Woe’, but you get the impression that the others will grow on you just as much the more familiar that you become with these songs.

    Mark Lanegan has just released his third album in the space of two years. ‘Imitations’ is a very different album from anything that he’s done before. The former Screaming Trees and Queens Of The Stone Age man tackles songs from his childhood. Like anything else that he’s worked on, this is done wonderfully well.

    As he says “When I was a kid in the late 60s and early 70s, my parents and their friends would play records by Andy Williams, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Perry Como, music with string arrangements and men singing songs that sounded sad whether they were or not.

    “At home my folks were also listening to country music: Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, George Jones and Vern Gosdin were some of our favorites. For a long time I’ve wanted to make a record that gave me the same feeling those old records did, using some of the same tunes I loved as a kid and some that I’ve loved as I have gotten older. This record is it."




    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Thursday, September 19


    The Chemical Brothers – ‘Song To The Siren’
    Le Galaxie – ‘Lucy Is Here’
    Tame Impala – ‘Alter Ego’
    Cypress Hill – ‘Insane In The Brain’
    Emiliana Torrini – ‘Tookah’
    Arctic Monkeys – ‘Fake Tales Of San Francisco’
    Arctic Monkeys – ‘No. Party Anthem’
    Davila 666 - 'Si Me Vez’
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs - 'Mosquito’
    The Altered Hours - 'Sweet Jelly Roll’
    Kodaline – ‘Big Bad World’
    Moon Duo - 'Sparks’
    Cloud Control – ‘Island Living’
    The Orb – ‘Little Fluffy Clouds’
    Jagwar Ma – ‘Man I Need’ (Dub Mix)

    Hour 2:

    Queens Of The Stone Age – ‘3s & 7s’
    Taste - 'Blister On The Moon'
    Public Service Broadcasting – ‘Theme From PSB’
    Lir – ‘How About A Change?’
    Lir interview
    Lir – ‘Traveller’
    Summer camp – ‘Fresh’
    Primal Scream – ‘Loaded’
    Sorcha Richardson – ‘Do You Still? (Rauschhaus Remix)
    Hidden Highways – ‘Time To Go Back To Sea’
    Jeff Buckley – ‘Last Goodbye’
    Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip – ‘Waiting For The Beat To Kick In’

    Hour 3:

    Jerry Fish (Feat: R.S.A.G.) – ‘Barefoot & Free’
    Kitty, Daisy & Lewis – ‘(Baby) Hold Me Tight’
    Stevie Wonder – ‘Higher Ground’
    Delorean – ‘Keep Up’
    Alexis K – ‘May We’
    NO CEREMONY/// (Feat: Joey Santiago) – ‘Heartbreaker’
    Floex – ‘Saturnin Fire & The Restless Ocean’ (Hidden Orchestra Remix)
    Moby – ‘Rushing’

    Dutch Uncles live at the Eurosonic Festival:

    PJ Harvey – ‘C’mon Billy’
    Mark Lanegan – ‘Flatlands’
    God Is An Astronaut – ‘Exit Dream’
    God Is An Astronaut – ‘Worlds In Collision’


    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Tookah
      Composer: Emiliana Torrini
      Performer(s): Emiliana Torrini
      Performer(s): Emiliana Torrini
      Duration: 2:59
    • Title: Keep Up
      Composer: Delorean
      Performer(s): Delorean
      Performer(s): Delorean
      Album: Apar, True Panther Sounds/Mushroom Pillow, TRUE-092-2
      Duration: 3:30
    • Title: Flatlands
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Mark Lanegan
      Performer(s): Mark Lanegan
      Album: Imitations, Heavenly Recording/PIAS
      Duration: 0:00
    • Title: Heartbreaker
      Performer(s): No Ceremony///
      Performer(s): No Ceremony///
      Album: NO CEREMONY///
      Duration: 3:38
    • Title: Flexxin
      Performer(s): Dutch Uncles
      Performer(s): Dutch Uncles
      Album: Flexxin - Single, Live at Eurosonic, Live at Eurosonic
      Duration: 3:10
    • Title: Dressage
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Dutch Uncles
      Performer(s): Dutch Uncles
      Album: Cadenza, Live at Eurosonic, Live at Eurosonic
      Duration: 2:50
    • Title: Brio
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Dutch Uncles
      Performer(s): Dutch Uncles
      Duration: 2:50

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