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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Monday 23 September 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

    GROUSE IN REPEAT RTE 2FM SESSION The Alternative To Sleep! Alt Rock, Metal, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Electro, plus the RTE 2fm studio sessions, & live music from across Europe.


    Grouse is the work of Dublin, Ireland native, Ronan Carroll. It is an outlet for his electronic, dub and ambient influenced productions. Carroll’s music, under the name, Grouse, is in his own words “Full of contradictions: dark yet soothing, electronic yet organic, spacey yet focused."

    Grouse's 'Heads' was one of the best albums released in the year 2012. This session was recorded for The Alternative earlier in March.





    The Spanish have brought us many great things throughout the history of the human race. While the sublime soccer skills of their national and club teams may spring to mind before music, that isn't to say that it hasn't given us the odd gem or two. Delorean have been penning classy tunes for many years, but ‘APAR’ showcases their pedigree at an even higher level.

    Squarehead are back bolder and better than ever with their second album ‘Respect’. Their hectic tour schedule has paid off; they've become a well oiled machine that will level audiences anywhere with tunes like these.

    ‘Wise Up Ghost And Other Songs’ sees an unlikely collaboration between Elvis Costello and The Roots. Surprising as the teaming might sound, it works remarkably well over the 12 tracks. Live dates I hear you say? Yes, this would be great – fingers crossed!




    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Monday, September 23


    Moby (Feat: Wayne Coyne) - 'The Perfect Life'
    Smashing Pumpkins - 'Ava Adore'
    Kid Karate - 'Two Times’
    The Cult - 'She Sells Sanctuary'
    Low Sea - 'Afflictions Of Love’
    John Grant - 'Black Belt'
    NWA - 'Straight Outta Compton'
    Elvis Costello & The Roots - 'Refuse To Be Saved'
    I Break Horses - 'Pulse’
    Portishead - 'All Mine'
    Low - 'Monkey'
    Nancy Sinatra - 'Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)'
    Cheval Sombre – ‘Couldn’t Do’

    Hour 2:

    Arcade Fire – ‘Reflektor’
    Alice In Chains - 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here’
    Alice In Chains - 'No Excuses'
    The Mars Volta - 'Nocturniquet’
    Bent – ‘Private Road’
    The Specials - 'Gangsters’
    Gonjasufi - 'Feedin’ Birds’
    Grouse - 'Lies On Me’ (Session)
    Atoms For Peace - 'Reverse Running’
    David Holmes - '69 Police’
    Squarehead - '2025’
    LCD Soundsystem – ‘Yeah’

    Hour 3:

    Turn - 'In Position'
    Oliver Cole - 'Little Wolf’
    Tinariwen - 'Imidiwan Winakalin’
    Adam & The Ants – ‘Stand & Deliver’
    Grouse - 'Telegraph’ (Session)
    Gavin Friday - 'Dolls'
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs - 'Despair'
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Maps’
    Saint Yorda – ‘Disco’
    Booker T & The MGs – ‘Green Onions’
    Daithi – ‘Waves’
    Delorean (Feat: Caroline Polachek) – ‘Unhold’
    Grouse - 'Interval’ (Session)
    Jon Hopkins – ‘Immunity’


    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Refused To Be Saved
      Composer: Elvis Costello And The Roots
      Performer(s): Elvis Costello And The Roots
      Performer(s): Elvis Costello And The Roots
      Album: Wise Up Ghost, Blue Note Records, 06025737440542
      Duration: 4:26
    • Title: Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) (From Kill Bill)
      Composer: Bono, Sonny
      Performer(s): Nancy Sinatra
      Performer(s): Nancy Sinatra
      Album: The Best of Cult Fiction - Disk 2 - Cult Movie Themes, Virgin, VIDCD 597 7243 5 76701 2 8
      Duration: 2:40
    • Title: Unhold
      Composer: Delorean/Polachek
      Performer(s): Delorean
      Performer(s): Delorean
      Album: Apar, Mushroom Pillow, True-092-2
      Duration: 0:00

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