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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Wednesday 25 September 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

    JAGWAR MA'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.


    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!





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

    Calling Alice In Chains fans! We have four sets of (identical) prizes that include: a CD copy of their current album ‘The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here’, an AIC T-shirt, and flask.

    The Question: What is the name of the album Alice In Chains released in 2009?
    A. ‘Jar Of Flies’
    B. ‘Black Gives Way To Blue’
    C. ‘Nothing Safe’

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


    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) - Wednesday, September 25


    Eagles Of Death Metal – ‘Wanna be In LA’
    Bran Van 300 – ‘Drinkin In LA’
    Steve Mason - 'Fight Them Back'
    Sleep Thieves - 'Sparks'
    The Strokes – ‘Heart In A Cage’
    The Strokes – ‘50/50’
    Young Wonder – ‘To You’
    The Walls - 'The Night I Called It A Day'
    Polica - 'Chain My Name’
    Mercury Rev – ‘Delta Sun Bottleneck Stomp’
    Yppah – ‘Gumball Machine Weekend’
    The Rocky Horror Show - 'The Time Warp'
    Jerry Fish (Feat: R.S.A.G.) - 'Barefoot & Free'
    Wasps Vs Noise – ‘The Killing Of Celebrity Culture’
    The Flaming Lips – ‘You Lust’

    Hour 2:

    The Stone Roses - 'Elephant Stone'
    Moby (with Cold Specks) - 'A Case For Shame’
    James Blake - 'Life Around Here’
    Funeral Suits - 'All Those Friendly People’
    Gil Scott-Heron – ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised’
    Major Lazer (Feat: Amber of Dirty Projectors) – ‘Get Free’
    Feather Beds – ‘The Trevino Swing’
    Patti Smith - 'Dancing Barefoot’
    Squarehead – ‘Radio Caroline’
    Monophona – ‘Boy’
    Elvis Costello & The Roots - 'Walking Us Uptown’
    The Blues Brothers – ‘Peter Gunn Theme’
    Kill Krinkle Club – ‘Soften Reflex’
    Justice – ‘Audio, Video, Disco’

    Hour 3:

    Led Zeppelin – ‘Heartbreaker’
    MGMT – ‘Plenty Of Girls In The Sea’
    Cat Power – ‘Sea Of Love’
    The Vincent(s) – ‘Song For The Sea’

    Jagwar Ma’s Five-Track Shuffle:
    Michael Jackson – ‘Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough’
    The Chemical Brothers (Feat: Hope Sandoval) – ‘Asleep From Day’
    The Avalanches - 'Since I Left You'
    Aphex Twin - 'Windowlicker'
    The Beatles - 'Tomorrow Never Knows'

    Jagwar Ma - 'Let Her Go’
    Men At Work – ‘Down Under'
    Delorean – ‘Destitute Time’
    Mineral – ‘Serial Monkey’
    Chequerboard – ‘Dunes’


    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Get Free
      Composer: Pentz/Taylor/Coffman/Longstreth
      Performer(s): Major Lazer Feat Amber
      Performer(s): Major Lazer Feat Amber
      Album: Free The Universe, Mad Decent, BEC5161367
      Duration: 4:49
    • Title: The Trevino Swing
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Feather Beds
      Performer(s): Feather Beds
      Duration: 3:22
    • Title: Walking Us Uptown
      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: 3:22
    • Title: Peter Gunn Theme
      Composer: Henry Mancini
      Performer(s): The Blues Brothers
      Performer(s): The Blues Brothers
      Album: The Blues Brothers (Original Soundtrack Recording), Atlantic Records, 7567808405
      Duration: 3:48
    • Title: Hey Boy Hey Girl
      Composer: Rowlands/Simons
      Performer(s): Chemical Brothers
      Performer(s): Chemical Brothers
      Album: Surrender, Virgin Records, XDUSTCD4
      Duration: 5:02
    • Title: Serial Monkey
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Mineral
      Performer(s): Mineral
      Album: Plastic Ekphrastic, 359 Music
      Duration: 3:44
    • Title: Sparks
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Sleep Thieves
      Performer(s): Sleep Thieves
      Duration: 3:50

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