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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Tuesday 5 November 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

    DEPECHE MODE - BACK & FORTH The Alternative To Sleep! Alt Rock, Metal, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Electro, plus the RTE 2fm studio sessions, & live music from across Europe.


    The week that Depeche Mode are in Belfast and Dublin on their Delta Machine Tour, Dan looks Back & Forth over a career that has spanned more decades than many of their followers have lived thus far!

    The word iconic is thrown around a little too easily these days, but Depeche Mode are without doubt an iconic band. The UK act are survivors in the truest sense of the word. The ever creative, pioneering band have given us tracks like 'People Are People', 'I Feel You', 'Personal Jesus', 'Never Let Me Down Again', and countless others.





    Daithi joins Le Galaxie and Funeral Suits on 2013’s FMC Tour, which kicks off this Thursday. He’ll be playing some tunes for Dan on The Alternative tonight. 2014 will see the release of his debut album...

    Catch these three dasterdly acts at the following dates:

    Thursday, November 7
    : Roisin Dubh (Galway)
    Friday 8
    : Dolan’s (Limerick)
    Saturday 9
    : The Pavilion (Cork)
    Thursday 14
    : The Spirit Store (Dundalk)
    Friday 15
    : Kavanagh’s (Portlaoise)
    Saturday 16
    : The Workman’s (Dublin)




    Over the years bands like The White Stripes, The Black Keys, and others have proven that it doesn't take a band of eight individuals to make a big noise. Dutch duo BlackboxRed are a very different kind of act to the aforementioned names, but they know how to amp things up. 'The Gunner and The Ghost' is an inspired debut, full of angst, energy, and thought.

    The vocals on Mineral's album 'Plastic Ekphrastic' may sound familiar to you, that's because they belong to Craig Walker of Power Of Dreams. With the help of Alan McGee's (ex Creation Records & Poptones) new label 359 Music, Walker and his French cohorts (Thierry Fournié, S.Armelle, and Damien Li) marry the sound of The Beach Boys, Serge Gainsbourg, and a dash of Prince to make an alt-Electro Pop gem.

    Gesaffelstein is one of the new generation of French DJ/Producer/artists. After working with Kanye West, not to mention remixing tracks by Depeche Mode and Lana Del Rey, the man that is known as Mike Levy to friends, family, and credit card company has been adding serious mainstream weight to his credentials. To get straight to the point; his debut album 'Aleph' is going to be one of the albums of 2013.





    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Tuesday, November 5

    Beastie Boys – ‘Sabotage’
    Holy Ghost! – ‘Dumb Disco Ideas’
    Funeral Suits – ‘Colour Fade’
    The Stone Roses – ‘Begging You’
    MØ – ‘Dark Night’
    Santigold (Feat: Karen O) – ‘Go!’
    Daithi – ‘Chrono’ (Live from Studio 8)
    Daithi – Alicia Keys mash-up/bootleg (Live from Studio 8)
    Death In Vegas – ‘Dirge’
    Arcade Fire – ‘Reflektor’

    Hour 2:

    Sex Pistols – ‘Pretty Vacant’
    Jerry Fish (Feat: R.S.A.G.) – ‘Barefoot & Free’
    Tricky (Feat: Martina Topley-Bird) – ‘Black Steel’
    Gesaffelstein – ‘Pursuit’
    Public Enemy – ‘Shut Em Down’
    Young Fathers – ‘Low’
    Young Wonder – ‘To You’
    The B-52’s – ‘Planet Claire’
    Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters – ‘Homeward Bound & Gagged’
    John Lee Hooker – ‘Boom Boom’
    Mos Def – ‘Revelations’
    Lyttet – ‘Forever These Days’
    U2 – ‘Van Dieman’s Land’
    Mineral – ‘Atoms’

    Hour 3:

    The National – ‘Demons
    The National – ‘Green Gloves’
    Ghost Maps – ‘The Ocean And A Lover’
    The Orb – ‘Toxygene’
    Bouts – ‘Cutaway’
    The Stooges – ‘1969’
    BlackboxRed – ‘Hungry For Bones’

    Depeche Mode – Back & Forth:
    ‘Blasphemous Rumours’
    ‘John The Revelator’
    ‘Leave In Silence’
    ‘Personal Jesus’
    ‘Secret To The End’
    ‘Barrel Of A Gun’

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Low
      Composer: Young Fathers
      Performer(s): Young Fathers
      Performer(s): Young Fathers
      Album: Dead, Anticon, BDCD239P
      Duration: 3:08
    • Title: The Ocean And A Lover
      Composer: Jeff Martin
      Performer(s): Ghost Maps
      Performer(s): Ghost Maps
      Album: The Ocean from the River, Casino Gravity, CG09-CD
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:02
      Title: Dumb Disco Ideas
      Performer(s): Holy Ghost!
      Performer(s): Holy Ghost!
      Album: Dumb Disco Ideas - Single
      Duration: 8:15
    • 22:10
      Title: Colour Fade
      Performer(s): Funeral Suits
      Performer(s): Funeral Suits
      Album: Lily of the Valley
      Duration: 4:00
    • 22:14
      Title: Begging You
      Performer(s): The Stone Roses
      Performer(s): The Stone Roses
      Album: Second Coming
      Duration: 5:05
    • 22:24
      Title: Go!
      Composer: White/O/Zinner/Taylor/Fareed/Battarel/Massiera
      Performer(s): Santigold Feat Karen O
      Performer(s): Santigold Feat Karen O
      Album: Master Of My Make Believe, Atlantic, 5053105142422
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:42
      Title: Dirge
      Composer: Fearless/Holmes
      Performer(s): Death In Vegas
      Performer(s): Death In Vegas
      Album: The Contino Sessions, Concrete, HARD41CDU
      Duration: 5:40
    • 22:49
      Title: Reflektor
      Composer: Arcade Fire
      Performer(s): Arcade Fire
      Performer(s): Arcade Fire
      Album: Reflektor, Sonovox, 3752118
      Duration: 7:44
    • Title: Chrono
      Composer: Daithi
      Performer(s): Daithi
      Performer(s): Daithi
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: Alicia Keyes Bootleg
      Composer: Daithi
      Performer(s): Daithi
      Performer(s): Daithi
      Duration: 4:00

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