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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Tuesday 19 November 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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


    We have three new albums of the week on the show this week. SAND is the current solo project from Sam Healy of North Atlantic Oscillation. You could call it a personal album, but it’s certainly not overly introspective. Pack with alt-pop tunes ‘SAND’ is an album that may break through many people’s radar very soon.

    Lasertom has been doing wonderful things for quite a while now with the help of a band of cohorts known as The Blast Crew (and as part of Ships). ‘Drift’ finds him minus his regular crew, but the music hasn’t lost any of its cleverness or craft. This is one of a number of Irish albums that raises the standard of debut albums to a level that is going to be tough to compete with.

    She’s from Wales, and she has a habit of making music that you’ll find hard to forget, or even get out of your head. Cate Le Bon’s current ‘Mug Museum’ album is her best work so far, and has been receiving applause from all quarters. It’s thought-provoking, sombre, but beautiful.





    Daithi, Le Galaxie, Girl Band, and Daniel James have just been added to the Eurosonic 2014 bill. They join other Irish acts Hudson Taylor, Hozier, and 2fm’s nominees The Strypes who will travel to Groningen in The Netherlands next January.


    Eurosonic is the most influential new music festival in Europe, and has played host to names like The XX, Nouvelle Vague, Franz Ferdinand, James Blake, and The Libertines. Previous Irish participants include The Frames, James Vincent McMorrow, JJ72, Julie Feeney, God Is An Astronaut, and Heathers.

    Visit festival.eurosonic-noorderslag.nl for more information

     Don’t forget, you can win a trip to Groningen for you and a friend – arriving Wed 15 and leaving Sat 18 January. Flights with Aer Lingus to Amsterdam, train to Goningen, 3 nights in a hotel ship and tickets to EBBA tv show and the full 2 day Eurosonic festival. And All just by voting in the EBBA 'Public Choice Award' - to vote click http://www.rte.ie/2fm/eurosonic/

    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Tuesday, November 19

    Depeche Mode – ‘I Feel You’
    Queens Of The Stone Age - 'The Vampyre Of Time & Memory’
    The Frames - 'Monument'
    Darling - 'Echoes’
    The Dandy Warhols – ‘Boys Better’
    Lytette  - 'Forever These Days’
    LCD Soundsystem – ‘Tribulations’
    Har Mar Superstar (Feat: Juliette Lewis) - 'Prisoner'
    Sly & The Family Stone - 'If You Want me To Stay’
    MØ – ‘Waste Of Time’
    Portishead - 'Sour Times'
    SAND - 'Red Queen Freezes’
    School Of Seven Bells – ‘Put Your Sad Down’

    Hour 2:

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience – ‘Voodoo Chile’
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience - 'Stone Free'
    The Redneck Manifesto - 'Black Apple'
    Pixies - 'Indie Cindy'
    Joey Santiago Interview
    Pixies – ‘Head On’
    Pixies – ‘Wave Of Mutilation’
    NO CEREMONY/// (Feat: Joey Santiago) - 'Heartbreaker’
    The Orb - 'Little Fluffy Clouds'
    Band Of Clouds – ‘First Drag’
    Dread Zeppelin – ‘Whole Lotta Love’
    East India Youth – ‘Looking For Someone’
    David Bowie – ‘Love Is Lost’ (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy)

    Hour 3:

    Le Galaxie – ‘Lucy Is Here’
    Bob Marley & The Wailers – ‘Three Little Birds’
    Cate Le Bon – ‘Mug Museum’
    Slint – ‘Breadcrumb Trail’
    Tin Charm – ‘Live Your Days In Dreams’
    Girl Band – ‘France 98’

    Thom Yorke – Back & Forth:
    Radiohead – ‘Anyone Can Play Guitar’
    Atoms For Peace – ‘Stuck Together Pieces’
    Drugstore (Feat: Thom Yorke) – ‘El President’
    UNKLE (Feat: Thom Yorke) – ‘Rabbit In The Headlights’
    Radiohead – ‘House Of Cards’
    Modeselektor (Feat: Thom Yorke) – ‘Shipwreck’
    Radiohead – ‘Subterranean Homesick Alien’
    Thom Yorke – ‘The Eraser’

    Lasertom – ‘Surprise’
    Lasertom – ‘Innerspaceman’

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Shipwreck
      Composer: Bronsert/Szary/Yorke
      Performer(s): Modeselektor Feat. Thom Yorke
      Performer(s): Modeselektor Feat. Thom Yorke
      Album: Monkeytown, Monkeytown Records, M015CD
      Duration: 6:14
    • Title: Whole Lotta Love
      Composer: Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Dread Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Dread Zeppelin
      Album: Dejah-Voodoo: Greatest & Latest Hits, Anagram, CDMGRAM135
      Duration: 3:28
    • Title: El President
      Composer: L Monteiro
      Performer(s): Drugstore
      Performer(s): Drugstore
      Album: The Drugstore Collector Number One, Roadrunner Records, RR87112
      Duration: 2:49
    • Title: Mug Museum
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Cate Le Bon
      Performer(s): Cate Le Bon
      Album: Mug Museum, Turnstile, TS005
      Duration: 3:37

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