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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Thursday 5 December 2013


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

    BEARDYMAN LIVE AT SEA SESSIONS EAST INDIA YOUTH LIVE AT LONGITUDE The Alternative To Sleep! Alt Rock, Metal, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Electro, plus the RTE 2fm studio sessions, & live music.


    It's a double bill from two of Ireland's best festivals on The Alternative this week. Dan will have highlights from the human beatbox machine that we call Beardyman from Sea Sessions, and the highly thought of East India Youth from the debuting Longitude festival.

    Beardyman's set was recorded by RTE 2fm at Sea Sessions, Bundoran, Co. Donegal on Friday, June 21st.



    East India Youth was recorded by RTE 2fm at the Longitude festival, Marley Park, Dublin on Sunday, July 21st.




    Following the brilliant ‘Friday Syndrome Vol. 1’, Sunken Foal is back with the equally spectacular ‘Friday Syndrome Vol. 2’. Call this an antidote to the festive madness that has engulfed planet Earth, or simply view it as what it is; one of the finest Irish releases of 2013.

    ‘Drawn Together’ is from Dublin’s Hip-Hop superstars The Animators! They’ve enlisted the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble for one of the tracks on this, their second album. It’s minimal bling, with a load of tunes that recall old skool classics without sounding derivative.

    It doesn’t seem that long ago that Toy released their debut self-titled album (I’ve just check 14 months), so to see another album was a pleasant surprise. They haven’t changed their sound that much; just tightened things up, and brought us 11 new tunes on 'Join The Dots'. Fans of anything psychedelic are going to love this.




    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Thursday, December 5

    Jagwar Ma – ‘Come Save Me’
    Beastie Boys – ‘Intergalactic’
    Milan Jay – ‘How Well Do Remember Dying?’
    AC/DC – ‘Mistress For Christmas’
    Pins – ‘Kiss Me Quickly (It’s Christmas)’
    Jape (Feat: Conor O’Brien) – ‘Ribbon Ribbon Ribbon’
    Messiah J & The Expert - 'Jean Is Planning An Escape’
    Lizzo (Feat: Sophia Eris) – ‘Batches & Cookies’
    Detroit Cobras – ‘Ya Ya Ya (Looking For My Baby)’
    Jerry Fish - 'Early To Bed’
    Liminanas – ‘Betty & Johnny’
    Peaches – ‘Boys Wanna Be Her’
    C2C – ‘Down The Road’
    Ghost Capsules – ‘Inside’ (Makossa & Megablast Remake)

    Hour 2:

    A House – ‘Endless Art’
    Palma Violets – ‘Best Of Friends’
    The Northern Drones – ‘Mornin Lite’
    Ride – ‘Leave Them All Behind’
    Crayonsmith – ‘Let’s Split Up’
    Lou Reed – ‘Walk On The Wild Side’
    Ronan O’Snodaigh & The Occasionals - 'Seachain'

    East India Youth live at Longitude:
    ‘Looking For Someone’

    Pink Floyd – ‘See Emily Play’
    Toy – ‘As We Turn’
    Schtum – ‘New Year Dawning’
    MGMT - 'Siberian Breaks’

    Hour 3:

    Led Zeppelin – ‘Heratbreaker’
    MGMT – ‘Your Life Is A Lie’
    Dead Kennedys – ‘Let’s Lynch The Landlord’
    Regurgitator – ‘Fun Fun Fun’
    Sunken Foal – ‘Sailing Architraves’
    Deltron 3030 – ‘Back In The Day’
    Del Tha Funkee Homosapien – ‘Mistadobalina’
    The Animators – ‘One Night Only’
    Gil Scott-Heron – ‘No Knock’
    Foxglove – ‘Promise Of Heaven’
    Depeche Mode – ‘Home’
    Beardyman live at Sea Sessions

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Kiss Me Quickly (It’S Christmas)
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Pins
      Performer(s): Pins
      Duration: 3:07
    • Title: Batches And Cookies
      Performer(s): Lizzo
      Performer(s): Lizzo
      Album: Lizzobangers, Totally Gross National Product, TGNP-029
      Duration: 3:23
    • Title: Best Of Friends
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Palma Violets
      Performer(s): Palma Violets
      Album: 180, ROUGH TRADE Records, RTRADCD700
      Duration: 3:29
    • Title: Let's Split Up
      Composer: Crayonsmith
      Performer(s): Crayonsmith
      Performer(s): Crayonsmith
      Album: Milk Teeth, Out On A Limb Records
      Duration: 2:57
    • Title: As We Turn
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Toy
      Performer(s): Toy
      Album: Join the Dots, Heavenly, HVNLP102CD
      Duration: 4:09
    • Title: Mistadobalina
      Composer: Del/Ice Cube/James Brown/Fred Wesley/C Bobbit/
      Performer(s): Del Tha Funkee Homosapien
      Performer(s): Del Tha Funkee Homosapien
      Album: I Wish My Brother George Was Here, Elektra, 961133-2
      Duration: 4:17
    • Title: Looking For Someone
      Performer(s): East India Youth
      Performer(s): East India Youth
      Duration: 3:32
    • Title: Hinterland
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): East India Youth
      Performer(s): East India Youth
      Album: Total Strife Forever, Stolen Recordings, SR073
      Duration: 6:14
    • Title: Untitled
      Performer(s): Beardyman
      Performer(s): Beardyman
      Duration: 31:00

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