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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Tuesday 14 January 2014


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Tuesday, January 14


    The Doors – ‘Peace Frog’
    Jagwar Ma – ‘Come Save Me’
    Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Disarm’
    Smashing Pumpkins – ‘The Celestials’
    Jerry Fish (Feat: R.S.A.G.) – ‘Barefoot & Free’
    Santigold (Feat: Karen O) – ‘Go!’
    Tomas Barfod (Feat: Nina Kinert) – ‘Pulsing’
    My Bloody Valentine – ‘We Have All The Time In The World’
    In Valour – ‘Into The Light’
    Outkast – ‘Ms Jackson’
    Lethal Dialect – ’13 Til Infinity’
    Paul Banks – ‘The Base’
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience – ‘Fire’
    Tool – ‘Rosetta Stoned’

    Hour 2:

    The 5. 6. 7. 8’s – ‘Woo Hoo’
    September Girls – ‘Money’
    The Kills – ‘Cheap & Cheerful’
    Ezra Furman – ‘Anything Can Happen’
    The Supremes – ‘Come Together’
    James Vincent McMorrow – ‘Red Dust’
    The Frames – ‘Angel At My Table’
    Scroobius Pip – ‘The Struggle’
    Imani Coppola – ‘I’m A Tree’
    Taken By Trees – ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’
    CPNHGN – ‘Foxes’
    PJ Harvey – ‘Shame’
    PJ Harvey & John Parish – ‘Black Hearted Love’
    Gem Club – ‘[Nowhere]’
    Massive Attack – ‘Special Cases’
    Foals – ‘My Number’ (Hot Chip Remix)

    Hour 3:

    Harvey Danger – 'Flagpole Sitta'
    Rage Against The Machine – ‘Take The Power Back’
    BlackboxRed – ‘Marauder’
    John Williams – ‘Jaws theme’
    Efterklang – ‘Natural Tune’
    Pelumair – ‘Iris’
    Halves (Feat: Gemma Hayes) – ‘Tanager Peak’
    Futon – ‘Hubble’
    MMOTHS (Feat: Superhumanoids) – ‘Summer’
    The Charlatans – ‘Then’
    Kwes – ‘36’
    Chromeo (Feat: Toro y Moi) – ‘Come Alive’
    Paul Hardcastle – ‘19’
    Justice – ‘Audio Video Disco’

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Flagpole Sitta
      Composer: Harvey Danger
      Performer(s): Harvey Danger
      Performer(s): Harvey Danger
      Album: Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?, London Records/Slash, LASCD64/570261-2
      Duration: 3:37
    • Title: Anything Can Happen
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Ezra Furman
      Performer(s): Ezra Furman
      Album: Day of the Dog
      Duration: 4:08
    • Title: Nowhere
      Composer: Barnes
      Performer(s): Gem Club
      Performer(s): Gem Club
      Album: In Roses, Hardy Art, HAR-077
      Duration: 2:08
    • Title: Hubble
      Composer: Ashcroft/Futon
      Performer(s): Futon
      Performer(s): Futon
      Album: Love Bites, Rehab Records
      Duration: 5:19

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