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    THE ALTERNATIVE: FOALS LIVE AT LONGITUDE



    When you look back at the year 2013 in years to come, Foals are one of the acts that made a major impact. Not only with their third studio album ‘Holy Fire’ (which went top ten in Ireland, the UK, and Australia), but with live performances like their headline set at the Longitude festival.

    This set was recorded on the main stage at Longitude at Marley Park on Saturday, July 20th.

    http://www.foals.co.uk/

    http://longitude.ie/

    http://www.eurosonic.net/

    FOALS INTERVIEW



    Along with the live set from last year’s Longitude festival, Dan brings you an interview with Yannis from Foals. The band have been on the road since releasing their third album ‘Holy Fire’ in February 2013. They also recorded the ‘Live at The Royal Albert Hall’ DVD/Blu-Ray. Exhausting, exciting, intense; touring brings many different things. Yannis talks about life in the band over the last number of years.

    http://www.foals.co.uk/

    ALBUMS OF THE WEEK: MØ, MARC O’REILLY, & THE WAR ON DRUGS



    She’s been mentioned in the same sentance as Bjork, Grimes, and Lykee Li, but in reality MØ is very much her herself. Her album ‘No Mythologies to Follow’ is easily one of the finest debuts in recent memory.

    http://www.momomoyouth.com/

     

     

    MARC O’REILLY HUMAN HERDINGS’



    It’s hard to know which is more striking, Marc O’Reilly’s song writing or his musicianship. ‘Human Herdings’ is a widly impressive album in so many ways; strong, straightforward songs with a clever twist.

    http://www.marcoreillymusic.com/



    THE WAR ON DRUGS ‘LOST IN THE DREAM’



    The War On Drugs gave us the excellent ‘Slave Ambient’ in 2011, so following that can’t have been easy. Easy or otherwise, they’ve done it in considerable style with 'Lost In The Dream'. Fans of The Hold Steady, Springsteen, and Husker Du will love this.

    http://www.thewarondrugs.net/

     

     

    THIS WEEK’S COMPETITION

    This week’s prize includes a pair of tickets to see San Fermin at Whelan’s, Dublin on Wednesday, April 16. We’ve also thrown in albums Beck, MØ, Analogue Wave, Clinic, Nine Inch Nails, and others.

    The Question: What is Beck’s new album is called?

    1. Back In Black 
    2. Morning Phase
    3. Passing Phase

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

    *You must be over 18 to attend the gig.

     

    BURIED TREASURE – ‘JACKNIFE LEE’ BY JACKNIFE LEE

    Garret ‘Jacknife’ Lee is one of the hottest producer and remixer on the planet at the moment, having worked names like U2, Taylor Swift, Basement Jaxx, Crystal Castles, and Pink. Not bad for a 16 year old Dublin kid, who landed a demo of his band Casablanca Moon on Dave Fanning’s desk in the mid 1980s.He was invited in to record a session on the strength of it.

     


    He went on to play with Thee Amazing Colossal Men, Compulsion and his own album(s) as Jacknife Lee. The most recent of which ('Jacknife Lee') appeared in 2007. Dan features this underexposed beauty in this week's Buried Treasure.

    http://www.biglifemanagement.co.uk/producers/producer/jacknife_lee1

    Tonight - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) - Thursday, March 13

     

    Modest Mouse – ‘Float On’
    The Prodigy - 'Firestarter'
    Little Matador - 'Stitch Yourself Up'
    Jerry Fish (Feat: R.S.A.G.) - 'Barefoot & Free'
    The Horrors - 'I See You’
    The Cure - 'A Forest'
    Butterfly Explosion - 'Run'
    Kid Koala - '10 Bit Blues’
    John Lee Hooker - 'Boom Boom'
    MØ – ‘Maiden’
    DJ Shadow - 'Building Steam With A Grain Of Salt’
    Go Swim - 'Call Sign'
    Villagers – ‘The Waves’ (Jape Remix)

    Hour 2:

    Turn – ‘In Position’
    Beck – ‘Blue Moon’
    MMOTHS (Feat: Keep Shelly In Athens) – ‘Heart’
    C2C – ‘Down The Road’
    Jacknife Lee – ‘Bands’
    Djaikovski (Feat: Ghetto Priest) – ‘Ghetto Life’
    Foals – ‘Total Life Forever’
    Foals interview
    Foals – ‘Spanish Sahara’ (Live at Longitude)
    Foals interview
    Foals – ‘My Number’ (Live at Longitude)
    Foals – ‘Bad Habit’ (Live at Longitude)
    Bob Marley & The wailers – ‘Three Little Birds’
    R.S.A.G. – ‘Delayed Melody’

    Hour 3:

    Depeche Mode – ‘Policy Of Truth’
    Buck 65 – ‘Sore’
    The Furious Haze – ‘I Remember You’
    Not Squares – ‘Asylum’
    Public Enemy – ‘Fight The Power’
    Young Fathers – ‘Paying’
    Marc O’Reilly – ‘You Never’
    The War On Drugs – ‘Eyes To The Wind’
    Sisyphus – ‘My Oh My’

    Foals Live at Longitude:
    ‘Inhaler’
    ‘Providence’
    ‘Two Steps Twice’

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