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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Monday 17 March 2014


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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


    There have been many excellent bands from Cork over the years; Microdisney, The Sultans Of Ping FC, The Frank & Walters, The Shades, etc. More recently names like Young Wonder, Toby Kaar, and The Karman Line have made some brilliant music.


    Their 'Sweet Jelly Roll' EP was one of the best domestic releases of 2013; the lead track has all the characteristics of what makes a song classic.




    When Saul Williams released his second album 'Saul Williams' in 2004, it was labelled 'Industrial Hip Hop'. It's a description that fits to a certain extent, but it fails to capture the true diversity of this wonderful album.  'Saul Williams' is a poetic, powerful, and ruthlessly refreshing album, that sits somewhere between Public Enemy, Gil Scott-Heron, and Beastie Boys at their classic best.




    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Monday, March 17th

    Dropkick Murphys – ‘I’M Shipping Up To Boston’
    The Frames – ‘Monument’
    Kingston – ‘Weird Dreams’
    My Bloody Valentine – ‘Soon’
    Little Matador – ‘Stitch Yourself Up’
    Marxman (Feat: Sinead O’Connor) – ‘Ship Ahoy’
    Daithi (Feat: Jessie Bodkins III) – ‘Have To Go’
    The Pacifics – ‘St Patrick’
    Sex Pistols – ‘Anarchy In The UK’
    Saul Williams – ‘Black Stacey’
    Moscow Metro – ‘Spirit Of The City’
    Sufjan Stevens - 'Chicago’ (Acoustic)
    Sisyphus - 'Booty Call’
    Toby Kaar – ‘Bayleaf’

    Hour 2:

    Thin Lizzy – ‘Don’t Believe A Word’
    The Altered Hours – ‘Smoke Your Eyes’ (Session)
    Bjork – ‘Pagan Poetry’
    Soak – ‘Blud’ (Chvrches Remix)
    Chvrches – ‘Lungs’
    Santigold – ‘Unstoppable’
    Rare – ‘Don’t Make Me Wait’
    Fur Immer – ‘Something More Like You’
    The Thrills – ‘The Midnight Choir’
    The Altered Hours – ‘Sweet Jelly Roll’ (Session)
    alt-J – ‘Teselate’
    U2 – ‘A Sort Of Homecoming’
    Milan Jay – ‘Sleeping Under Saturn’

    Hour 3:

    The Stunning – ‘Brewing Up A Storm’
    BlackboxRed – ‘The Swallow’
    Nirvana – ‘In Bloom’
    Tvvins – ‘You Better’
    The Altered Hours – ‘Everyone Is Inside’ (Session)
    Ghostpoet – ‘Cash & Carry Me Home’
    August Wells – ‘Dancing’
    Juno Falls – ‘This Song Is Your Own’
    The Spook Of The Thirteenth Lock – ‘Sweeney’s Frenzy’
    The Tallest Man On Earth – ‘Burden Of Tomorrow’
    Massive Attack – ‘Unfinished Sympathy’
    The Altered Hours – ‘What Is 566ms’ (Session)
    Swords – ‘Hips’
    The Gloaming – ‘Song 44’

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