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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Thursday 17 July 2014


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    They gave us those two ridiculously catchy tunes ‘Busy Earnin’ and ‘Time’, and now comes the debut self-titled album from Jungle. It’s not what you might expect; rather than pack it with A-list pop tunes, they’ve given us an album of great depth and variety.


    After taking a bit of time to regroup, and write a bunch of new tunes, Kill City Defectors are back with album number two. ‘Drone’ contains their best work, and will see them pick up from where they finished up a couple of years ago.



    ‘World Peace Is None Of Your Business’ is the new Morrissey album, and it definitely ranks with his best solo work. Some comments have uttered surprise that the album is as strong as it is; thou shalt not doubt Morrissey! This is an excellent album.




    'Earthquake Dub' by The Revolutionaries was originally released in 1978, but was re-ssued in 2005. It’s one of the true lost classics from 1970s Dub/Reggae music. Recorded between 1975 and 1977 by Ossie Hibbert, it still sounds remarkably fresh. Dan features the album as this week’s Buried Treasure.


    The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Thursday, July 17:

    Queens Of The Stone Age – ‘Feel Good Hit Of The Summer’
    Mark Lanegan – ‘Sad Lover’
    Kerbdog – ‘Sally’
    Cat Dowling – ‘Somebody Else’
    Jagwar Ma – ‘Man I Need’ (Dub Mix)
    The Streets – ‘Let’s Push Things Forward’
    Kormac – ‘Showtime’
    Brian Deady – ‘I Can’t Go For That’ (Doo Wop Version)
    R.E.M. – ‘Cuyahoga’ (MTV Unplugged – 2001)
    R.E.M. – ‘New Test Leper’
    Go Swim – ‘Off The Rail’
    Ghostpoet – ‘Cold Win’
    Underworld – ‘Mmm Skyscraper I Love You’

     Hour 2:

    John Grant – ‘Black Belt’
    John Grant – ‘Pale Green Ghosts’
    The 4 Of Us – ‘Some’s Got To Lose’
    Jungle – ‘Julia ‘
    Led Zeppelin – ‘Heartbreaker’
    Lir – ‘Railroad’
    The Wytches – ‘Burn Out The Bruise’

    Kodaline live at Longitude 2013:
    ‘Lose Your Mind’
    ‘Love Like This’
    ‘Brand New Day’

    Morrissey – ‘Staircase At The University’
    Samuel Vas-Y – ‘Millionaire Of Hours’
    Aim – ‘Original Stuntmaster’

    Hour 3:

    Blink – ‘Cello’
    Jamie XX – ‘All Under One Roof Raving’
    A Tribe Called Quest – ‘Get A Hold’
    Simi Crowns – ‘Pressure’
    MO – ‘Pligrim’
    Foo Fighters – ‘Big Me’
    Shonen Knife – ‘Green Tea’
    Kill City Defectors – ‘Zenith’
    New Young Pony Club – ‘Ice Cream’
    Family Of The Year – ‘Hero’
    The Revolutionaries – ‘Secret Agent’
    Fink – ‘Looking Too Closely’
    In Valour – ‘Into The Light’
    Stano – ‘Sometimes I Don’t Understand’
    Buck 65 – ‘Square One’

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