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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Monday 18 August 2014

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    BANTUM IN SESSION

    After releasing ‘Legion’, one of the debut albums of 2012, Bantum recorded a session for Dan on The Alternative. Bantum (Ruairi Lynch to his friends & family) enlisted a strong cast of guests on ‘Legion’ Logikparty’s Benni Johnston, R.S.A.G, Owensie, Margie Lewis, and Eimear O’Donovan. Miss this session at your peril, Bantum is one of the most gifted artists/producers that this country has produced in many years. He's also on the line-up for the forthcoming Electric Picnic festival.

    https://www.facebook.com/bantummusic


     

    ALBUMS OF THE WEEK: AJ DAVILA, OPETH, & JJ

     


    If you ever came across the explosive sound of Davila 666, you’ll love A.J. Davila’s new album ‘Terror Amor’. He formerly of that band has released one of the best albums of 2014 thus far.

    https://twitter.com/ajdavilasix



    The enduring Opeth are back with a new album. ‘Pale Communion’ is definitely one of their best. They know exactly when to crank things up, and slow things down. The Swedish titans take another step forward in their quest for the perfect combination of Prog Rock, Classic Rock, and Metal.

    http://www.opeth.com/home/


    JJ are also from Sweden, but that’s about all they have in common with Opeth! The word ‘mysterious’ seems to be following them around quite a bit purely because they were low key about their identity. They have thrown all sorts of sounds into their third album ‘V’, which takes you into their world – a fascinating adventure.

    http://www.jjuniverse.com/

    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Monday, August 18



    Basement Jaxx – ‘Where’s Your Head At?’
    Fold – ‘Be Water My Friend’
    Santigold – ‘Pirate In The Water’
    Echo & The Bunnymen – ‘Seven Seas’
    The #s – ‘Favourite Game’
    The Frank & Walters – ‘Colours’
    Soak – ‘Blud’
    John Grant – ‘GMF’
    Interference – ‘Vinegar Girl’
    Foals – ‘Inhaler’
    LCD Soundsystem – ‘Time To Get Away’
    BJ Cole (Feat: Isobel Waidner & Geoff McIntire) – ‘Casino Tan’
    Alabama 3 – ‘Woke Up This Morning’
    Mineral – ‘Atoms’

    Hour 2:

    The Corals – ‘1,000 Years’
    Wolf Alice – ‘Moaning Lisa Smile’
    Alice In Chains – ‘All Secrets Known’
    Opeth – ‘Elysian Woes’
    Bantum – ‘Legion’ (Session – 2012)
    Sylvan Esso – ‘Coffee’
    Maps – ‘It Will Find You’
    A.J. Davila – ‘Ya Se’
    Arcade Fire – ‘In The Backseat’
    Cove – ‘Sylvia’
    Trans Am – ‘Arcadia’
    Bantum – ‘Oh My Days’ (Session – 2012)
    Stano – ‘Green Rocks Of Turkey Electronik’

    Hour 3:

    Chvrches – ‘The Mother We Share’
    Future Kings Of Spain – ‘Hanging Around’
    Julie Hawk – ‘The Value Of Gold’
    JJ – ‘Inner Light’
    Rollerskate Skinny – ‘Cradle Burns’
    The Wytches – ‘Gravedweller’
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience – ‘All Along The watchtower’
    Fox Jaw – ‘Falling Debris’
    The Creatures – ‘Around The World’
    Siouxsie & The Banshees – ‘Desert Kisses’
    Bantum – ‘Dice’ (Session – 2012)
    Mail Order Messiahs – ‘Practical man’ (Eomac Remix)
    DJ Shadow – ‘Napalm Brain/Scatter Brain’

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