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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Monday 25 August 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.



    SOAK/Bridie was born in Belfast, but grew up in Derry. She began to learn guitar aged 14, and produced her first collection of self-penned songs only a year later, before being ‘discovered’ via the Derry Playhouse’s Jammhouse in early 2012, when she was only 15 years old. 

    Since then she has won the NI Chordblossom ‘Double A Side’ competition, been a finalist in the Spotify A&M Awards 2012, and gigged extensively. Her forthcoming ‘Blud’ EP appears later this week. In the meantime, here’s another chance to hear the Session that she recorded for Dan on The Alternative last year.





    The brilliant debut solo album from Rob Sonic celebrates in tenth anniversary next month. It won’t get the fanfare that many albums have received when they reached this milestone, but it certainly deserves it. ‘Telecatessen’ is a fantastic album in many ways; it takes a different approach to Hip Hop that still sounds decidedly fresh even today. Dan features tracks from the album all this week.




    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) - Monday, August 25


    The Dandy Warhols - 'We Used To Be Friends'
    Ten Walls – ‘Walking With Elephants’
    Jungle – ‘Busy Earnin’
    Benjamin Booker - 'Wicked Waters’
    The Detroit Cobras – ‘Ya Ya ya (Looking For My Baby)’
    Sultans Of Ping FC – ‘U Talk 2 Much’
    Bear In Heaven – ‘They Dream’
    Monkey - 'Whisper'
    Young Wonder - 'To You’
    Portishead - 'Strangers’
    Portishead – ‘Machine Gun’
    Royal Blood – ‘You Can Be So Cruel’
    Foo Fighters – ‘Everlong’
    Go Swim – ‘Off The Trail’
    The Northern Drones – ‘Sunstroke’

    Hour 2:

    The Rapture – ‘Get Myself Into It’
    SBTRKT (Feat: Ezra Koenig) – ‘NEW DORP. NEW YORK’
    Tricky – ‘Tribal Drums’
    Rocstrong – ‘Go Head’
    Soak – ‘Snow’ (Session – 2013)
    Phox – ‘1936’
    Republic Of Loose – ‘Hold Up!’
    Sly & The Family Stone – ‘If You Want Me To Stay’
    Jay-Z – ’99 Problems’
    Rob Sonic – ‘Super Ball’
    Prince – ‘Batdance’
    Analogue Wave – ‘Tiny Decay’
    SL2 – ‘On A Ragga Tip’
    LCD Soundsystem – ‘Pow Pow’

    Hour 3:

    C2C – ‘Down The Road’
    Sleep Thieves – ‘Oceans ‘
    Noise Control (Feat: Shahin Badar) – ‘Take It’
    Djaikovski (Feat: MC Wasp & Ghetto Priest) – Lion’s Den’
    Soak – ‘Blister’ (Session – 2013)
    Amiina (Feat: Lee Hazelwood) – ‘ Hilli (At The Top Of The World)’
    The North Sea – ‘In Love’
    Telepathe – ‘In Your Line’
    U2 – ‘Wake Up Dead Man’
    Soak – ’24 Windowed House’ (Session – 2013)
    Nick Drake – ‘Cello Song’
    I Have A Tribe – ‘YellowRaincoat’
    In Valour – ‘Higher’
    SlowPlaceLikeHome – ‘Romala (Parts 1 & 2)’

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