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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Tuesday 26 August 2014


    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative

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    That titanic duo known as Royal Blood have brought us their debut album. The self-titled record is short, but gripping in every way. These guys really do make their influences sound wafer-thin and wimpy!



    What a wonderful surprise ‘Time Is Over One Day Old’ by Bear In Heaven was when I had the pleasure of first listening to it. Perhaps the best way to describe it is; beautiful music with an edge. You’ll need to listen to this one as soon as possible!


    Forget debut of the year, Benjamin Booker’s self-titled album is a serious contender for album of 2014. I don’t make statements like this often, but it’s been on play mode almost continuously for the past seven or eight days. Catch him at The Electric Picnic if you can.





    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.



    The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Tuesday, August 26:

    SBTRKT (Feat: Ezra Koenig) – ‘NEW DORP. NEW YORK.’
    Beck – ‘Devils Haircut’
    Fight Like Apes – ‘Crouching Bees’
    Queens Of The Stone Age – ‘I Sat By The Ocean’
    The Wytches – ‘Burn Out The Bruise’
    The Marshals – ‘Make Her Cry’
    Bear In Heaven – ‘Dissolve The Walls’
    Blink – ‘Cello’ (2014 Remastered Version)
    Freezerroom – ‘Temptation’
    Beastie Boys – ‘Pass The Mic’
    Lethal Dialect x Jacknife J – ‘Headstrong’
    One Inch Punch – ‘Just Enough’
    Chvrches – ‘Under The Tide’
    Igloo – ‘Jucier’
    Ben Howard – ‘End Of The Affair’

    Hour 2:

    The Frames – ‘Moon Duo – ‘Trails’
    Moon Duo – ‘Trails’
    Malibu Shark Attack – ‘Moment Of Truth’
    Hole – ‘Malibu’
    Royal Blood – ‘Ten Tonne Skeleton’
    Alice In Chains – ‘Would?’
    The Dijon Babes – ‘5 In 5’
    Katell Keineg – ‘Olden Days’
    Benjamin Booker – ‘By The Evening’
    Ben Harper – ‘Ground On Down’

    Dan Le sac Vs Scroobius Pip – Back & Forth:
    ‘The Beat That My Heart Skipped’
    ‘Get Better’
    ‘Waiting For The Beat To Kick In’

    Hour 3:

    Delakota – ‘C’mon Cincinnati’
    Whipping Boy – ‘When We Were Young’
    Aftercare – ‘Auburn Breeze’
    The Beatles – ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’
    Rob Sonic – ‘Former Future’
    Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – ‘Scorpio’
    Young Fathers – ‘I Heard’
    The La’s – ‘Way Out’
    The La’s – ‘Son Of A Gun’
    Allah-Las – ‘Buffalo Nickel’
    The Flaws – ‘Animals’
    Go Swim – ‘Animal’
    Youth Mass – ‘Old Enough To Know Better’
    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘Do You Love Me?’
    Fox Jaw – ‘Falling Debris’
    Kurt Vile – ‘Goldtone’

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