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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Tuesday 30 June 2015



    It comes as no surprise that The North Sea’s debut album ‘Anniversary’ is an impressive piece of work. Whatever the ingredients are that go into making a potent debut album, The North Sea have them, and didn’t go easy on mixing them into the concoction!


    She’s been described as “a female Sparklehorse”, which wouldn’t set you to far astray from describing the music Sea Of Bees. It’s the musical project of Julie Ann Bee, who has one of those voices that makes you want to give it your undivided attention. By doing this with her latest album ‘Build A Boat To The Sun’, you’re guaranteed a rewarding experience. Call it folk, call it indie pop, but do try and take a listen, it’s certainly worth it.


    If like me, you missed Aero Flynn’s self-titled album back in March, you (and I) could be forgiven; 2015 has however been a busy year for music thus far. Aero Flynn is essentially the music of Josh Scott produced by Justin Vernon (who you’ll probably know from Bon Iver). After what you could call a stop-start career, Scott/Aero Flynn has given us a glorious album – dreamy, at times introspective, but in every part beautiful.




    The Frames celebrate 25 years as a band this year, and what an up and down career it has been! Here is a band that have been written off more times that you could imagine, but they answered their critics by writing songs that have become anthems, and did what so many other acts did not manage; to stay together. 'Dance The Devil...' was their third album, and second with their second their then label ZTT Records.

    The band have three Irish dates in Dublin and Cork this month, and to mark the ocassion, Dan features their third album ‘Dance The Devil…’ as this week’s Buried Treasure album.



    Playlist - The Alternative (Dan Hegarty) - Tuesday, June 30

    The Chemical Brothers (feat: St Vincent) - 'Under Neon Lights’
    Yppah - 'Gumball Machine Weekend'
    Jack White - 'Freedom At 21'
    The #1's - 'Favourite Game’
    Buck 65 - 'Wicked & Weird'
    Benjamin Booker – ‘Wicked Waters’
    Dick Dale – ‘Mexico’
    Hudson Mohawke – ‘Scud Books’
    The Prodigy – ‘Their Law’
    Flecks - 'Distance=Distance'
    Tori Amos - 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'
    The Muppet Barbershop Quartet - 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'
    Nirvana - 'On A Plane'
    Purple – ‘Beach Buddy’
    School Of Seven Bells – ‘Put Your Sad Down’

    Hour 2:

    Kavinsky (feat: Lovefoxxx) - 'Nighcall’
    Tell No Foxx – ‘Dust’ (Daithi Remix)
    Frankie Goes To Hollywood – ‘Relax’
    Aero Flynn – ‘Crisp’
    Beth Orton – ‘Central Reservation’
    Sample Answer – ‘Good Boy’
    alt-J – ‘Left Hand Free’
    Sly & The Family Stone – ‘If You Want Me To Stay’
    Lion Babe – ‘Wonder Woman’
    The Frames – ‘Rent Day Blues’
    Johnny Cash – ‘Personal Jesus’
    Laura Moody – ‘Cello Song’
    Massive Attack – ‘Psyche’
    Come On Live Long – ‘Speak Up’

    Hour 3:

    Depeche Mode – ‘Walking In My Shoes’
    Sea Of Bees – ‘Karma Kard’
    The B-52’s – ‘Roam’
    GODHATESDISCO – ‘Incredible Technology’

    AC/DC – Back & Forth:
    ‘Miss Adventure’
    ‘Whole Lotta Rosie’
    ‘War Machine’
    AC/DC – ‘Shoot To Thrill’

    The BellRays – ‘Revolution Get Down’
    The Noreth Sea – ‘Belong’
    Oliver Cole – ‘Year Of The Bird’

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