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    Dan Hegarty - The Alternative Wednesday 16 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.


    Playlist - The Alternative (with Dan Hegarty) – Wednesday, July 16

    Pixies – ‘Debaser’
    We Cut Corners – ‘Mammals’
    Bombay Bicycle Club – ‘Luna’
    The Frames – ‘Lay Me Down’
    Slow Club – ‘The Queen’s Nose’
    Joy Zipper – ‘If I’m Right’
    MO (Feat: Diplo) – ‘XXX 88’
    Simian Mobile Disco – ‘A Species Out Of Control’
    U2 – ‘Alex Descends Into Hell For A Bottle Of Milk...’
    Cat Power – ‘He War’
    Honningbarna – ‘Klart Blikk’
    Timo Maas – ‘To Get Down’
    Mano Le Tough – ‘Primitive People’
    Cut Chemist – ‘Motivational Speaker’
    DJ Shadow – ‘Changeling’

    Hour 2:

    Chvrches – ‘The Mother We Share’
    Bantum (Feat: Eimear O’Donovan) – ‘Oh My Days’ (Acoustic Version)
    Bantum interview
    Bantum (Feat: Eimear O’Donovan) – ‘Oh My Days’
    Leftfield – ‘Phat Planet’
    Jungle – ‘The Heat’
    Keep Shelly In Athens – ‘In Love With Dusk’
    Rollerskate Skinny – ‘Shimmer Son Like A Star’
    Kill City Defectors – ‘Bright Midnight’
    Beck – ‘Devil’s Haircut’
    Justice – ‘Audio, Video, Disco’

    Hour 3:

    Nirvana – ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’
    Adebisi Shank – ‘Big Unit’
    UNKLE – ‘Eye For An Eye’
    Wasps Vs Noise – ‘Karaoke Queen’
    Morrissey – ‘Mountjoy’
    Depeche Mode – ‘So Cruel’
    Scala & Kolacny Brothers – ‘Dream On’
    Paul Weller – ‘Wake Up The Nation’
    Paul Weller interview
    Paul Weller – ’22 Dreams’
    Bob Marley & The Wailers – ‘Buffalo Soldier’
    The Revolutionaries – ‘Heavy Rock’
    Beardyman – ‘Where Does Your Mind Go?’

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