Sound of the Nation

Dan’s Playlist – Tuesday, July 25

  Sofi Tukker - 'Drinkee' Jain - 'Makeba' M.I.A. - 'Paper Planes' Otherkin – ‘Bad Advice’ Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Tonight Tonight’ Mangomad Vs Stanley Odd - 'The Numbness' (Dead Leg Drop Mix) Melanie De Biasio – ‘Gold Junkies’ Le Boom –

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Dan’s Playlist – Monday, July 24

Santigold (feat: Karen O) - 'Go!' Rusangano Family - 'I Know You Know' Beastie Boys - 'Intergalactic' Bonzai – ‘I Feel Alright’ Bantum - 'Move' Ten Walls - 'Walking With Elephants' Blood Orange - 'Best To You' Republic Of Loose –

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What happens when you bring together 15 of the best acts in Ireland, and put them in front of some of the most influential figures in the music industry? This is what the Cork Rock showcase gigs set out to do between the years 1988 and 1995. Part

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LISTEN: Dan Hegarty’s – Cork Rock Doc

Featuring music from & interviews with The Cranberries, Power Of Dreams, The Stunning & more!

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Dan’s Top 20 Irish Albums & Songs of 2016

Dan's Top 20 Irish Albums of 2016 1. Rusangano Family – Let The Dead Bury The Dead 2. Katie Kim – Salt 3. Bantum – Move 4. James Vincent McMorrow – We Move 5. James Darkin – Go No Matter What 6. All Tvvins – IIVV 7. The Frank And Walters –

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There was an eight year gap between Roisin Murphy’s last two solo albums, but she returned in considerable style this year with ‘Hairless Toys’. The albums recently received a much deserved Mercury Music Prize nomination. Dan brings you highlights of

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Limerick’s Bleeding Heart Pigeons brought us one of the most inspired and original sounding debut albums last months. ‘Is’ is one of rare albums that has the kind of identity that most acts don’t find until much further into their career. The

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Get ready for some late night tunes with Dan on #TheAlternative from midnight. He has new tracks from FEMME, Fantastic Negrito, Primal Scream, and Haelos. You'll also hear some of the latest Irish releases from people like Participant, Fangclub, and

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Their performance at the Eurosonic festival in The Netherlands in January was one of the most talked about. Otherkin’s wall of noise is one of the most impressive that you’ll come across. Like all good guitar bands, there are strong pop tunes buried

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