Sound of the Nation

Dan’s Playlist – Tuesday, August 1

Portugal. The Man – ‘Feel It Still’ C2C – ‘Down The Road’ CSS – ‘Let’s Make Love (& Listen To Death From Above)’ (Diplo Remix) Le Galaxie – ‘Pleasure’ Kavinsky (feat: Lovefoxxx) – ‘Nightcall’ Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Ava Adore’ Grimes –

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Dan’s Playlist – Thursday, July 27

Foals – ‘Inhaler’ Flume (feat: Bec k) – ‘Tiny Cities’ Beck – ‘Devil’s Haircut’ Fangclub – ‘Better To Forget’ Justice – ‘Audio, Video, Disco’ DBFC – ‘Disco Coco’ Kate Tempest – ‘Lonely Daze’ Bonzai - 'I Feel Alright' Tricky (feat: Martina

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Dan’s Playlist – Wednesday, July 26

Phoenix – ‘1901’ Phoenix – ‘Ti Amo’ BARQ – ‘Bear’ Liam Lynch – ‘United States Of Whatever’ Skepta - 'Man' Queens Of TheStone Age - 'Regular John' Queens Of TheStone Age - 'The Way You Used To Do’ Booka Brass Band – ‘Talk Dirty’ Prahlad -

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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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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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On 2fm from Midnight #TheAlternative

Dan brings you the usual avalanche of new tunes on The Alternative from midnight. He'll have tracks from this week's Albums of the Week - Santigold's '99C', 'Arrow Pierce My Heart' by The Bonnevilles, and Steve Mason's excellent 'Meet The Humans'.

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