Sound of the Nation

15 Years of the RTE Choice Music Prize – Documentary this Sunday at 10pm

Over the past 15 years, the RTE Choice Music Prize has become synonymous with the first week of March on Ireland’s music calendar. It’s where Irish albums and songs are celebrated with the Irish Album of the Year, and Irish Song of the

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Dan’s Playlist – Monday, November 4

Fontaines D.C. – ‘Boys In The Better Land’ Just Mustard – ‘Seven’ U2 – ‘Bullet The Blue Sky’ (Jacknife Lee Remix) Jacknife Lee – ‘Cookies’ Toygirl – ‘Reign’ Bombay Bicycle Club – ‘Luna’ Bantum & God Knows (feat: Farah Elle & Ben Bix) –

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Dan’s Playlist – Thursday, July 9

Foals – ‘Inhaler’ Host – ‘Crying For Days’ Warpaint – ‘New Song’ (Mike D Remix) Beastie Boys – ‘Sabotage’ Rejjie Snow – ‘Flexin’ Le Groupe Fantastique - ‘Counterfeit’ Happyalone – ‘Something In The Way’ (Session) Nirvana – ‘Polly’ The Muppet

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Dan’s Playlist – Monday, November 19

Melanie De Biasio – ‘Gold Junkies’ Goldfrapp – ‘Strick Machine’ Crooked Man – ‘Long Time Dead’ Depeche Mode – ‘Soothe My Soul’ Cosha – ‘Do You Wanna Dance?’ Fjokra (feat: Annie Bea) – ‘Sugarface’ Morcheeba – ‘Trigger Hippie’ Paris Monster –

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Dan’s Playlist – Thursday, September 27

Fontaines DC – ‘Chequeless Reckless’ Santigold (feat: Karen O) – ‘Go!’ Cosha – ‘Do You Wanna Dance?’ Funeral Suits – ‘Colour Fade’ Green Day – ‘Know Your Enemy’ Thumper – ‘Down’ AE MAK – ‘Too Sad To Sing’ Alt-J (feat: Danny Brown) –

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Dan’s Playlist – Wednesday, September 26

The Chemical Brothers (feat: St. Vincent) – ‘Under Neon Lights’ Maverick Sabre - ‘Drifting’ The Blaze - ‘Queens’ Passion Pit – ‘Sleepyhead’ Sick Love - ‘Are You Ready?’ Primal Scream (feat: Kate Moss) - ‘Some Velvet Morning’ Will De Burca -

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Dan’s Playlist – Monday, September 24:

Childish Gambino – ‘This Is America’ Le Galaxie – ‘Pleasure’ LCD Soundsystem - ‘I Can Change’ Low Sea – ‘Berlin’ Christine & The Queens – ‘Comme Si’ Harold Faltermeyer – ‘Axel F’ Aerbeatz – ‘Running’ Pursued by Dogs - ‘Swap

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Dan’s Playlist – Tuesday, August 21

Kings Of Leon – ‘Molly’s Chambers’ Pillow Queens – ‘Puppets’ Garbage – ‘Only Happy When It Rains’ Mint Royale – ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ Will de Burca - ‘Electric Light’ Santigold – ‘Outside The War’ Bantum - ‘Move’ The Prodigy -

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Dan’s Playlist – Wednesday, July 25

Rejjie Snow – ‘Charlie Brown’ MGMT – ‘Kids’ Beth Ditto – ‘Ooh La La’ Liers – ‘Host’ Veruca Salt – ‘Seether’ Baba Stiltz - ‘Maze’ FKA Twigs – ‘Two Weeks’ Bicurious – ‘Fake News’ Interpol – ‘Narc’ Yonaka – ‘F.W.T.B.’ Skepta – ‘Pure

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Dan’s Playlist – Monday, July 23

Sofi Tukker – ‘Greed’ No Doubt – ‘Hella Good’ Run The Jewels – ‘Call Ticketron’ Tebi Rex – ‘Peggy’s Bus’ Ash – ‘Folk Song’ Ash – ‘Confessions In The Pool’ Nosaj Thing – ‘Aquarium’ Kids See Ghosts – ‘Fire’ Deltron 3030 (feat: Zack De La Rocha)

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