Electric Picnic 2013: Irish Acts Mixtape

The wait is almost over. Electric Picnic 2013 is almost upon us, with just days separating us and a weekend of  green fields, blue skies, sunshine and great music (who said I wasn’t an optimist?).

One of the Picnic’s big pluses is, in my humble opinion, sprinkled among all the international acts are plenty of top notch homegrown acts too. There is a fine array of local talent on show over the weekend; The Mighty Stef, Raglans, Adultrock, The Lost Brothers, The Dead Heavys & Lethal Dialect to name but a few. In an attempt to provide a flavour of what to expect from some of the Irish acts playing this year, I decided to put together a wee mixtape (I use both terms rather loosely). You can download the mix and listen to it before going, or on the way to EP – you know the kind of thing. Or you can ignore it entirely, that’s your prerogative. 

The tracklisting with stage times/days is after the jump. All the stage times for this weekend’s festival (so far) are available for the ever reliable GoldenPlec too. 

Tracklisting + Stage Times: 

01 Raglans – ‘The Man From Glasgow’ (Saturday | 13:30 | Electric Arena)

02 The Mighty Stef – ‘John The Baptist (Part 1)’ ( Sunday| TBA| Salty Dog)

03 Paddy Hanna – ‘Join The Army’ (Sunday | 18:00 | Earthship Stage) 

04 Little Bear – ‘Night Dries Like Ink’ (Sunday | 12:30 | Cosby Tent)

05 Knoxville Morning – ‘Knoxville Morning’ (Sunday |19:30 |Global Green)

06 The Lost Brothers – ‘Ribbons & Bows’ (Saturday | 18:00 | Trailerpark Stage)

07 Altered Hours – ‘Flowers Die’ (Saturday | 21:00 | Earthship Stage)

08 The Dead Heavys – ‘Slow Robot’ (Saturday | 20:30 | Body & Soul Stage)

09 R.S.A.G – ‘Stick To The Line’ (Friday | 23:45 | Body & Soul Stage) 

10 Last Days of 1984 – Rivers Edge (Friday | 20:00| Body & Soul Stage) 

11 SlowPlaceLikeHome – ‘There Go The Lights Again’ (Friday | 1.30am | Peace Pagoda) 

12 Adultrock – ‘Chants’  (Saturday |22:00 | Earthship Stage) 

13 Forrests – ‘Tariffa’ (Saturday |19:00 | Little Big Tent)

14 Space Dimension Controller – ‘Rising’ (Saturday 12:30am | Little Big Tent)

15 King Kong Company – ‘I Said Posse!’ (Sunday | 20:15 | Body & Soul Stage)

16 Lethal Dialect – ’13 ‘Til Infinity’ (Saturday |19:45| Global Green)

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