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Now that the Analog Festival is just round the corner, here’s the latest details of the lineup.

Now that the Analog Festival is just round the corner, here’s the latest details of the lineup:

GRAND CANAL SQUARE MAIN STAGE
A Main Stage Weekend ticket is available for €60 which gets you entry to all of the Main Stage events. More info at http://www.analogconcerts.ie.

Friday 18 July
HAL WILLNER’S ROGUES GALLERY
Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys

Maverick genius producer Hal Willner’s latest project, re-interpreting traditional sea shanties, pirate ballads and seafaring songs. Willner premieres his Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea-Songs and Chanteys concert based on the recently released album of the same name featuring Nick Cave, Sting, Jarvis Cocker, Rufus Wainwright, Bono and others. Featuring Teddy Thompson, Waterson: Carthy, Gavin Friday,  David Thomas (Pere Ubu) Julie Fowlis, Baby Gramps, Ed Harcourt, Rachel Unthank & the Winterset… Just announced: LOU REED and more to be announced…
Exclusive Irish Concert
Tickets 49.95 euro including booking fee
Gates 7.00pm. Show 7.30pm

Saturday 19 July
TORTOISE
EFTERKLANG

and more to be announced

Elegant, passionate, diffuse and complex, Tortoise’s meling of all styles from jazz to electronica has made them of of the most influential bands of the last two decades. Taking time off from the recording of a new album, Tortoise promise a hang-glide ride through modern modern music –  jazz, post-rock, subtle techno, funk – of sweeping elegance and beauty. Exclusive Irish Concert
http://www.trts.com
http://www.myspace.com/tortoise

10-piece Danish ensemble Efterklang create wondrous music which settles beautifully into an open area somewhere between elegant minimalist orchestrations, the electronically-enhanced chamber music and communal rock experiment swelled by ribald strings, brass and choirs. With the relase of the escatatically acclaimed Under Giant Trees, Tripper and Parades (Leaf) and transcendant live shows, Efterklang are 2008’s most cherishable major new presence: innovative, celebratory and anthemic.
http://efterklang.net/
http://www.myspace.com/efterklang

What do you expect from Liars? Noise? Concept? Both? Neither? With the release of their most recent eponymous album on Mute experimentally-minded Liars reveal an excitingly insidious new pop edge. The experiment has been an unqualified success with the album a critical a success. Now fresh from supporting Radiohead in the U.S. one of the most exciting live bands around return to Dublin to play a truly special bill will anthemic Danish collective Efterklang and post-rock giants Tortoise.
http://www.myspace.com/liarsliarsliars
http://liarsliarsliars.com/

Please note timings for this show:  Gates: 7.00pm  / LIARS: 7.30 / EFTERKLANG 8.30  / TORTOISE 9.30

Tickets 30 euro including booking fee
Gates 7.00pm. Show 7.30pm

Sunday 20 July
TARAF DE HAÏDOUKS
VINICIUS CANTUARIA

Tickets free from http://www.analogconcerts.ie
Gates 4.00pm. Show 4.30pm

ANALOG STUDIO – CONSERVATORY at chq Building

Friday 18 July, JOHANN JOHANNSON plus Chequerboard, 8.00pm
Friday 18 July THE ARCTIC CIRCLE with THE SLEEPING YEARS, DOLLBOY, SONGDOG, 11.00pm
Saturday 19 July, SILJE NES plus  very special guest, 8.00pm
Saturday 19 July An evening with NINEPOINT RECORDS featuring THREADPULLS. Show 11.00pm
Sunday 20 July, JONATHAN COE & THE HIGH LLAMAS “Say Hi to the Rivers and the Mountains” 8.00pm

All Studio Tickets 10 euro including booking fee

More details at http://www.analogconcerts.ie.