Alternate Take: Hear Portishead’s Beth Gibbons, Peaking Lights and more

Listen to “Alternate Take” every Thursday from 8-10 p.m. ET on 101.9 WDET.

Beth Gibbons

Beth Gibbons

This week on Alternate Take, I feature new music from the duo Peaking Lights, Berlin’s Rhythm & Sound featuring Tikiman, Portishead’s Beth Gibbons — who will finally release her debut solo album Lives Outgrown on May 17 — dreamcastmoe and more.

I also have a conversation with Detroit artist Clinton Snider, who curated the group exhibition “Beyond Topography” at the Janice Charach Gallery in West Bloomfield.

Alternate Take Playlist for Feb. 15, 2024

  • Todd Terje – “Inspector Norse”
  • Meshell Ndegeocello – “Virgo” feat. Julius Rodriguez and Brandee Younger
  • Lauren Flax – “Return to Love”
  • Ora the Molecule – “Beat Beat Beat”
  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux – “Funky Stuff”
  • Jimi Tenor – “Life Hugger”
  • dreamcastmoe – “ON THE BEACH”
  • Beth Gibbons – “Floating on a Moment”
  • Gone to Color – “Dissolved feat. Martina Topley-Bird (Plaid Remix)”
  • Alice Coltrane – “Sita Ram”
  • Glass Beams – “Taurus”
  • Jorge Ben – “Ponta de Lanca Africano (Umbabarauma)”
  • Stereolab – “Cybele’s Reverie”
  • Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – “Roadrunner”
  • Chancha via Circuito – “La Victoria (feat. Lido Pimienta & Manu Ranks)”
  • RIDE – “Peace Sign”
  • Peaking Lights – “Mental”
  • Silent Servant – “Sampler 1 B1 (Regis Edit)”
  • Rhythm & Sound – “What a Mistry” feat. Tikiman
  • Can – “Mushroom”

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  • Liz Warner
    Liz Warner — known to late-night Detroit audiences as Liz Copeland — is an award-winning multimedia journalist specializing in audio. She started in Detroit as a nightly live radio producer and host on WDET in 1995.