Do they know it's christmas?

Tuesday, 22nd December 2009

The Duke & The KingALBUM(s) OF THE YEAR?AA Bondy - When The Devils Loose (listen)YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE YEAR?supporting Levon Helm at his Midnight Ramble and being asked to sing The Weight with himBETS LIVE SHOW YOU SAW?Levon Helm PLANS FOR...

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So this is Christmas?

Monday, 21st December 2009

Robert Fisherof Willard Grant ConspiracyALBUM(s) OF THE YEAR?Gather, Form and Fly by Megafaun (play)YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE YEAR?Touring with DMCBETS LIVE SHOW YOU SAW?Cesare Basile, Sudstadt, MunichPLANS FOR 2010?Learn to live on less.ANY NEW YEAR...

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Clash online

Friday, 18th December 2009

The Duke & The King - The Morning I Get To Hell"Recently sneaking onto Later with Jools Holland,this U.S. duo could be this year’s Nizlopi with their stripped down performance and catchy chorus… Nah, only kidding. ‘The Morning I Get To...

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Playlist: Loose Tom

Friday, 18th December 2009

We asked Loose Head-Honch Tom to give us a Christmas mixtape for this weeks playlist. He gladly obliged with some awesome picks from; Townes Van Zandt, Richard Hawley, Joni Mitchell and a very christmassy sounding Leadbelly.You can tune in by...

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Penny Black Music - Duke & The King at the Scala

Thursday, 17th December 2009

Coming just a couple of months after their barnstorming set supporting Willard Grant Conspiracy at the Garage, this was an opportunity for the exceptional Duke and the King to show they can headline. I was slightly surprised the gig was not sold...

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www.indielondon.co.uk

Thursday, 17th December 2009

SINGLE OF THE WEEK: THE DUKE & THE KING – THE MORNING I GET TO HELL:The Duke & The King are a glam-soul-folk quartet from New York featuring Simone Felice, Bobbie Bird Burke, Simi Stone and Nowell Haskins. Named after the travelling Shakespeare...

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Time Out: Still Believe

Wednesday, 16th December 2009

Time Out are flagging up the Still Believe Christmas party on their website today;"Former Grand Drive frontman Danny George Wilson's latest crew headline, showcasing their acid folk-toned, slightly psychedelic indie pop and test driving upcoming...

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examiner Philadelphia live review

Wednesday, 16th December 2009

The Chapel at the First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia seems to be an unlikely place for a rock concert but in actuality this may have been a perfect setting for The Duke and the King to perform. The band which consists of Simone Felice, Bobbie...

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Dave Hodge's top 20

Tuesday, 15th December 2009

TSN's Dave Hodge gave the Eye Weekly website his top 20 records of the year, selecting both The Duke & The King and The Felice Brothers.You can read about Dave Hodge and see the rest of his picks here.

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Still believe in christmas

Tuesday, 15th December 2009

This Friday night (18th) Danny and The Champions of the World have a bumper Christmas night out for you all. The Christmas Still Believe special features (along side the champs) The Traveling Band, Moon Music Orchestra, Loose's Trevor Moss &...

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The End of the Road Competition

Friday, 11th December 2009

We ran a competition on last weeks newsletter to win two tickets to the End of the Road Christmas part at Cargo.We asked "Wilco have been annouced as headline band for the 2010 festvial, but what band did their core members previously appear...

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The Morning I Get To Hell

Friday, 11th December 2009

This coming Monday, the Duke & the King's "The Morning I Get To Hell" will be available as a single on all good digital download sites. The B-side "One More Year" is an exclusive, having only previously appeared on the sold out double 7" EP, 'The...

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Playlist: Loose Calypso

Friday, 11th December 2009

It's too early for a Christmas playlist... so where do you go for the anti-Christmas collection?! Well Trinidad was our decision for this week... and we all feel very much ready for some rum, coke, smokes and calypso now!Featuring the pioneers...

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Q: Duke & The King Interview

Wednesday, 9th December 2009

Q discusses the power of music and one of 2009's under the radar gems with it's creatorsImagine, if you will, a cross between Marvin Gaye and James Taylor; Smokey Robinson and Paul Simon; Sly and the Family Stone and Neil Young. Okay, got it?...

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Playlist: Uncut Americana

Friday, 4th December 2009

To celebrate the Uncut Magazine end of year awards, we have decided to select this weeks playlist from thier '20 best Americana records' prize (Which included two for team Loose with The Duke & king at No.3 and The Handsome's at No.20)Tracks from...

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Live in Brixton

Thursday, 3rd December 2009

Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou headline (for free entry no less!!!) the Brixton Ritzy for the Cool as Folk night next Thursday evening.Thursday 10th DecemberBrixton OvalColdharbour Lane, Brixton, London, SW2 1JG(Click to zoom poster)

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Lantern Society Part 25

Tuesday, 1st December 2009

The newest installment of The Lantern Society Radio Hour is online; Episode 25 recorded on 19.11.09 features stunning live performances by Lantern regulars Benjamin Folke Thomas, Jack Day, Emily C Smith, Trent Miller and Hattie Longfield. We were...

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Danny and the Champs live

Monday, 30th November 2009

Ahead of next years 'Streets of our Times' LP, Danny and the Champions of the World have announced a Christmas 'Still Believe' special and a nationwide tour with Fionn Regan.The dates are as follows;Dec 18th ’Still Believe’ xmas party at...

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If Bob Dylan went on the X Factor

Sunday, 29th November 2009

Neil McCormick wrote a great piece last week for the Telegraph about reality TV singers. He was half way out of the door to see the Duke & The King at the Scala and the band were clearly heavy on his mind."Jedward couldn't sing, but how would Bob...

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Hot Track

Saturday, 28th November 2009

The Duke & The King's 'The Morning I Get To Hell' was one of the weeks Hot Tracks in yesterdays Sun Newspaper.

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The Bunny & The Bull released today

Friday, 27th November 2009

Ahead of today's nationwide release of The Bunny & The Bull we caught up with Oly Ralfe to talk about the soundtrack that Ralfe Band recorded.Q. So how did your involvement with Bunny & The Bull Come about?Oly Ralfe: We were invited to record a...

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Journey of the Childmen trailer

Thursday, 26th November 2009

The trailer for Journey of the Childmen was unveiled today on the official website.www.journeyofthechildmen.co.uk

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The Duke & The King at the Scala

Tuesday, 24th November 2009

Last night after a nightmare journey into the metropolis, I was privileged to attend the gospel according to The Duke and The King. It’s the only apt description of the greatest live show I have ever attended!!!! Man, my body went through every...

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Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou live at Grub Cafe

Monday, 23rd November 2009

This Friday night Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou step out to headline a brilliant night of music at the Grub Cafe & Music bar.Entry is Free and Trevor and Hannah will take to the stage at about ten pm.110-112 London Road, East Grinstead, RH 19...

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Still Believe tonight

Friday, 20th November 2009

LIVE TONIGHT!!!Danny & The Champions of the World are joined by Sweden's Benjamin Folke Thomas (with band!) plus The R.G.Morrison and other guests.Tickets on wegottickets.com or the door

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