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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Playlist: David and Peter Brewis

Friday, 20th November 2009

Sunderland's much-loved Field Music announced last week that they are officially back from their nearly-three-year hiatus. The Brewis brothers have a new double album - Field Music (Measure) due for release early next year, so we have decided to...

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The Duke & The King on the road

Thursday, 19th November 2009

"If You Ever Get Famous" - The Duke & The King 5 minutes before taking to the stage in Valencia, 18th November.If you have shot the Duke & The King live, you can email your photos direct to our flickr group via this email address. Just tell us...

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Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou live dates

Wednesday, 18th November 2009

A reminder for all of you London based, Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou invite you to the Lantern Society tomorrow night (Thursday 19/11) at the Betsey Trotwood (Farringdon Road, London, EC1R3BL)Over the next two weeks they also play;26th November -...

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Playlist: An Evening with Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou

Friday, 13th November 2009

To celebrate The Lantern Society's 24th hour of broadcasting, we asked Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou to guest edit this week's playlist. They kindly obliged, hand picking tracks that appear as part of their eclectic live sets.Selecting tracks from:...

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24Hours of Lantern Society

Thursday, 12th November 2009

This week the Lantern Society celebrated there 24th Hour of broadcasting. Episode 24 recorded on 5.11.09 features an impressive debut by eight piece The Pony Collaboration, Benjamin Thomas spreading the gospel according to John Prine, Pat and...

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Duke & King on finest hour

Monday, 9th November 2009

Guy 'Freeman of Bury' Garvey played the Duke & The King's "The Morning I Get To Hell" on his program last night.Very suitably so to as the theme to this week's program was a very christmassy sounding "Drummers Drumming". With three of them at...

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Loose Playlist: Goes Surfin'

Friday, 6th November 2009

We're still high on the swell of our annual holiday to the beach, so this week's playlist is a surf themed mix tape, with healthy dose of 60's beach boys pop, 70's stoner rock and a shot in the arm of Mex-Death-Rock!! ...featuring (of cause) The...

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Clash on the Champs

Thursday, 5th November 2009

Danny spoke to Clash magazine about next weeks live dates with Fionn Regan, plus details of next years new album "Streets Of Our Time".Stunning English songwriting team Danny And The Champions Of The World have confirmed details of their new...

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The Loose Catalogue

Friday, 30th October 2009

Over the last few months we've been spending a lot of time going through the Loose archives to bring our back catalog to the Loose website.We are very happy to bring some albums from our back catalog to the Loose Shop for the first time. As of...

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Camden Crawl 2010

Thursday, 29th October 2009

We're happy to announce that Loose will be part of the Committee for this years Camden Crawl festival.Loose's newest artists Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou have also been invited to be committee members for the Camden Crawl 2010, representing folk,...

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Bandwidth Sessions

Wednesday, 28th October 2009

Robert Fisher of Willard Grant Conspiracy taped a superb session for Bandwidth Film's Bandwidth Sessions earlier in the month in Belfast.Brilliant quality, great performance, beautifully shot.Willard Grant Conspiracy - 'Vespers'Robert Fisher is...

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Artrocker Duke & The King downloads

Monday, 26th October 2009

"At times precious, other times bare, there’s always the comforting sense of a roving partner in crime in these chords, someone to flick a lighter in the dark to signal it’s time to jump to the next train car. If there was ever a band that...

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Paper Covers Stone in the Sun

Friday, 23rd October 2009

ROBERT FISHER is a big man with a big, booming baritone and big heart.His work over the past 15 years as leader of alt-country collective Willard Grant Conspiracy is one of those typical "best kept secrets". (That's my Conspiracy theory,...

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Paper Covers Stone double 12" Vinyl edition

Friday, 23rd October 2009

Out now in the Loose Shop is the Double-vinyl edition of the Willard Grant Conspiracy album Paper Covers Stone.The deluxe double vinyl set (180gram heavyweight vinyl) is in a gatefold sleeve and limited to only 555 copies worldwide."Willard Grant...

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The Boss at Sixty

Friday, 23rd October 2009

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen turned sixty rather unbelievably this year (on the same day as Loose web person Rupert turned 28 he'd note) so we have decided for this weeks playlist (all be it exactly a month late) to celebrate The Boss as...

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Uncut: Paper Covers Stone

Thursday, 22nd October 2009

Willard Grant Conspiracy have always had a knack for subtle angles. Anyone privy to their live shows, from solo Robert Fisher to playing as a drummerless quartet, will feel familiar with these stately, acoustic-and-strings versions of "Soft Hand"...

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Felice Brothers join Radcliffe & Maconie

Wednesday, 21st October 2009

Mark and Stuart were joined last night by The Felice Brothers (plus band mates Greg Farley and Christmas Clapton) from New York's Catskill Mountains. The band are currently touring Europe and performed in session for the show playing 'Katie...

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Journey of the Childmen

Tuesday, 20th October 2009

We brought you details last week about Ralfe Band's soundtrack work for the forthcoming The Bunny & The Bull feature. We can also bring you news of Oli Ralfe's next directorial work, The Journey of The Childmen.Filmed during the mammoth Future...

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