Uncut 150th

Thursday, 8th October 2009

Uncut Magazine are celebrating there 150th issue this month with polls and lists a plenty.Editor, Allan Jones:"With our 150th issue coming so close to the end of the decade, the last months of the so-called Noughties now looming into view, we...

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Loose and Live in Europe

Thursday, 8th October 2009

Loose are on a little bit of a cross European pilgrimage at the moment, with Willard Grant Conspiracy and Handsome Family taking in (amongst others); Gothenburg, Torino, Malmo, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, Oslo, Alicante, Zaragoza...

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Feature: The Bunny & The Bull

Wednesday, 7th October 2009

Released late next month, The Bunny & The Bull is a feature length surreal comedy road-trip from Warp X Films and the makers of the The Mighty Boosh.Spanish passions fed into the eclectic score by Ralfe Band, whose front man Oly Ralfe contributed...

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OX4

Tuesday, 6th October 2009

This weekend sees the launch of another artistic avenue for the good good folks at TRUCK."OX4 is a celebration of the artistic talents emerging in and around the postcode of OX4. We've always dreamt about bringing that SXSW vibe to our hometown -...

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watch and listen again

Saturday, 3rd October 2009

Watch the Duke & The King again on 'Later with Jools Holland'Listen to Simone Felice again on BBC Radio3's 'The Verb'

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Ralfe Band at Raindance

Friday, 2nd October 2009

Ralfe Band have been announced to play live and DJ for the closing night of the Raindance Film Café next Friday night.The band will be performing new material from their soundtrack to the forthcoming Warp Films feature 'The Bunny & The Bull'...

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Simone Felice on BBC 'The Verb'

Friday, 2nd October 2009

Simone Felice of The Duke & The King appears on this weeks The Verb programme on BBC Radio 3 (Friday 2nd October at 9.15pm), he sings two songs and reads from his forthcoming novel "Black Jesus".All details, listen live and listen again...

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'...Later' tonight

Friday, 2nd October 2009

TONIGHT (Friday 2nd October)BBC2, 11:35pmLater With Jools HollandFeaturing: Gladys Knight, Shakira, The Cribs, The XX, Mika and THE DUKE & THE KINGVisit the 'Later' website now for an exclusive performance of If You Ever Get...

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Danny George Wilsons Southern Journey Part I

Friday, 2nd October 2009

It's Friday... it's 6pm (ish)... it's time for the Loose Playlist!Danny George Wilson returns to Loose this week as guest editor with 'Danny George Wilsons Southern Journey Part I' - taking in; (amongst others) ZZ-Top, Ry Cooder, Joe Cocker,...

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Peter Bruntnell USA Tour

Thursday, 1st October 2009

We're happy to announce to all our American friends that Peter Bruntnell will be touring the USA with Son Volt. (Jay Farrar, Uncle Tupelo) next month.November 20095th - The Blue Note, Columbia, MO6th - The Pageant, St. Louis, MO7th -  The Lyric,...

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Mojo: Paper Covers Stone

Wednesday, 30th September 2009

The Willard Grant Conspiracy's "Paper Covers Stone" has been awarded the Mojo Americana Album Of The Month.High praise indeed, you can read the review in full below or in the current issue of Mojo."Beautiful" ****(Click to zoom)

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The Handsome Family at Bush Hall, W12

Wednesday, 30th September 2009

Going to a Handsome Family show was a bit like watching one of those vintage oddball American sitcoms. Brett and Rennie Sparks were the cranky couple at the heart of the action, bickering with easy familiarity. "Don’t mind us, we’ve been...

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The Duke & The King announce two UK shows in November

Tuesday, 29th September 2009

The Duke & the King will be returning to the UK for two very special live shows.The band play the Ruby Lounge in Manchester on 21st November, and Scala in London on 22nd November. Saturday 21st NovemberSJM CONCERTS PRESENTSTHE DUKE AND THE...

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If You Ever Get Famous (Live on Later)

Tuesday, 29th September 2009

After their soundcheck, The Duke and The King stayed behind in the studio to give an exclusive performance of If You Ever Get Famous. Stripped back and super raw; one guitar, The Duke, The King, The Deacon and Simi Stone.See more from the band on...

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Later...

Monday, 28th September 2009

Appearing live on this week's "later with... " show, The Duke & The King join Gladys Knight, Mika, The Cribs and most excitingly the Colombian wonder that is Shakira.The Duke & The King have already stopped past to check out the studios and...

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Paper Covers Stone on BBC Ulster

Sunday, 27th September 2009

Ralph McLean ran a great feature on the Willard Grant Conspiracy new album 'Paper Covers Stone' on his BBC Ulster show this week with Jim Meredith offering glowing praise for the record.Listen Again (it's around the 29 minute mark)

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Handsomes on Jonathan Ross

Saturday, 26th September 2009

The Handsome Family kicked off three dates in the UK today with a lunchtime date with wadio 2.  Brett and Rennie joined Jonathan Ross and Andy Davis to chat and play live, discussing Rennie's artwork and latest album Honey Moon."The troubadours...

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Loose Playlist: Chess, Part One

Friday, 25th September 2009

For this weeks playlist we have decided to look at Chess Records, a pioneering rock and roll label and perhaps one of the most culturally important imprints to have ever existed.The label shone light on the talents of; Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley,...

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Handsome Family 6Music Hub Session

Friday, 25th September 2009

Cerys Matthews is showing her cards as quite a Loose follower... and good on her!Leading on from having the Duke & The King in last week, Cerys hosted The Handsome Family today who recorded songs for a hub session.You can listen to them direct...

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Loose Mobile

Thursday, 24th September 2009

As of today we've made the Loose website even more accessible with our new mobile section.The Loose website is now specially set up for all mobile devices, so whether you're viewing from an iPhone, iPod touch, Android or BlackBerry touch mobile...

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Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, 23rd September 2009

The Wall Street Journal ran a great feature on the Duke & The King this week, with rock critic Jim Fusilli hosting a video performance of "The Morning I Get to Hell" recorded at City Winery in New York.You can watch it in full below

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Editors Diary: Club Uncut

Monday, 21st September 2009

Uncut MagazineEditors Diary: Willard Grant Conspiracy and The Duke & The KingThe Relentless GarageAllan JonesWhen The Duke & The King made their UK debut at London’s Bush Hall in May, I seem to remember there being at certain points up to about...

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Loose Ends

Saturday, 19th September 2009

The Duke & The King joined Clive Anderson (as well as Michael Palin, Mitchell and Webb, The Fiery Furnaces and Jane Horrocks) this lunch time for Radio4's Loose Ends.A gospel harmony rich 'If You Ever Get Famous' followed.You can listen to the...

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BBC 6Music today

Friday, 18th September 2009

The Duke & The King will be stopping past BBC 6Music today to talk to Cerys Matthew's on her afternoon show.More info and listen live here; www.bbc.co.uk/6music/shows/cerys/LISTEN AGAIN

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LIVE TONIGHT !!!

Friday, 18th September 2009

We're literally out of the door with Willard Grant Conspiracy and The Duke & The King for tonight's Club Uncut, but as a Friday pick-me-up for all of you who can't make it out in London, we have put together this weeks playlist as a special all...

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