BBC Radio London with Robert Elms

Friday, 18th September 2009

We like to keep the busy whilst there here, so the Duke & King stopped past Robert Elms' BBC Radio London show this lunch time.It was the second time that the band had appeared on Roberts show as he is an avid fan, describing them as his favorite...

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Club Uncut

Thursday, 17th September 2009

As of this posting there are still a handful of tickets left for Club Uncut tomorrow night at the Relentless Garage in London.Willard Grant Conspiracy + The Duke & The KingThe Garage20-22 Highbury CornerLondon N5 1RDDoors...

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On the Road: Cluny2

Thursday, 17th September 2009

Well into the tour now, The Duke & The King (and Simy Stone and the Deacon!) played the Cluny2 in Newcastle upon Tyne last night. They dropped us a quick picture to keep us updated with their travels. We think they all look pretty good on it; a...

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Later...

Wednesday, 16th September 2009

Simone Felice let it slip on the radio yesterday, so we best confirm it!The Duke & The King will be joining Jools Holland in studio one to record a very special acoustic 'Later...' session. It will broadcast in the week of 28th September, and we...

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BBC Radio Leicester

Tuesday, 15th September 2009

The Duke, King & Deacon stopped past Chris Baxter's BBC Leicester show this afternoon for a chat and a sing song ahead of there show at the The Musician.The band were in fine lyrical form playing a stripped back version of If You Ever Get...

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Catching sun in Dorset

Sunday, 13th September 2009

The Duke & The King have packed themselves up with camera phone for there UK journey and will be sending the occasional snap to keep us posted of their whereabouts. Over the weekend they kicked things off at the End of the Road, catching a few...

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The End of the Road playlist

Friday, 11th September 2009

So Loose HQ have packed our bags and we're off to Dorset for The End of the Road. Safe in the van we have The Duke, The King, The Deacon and Simi; not to mention some awesome new tee-shirts and some unbelievable screen prints so bring your pocket...

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Sneaky Pete's live review

Friday, 11th September 2009

The Song By Toad website has a great write up of the Willard Grant Conspiracy show from Wednesday night;"I have seen the Willard Grant Conspiracy three times before, and all three times have been drastically different gigs, which sort of makes...

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Duke & The King on Day Trotter

Thursday, 10th September 2009

The superb (we don't use that lightly, they are quite superb) Day Trotter website has made available a session they recorded with the Duke & The King. The Day Trotter newsletter explains that "They'd come from Indianapolis and were running two...

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Willard Grant Conspiracy live in Glasgow

Wednesday, 9th September 2009

*  *  *  *  *SHORN of the large, grey-flecked beard which was once his trademark, Willard Grant Conspiracy's leader Robert Fisher cuts a less imposing figure these days. Where once he resembled a grizzled mountain man, now he's simply a...

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Willard Grant Conspiracy on BBC Radio Ulster

Monday, 7th September 2009

"Robert Fisher from The Willard Grant Conspiracy drops into the studio for a chat about the bands new album Papers Covers Stone which looks back on the Boston groups long career."You can listen again now until Friday (11th Sep) Listen Again...

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Testifying with American royalty

Friday, 4th September 2009

On their last trip to the UK shores, The Duke & the King spoke to The Guardian's James Medd. That interview ran in full in yesterdays paper.Are they a revivalist folk-soul band or a religious cult? Either way, this charismatic three-piece are on...

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Danny George Wilson Country Part II

Friday, 4th September 2009

Danny George Wilson Country Part IIFollowing on from last weeks brilliant '... Country part I' - Danny George Wilson this week has taken in heavy hitters in the forms of; Dinosaur Jr, Hold Steady, Uncle Tupelo with some absolute gems from Wilco,...

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The Duke & The King speak to NY1

Thursday, 3rd September 2009

The music group The Duke and the King recently played music off their first CD, "Nothing Gold Can Stay" at the City Winery in Manhattan. The band is a side project for Simon Felice, who ordinarily can be found in the roots rock alt-country Felice...

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Bow Your Head

Wednesday, 2nd September 2009

We want to bring to all of your collective attentions the new Mr David Viner video, "Bow Your Head"Dir: Jess Holder 

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BAM!

Tuesday, 1st September 2009

We're very happy to announce that the Duke & The King will play live at this years (BAM) Festival in Barcelona.Wednesday 23rd September, Barcelona (ES)More info here;www.myspace.com/festivalbam

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Paste Session

Monday, 31st August 2009

The Duke & The King have recorded an exclusive session Paste Magazine which you can watch in full on the paste website.The band played; for If You Ever Get Famous, Long May You Run, The Morning I Get To Hell and Scarecrow.

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Penny Black Music

Sunday, 30th August 2009

When a band starts reworking old material on album, it usually reveals a waning in creativity. The Willard Grant Conspiracy has, however, always been an unusual act. ‘Paper Covers Stone’, their eighth studio album, which is predominantly a...

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Rolling Stone Germany

Friday, 28th August 2009

The Duke & The King are hogging the latest issue of Rolling Stone Germany, with not only a glowing four star review for debut album "Nothing Can Stay Gold" but also top spot in the Critics charts.We have not translated the whole review, but we...

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Paper Covers Stone

Friday, 28th August 2009

Released this coming (bank Holiday) Monday (31st August) is the brand new album by California (Via Boston's) Willard Grant Conspiracy.Paper Covers Stone is available RIGHT NOW from the Loose Shop and ships with an exclusive CD copy of the "Trunk...

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Danny George Wilson Country Part I

Friday, 28th August 2009

We asked Danny George Wilson to put together this weeks Loose Playlist and he kindly obliged with the first part of his hand picked Country selections.Taking in Tim Hardin, Graham Nash, Kris Kristofferson, Townes Van Zandt and a couple of lesser...

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Loose Special: Ciao My Shining Star

Thursday, 27th August 2009

We posted news back in July about a forthcoming Mark Mulcahy tribute album, and we are delighted to bring you full details and a very special preview of that record.September 14th sees the release of Ciao My Shining Star by Various Artists.The...

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Across the Borders

Tuesday, 25th August 2009

ACROSS THE BORDERS: A two day celebration of americana and alt. folk in South Wales, 5th and 6th September 2009Richmond Fontaine, Vetiver, Willard Grant Conspiracy and Magnolia Electric Co. are just some of the big names coming to South Wales...

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Peter Bruntnell live dates

Monday, 24th August 2009

Peter Bruntnell has announced a couple more live dates for September, playing 13th September at the Stags Head (London's Hoxton) for "Come On Down And Meet The Folks" night.Later that week (17th) Peter Supports Richmond Fontaine at the Garage,...

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Greenman Playlist

Friday, 21st August 2009

Right now (in the sun unbelievably) scores and scores of good and wise folks are gathered in the Welsh countryside for three days of Psych, Folk, Indie, Dance and Americana across five stages. Now in it's seventh year, Greenman has a belting line...

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