London Metro

Tuesday, 21st July 2009

The Duke & The King is tinged with regretTaking its name from the two itinerant con men in Huckleberry Finn, The Duke & The King is the new project from former Felice Brothers vocalist Simone Felice and although it isn't full of shaggy-dog tales...

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iTunes

Tuesday, 21st July 2009

The Duke & The King are rocking the front page of iTunes today.So you can have 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' on your ipod.Do make sure that you don't click on "Drum & Bass arena summer selection"next to it though... that sounds awful!

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Nothing Gold Can Stay

Monday, 20th July 2009

It's arrived, OUT TODAY is the debut release from The Duke & The King"Exquisite – already one of my favourite albums of the year" - Allan Jones / UncutBesides in the Loose Shop, you can purchase it from any of theses fine retailers;itunes ...

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Telegraph review

Monday, 20th July 2009

"The Duke & The King blend Americana, soul and psychedelia in the extraordinary Nothing Gold Can Stay"Like some lost classic from the Seventies, Simone Felice and songwriting partner Robert "Chicken" Burke blend Americana, soul and...

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London Lite

Monday, 20th July 2009

Former Felice Brother, Simone Felice, is not known for his joie de vivre. Instead, his muse is shaded with melancholy, hurt and anger. One More American Song, for instance, tells the tale of John who "went in the army, like a lot of them do/ And...

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'Black Window' live

Monday, 20th July 2009

Recorded back in March of this year, Peter plays "Black Window" live for Balcony TV.

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The Duke's playlist

Sunday, 19th July 2009

Following on from 'The Deacon's" playlist, Simone 'The Duke' Felice has passed on his playlist for you all to enjoy.An all together more acoustic affair taking in Townes Van Zandt, Neil Young Joni Mitchel and Donovan, with the occasional flourish...

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The Deacon's Playlist

Thursday, 16th July 2009

Nowell "The Deacon" Haskins is a second generation musician with his feet planted firmly in funk and Soul legacy of his family.The son of Fuzzy Haskins (a founding member of The Parliaments and member of amongst others Funkadelic, P-Funk and...

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PRE ORDER RIGHT NOW

Thursday, 16th July 2009

As of THIS VERY MINUTE you can order the eagerly awaited debut Duke & The King album "NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY" direct from the Loose Record Shop. They will ship Friday to be on your doorstep for it's release this Monday (20th)."Exquisite - already...

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Truck 12

Wednesday, 15th July 2009

The count down is on, in ten days (25th & 26th July) Truck will be celebrating it's twelfth birthday with a cracking line up.Loose will be there in full force to support our good friends Danny & The Champs and Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou who both...

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In Pursuit of your Happiness

Wednesday, 15th July 2009

To celebrate the forthcoming release of the 'Ciao My Shining Star' compilation album, we have made Mark Mulcahy's critically acclaimed solo album "In Pursuit of your Happiness" available in the Loose shop for the first time.For a limited time you...

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Loose & Club Uncut

Tuesday, 14th July 2009

We're delighted to announce that Loose has teamed up with Uncut Magazine/Club Uncut to bring you;Willard Grant Conspiracy and The Duke & The King live at The Garage in London.Friday 18th SeptemberTickets (currently £12.37 inc. booking fee)More...

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Mark Mulcahy/Miracle Legion

Monday, 13th July 2009

There is a very exciting announcement on the DIS website for all Mark Mulcahy/Miracle Legion fans.  An all-star cast have produced a hulking great tribute album to be release later this year.Miracle Legion didn't emerge from the Eighties the...

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Make your own Handsome Family...

Saturday, 11th July 2009

What a find!!The newest template from Paper Foldables is the husband and wife alt.country band, The Handsome Family!!You can download the template for free via the above below. And what's fun about this foldable is that they're actually attached,...

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Uncut Magazine

Saturday, 11th July 2009

* * * *More Mark Twain-related stuff, from the former Felice brotherDrummer and sometime singer Simone Felice always seemed the least predictable of The Felice Brothers. It was Simone, for instance you’d most likely find dangling from a speaker...

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Duke & The King in the Mirror

Saturday, 11th July 2009

Great review of "Nothing Gold Can Stay" in this weekends Mirror.* * * *"This haunted but rapturous album is a collaboration between Simone Felice, the drummer now on leave from The Felice Brothers, and George Clinton collaborator Robert 'Chicken'...

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Hail, Hail, Rock'n'Roll

Friday, 10th July 2009

"The Duke and the King seem driven by a heavy-heartedness - a sadness that nothing can be as pure or simple as when we were young"It's something heavy-hearted that drives Nothing Gold Can Stay, the debut record by the Duke and the King, and one...

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Maverick Magazine

Thursday, 9th July 2009

The Felice Brothers have seen a period of rapid ascendancy and virtual universal praise heaped upon them by those in the know, in the music press. Currently on a sell out US tour, the band will play to packed houses wherever they appear, such is...

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American Songwriter website

Wednesday, 8th July 2009

While the Felice Brothers have been enjoying the recent success of Yonder is the Clock, eldest brother Simone Felice has kept himself busy with his new duo, The Duke & The King. Felice (The Duke) enlisted the help of former George Clinton...

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Breaking Act

Sunday, 5th July 2009

Who are they? A duo named after two Huckleberry Finn characters, Simone Felice (of the Felice Brothers) and Robert "Chicken" Burke have made a debut album brushed by the soft strokes of country-soul and pastoral, Californian-canyon folk-pop....

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The Kitchen Rehersals (part two)

Friday, 3rd July 2009

Another of the wonderful Kitchen Rehearsal videos has surfaced on youtube.This time the band play 'The Devil is Real'.

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Duke & The King: The End of The Road

Thursday, 2nd July 2009

Loose are very happy to confirm that The Duke and The King will be playing live at this years End of the Road festival in sunny (well, Indian Sunny?) Lamar Tree Gardens.The band play  The Big Top Stage on Friday 11th September, alongside...

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Blanche live appearance

Thursday, 2nd July 2009

We have just learned that Blanche will play a couple of songs as part of The Don Was Super Session.More news of Dan John Miller and Blanche to follow shortly

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The Kitchen Rehersal (part one)

Wednesday, 1st July 2009

The Duke, The King and The Deacon work through an acoustic rehearsal of "Morning I get to Hell".We're not entirely sure who's kitchen it is, but we will endeavor to find out.

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The Handsome Family's favorite Honeymoon songs

Wednesday, 1st July 2009

As a part of Drowned in Sounds' Alt Country Week, Rennie picked out The Handsome Family's favorite Honeymoon songs- - - - -Paradise can been found in a book store, on the highway, anywhere the wind blows and the music plays. Here are five songs...

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