'Streets of out Time' in the Evening Standard

Friday, 15th January 2010

Following on from last nights brilliant album Launch at the Betsey Trotwood, the Evening Standard ran a great review of new LP 'Streets of our Time' tonight.

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Album Launch Show

Thursday, 14th January 2010

As we reported yesterday, Time Out flagged up the 'Streets of our Time' album launch tonight as a must see show. Today's Metro newspaper is also championing the album launch so you can guarantee that the Betsey Trotwood will be the hottest ticket...

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Word review

Thursday, 14th January 2010

DANNY & THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLDStreets of Our TimeUplifting uproar from Danny Wilson and his band of conscripts.Some albums harbor no greater ambition than to help you hear the beat of your own heart a little more clearly. Danny Wilson makes...

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Time Out

Wednesday, 13th January 2010

Time Out have flagged up this weeks Danny & The Champions Of The World album launch at the Betsey Trotwood in Farringdon. The Dickensian pub will be FULL TO THE RAFTERS for the launch of the new album "Streets of Our Time" that will be for sale...

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Concorde

Monday, 11th January 2010

Following on from last weeks brilliant Allotment Song video, please enjoy Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou's "Concorde".

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The Saturday Times

Monday, 11th January 2010

Pete Paphides chose the new Danny And The Champions of the World record as his critic's choice in this weekends Times newspaper.

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"Honey Moon" is album of the year

Saturday, 9th January 2010

Co-presenter Jim Meredith chose the Handsome Family's 'Honey Moon' as his album of the year on this weeks McLean's Country show on BBC Radio Ulster.You can listen again here.

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The Sun

Friday, 8th January 2010

Danny & The Champions of the World spoke to the Sun newspaper today about recording, touring and thew new "Streets of our Time" LP.

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A Loose playlist: Let it snow!

Friday, 8th January 2010

So the snow has caused a whole world of havoc again, with roads, trains, planes and even Staines all closed, people falling over and £62,000 worth of milk being poured away by marooned dairy farmers!!Well we decided that we would look at Snow,...

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Champs in Mojo

Wednesday, 6th January 2010

Grand Drive man delivers second album of alt-country goodness. * * * *Formerly of the underrated Grand Drive, Danny George Wilson's casual open door policy in his new band, The Champions of the World, has created an ensemble of musicians for whom...

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Uncut Magazine for the Champs

Tuesday, 5th January 2010

Very decent second album from ex-Grand Drive man's current outfit.Having emerged as a leading exponent of UK-based Americana with Grand Drive a decade ago, Danny Wilson's transatlantic juxtapositions have surey never worked better than they do...

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The Sun

Monday, 4th January 2010

Danny & The Champs were flagged up in this weekends Sun in their annual 'ones to watch for the year'.2010's list sees South London's Champs keeping it real amongst some very very wealthy sounding releases! Their new album "Streets of Our Time" ...

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Champs are top tip

Sunday, 3rd January 2010

www.famemagazine.co.uk placed Danny & The Champs on their 'ones to watch in 2010' list today.Similar noises being made by a couple of other magazines; more to follow next week.

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'Allotment Song' Video

Sunday, 3rd January 2010

'Allotment Song' written and performed by Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou. The lead track from their eponymous new album.Video directed and produced by Trevor Moss.Camera work by Ben Folke Thomas and Sophie Griffiths.Track recorded at The Magic Numbers...

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Americana UK place Duke & The King as record of the year

Friday, 1st January 2010

No 1. The Duke & the King "Nothing Gold Can Stay" This wasn’t one to be honest that we all agreed on but to be fair, the doubters were in a minority and like the Chinese with noodles (as someone said in the Lost Boys) how can that many people...

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goodbye 2009!

Thursday, 31st December 2009

And Hello 2010!As we write this Sydney has already ushered in the New Year (and decade depending on which side of the 2010/2011 debate you fall?!) so we have put together some good old fashioned dancing records to get you all in the partying...

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Rough Trade

Wednesday, 30th December 2009

The staff of Rough Trade Germany delivered their end of year list this week and The Duke & The King's debut popped up a good few times.You can view all the selections here.

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Danny & The Champions Of The World

Tuesday, 29th December 2009

January 18th sees the release of Danny & The Champions Of The World new album "Streets Of Our Time". To celebrate Danny and the gang will be playing a very special one-off gig at London's Betsey Trotwood pub on Thursday January 14th.The new album...

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Felice Brothers on BBC's Outnumbered

Tuesday, 29th December 2009

For those of you out there who can access BBCiPlayer, as we write there's still time to tune into this rather bizarre bit of Loose meets BBC sitcom synchronisation bizarre-ness!The main thread of the show seems to be about the teenage son wanting...

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Duke & King in Blogs

Monday, 28th December 2009

Lots of people blogging about the Duke & The King's "Nothing Gold Can Stay" over the Christmas break, here are a few of the sites we had a read of.WEHM Long Island Radio picked the album several times in their best-of lists.www.wehm.comThe MyZoo...

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Virgin In-Flight Magazine

Saturday, 26th December 2009

The Duke & The King were asked for their end of year lists by Virgin In-Flight magazine.The Duke & The King, a glam-soul-folk quartet from New York named after the travelling Shakespeare Hustlers in Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry...

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I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

Wednesday, 23rd December 2009

Trevor Moss & Hannah-LouYOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE YEAR?finishing the record, and signing it to loose. BETS LIVE SHOW YOU SAW?mark olsen and gary louris at truck festival PLANS FOR 2010?get the record out. supporting the duke and the king, taking the...

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Wednesday, 23rd December 2009

Brett Sparksof The Handsome FamilyALBUM(s) OF THE YEAR?"The Complete Robert Johnson" (listen) and "The Complete Hank Williams." (listen)YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE YEAR?Having a bag snatched by a junky containing $900 of pedals whilst I was eating...

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The web man's playlist

Wednesday, 23rd December 2009

It was decided at Loose HQ that even the web person can guest edit a playlist... so I am happy to announce that I put together the imaginatively titled "Rupert Loose" playlist for you all.Featuring the christmassy sounds of; Chet Baker, The Beach...

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Rockin Around The Christmas Tree

Wednesday, 23rd December 2009

Danny George Wilsonof Danny & The Champions of the WorldALBUM(s) OF THE YEAR?ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO - 'REAL ANIMAL' (The opening track 'Always a Friend' is a total winner - here he is doing a version with Springsteen! watch)YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF THE...

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