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Duran Duran Appreciation Day, 2018

On this most hallowed of days in our ancient DD calendar, as a small token of our great appreciation for your appreciation, we would like to offer you this video clip, Directed by Gavin Elder, of a couple of songs filmed in Tokyo at the Budokan on the penultimate date of our Paper Gods tour last September. We are hoping to complete editing on the film of the full performance for release later this year but until then…… read more

Fan Community Q&A Excerpt with Patty Palazzo

Who doesn’t know Patty? If you’re a fan of the band, chances are you do. She’s helped design a lot of awesome DD things you’ve seen around for oh, maybe the last 15 years! She worked with John early on with B5, and on Juicy Mens etc etc AND she launched her own totally amazing tee shirt line, Punk Masters. As her newest set goes on sale, we thought we’d check on in and say “hello”!… read more

Q&A with Elliot Taylor!

Elliot Taylor: ace photographer, RICOCHET: David Bowie 1983 book assistant, Denis O’Regan right hand man, Roger Taylor’s son (and so much more!) He has spent the past year working with Denis on RICOCHET: David Bowie 1983, a museum quality fine art boxed book of photos of David Bowie, taken by Denis O’Regan. The set is limited to 2000 copies. Elliot was kind enough to do an interview for the fan community… read more

Snapchat, Christian Marclay Sound Stories show

Today in Cannes, I visited the Snapchat, Christian Marclay – Sound Stories show at the Centre D’Art La Malmaison – Five great ideas in five different rooms, beautiful, mesmerising and truly original use of today’s technology. The integration of sound and interactive visuals is spectacular. I really hope the installation travels so that many more people can experience it. Pure joy. Nick IMG_7883 IMG_7892 IMG_7894 IMG_7899read more

John’s ALL LOVE Birthday playlist

Welcome to this ALL LOVE playlist! I hope it’s a celebration of everything we love about music and why it is so special to all of us. It is a real treat to post this on my birthday. I’m going to be grooving, dreaming and tripping to this playlist all summer long. Hope you are too! Press shuffle and let it roll. read more

Nick on Eliot Cohen of Red Bus Studio

In 1980 when we worked on our debut album, many of those recording sessions with our producer, Colin Thurston, took place at a studio called Red Bus in NW London. It was a real thrill to return there today for the first time since we made that record. Our visit was made even more surreal as we entered to find the basic structures all exactly as they were, even the MCI console still remains in studio one… I remember Colin teaching… read more

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Boys on Film – A Night with Duran Duran to air 29 June on BBC Four

In Boys on Film – A Night with Duran Duran, iconic British rock band, Duran Duran, are set to take over BBC Four on Friday 29 June from 9pm. With exclusive access to the band, the night features two newly-filmed documentaries which showcase incredible insights, previously unseen archive footage and rare demo tapes, as well as the group’s thoughts and inspirations across the decades since they first formed in 1978… read more

Duran Duran to perform at KAABOO CAYMAN in 2019!

Just announced! Duran Duran at KAABOO Cayman, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, February 15 and 16, 2019 Get tickets here! To celebrate the announcement, the festival has provided a unique promo code to share with DURAN DURAN fans for $20 off 3-day THATCH (GA) passes. The code will be valid for 2 weeks, expiring at 11:59pm CT on Tuesday, May 29th. Unique Code: DURAN DD IndividualPromo_KAABOOCayman_square_DuranDuran Screen Shot 2018-05-15 at 9.44.45 AM #KAABOOcayman #duranduran… read more

John Warwicker Q&A

Here’s an excerpt from the great Q&A we recently featured on the fan community website with longtime Duran Duran contributor John Warwicker: Under what circumstance did you meet the guys in Duran Duran? After Camberwell (1977?) I decided that in the near future computers would become an everyday tool of design/art/culture so I decided to research this and ended up doing a Masters degree at Birmingham Polytechnic… read more

Duran Duran’s Visual Designer Lights Up Buckingham Palace

You know what’s cool? When someone from the DD crew work on something pretty spectacular, like Gary Oldknow (@deepvisual on Twitter) has just done. If you didn’t know, Gary is a visual designer who has worked with the band for many years. He is especially versed in moving image technology. While not the only band he works with, his Duran resume includes: The Latest and Greatest Tour, The Pop Trash Tour, The… read more

Duran Duran for Record Store Day 2018

Duran Duran are excited to have their very special live LP Duran Duran Budokan included as part of this year’s Record Store Day! Captured at Tokyo’s historic venue, Nippon Budokan, on September 20, 2017, this show marked the end of the band’s two year Paper Gods tour which saw them playing to sold-out audiences around the world. The one-of-a-kind artwork for this LP was created by famed Japanese graphic… read more

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