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DURAN DURAN – A DIAMOND IN THE MIND DIAMOND DUST LIMITED EDITION VINYL

DIAMOND DUST PRINTED GATEFOLD SLEEVE DOUBLE HEAVYWEIGHT 180-GRAM VINYL TO BE RELEASED 25 MAY, 2014 – – PRICE: £30.00

Responding to public demand, the members of Duran Duran are set to release their first live album on vinyl in more than a decade – as a stunning limited edition with The Vinyl Factory.

Recorded during their 2011 world tour, ‘A Diamond In The Mind’ bristles with classic Duran hits including ‘Planet Earth’, ‘Notorious’ and ‘Rio’, alongside new tracks taken from their critically acclaimed album ‘ALL YOU NEED IS NOW’, which was produced by Grammy award winner Mark Ronson and hit the #1 spot on the iTunes music charts in 15 countries (including the UK).… Read More


Simon Le Bon on Duran Duran’s Forthcoming Album

DD.com’s cameras were lucky enough to grab 30 seconds with Simon for a bit of an album update. Album or song titles? No…very charming frontman? YES!

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Duran Duran Collectors Corner: March, 2014

At the end of each year, the ASK KATY section of the site receives an influx of emails asking if there will be a Duran Duran official calendar coming. To this day it remains a popular item for fans. For those who may not know, the first official calendar was released in winter 1982 via the band’s fan club at the time, and then launched to the public through a small ad campaign in the UK music press.

The next year, the band put out another calendar, and that edition (1983) remains one of the most sought after for collectors today.… Read More


Simon Le Bon Interviewed for COUNTDOWN Special in Australia

Simon has recently been interviewed for an upcoming ABC Australia TV program celebrating Countdown’s 40th anniversary.

Countdown ran on Australian TV from 1974-1987 and was hosted by Ian “Molly” Meldrum. Molly regularly interviewed Duran Duran, among other artists, and formed a great rapport with the band. The guys sang on Countdown, hosted the show and also attended the Countdown Music & Video Awards.

Duran Duran were beloved members of the Countdown family in the 1980s, and it was especially gratifying since Duran Duran had a #1 album in Australia – and a #1 single in Australia as well – before any where else.… Read More


Duran Duran Test Roli Seaboard

Nick and John recently had a visit to the Studio from Roland Lamb, the founder of ROLI. ROLI is a design-led technology start-up based in London that make hardware and software products and services designed to increase the bandwidth of interaction between people and technology.

Nick and John were delighted to meet the team who created and developed the Roli Seaboard, which is “…a revolutionary new keyboard controller. We will be trying out a demo model on the new Duran Duran album and are excited to be collaborating with the team at an early stage by testing one of their other remarkable forthcoming products (more on that another time!)”

L to R – Nick Rhodes, Roland Lamb, John Taylor with a Seaboard

To learn more about ROLI Seaboard, please click here!… Read More


Written Q&A – Fan Community Excerpt

Every month the Duran Duran Fan Community features a Q&A with someone notable in the Duran Duran community. Last month night life impresario Nick Valentine, who recently published a book called CLUBS, DRUGS AND CANAPES , sat down for an interview. An excerpt can be found below:

1. Were you always interested in entertainment? In the book in mentions you and your brother had a band…

I have been obsessed with music for as long as I can remember and started playing guitar at the age of 12 when “The Streets of London” was my first strummed conquest.

2. How does one become the event planner to the stars as you did

Every job I have ever had I kind of stumbled across, though being an excitement junkie tended to put me in the right place at the right time.… Read More


Duran Duran’s Roger Taylor in Zurich for L’Officiel Magazine

On March 6th, Roger flew to Zurich to DJ a very special event – the launch of the Swiss edition of L’Officiel Magazine.

“Twas a great night …having such a good time that I ended up spinning well into the early hours, a great event and I love Zurich, lovely crowd, great city! I played the 12″ mix of “The Reflex” around 1am which ‘rocked the room’!”

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Pam & Gela Launch Event at Bloomingdales; Music by Duran Duran’s John Taylor!

Two great events:

March 15th, 2014, 2pm, Bloomingdales in Century City, LA

Join best-friends and co-founders of Juicy Couture, Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor, to celebrate the launch of their new California Cool label Pam & Gela. Take home a gift with your purchase.* Y.E.S. Contemporary Sportswear on 2

March 20, 2014, 6pm, Bloomingdales on 59th Street in New York City, NY

Join fashion mavens and co-founders of Juicy Couture, Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash Taylor to celebrate the launch of their new chic line, PAM & GELA. Y.E.S. Contemporary Sportswear on 2.

Duran Duran’s John Taylor will be providing the soundtrack for the PAM & GELA launch at Bloomingdales in Century City Mall, Los Angeles and he will be in attendance at the Bloomingdales launch in New York City!… Read More




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