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Nick Continues to work in Studio with Bloom Twins

Nick is currently in the studio with the Bloom Twins edging closer to completing work on their debut album. The girls will be playing their last show for 2016 on December 13th at Nambucca in London. On this day they will also celebrate the release of their new video for the song ‘Set Us Free’. For ticket information click here. r0110608 r0110609 7181149read more


Happy Birthday Warren!

screen-shot-2016-12-06-at-10-16-46-am fullsizerender img_4880 img_4881 img_4882 So they say it’s your birthday. For those of you who don’t know Warren, he is loud, proud, plugged in and switched on. He’s an artist with extraordinary dedication and conviction. Warren first played with Duran Duran in 1986, when he featured on one of the two guitar breaks on the track “American Science.” From this point onwards, he remained with band until 2002. During our treasured time together,read more


DURAN DURAN STATEMENT: HIGH COURT COPYRIGHT JUDGMENT

For immediate release DURAN DURAN STATEMENT: HIGH COURT COPYRIGHT JUDGMENT London, 2 December 2016: Members of the iconic band Duran Duran were deeply disappointed to learn of today’s judgment, concerned as they are for the implication for their songwriting peers around the world. Currently, publishers in the UK can benefit from the global success of some of their songwriters from the very beginning of their careers… read more


30 Years Ago: Duran Duran Regroups and Finds New Paths Forward on ‘Notorious’ Read More: 30 Years Ago: Duran Duran Regroups and Finds New Paths Forward on ‘Notorious’ |

Duran Duran released its fourth studio album, Notorious, in November 1986. Stylistically, the Nile Rodgers-co-produced LP was a departure for the U.K. band, one that paired funk, soul and R&B flourishes—sharp horns, corrugated bass lines and falsetto crooning—with a radio-friendly, contemporary production sheen. Standouts include the sleek “American Science” and the strutting, crisp “So… read more


Soundwaves Art: Icons of Music 2016 Fundraiser feat Duran Duran

Visual artist Tim Wakefield created this limited edition artwork from sound waves captured in audio of Duran Duran’s “Hungry Like the Wolf”. Each canvas is signed by the band with proceeds going to War Child UK. Available here. screen-shot-2016-11-23-at-10-11-50-am screen-shot-2016-11-23-at-10-18-02-amread more


DURAN DURAN’S JOHN TAYLOR AND ROGER TAYLOR COLLABORATE WITH AT-RISK YOUTH ON NEW TRACK – “NO REWIND” – PREMIERING TODAY ON ROLLINGSTONE.COM

November 22nd, 2016 – (Burbank, CA) – Duran Duran bassist John Taylor and drummer Roger Taylor collaborated with at-risk youth from the charity Road Recovery to produce, mix, and record an original dance-rock song, “No Rewind,” which premieres today on RollingStone.com. The song is available to purchase exclusively at CrowdRise through a download-for-donation campaign. All proceeds… read more


Duran Duran & Nile Rodgers on Notorious’ 30th Anniversary

Simon, Nick, John, Roger & Nile sat down last week to discuss the 30th anniversary of the band’s 4th studio album, NOTORIOUS. Listen to the oral history here. screen-shot-2016-11-20-at-6-43-57-pmread more


Duran Duran Monthly Collector’s Corner: November, 2016

Duran Duran: Plays Well With Others Over the years, the members of Duran Duran have done some interesting work outside of the band. This month, we’re going to take a look at some of the many productions and guest appearances that laid the groundwork for the collaborations on PAPER GODS. The earliest collaboration was when Nick co-produced Kajagoogoo’s “Too Shy” single with Colin Thurston.… read more


DURAN DURAN UNVEIL PAPER GODS LIMITED EDITION MAGNETIC BOX SET

350 copies only. Duran Duran have teamed up with renowned Los Angeles artist Alex Israel, under the the creative direction of China Chow, to create an extraordinary limited edition of their new album, Paper Gods. The album will be released as four 12″ white vinyl records in bespoke sleeves, housed in a custom-made magnetised clamshell box set. The package features seventeen kiss cut magnets, four art prints screen… read more


John’s at Bass Player Live

John participated in the Bass Player Live guitar clinic last month. He did a great Q&A with Incubus bassist Ben Kenney. You can watch the entire clinic below! read more


Nick Rhodes featured in “Letters to Andy Warhol” Traveling Exhibit

The Andy Warhol Museum have partnered with Cadillac on a collaborative traveling exhibition, Letters to Andy Warhol, that kicked off at Cadillac House in downtown Manhattan on November 14th, where it will remain until December 26. The exhibition will be free and open to the public at Cadillac House, located at 330 Hudson Street in Manhattan, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. weekends. As part of the exhibit,… read more


John & Roger partner with Road Recovery for Charity Song

Founding members of Duran Duran, bass player John Taylor and drummer Roger Taylor, along with their producer/engineer Joshua Blair, collaborated with at-risk youth from the New York City charity, ROAD RECOVERY to produce, record, and mix an original dance-rock song entitled “No Rewind”. This track is only available through CrowdRise, via a download-for-donation fundraising campaign, with all proceeds… read more




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