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Liela Moss Dances to Her New Single “Turn Your Back Around”

Who the Power Due Out August 7 via Bella Union

Jul 30, 2020

Liela Moss’ (The Duke Spirit) new solo album Who The Power is getting released in just two weeks on August 7th via Bella Union. So far she’s shared tracks “Atoms At Me” (which was one of our Songs of the Week) and “Watching the Wolf.” And today, we get the self affirming anthem “Turn Your Back Around” and its lyric video. More

9 Best Songs of the Week: The Flaming Lips, Muzz, Bright Eyes, Liela Moss, and More

Plus Club Intl, Skullcrusher, Art Feynman, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 29, 2020

Welcome to the 21st Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week under quarantine, the same as the last week. In terms of this week’s new songs, the pickings were somewhat slim, perhaps partly because Monday was Memorial Day, meaning less new tracks of note were shared these week. But we’ve still come up with some that we liked (albeit, only a Top 9, instead of our usual Top 10). More

May 26, 2020

Liela Moss of The Duke Spirit has announced her new solo album, Who the Power, and shared its lead track, “Atoms At Me,” and an accompanying video. More

Oct 29, 2018

LUMP is a new band that teams up Laura Marling and Tunng’s Mike Lindsay. Their self-titled debut album, LUMP, came out back in June via Dead Oceans. Now they have shared a remix of the album’s “May I Be the Light” by IYEARA (a trio featuring The Duke Spirit’s Toby Butler, producer Malcolm Carson, and singer Paul O’Keef). More

Premiere: The Duke Spirit – “Houses” Video

Sky Is Mine Out Today via Ex Voto

Aug 18, 2017

England’s The Duke Spirit are releasing a new album, Sky Is Mine, today via Ex Voto. We recently shared another song from it, “Houses,” and now we’re pleased to premiere a video for “Houses.” Watch it below. More

Listen: The Duke Spirit - “Houses”

Sky Is Mine Due Out August 18 via Ex Voto

Aug 04, 2017

England’s The Duke Spirit are releasing a new album, Sky Is Mine, on August 18 via Ex Voto. Now they have shared another song from it, “Houses.” Listen below, followed by the recent video for another track from the album, “Magenta,” as well as “In Breath,” the album’s first single. More

Lost Horizons (Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins) Announce Debut Album, Share Song

The Duo Also Features Richie Thomas; Album Features Sharon Van Etten, Marissa Nadler, Tim Smith, and More

Jul 06, 2017

Lost Horizons is a new duo featuring former Cocteau Twins member (and Bella Union label head) Simon Raymonde and drummer Richie Thomas (who has played with The Jesus and Mary Chain, Felt, and Cocteau Twins). More

Sep 07, 2015

The Duke Spirit have announced a new album and shared its first single. KIN is due out early next year. Neither the album’s exact release date nor its tracklist have been announced yet. But the British band has shared the album’s first single, “Here Comes the Vapour.” The album was produced by Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde (also the head of the Bella Union label). More

Apr 03, 2012

After tagging along with Jane Addiction for the month of May, The Duke Spirit have revealed that they’ll quickly transition into their own set of headlining dates this coming June. More

The Duke Spirit Hit the Road This May

In Support of Jane’s Addiction

Mar 09, 2012

Hot on the promotional trail for recently released album Bruiser (read the band’s thoughts on the album here) The Duke Spirit are hitting the road. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar‘s Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83, The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including Beirut, Anna Calvi, EMA, Florence and the Machine, Gang Gang Dance, Neon Indian, PJ Harvey, R.E.M., SBTRKT, Slow Club, St. Vincent, Summer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Nov 23, 2011

Spin has gotten its hands on an exclusive stream of the latest full-length from London’s The Duke Spirit. More

The Duke Spirit Join The “Procession” in New Single

Band Releases New Track Via Levi’s

Nov 05, 2010

Today, The Duke Spirit released new track “Procession.” We have the track. More

Oct 21, 2010

This October and November in Los Angeles and New York the British rockers will preview new material from their upcoming 2011 release. We have the dates. More

The Duke Spirit Announce Summer Tour with Incubus

Band To Cover Prince on Carson Tonight

Apr 16, 2009

In what seems like a strange pairing, London-based rockers The Duke Spirit are set to return stateside this summer with late ’90s staple Incubus. More


The Duke Spirit


May 18, 2011

Watching a Duke Spirit show is like being in a wind tunnel. Imagine cheeks hollowing as they are blown back by the sheer force of the performance. The members of the group are positioned at the edge of the stage, forming a tight, unified entity that is impossible to avert your attention from. Wild abandon is their modus operandi, and it works for them. More

The Duke Spirit

Raspberry Sunsets

Apr 02, 2008

It’s hard to be a romantic anymore. Rationality has invaded nearly every facet of our lives. Feelings can be explained away as a set of chemical reactions, an anomaly to be treated pharmaceutically. We’re losing our connection to the natural world, to ourselves even. But remember, it’s a choice. More