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Press Releases / Articles About Duke Special:
Duke Special announces national tour. Hot Press. May 9, 2005.
Adventures in Gramophone (collection of 2 Eps)
Your Vandal Ep
Songs from the Deep Forest released as an album
Appears on Jules Holland show
From Paris to Norwich: on the road with Duke Special. The Guardian. November 2, 2006.
Making sweet music from life's small wonders – and a cheese grater. The Telegraph. Dec. 6, 2006.
Peter Wilson: Never mind monarch. The Independent. Thursday 21 December 2006.
BBC Electric Proms
Duke Special is on the way. Belfast Telegraph. January 17, 2007.
Live: Duke Special. Leftlion. February 19, 2007.
Duke Special - The Man. Zine2 (Angelfire). Saturday, 7 April 2007.
Incendiary speak to the mighty Duke Special. Incendiary Magazine. Oct 17, 2007.
Duke Special: The Gramophone Adventures of an Irish singer songwriter. Crossrhythms. 12th November 2007.
I Never Thought This Day Would Come
Orchestral Maneuvers in Belfast
Wins Meteor Music Award for Best Irish Male
Westlife are still number one. Irish Independent. February 2, 2008.
Duke Special Songs from the Silver Screen. Belfast Film Festival.org. April 2008.
Duke Special, Komedia, Brighton, June 3. The Argus. June 2, 2008.
Norwich Arts Centre, Saturday 31st May 2008 concert review. Cross Rhythyms. June 10, 2008.
Duke Special: The Man of the Moment. northerncultureireland.org. Sept. 5, 2008.
EXCLUSIVE: Duke Special reveals album artwork. Hot Press. Oct. 1, 2008.
Amnesty International Small Places Tour: Duke Special vs Divine Comedy. darraghdoyle.blogspot. October 15, 2008.
Duke Special Interview. RTE. November 14, 2008.
DUKE SPECIAL – EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW. Fame Magazine. November 24, 2008.
Something Wicked This Way Comes… johnniecraig.com. November 25, 2008.
Duke on song and on the road again. News Letter. November 26, 2008.
Duke Special Interview. terapija.net. December 20, 2008.
Huckleberry Finn Ep
Little Revolutions Ep
Duke Special and Nick Harper, Jan 22nd 2009. Jennie Macfie's Reviews. January 23, 2009.
Duke Special. QRO Magazine. November 11, 2009.
December 2009 appeared on stage at the Royal National Theatre in London as part of a new production of Bertolt Brecht's play Mother Courage and Her Children
The Silent World of Hector Mann
Ruby Murray Documentary and Little Revs 2 and gigs! DukeSpecial.com. Friday 7th January, 2010.
Duke Special – Little Revolutions. Electro Candy. February 3, 2010.
Duke Special The Stage, a Book and the Silver Screen Review. BBC. March 8, 2010.
Duke Special - Berlin, Books, and Steve Albini. Advertiser.ie. May 13, 2010.
Fringe Review - Duke Special. Edinburgh Spotlight. August 9, 2010.
Duke Special : A 30 Minute Exposure. Paddy Wacked Radio. October 10, 2012.
Duke Sings the Songs of Ruby Murray released February 2011.
Music Review: Duke Special. CultureNorthernIreland.org. March 8, 2011.
Irish Musician Duke Special in Concert at the Met. Metropolitan Museum of Art. March 16, 2011.
Writing Music Based on the Photographs of Stieglitz, Steichen and Strand: Interview with Duke Special. LPV Magazine. March 19, 2011.
Under the Dark Cloth released July 11, 2011.
Duke Special - The Glee Club, Birmingham Glee Club. Digitalfix.com September 11, 2011.
Music interview: Duke Special. Yorkshire Evening Post. May 10, 2012.
Duke Special : Oh Pioneer. Flixelpix. May 13, 2012.
Duke Special, Musical Pioneer. Belfastmusic.org. 05/07/2012.
Duke Special: Oh Pioneer review. The Music Service. March 25, 2012.
Album Review: Duke Special - Oh Pioneer. http://2uibestow.blogspot.com. June 8, 2012.
Duke Special - Oh Pioneer. DIY mag. June 12, 2012.
Duke Special's Deep Soul Shines on 'O Pioneer'. Sojourners. 07-03-2012.
CD: Duke Special - Oh PioneerBelfast's 'Hobo Tim Minchin' gets reflective. artsdesk.com July 7, 2012.
Songs of Brixton: Brixton Leaves by Duke Special. Brixton Buzz. July 17, 2012.
Duke Special Setlist at Belsonic 2012. August 16, 2012.
Duke Special launches his five day music festival in the MAC, Belfast. Demotix. 20 August 2012.
How I Learned to Love the Sun. Suckatashproductions.com November 12, 2012.
Interview with Duke Special. Motley. December 5, 2012.
Last Post of the Year. Little Simon. December 24, 2012.
Duke Special Setlist at the Empire Music Hall. Setlist.fm. February 27, 2013.
Feature Interview: Duke Special. Bidolito. Februrary 2013.
Duke Special Announce April & May Tour 2013. WithGuitars.com March 15, 2013.
Duke Special - Live Review. The Domino Effect. April 14, 2013
Duke Special @ the Dutchess. vanguard-online.co.uk. May 10, 2013.
Something a little bit special. The Oxford Student. May 16, 2013.
Duke Special at Whelans | Review. GoldenPlec. June 16, 2013
Duke Special Setlist at Haus der Musik. Vienna Austia. Setlist.fm. July 22, 2013.
Duke Special and Johnny Logan pick The Hit singles. RTE. August 10, 2013.
Duke Special Setlist at Greenbelt 2013. Cheltenham Racecourse, England. Setlist.fm. August 26, 2013.
MUSIC REVIEW: Duke Special & Meadbh McGinley. Si's Sights and Sound. October 15, 2013.
Duke Special Announces his Gramophone Club. Hot Press. 07 Feb 2014.
Video: Video: Duke Special features in hilarious clip for Donegal festival. Donegal News. May 28, 2014.
Duke Special at The Bay Horse in Hutton Rudby on 15th June 2014. Nemmblog. June 9, 2014.
Duke Special's North dates. Whatson-North. June 10, 2014.
Duke Special Gigs are Theatre in the Moment. whatson-north.co.uk July 31, 2014.
Duke Special: A classic vaudevillian crooner with a touch of the absurd. Aberdeen STV. 7 August 2014.
Talking to the Duke of Music – Duke Special. Lakefest. August 8, 2013.
Duke Special joins RTÉ CO at the NCH. RTE. Sunday 17 Aug 2014.
Harry Nilsson gets the Duke’s special treatment. Irish Times. Sept. 2, 2014.
Duke Special to Perform Local Gigs. Sligo Weekender. October 30, 2014.
Duke Special Brings 2015 Tour to Navan and Slane. By John Donohoe. November 6, 2014.
Duke Special Aims to Break a Guinness World Record in 2015. entertainment.ie November 11, 2014.
Duke Special back on the Road with New Project. Connacht Tribune. January 9, 2015.
Duke Special to Release Fourth LP "Look Out Machines." Music-News.com. January 15, 2015.
Duke Special Returns with New Material. News Letter. January 15, 2015.
All the Best: Singer Duke Special on his Favourite Things. By Kerry McKittrick. Belfast Telegraph. January 19, 2015.
Duke Special Joins Cork Street Gig for Charity. By Eoin English. Irish Examiner. January 25, 2015.