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Luxury Wafers Exclusive: The Dutchess and The Duke, live @ Stagg Street Studios with videos and mp3s

01.06.2010
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Seattle duo, The Dutchess and The Duke, continue to knock us out.Their album Sunset / Sunrise (10/5/09, Hardly Art) has gripped my heart as a favorite (not just of 2009). Guitar strumming, sad, oft Johnny Cash-like, timeless songs emerge from the dark internal geography of Jesse Lortz and take on a life of comfortable malaise [...]

The Dutchess and The Duke: Sunset/Sunrise album review, Living This Life (mp3) and Hands (mp3)

10.06.2009

Living This Life [mp3] Hands [mp3] Today’s the day. Sunset/Sunrise is out in the open. I already loved what I’d heard in the first song from the record, Hands – the simplicity, the feeling of being down in Laredo in the 1970′s, the rusty organ whirl, the strong, bare electric guitar. So when I got [...]

New from The Dutchess & The Duke – Hands (mp3)

08.27.2009

Hands [mp3] Here’s the first song from The Dutchess & The Duke‘s upcoming sophomore album, Sunset/Sunrise (Hardly Art, 10/6/09). Off the cuff, I’d say Hands has the feel of The Doors in a Spanish Western. Their voices are totally yummy – his cognac, hers suede. The Seattle duo, Jesse Lortz and Kimberly Morrison, recorded Sunset [...]