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It May Not Seem Like Much….Thank You

I remember the first time I attended a Daily Duranie pre-show party in Las Vegas. I was too shy to talk much and I was one of the only guys in attendance. I certainly felt out of place but I guess I always have as a Duranie. Growing up as a tall, athletic kid who (sort of) excelled in sports, …

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Last Chance On the Stairway: Tiki Drinks with Velvet Rebel

Look, I’ve been on plenty of food and drink blogs this year during lockdown and I HATE when you have to scroll through 1,000 words on the writer’s spiritual connection to basil before you get to the recipe. So, here is the recipe to our first (of many?) Duran Duran-inspired Tiki cocktails: Last Chance On the Stairway 1oz silver rum …

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Top Of the Pops 1981

As exciting as MTV launching in August of 1981 was for me as a kid, it took some time for the channel to infiltrate popular culture. That wasn’t a problem for Top Of the Pops in England in 1981. The show was already a cornerstone of popular culture and the artists featured on the show in 1981 looks a lot …

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What Happens Tomorrow: Past Future Past

Safe to say when the promotion cycle for a new Duran Duran album is reaching outlets such as the South China Morning Post, the record label is firing on all cylinders. Signing with BMG for Future Past has proven to be a very smart decision for Duran Duran. Much like the label did with Kylie Minogue’s Disco, the label has …