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Thugs and China Dolls: Now In Stores


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Ghosts of Christmas: Now in Stores


Ghosts of Christmas Art
A co-release with Furious Hooves.

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Label

Mazarine Records

 

U.S. Publicity:

Jeffrey Smith
Crash Avenue
jeffrey [at] crash-avenue [dot com]
502.384.3107

 

European Publicity:

Peter Holmstedt
Hemifrån
peter.holmstedt [at] telia [dot com]
+46 (0)33.26.0210

 

Booking

Dare likes to play any place where people want to hear him—living rooms, stadiums, art galleries, derelict strip malls, glitzy music venues filled with trend-setting starlets, fire-gutted churches with free enchiladas. Write STS Booking, and together we will find a way:

Bright Elephant
bright.elephant.booking [at] gmail [dot com]

 

Dare Dukes

dd [at] daredukes [dot com]

Thugs Tour: TN Lunch

 

Moonpie and Doritos.

 

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Thugs Tour: No Requests in Bloomington

 

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Thugs Tour: NJ Turnpike Delights

 

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Thugs Tour: $1 Dumplings

 

Six dumplings for a measely dollar in New York City’s Chinatown.

 

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Thugs Tour: Blake and Jessie

 

Blake is contemplative. Jessie is a badass.

 

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Review: Alphabet Bands

 

Webzine Alphabet Bands reviews Thugs and China Dolls and gets all gushy on us:

Dukes’ blend of wry, observational humour and poetry reminds us in part of John Grant and his sublime album, The Queen of Denmark. But while Grant’s focus was more internal, more autobiographical, Dukes’ head is up and he is looking out, his attention on the “the weirdness, the anomalies, the resistance” of the American suburbs. These eccentricities may be ripe for lampooning but Dukes treats his subjects with affection; jauntily bouncing along in celebration or shuffling, dejected, as appropriate.

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American Songwriter Mag Premiere’s Our Video!

 

Boy, are we proud.

The luscious music magazine American Songwriter has premiered our new video for “Meet You at the Bus.”   Have a look and tell us what you think!

All this sparkle and wonderment is due to the magic people at Reader Films in Austin.  Especially Max Benitez (director) and Kristin Wernicke Benitez (producer).

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Thugs Tour: Van Fatigue

 

Van fatigue on the long road to Brooklyn and Union Pool for our show with Lucinda Black Bear and Brother Reverend.

 

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