Library of Mu: All 1996 records

There are 20 records from 1996 in the Library of Mu:


? (Help LP diary)
Date: January 1996
Author: ?
Journal: Select
Type of resource: Excerpts
Description: "We had trouble fitting all the tracks on when Bill Drummond told me The KLF (One World Orchestra) track was only two minutes, it was a cert. Robbie from Take That was going to be singing on it, but he'd gone on holiday."
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A REAL CLIFF-HANGER
Date: 1996-03-01 ?
Author: Craig McLean
Journal: Blah Blah Blah
Type of resource: Interviews
Description: The full story of the Cape Wrath debacle from Little Chef to cars stuck in the sand.
Status: original (Not available online - would you like to scan it?)
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Money To Burn
Date: 1996-03-01
Author: John Dower
Journal: Thee Database
Type of resource: Interviews
Description: Brilliant article and transcript of the K-F's appearance on Sub City Radio, Glasgow, on November the 3rd '95, talking about art. Highly recommended
Status: original (Text available)
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Chill Out
Date: 1996-03-01 ?
Author: Dom Philips
Journal: Mix-Mag
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: excerpt from 50 greatest dance albums article - Chill Out was No. 5
Status: text (Text available)
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Stars want 1m house brick
Date: 1996-03-22 ?
Author: ?
Journal: Bucks Free Press
Type of resource: News items
Description: K-F are hoping to turn the 1 million ash "into a house brick with the help of Chesham brickmaker James Matthews. It was the most bizarre challenge James, 23, ever faced" when the duo turned up at Bellington Brickmakers.
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Pop star's sonic boom rocks the neighbours
Date: 25 June, 1996
Author: Paul Stokes
Journal: Daily Telegraph
Type of resource: Features
Description: an account of the sonic gun affair full of innaccuracies, but including a long quote from Cauty about why he built and tested a sonic weapon.
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BUT CAUTY'S APV ORDERED "GET ORF MOI LAND!"
Date: 06 July, 1996
Author: ?
Journal: Melody Maker
Type of resource: News items
Description: A west county farmer "claims that 'sonic waves' fired from Cauty's armoured personnel vehicle caused a herd of cows to stampede"
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What was that all about?
Date: 02 August, 1996
Author: Andrew Mueller
Journal: The Independent
Type of resource: Features
Description: The full story of the aborted helicopter to Dartmoor press junket, with quotes from Fergal Sharkey and Cauty: "At the end of the day its just a fucking disco van".
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? (Black Star Liner)
Date: 25 August, 1996
Author: ?
Journal: NME
Type of resource: Excerpts
Description: "Of the Sonic gun scam, band member Choque has only this to say: 'Cauty's truck is a bag of shite. And he's a f---ing misery guts' "
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untitled (Cauty's Sound Weaponry)
Date: September 1996
Author: ?
Journal: Q Magazine
Type of resource: News items
Description: brief account of Jimi's sonic weapon noise disturbance
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untitled
Date: 28 September, 1996
Author: ?
Journal: Melody Maker
Type of resource: News items
Description: Bad Wisdom will be published on Oct 31st, and the duo are going on a signing tour to promote the book.
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Bill and Zed's bogus journey
Date: 27 October, 1996 ?
Author: Craig McLean
Journal: The Scotsman (Weekend)
Type of resource: Interviews
Description: A good review of the Club Disobey reading, with pictures and a few quotes from Bill'n'Zed
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WELCOME TO THE ICE SAGE
Date: 09 November, 1996
Author: Mark Manning
Journal: NME
Type of resource: Articles
Description: Will surely be included as appendix 2 in future editions of Bad Wisdom - Manning's tale of the recording of the soundtrack for the book, in similar style.
Status: text (Text available)
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Bad Wisdom
Date: 09 November, 1996
Author: Gavin Martin
Journal: NME
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: sums it up well, mainly giving the background to saving the world "the troubled, explosive festering imaginations of the two authors" "a Boy's Own adventure to end them all"
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untitled (MI5 raid on Cauty)
Date: 15 November, 1996
Author: ?
Journal: Guardian
Type of resource: Gossip
Description: 30 officers raided Cauty's home after reading Stewart Home's spoof Big Issue article
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untitled (Cauty police case)
Date: 30 November, 1996
Author: ?
Journal: Melody Maker
Type of resource: News items
Description: Post A30 protest arrest: Jimmy Cauty is due to return to Torquay police station on Thursday (November 28) to find out whether he is to be charged with firearms offences.
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untitled
Date: 30 November, 1996
Author: ?
Journal: Melody Maker
Type of resource: News items
Description: Black Star Liner's EXP label is in difficulty; could be due to the label losing 20,000 when their 'promotional junket was thwarted by bad weather'
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? (Bad Wisdom reading review)
Date: 1996-12-01
Author: ?
Journal: Blah Blah Blah
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: Quite a poorly written review of a London reading. Only interesting content is the picture of the Elvis icon and some other holiday snaps from the expedition.
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The Chronicled Mutineers
Date: December 1996
Author: Gavin Martin
Journal: Vox
Type of resource: Interviews
Description: excellent Bad Wisdom promo interview, well illustrated with photos of the authors in a field. Some interesting details about the legal problems and sequels to BW
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untitled (Cauty police case)
Date: 07 December, 1996
Author: ?
Journal: Melody Maker
Type of resource: News items
Description: Cauty told "Don't do it again" but no charges pressed (on either weapons or breach of the peace). He celebrates by playing at Richard Branson's V2 label's party.
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