Library of Mu: All 1997 records

There are 39 records from 1997 in the Library of Mu:


TRUE BRITS
Date: 1997-01-01
Author: Bill Drummond
Journal: Blah Blah Blah
Type of resource: Articles
Description: Bill's opinion on the Jarvis vs Jacko incident at the 96 BRITS, and the way the media was manipulated by their publicists. Turns out Gimpo was actually roadying for Jackson on that fateful evening and did manage to touch him.
Status: text (Text available)
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? (Ian Broudie)
Date: 1997-01-01
Author: ?
Journal: Mix-Mag
Type of resource: Excerpts
Description: juicy details about how Broudie met Drummond and got involved with Illuminatus! and Big In Japan
Status: text (Text available)
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? (cover versions of Dr Who)
Date: 1997-01-01
Author: ?
Journal: Record Collector
Type of resource: Excerpts
Description: an arcticle about cover-versions of the Dr Who theme, that mentions Doctorin' the Tardis; features a photo of Ford Timelord, the Timelords-Discography and more KLF-related stuff.
Status: (Not available online - would you like to scan it?)
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A European union
Date: 23 February, 1997
Author: John McKie
Journal: Sunday Times
Type of resource: News items
Description: Account of a song that is a contender for UK's Eurovision entry written by Proclaimer's manager and friend of Drummond, Kenny MacDonald. Apparantly Drummond phoned in to Radio 2 to back the song.
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The KLF: Schockwellenreiter
Date: 1997-03-00
Author: -
Journal: Spex
Type of resource: News items
Description:
Status: text (Text available)
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KING BOY D
Date: March 1997
Author: Ben Watson
Journal: The Wire
Type of resource: Interviews
Description: Essential article, which justifies the K output as "living, active, exciting avant garde art". Feature many juicy quotes from Drummond on all Subjects: Art as well as Illuminatus! stage play, Bad Wisdom misogny, etc.
Status: text (Text available)
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2K at the Barbican
Date: 1997-08-27
Author: -
Journal: Time Out
Type of resource: News items
Description: brief listings plug "If you fail to be excited by this, you are simply wrong"
Status: text (Text available)
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? (The horny old devils)
Date: 29 August, 1997
Author: John O'Reilly
Journal: Guardian
Type of resource: Articles
Description: Analysis of their past career and what 2K is about by journalist who was a Turner witness.
Status: text (Text available)
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Special K gig
Date: 30 August, 1997
Author: -
Journal: NME
Type of resource: News items
Description: Drummond and Cauty are returning with a new single and live date at the Barbican as 2K, inspired by Williams Fairy Brass Band
Status: text (Text available)
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JUSTIFIED AND (VERY) ANCIENT?
Date: 30 August, 1997
Author: -
Journal: Melody Maker
Type of resource: News items
Description: Drummond and Cauty are returning with a new single and live date at the Barbican as 2K, inspired by Williams Fairy Brass Band
Status: text (Text available)
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Pop & Jazz: Reviews
Date: 30 August, 1997
Author: Angela Lewis
Journal: The Independent
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: preview of 2K at the Barbican: "The idea walks the tightrope between lunacy and brilliance."
Status: text (Text available)
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Media Pranksters KLF Re-emerge As 2K
Date: 1997-09-02
Author: Charlie Flint
Journal: Billboard
Type of resource: News items
Description: Very brief details of 2K.
Status: text (Text available)
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Millennium Crisis Line
Date: 06 September, 1997
Author: -
Journal: NME
Type of resource: News items
Description: 2K, the latest project from Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty, have set up a crisis line for people having problems dealing with the millennium
Status: text (Text available)
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Millennium Crisis Line
Date: 06 September, 1997
Author: K2 Plant Hire
Journal: NME
Type of resource: Adverts
Description:
Status: scan (Not available online - would you like to scan it?)
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Blast from the past
Date: 20 September, 1997
Author: Phil Daoust
Journal: Guardian
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: good short review
Status: text (Text available)
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POSTCODE FROM THE EDGE: Lend an ear to Stockwell
Date: 20 September, 1997
Author: Peter Conchie
Journal: The Independent
Type of resource: Features
Description: arts and culture travel guide to Stockwell, mentions the KLF's (sic) squat
Status: text (Text available)
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Pre-millennium tension hits new high
Date: 27 September, 1997
Author: -
Journal: NME
Type of resource: News items
Description: speculation that new grafitti on London's National Theatre was by the KLF
Status: text (Text available)
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BILL AND JIMMY MUTILATE A COW
Date: 1997-10-01 ?
Author: Stewart Home
Journal: D>tour
Type of resource: Articles
Description: Bizarre article, starts with a summary of post K-Foundation activies mentioning lots of occult and leyline stuff before launching into a fantastical BSE-ridden account of a post Barbican event that is obviously satire of the Turner activities.
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Millennial Mu Mu
Date: October 1997
Author: Andrew Perry and Sam Upton
Journal: Select
Type of resource: Features
Description: generic return of the KLF news feature, but also features lots of information about Jeremy Dellar and pictures of Acid Brass recording sessions
Status: text (Text available)
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The Return of The KLF
Date: October 1997
Author: Mark Frith
Journal: Sky
Type of resource: Features
Description: generic return of the KLF news feature full of mistakes, with some details about Jeremy Dellar/Acid Brass
Status: text (Text available)
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?
Date: October 1997
Author: ?
Journal: Vox
Type of resource: Articles
Description: pretty good summary of their career compiling old NME news stories, but also featuring comments and quotes from Mick Houghton, including a couple of juicy ones
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? (Coke advert)
Date: 1997-10-01
Author: Coca Cola
Journal: Jockey Slut
Type of resource: Adverts
Description: consists of Drummond quote from Bad Wisdom about cultural significance of Coke, with text arranged in shape of Coke bottle. Underneath it says Bill Drummond, money burner.
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?
Date: 09 October, 1997
Author: ?
Journal: Daily Telegraph
Type of resource: Articles
Description: about the barbican gig and new single, by a journalist who knows Bill vaguely, and was roped into be onstage with the dockers during the performance.
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Date: 10 October, 1997
Author: -
Journal: Radio 4
Type of resource: Radio items
Description: Bill was on Radio 4 this morning, arguing with Oasis's Manager about how establishment they are, and not rebels like they think they are etc
Status: (Text not available online - would you like to transcribe it?)
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? (***K the Millenium vote)
Date: 10 October, 1997
Author: K2 Plant Hire
Journal: Guardian (G2)
Type of resource: Adverts
Description: the ***K the Millenium Vote results advert
Status: original (Not available online - would you like to scan it?)
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? (Fuck the Millennium phoneline)
Date: 18 October, 1997
Author: -
Journal: Melody Maker
Type of resource: News items
Description: Brief details of Fuck the Millennium 0890 phoneline, taken from Guardian advert on October 10th.
Status: text (Text available)
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? (***K the Millenium vote)
Date: 24 October, 1997
Author: K2 Plant Hire
Journal: Guardian
Type of resource: Adverts
Description: the ***K the Millenium Vote advert
Status: scan (Not available online - would you like to scan it?)
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Drummond blasts McGee's party politics
Date: 25 October, 1997
Author: -
Journal: NME
Type of resource: News items
Description: description of a discussion between Drummond and Alan McGee, boss of Creation Records
Status: text (Text available)
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They set fire to 1m and they're still not happy
Date: 26 October, 1997
Author: Miranda Sawyer
Journal: Observer
Type of resource: Interviews
Description: Excellent article taking a good look at the post pop K events, with juicy comments from Bill n Jimi about their exploits.
Status: text (Text available)
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? (K2 Plant Hire)
Date: 31 October, 1997
Author: K2 Plant Hire
Journal: Guardian
Type of resource: Adverts
Description: announcing K2 Plant Hire and their website
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? (Coke advert)
Date: November 1997
Author: Coca Cola
Journal: Select
Type of resource: Adverts
Description: as Jockey Slut, above
Status: (Not available online - would you like to scan it?)
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? (Coke advert)
Date: November 1997
Author: Coca Cola
Journal: Sky
Type of resource: Adverts
Description: as Jockey Slut, above
Status: (Not available online - would you like to scan it?)
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untitled
Date: 01 November, 1997
Author: -
Journal: NME
Type of resource: News items
Description: results of Fuck The Millennium telephone poll
Status: text (Text available)
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K Foundation Burn a Million Quid
Date: 1997-11-03
Author: ?
Journal: Big Issue
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: consise and clever
Status: text (Text available)
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2K: Brickin' it!
Date: 08 November, 1997 ?
Author: -
Journal: NME
Type of resource: News items
Description: the plans for the pyramid as taken from press release. "A 2K spokesman refused to answer any questions whatsoever related to the project".
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?
Date: 15 November, 1997
Author: -
Journal: NME
Type of resource: News items
Description: a note confirming the time/location/price of the Cauty/Drummond book reading on the 27th.
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? (People's Pyramid)
Date: 15 November, 1997
Author: -
Journal: Melody Maker
Type of resource: News items
Description: K2 Plant Hire Ltd have revealed details of their alternative to the Millennium Dome. Taken from K2 Plant Hire Ltd website.
Status: text (Text available)
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?
Date: December 1997 ?
Author: -
Journal: Select
Type of resource: Gossip
Description: Cauty is still supposed to be working on the AAA project
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MILLENNIUM PYRAMID
Date: 19 December, 1997
Author: Brian Donnelly
Journal: Scottish Sun
Type of resource: News items
Description: Barmy band who burned 1million want to build a 150ft pyramid at Loch Ness to mark the millennium. Apparantly pal Dave Buckle is planning the pyramid.
Status: text (Text available)
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