Library of Mu: All Melody Maker records

There are 42 Melody Maker records in the Library of Mu:


The King Of Joy
Date: 01 March, 1987 ?
Author: ?
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: absurdist Drummond's first single off "perfectly buckled LP" - even better is "after-dinner speech" b-side
Status: original (Not available online - would you like to scan it?)
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The Great TUNE Robbery
Date: 12 December, 1987
Author: Mat Smith
Type of resource: Interviews
Description: As Rockman defaces a billboard with the JAMs christmas message, King Boy and Rockman discuss the end of hip-hop as rebellion, the 1987/Abba events, how samples made their way into Downtown, the Whitney video and heavy metal gigs.
Status: text (Text available)
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Doctorin' The Tardis
Date: 28 May, 1988
Author: ?
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: "'Pure, unadulterated agony ... excruciating'
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Shrink Rap - Ford Timelord
Date: 11 June, 1988
Author: -
Type of resource: Features
Description: thoughts on Swedish Farmers, Dagenham, Time Travel, Gary Glitter and Jams
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Last Train To Trancentral
Date: 20 January, 1990
Author: ?
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: not a good review: "look how mischevious we are the fatheads giggle!"
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untitled (Bunnymen gig)
Date: 10 March, 1990
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: Bunnymen and KLF at Bootle
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?
Date: 10 March, 1990
Author: ?
Type of resource: Articles
Description: Ambient House (general)
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untitled
Date: 24 March, 1990
Author: Tim Peacock
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: Bunnymen and KLF at Liverpool Marsh Lane Community Centre: "The KLF briefly swell the Bunny ranks for a spot of eminently dancable weirdness"
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untitled
Date: 21 July, 1990
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: What Time Is Love? (Live) release details
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untitled
Date: 18 August, 1990
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: Echo and the Bunnymen version on remix 12", The Man reissue
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The Eternal Pranksters
Date: 16 February, 1991
Author: -
Type of resource: Covers
Description: Jimi in trapper hat
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untitled
Date: 16 February, 1991
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: Gulf defacement arrest
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Pranks for the Memory
Date: 16 February, 1991
Author: David Stubbs
Type of resource: Interviews
Description: Full story of how Bill and Jimmy were arrested after defacing a Gulf war billboard. Later in the pub, after their release, they talk about grown men doing pop music, short attention spans and hiding behind the KLF myth, rather than being famous.
Status: text (Text available)
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THE KLF
Date: 02 March, 1991
Author: Hart Fortgang
Type of resource: Letters
Description: 'our clients take a serious view of the defacing of hoardings' MM dissociates itself from the actions of the KLF
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untitled
Date: 02 March, 1991
Author: True Stories
Type of resource: Gossip
Description: White Room film premiere
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untitled
Date: 10 August, 1991
Author: -
Type of resource: Gossip
Description: KLF's demands have led to them being dropped from Prince bill
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untitled
Date: 21 October, 1991
Author: True Stories
Type of resource: Gossip
Description: no press review copies for 'Its Grim Oop North'
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KLF in legal jamm
Date: 26 October, 1991
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: a bogus KLF lead by Wanda are touring the US, Arista are considering legal action
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It's Grim Up North
Date: 02 November, 1991 ?
Author: ?
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: A hell of a record. Literally. as the JAMMs refrain from making a judgement on the grimness of the region, "opting instead to list a whole bunch of towns"
Status: original (Text available)
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Justified And Ancient
Date: 07 December, 1991
Author: ?
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: Single of the week
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untitled
Date: 18 January, 1992
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: 1000 mail order sold out
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America: What Time Is Love?
Date: 29 February, 1992
Author: ?
Type of resource: Reviews
Description: positive review: "the whole bizarre concoction's brilliantly bonkers" but wondering when they'd come up with something new.
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untitled
Date: 09 May, 1992
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: various sources claim "woman problems" ... "Bill's saying he wants to go to the country and build stiles" but a spokesman says it's not a split, only a rest.
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untitled
Date: 27 June, 1992
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: KLF 'Rites of Mu' on MTV
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untitled
Date: 30 January, 1993
Author: -
Type of resource: Gossip
Description: Bill and Zodiac off to North Pole; Drummond plans book on spiritual significance of North Pole; he was back in London in time for a club opening
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Lost In Space
Date: 26 June, 1993 ?
Author: Info Freako
Type of resource: News items
Description: apparantly "Cauty is now fully occupied drawing cartoons and painting. Drummond...is...working on the final draft of a new book"
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untitled
Date: 14 August, 1993 ?
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: Abandon All Art Now ad was in the Sun (!) monday of last week; their press spokesman admitted we honestly don't know what this all is leading up to. They haven't told us anything"
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untitled
Date: 11 September, 1993
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: K-F award announcement advert details; Melody Maker think it's a hoax
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? (Mystery Band)
Date: 11 September, 1993
Author: Info Freako
Type of resource: News items
Description: further details of X$X
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? (Mystery Band)
Date: 02 October, 1993
Author: Info Freako
Type of resource: News items
Description: further details of X$X
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K-Uriouser and K-Uriouser
Date: 20 November, 1993
Author: Info Freako
Type of resource: News items
Description: more details about mystery band X$X, including a live event they carried out in Newport, Wales. Also details of a tape called 'The Black Room' by Realm In Dreams which samples the KLF.
Status: original (Text available)
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Konned!
Date: 18 December, 1993
Author: -
Type of resource: News items
Description: KLF victims of hoaxers who have released a CD, 'The Black Room' and cassette, '1997' both by X$X, both featuring K-F art work.
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Merry Pranksters
Date: 05 March, 1994
Author: Peter Robinson
Type of resource: News items
Description: some of the groups who have scammed the KLF
Status: text (Text available)
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KLF back and burning
Date: 16 September, 1995
Author: ?
Type of resource: News items
Description: THE KLF are to reunite to take their film, "Watch The KLF Burn A Million Quid" [sic] on a tour which may include screenings in art colleges and mental homes! [they] will host question and answer sessions after screenings.
Status: text (Text available)
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BUT CAUTY'S APV ORDERED "GET ORF MOI LAND!"
Date: 06 July, 1996
Author: ?
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"
Status: text (Text available)
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untitled
Date: 28 September, 1996
Author: ?
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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untitled (Cauty police case)
Date: 30 November, 1996
Author: ?
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: ?
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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untitled (Cauty police case)
Date: 07 December, 1996
Author: ?
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.
Status: text (Text available)
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JUSTIFIED AND (VERY) ANCIENT?
Date: 30 August, 1997
Author: -
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
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? (Fuck the Millennium phoneline)
Date: 18 October, 1997
Author: -
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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? (People's Pyramid)
Date: 15 November, 1997
Author: -
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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