Library of Mu: All News items

There are 190 News items in the Library of Mu:


Kiss Of Life...
Date: 06 September, 1986
Journal: ? (a music weekly)
Author: -
Description: debut Brilliant LP release details
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Date: 20 September, 1986 ?
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Brilliant and WEA in court; WEA granted temporary injunction preventing Brilliant from recording for any other company
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Brilliant Excuses
Date: 27 September, 1986
Journal: ? (Sounds)
Author: -
Description: Brilliant were unable to stop their record company from selling their discs in South Africa
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untitled
Date: 01 November, 1986
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: The Man release details
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Date: 21 March, 1987
Journal: NME
Author: James Brown
Description: last weeks single of the week...is label-less press campaign details
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World Domination Part 458
Date: 28 March, 1987
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: description of All You Need Is Love and revelation that King Boy D is Bill Drummond
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All Mu Need
Date: 11 April, 1987
Journal: NME
Author: Thrills
Description: injunctions, single doctoring, and T-Shirt order details
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The JAMs - The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu
Date: 09 May, 1987
Journal: NME
Author: AT
Description: Controversial Clydebank hip-hoppers release 'legal' scratch mix single
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JUSTIFIED At last, The JAMs get 'official' single release
Date: 09 May, 1987
Journal: Sounds
Author: -
Description: JAMs were threatened with injunctions, so have doctored the master tapes
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Whitney Jams
Date: 08 August, 1987
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Whitney Joins The JAMs 500 copies only release details - further copies if "demand in the clubs is great enough"
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King Boy D meets his Waterloo
Date: 12 September, 1987
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: details of the MCPS letter, the JAMs are trying to arrange a meeting with Abba to settle their differences
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?
Date: 12 September, 1987
Journal: Sounds
Author: ?
Description: MCPS Instructs a withdrawl of 1987
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Warning
Date: 19 September, 1987
Journal: Sounds
Author: -
Description: Inside stories - return albums to PO Box 283, also mentions origins of Ford Timelord.
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Date: 07 November, 1987
Journal: ? (Melody Maker)
Author: Records
Description: de-sampled 1987 - 'The Edits' release details
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Clear Jamms
Date: 07 November, 1987
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: de-sampled 1987 - 'The Edits' release details
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Jammbusters
Date: 09 January, 1988
Journal: NME
Author: Crock-man Crock
Description: Big Fat 45 : Twenty Greatest Hits EP details including press release
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Date: 16 January, 1988
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Rockman and King Boy announce that the new 45 is not them, but they welcome the emergence of any number of people recording as The Jamms for various KLF labels
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Grand Ideas: Part 91
Date: 16 April, 1988
Journal: Sounds
Author: Sam King
Description: the latest JAMs scam - selling copies of 1987 for 1000 each has King Boy quotes, and pic of 'Agnetha' with gold disc!!
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Rock Steady Eddie?
Date: 15 June, 1988
Journal: The Sun
Author: ?
Description:
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?
Date: 18 June, 1988
Journal: NME
Author: ?
Description: Gary Glitter and Timelords : new version
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Kicking Out The JAMs
Date: 01 October, 1988
Journal: Sounds
Author: ?
Description: Shag Times/Book etc
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DR WHO?
Date: 31 January, 1989
Journal: Record Mirror
Author: -
Description: Shag Times and Manual release details
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JAMs go down under
Date: 29 July, 1989
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Kylie Said to Jason release details, Deep Shit comic, 3am Eternal on the way
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untitled
Date: 23 September, 1989
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: 3am Eternal remixes and JAMS LP4 rerlease details
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?
Date: 23 December, 1989
Journal: NME
Author: ?
Description: Bill Drummond/KLF on 'Elvis' charity LP
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untitled
Date: 06 January, 1990
Journal: ? (a music weekly)
Author: -
Description: Last Train... and Chill Out release details
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Date: 20 January, 1990
Journal: NME
Author: Sampled Notes
Description: Orb at London ULU on 9th Feb
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untitled
Date: 10 February, 1990
Journal: NME
Author: Sampled Notes
Description: Chill out release details
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untitled (Bunnymen gig)
Date: 10 March, 1990
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: Bunnymen and KLF at Bootle
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Date: 10 March, 1990
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Bunnymen's first McCulloch-less dates will be March 15,16,17 with support from the KLF, and a joint live performance of What Time Is Love? is planned
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Date: 21 July, 1990
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: What Time Is Love? (Live) release details
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Date: 21 July, 1990
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: What Time Is Love? (Live) release details
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Drummond Is Back
Date: 04 August, 1990
Journal: Sounds
Author: -
Description: The Man re-release details
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Date: 11 August, 1990
Journal: ? (Sounds or MM)
Author: -
Description: KLF claim responsibility for corn circles
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Date: 18 August, 1990
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: Echo and the Bunnymen version on remix 12", The Man reissue
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untitled
Date: 18 August, 1990
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: remix 12" release/The Man re-release details, Echo and The Bunymen took time out from recording their new LP to help out their former manager
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Date: 16 September, 1990
Journal: ? (a tabloid)
Author: ?
Description: sucess of WTIL? has forced posponement of Paul McGann staring film
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KLF steal the show
Date: 03 November, 1990
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: KLF caused a disturbance at the DMC mix show in Amsterdam by liberating the equipment
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KLF AMBIENT VIDEO
Date: 24 November, 1990
Journal: ? (Sounds)
Author: -
Description: Waiting mail order details
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Date: 24 November, 1990
Journal: NME
Author: Sampled Notes
Description: Waiting mail order details
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Date: 22 December, 1990
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: 3am Eternal release details
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KLF NEW SINGLE
Date: 22 December, 1990
Journal: ? (Sounds)
Author: -
Description: 3am release details
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Pump Up The Jams
Date: 29 December, 1990
Journal: Record Mirror
Author: Richie Blackmore
Description: details of Grim and Black Room with quotes from Cauty and Drummond
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Date: 05 January, 1991
Journal: ? (a music weekly)
Author: -
Description: 3am Eternal release details
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untitled
Date: 26 January, 1991
Journal: ? (a music weekly)
Author: -
Description: 3am Eternal remix 12" release details
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?
Date: 26 January, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: 3am Eternal edited for BBC because of Gulf War
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KLF Chaos pur
Date: 1991-01-29
Journal: Bravo
Author: -
Description:
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Splash - Freezing at the top of the Charts
Date: 15 February, 1991
Journal: Daily Star
Author: ?
Description:
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Date: 16 February, 1991
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: Gulf defacement arrest
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Date: 16 February, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Gulf defacement arrest - with picture of hoarding
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untitled
Date: 02 March, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: White Room release details
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Date: 02 March, 1991
Journal: Sounds
Author: First Report
Description: White Room: Album/Film/Single etc
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Date: 16 March, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: Sampled Notes
Description: KLF/Technics 1991 World DJ awards
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KLF SPRAY AND PAY
Date: 26 March, 1991
Journal: ? (a tabloid)
Author: -
Description: KLF paid out 500 compensation to More O'Ferrall to avoid crimal damage charges
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KLF 45
Date: 13 April, 1991
Journal: ? (a music weekly)
Author: -
Description: Last Train... release details
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Date: 13 April, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: Sampled Notes
Description: Stadium House Trilogy release?
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Down On The Farm
Date: 20 April, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: US News
Description: KLF from Wax Trax to Arista
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Peace Treat(y)
Date: 27 April, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: CND compilation LP
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Rock Jollies
Date: 08 June, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: KLF at Liverpool festival of comedy
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?
Date: 29 June, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: KLF Ice Cream for crowd
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Prince Axes Greedy KLF
Date: 14 August, 1991
Journal: The Sun
Author: Piers Morgan
Description: Daft demands for mega gig; Colour Me Badd replace KLF as Blenheim Palace support act
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Die Pop-Band KLF hat ein seltsames Hobby
Date: 1991-09-05
Journal: Bravo
Author: -
Description:
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Stand by, you're mad!
Date: 07 September, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: "Drummond, a self confessed 'Tammy junkie', recently visited Wynette in Nashville ... most bizarre musical collaboration" etc...
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KLF in legal jamm
Date: 26 October, 1991
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: a bogus KLF lead by Wanda are touring the US, Arista are considering legal action
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KLF in legal jamm
Date: 26 October, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description:
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The JAMs: centre of political interest
Date: 09 November, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Nottinghamshire Labour MP Joe Ashton tabled a parlimentary question about regional imbalance about 'Its Grim Up North' graffitti at the M25/M1 interchange.
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Date: 23 November, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Justified and Ancient release details
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?
Date: 21 December, 1991
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Brit awards - KLF to appear?
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Stand by your mom
Date: 1992-01-00
Journal: People
Author: -
Description: Details about Stand by the JAMs being played on Nashville Radio.
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KLF KO MP
Date: January 1992
Journal: Select
Author: ?
Description:
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KLF in a JAM
Date: 06 January, 1992
Journal: Daily Mirror
Author: ?
Description: complaints from Sci-Fi comic/sect
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KLF by post
Date: 11 January, 1992
Journal: NME
Author: ?
Description: 3am with ENT mail order details
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Date: 18 January, 1992
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: 1000 mail order sold out
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Date: 18 January, 1992
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: 1000 mail order sold out
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Wynette Treks To Alien Video Country
Date: 24 January, 1992
Journal: USA Today
Author: David Zimmerman
Description: poor news story, full of inaccuracies and quotes lifted from NME video shoot article?
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KLF meet 'Erik the Viking'
Date: February 1992
Journal: The Face
Author: ?
Description:
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? (KLF machine gun stunt @ Brits)
Date: 13 February, 1992
Journal: Daily Mirror
Author: Linda Duff/Julia Kuttner
Description: shock horror KLF gun prank scared audience at Brits
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KLF'S Sick Gun Stunt Fails To Hit The Target
Date: 13 February, 1992
Journal: The Sun
Author: Piers Morgan/Peter Willis/Dan Collins
Description: shock horror KLF caused apathy with gun prank and trashing instruments
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Baa-nned!! KLF sheep chopped by BBC
Date: 22 February, 1992
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: KLF performance at the Brit awards.
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KLF chase money ... and McCulloch
Date: 29 February, 1992
Journal: NME
Author: ?
Description: KLF have lost money from the Rough Trade collapse, but Drummond vows to sign McCulloch"
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?
Date: April 1992
Journal: Select
Author: -
Description:
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The Brit Awards: And The Winner is...
Date: April 1992
Journal: Vox
Author: ?
Description:
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Tammy lays blame on KLF
Date: 06 April, 1992
Journal: The Sun
Author: -
Description: Tammy collapse on Australian tour due to over-work promoting J&A
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Date: 09 May, 1992
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
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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Super Barrio Brothers
Date: 09 May, 1992
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: KLF worn out; reportedly in Mexico
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Timelords gentlemen, please!
Date: 16 May, 1992
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: KLF have retired; back catalogue deleted
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Date: 30 May, 1992
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: KLF imposters hoping to cash in
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untitled
Date: 27 June, 1992
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: KLF 'Rites of Mu' on MTV
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Date: 27 June, 1992
Journal: NME
Author: Sampled Notes
Description: KLF 'Rites of Mu' on MTV
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?
Date: 1992-07-01
Journal: Aaargh (Dutch zine)
Author: ?
Description: documents an illegal billboard campaign in Scotland by X$X around the time of the general election and mentions that the posters contained the line "For further Info Send SAE to PO BOX 91 HP22 4RS".
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The Informer
Date: July 1992
Journal: Vox
Author: -
Description: KLF's final communication
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Lost In Space
Date: 26 June, 1993 ?
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: Info Freako
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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K Time gentlemen please!
Date: 03 July, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description:
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No band, no record... no good
Date: 10 July, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: K Sera Sera details - Michael Eavis thinks the track is "absolutely appaling ... no good"
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Date: 24 July, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: K Sera Sera was broadcast from the main stage at the end of each of the three days of the Phoenix Festival
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Date: 14 August, 1993 ?
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
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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Date: 14 August, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Drummond offered new K-F material to a charity evening, but despite being advertised to appear at the show alongside Michael Fagan, and turning up, he didn't appear onstage
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Worst art hoaxers' scam goes kaput
Date: 30 August, 1993 ?
Journal: Guardian
Author: John Ezard
Description: Guardian figures it out as hoax
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Date: 11 September, 1993
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: K-F award announcement advert details; Melody Maker think it's a hoax
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? (Mystery Band)
Date: 11 September, 1993
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: Info Freako
Description: further details of X$X
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Date: 11 September, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: K-F award announcement advert details and Tate reaction: "It proves the validity of our prize that somebody would take so much trouble to set up this award"
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Date: 18 September, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: The K-F have been in touch with the KK Kings, Derby Asian world dance outfit, and may be appearing at their London Astoria 2 gig.
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? (Mystery Band)
Date: 02 October, 1993
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: Info Freako
Description: further details of X$X
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Captain Moonlight: Decision day looms for the best and worst of the Turner Prize
Date: 00 November, 1993
Journal: The Independent
Author: Charles Nevin
Description: brief preview of Turner and K-F award, writer predicts that K-F will not pay up
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Yasser, they can boogie!
Date: 13 November, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: K sera sera release and advertising campaign details
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? (Turner Prize)
Date: 1993-11-20
Journal: Economist
Author: ?
Description: Art award preview
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K-Uriouser and K-Uriouser
Date: 20 November, 1993
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: Info Freako
Description: more details about mystery band X$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.
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Satire on Turner Prize backfires
Date: 24 November, 1993
Journal: Daily Telegraph
Author: Susannah Herbert
Description:
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Terror strikes at the Turner Prize / Art at its very best (or worst)
Date: 24 November, 1993
Journal: Guardian
Author: Mike Ellison
Description: Guardian reports Turner and K-F awards with quotes from Lord Palumbo and Mick Houghton
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Cadillac terrorists carve up sculptor
Date: 24 November, 1993
Journal: Guardian
Author: Mike Ellison, Lawrence Donegan
Description: slightly longer and updated version of Guardian account, ties together Turner, Bow Council meeting about House and the Amending of Art History
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The Best Of Artists, The Worst of Artists
Date: 29 November, 1993
Journal: New York Times
Author: ?
Description:
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The wad couple
Date: 04 December, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: details of the events of the 23rd of November, including quotes by Peter Chater: "they are basically cowards", and Tony Wilson: "a very peculiar avant garde group whose ideas are as valid as anything the Turner people do."
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K-Foundation nailed
Date: 11 December, 1993
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: K.F fined 9,000 for reprinting 'holed' money. May be charged
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Konned!
Date: 18 December, 1993
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
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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Best and worst of art bites the dust
Date: 12 January, 1994
Journal: The Times
Author: Alison Roberts
Description: demolition of House, thoughts of East End residents about it
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Drummond's tall storey
Date: 29 January, 1994
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Drummond has secretly bought a tower in Northern Ireland to display a 7 by 3 foot book bound in antique deer skin. The tower is being renovated for the exhibition.
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Merry Pranksters
Date: 05 March, 1994
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: Peter Robinson
Description: some of the groups who have scammed the KLF
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Tower - New Owners
Date: 1994-05-01
Journal: Cushendall Focus
Author: -
Description: The new owners are welcomed as they plan to get involved with the Cushendall festival and start a business.
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What We Did On Our Holidays
Date: May 1994
Journal: Q Magazine
Author: Phil Sutcliffe
Description: Zodiac Minwarp explains all about the trip to the North Pole and the plans for Curfew Press. They intended to go to ...
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Justifed Ancients Of No-No
Date: 27 August, 1994
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: KLF to appear at zippie Unity Mega-rave in Arizona
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Duo Burn £1M In Midnight Madness
Date: 01 October, 1994 ?
Journal: Daily Express
Author: Ian McKerron
Description: Islanders on Jura (pop 180) are horrified by what they call the night of madness
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Duo with 1m to burn leave island guessing
Date: 04 October, 1994
Journal: The Times
Author: Gillian Bowditch
Description: Reaction on Jura to the cash burning.
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Artists Against The Bill
Date: 1994-11-01
Journal: Mix-Mag
Author: ?
Description: K.F armoured truck has a 5 and a half K PA rig and is being hired out for CJB protests
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? (Buck Palace Rave Flyer Hoax)
Date: 24 December, 1994
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: The K-F have denied being behind the flyer advertising a New year rave outside the palace, includes quote by spokesperson.
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The Tower!
Date: 1995-04-01
Journal: Cushendall Focus
Author: -
Description: The tower has been in the newspapers, the new owners have been selling pornography from it!
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From cash to ash How a TV reviewer on holiday found herself in a TV film
Date: 30 August, 1995
Journal: Guardian
Author: Nancy Banks-Smith
Description: great account of the return to Jura to show the burning film to the islanders, and get drunk with them afterwards, with some good quotes
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KLF back and burning
Date: 16 September, 1995
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: ?
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.
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We didn't set out to make a film, we set out to burn 1m
Date: 16 September, 1995
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: NME's take on the Manchester film screening - good quotes from Tony Wilson.
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Barlinnie may get eyeful of Scotland's hottest million
Date: 29 October, 1995
Journal: The Times
Author: Iain Martin
Description: K-F to tour film around various venues in Glasgow, shock horror reportage in the Home News section of the Times, but very positive quotes from the Glasgow art establishment
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Fans to watch 1m go up in smoke
Date: 04 November, 1995
Journal: The Scotsman
Author: Lynn Cochrane
Description: K Foundation plans surprise for Glaswegian football fans; Mark Hawker told the Scotsman about the plans (although of course they never happened)
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untitled (Club Disobey)
Date: 25 November, 1995
Journal: NME
Author: ?
Description: Club Disobey will host the K-F's film in Whitechapel on Decmber the 8th and sell frames from the film
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ENGLISH CHARITY GIVES OUT BEER TO LONDON'S RANKS OF HOMELESS
Date: 1995-12-26
Journal: San Jose Mercury
Author: AP
Description: The K-F "dumped a truckload of canned brew in front of Parliament to give London a beery Christmas." They couldn't find any homeless because "efforts to get them into shelters for Christmas have been particularly successful this year."
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Stars want 1m house brick
Date: 1996-03-22 ?
Journal: Bucks Free Press
Author: ?
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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BUT CAUTY'S APV ORDERED "GET ORF MOI LAND!"
Date: 06 July, 1996
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: ?
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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untitled (Cauty's Sound Weaponry)
Date: September 1996
Journal: Q Magazine
Author: ?
Description: brief account of Jimi's sonic weapon noise disturbance
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untitled
Date: 28 September, 1996
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: ?
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
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: ?
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
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: ?
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
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: ?
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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A European union
Date: 23 February, 1997
Journal: Sunday Times
Author: John McKie
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
Journal: Spex
Author: -
Description:
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2K at the Barbican
Date: 1997-08-27
Journal: Time Out
Author: -
Description: brief listings plug "If you fail to be excited by this, you are simply wrong"
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Special K gig
Date: 30 August, 1997
Journal: NME
Author: -
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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JUSTIFIED AND (VERY) ANCIENT?
Date: 30 August, 1997
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
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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Media Pranksters KLF Re-emerge As 2K
Date: 1997-09-02
Journal: Billboard
Author: Charlie Flint
Description: Very brief details of 2K.
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Millennium Crisis Line
Date: 06 September, 1997
Journal: NME
Author: -
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
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Pre-millennium tension hits new high
Date: 27 September, 1997
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: speculation that new grafitti on London's National Theatre was by the KLF
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? (Fuck the Millennium phoneline)
Date: 18 October, 1997
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: Brief details of Fuck the Millennium 0890 phoneline, taken from Guardian advert on October 10th.
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Drummond blasts McGee's party politics
Date: 25 October, 1997
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: description of a discussion between Drummond and Alan McGee, boss of Creation Records
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Date: 01 November, 1997
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: results of Fuck The Millennium telephone poll
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2K: Brickin' it!
Date: 08 November, 1997 ?
Journal: NME
Author: -
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
Journal: NME
Author: -
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
Journal: Melody Maker
Author: -
Description: K2 Plant Hire Ltd have revealed details of their alternative to the Millennium Dome. Taken from K2 Plant Hire Ltd website.
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MILLENNIUM PYRAMID
Date: 19 December, 1997
Journal: Scottish Sun
Author: Brian Donnelly
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.
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KLF Kickoff Their Bid For France98
Date: 30 January, 1998
Journal: Scottish Sun
Author: -
Description: Drummond and Cauty are holding hush-hush talks with the SFA over the the Scotland Squad's official World Cup anthem, according to Mick Houghton
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all bound for *millennium* land
Date: February 1998
Journal: Fortean Times
Author: -
Description: Drummond and Cauty have "a curious plan to mark the new millennium", details of the pyramid plan, and mention of previous activities including their plan to buy the Rollright Stones.
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Arts Diary: Perfect tower for artistic retreat
Date: 1999-04-26
Journal: The Belfast News Letter
Author: -
Description: history of the Cushendall Tower and Drummond's plan for an annual Cushendall art award (only residents can vote on the winner, and the art must have been produced by an artist in residence in the tower)
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Blowin' with the 'wind
Date: 18 June, 1999
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Hawkwind remix and Stewart Home's book Confusion Incorporated
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The calculated rise of the cultured boot boy
Date: 26 July, 1999
Journal: Guardian (G2)
Author: Nick Hasted
Description: interview with Stweart Home that mentions the police searching Cauty's house following an obviously hoax article, and Cauty's reaction
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Bill's Back
Date: 12 August, 1999
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Drummond narration on new Skyray album, also new Mark Manning book.
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This Single Will Ruin Your Christmas
Date: 1999-11-04
Journal: Heat Magazine
Author: -
Description: 121 production details and odds on Christmas Number 1.
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IT'S CRAPMASSSSSSS!!!!
Date: 10 November, 1999
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: 1-2-1 details
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Hit aus dem Lehrbuch
Date: December 1999
Journal: Das Spiegel
Author: -
Description: brief news story on 'I Wanna 1-2-1 With You'
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Jimmy's Bunch Of Art
Date: 21 September, 2000
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Cauty will exhibit his car crash paintings at Hyde Park Corner on Sundays.
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FRESH JAMMS?
Date: 06 September, 2001
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Live On Stage bootleg sent to NME, spokesperson denies any KLF involvement.
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Church Art Branded As Blasphemy; Fury at crude word
Date: 20 September, 2002
Journal: Liverpool Echo
Author: Laura Davis
Description: details of the collabarative artwork that includes Drummond's "Is God A Cunt?" with account of the controversy.
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Artistic or offensive?
Date: 20 September, 2002
Journal: Daily Post (Liverpool)
Author: -
Description: another shock horror story on the 'Is God a Cunt?' artwork
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Pick of the day Bill Drummond
Date: 30 September, 2002
Journal: The Scotsman
Author: Andrew Eaton
Description: preview of 'A smell of sulphur' exhibition and 'How to be an artist' talk.
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Artwork that uses obscene language is stolen from Merseyside church
Date: 01 October, 2002
Journal: The Independent
Author: Chris Gray
Description: One of Drummond's art works ("Is God a Cunt?") was stolen from the church it was exhibited in, has details of Drummond's answer to the question he poses.
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Art stolen from church
Date: 02 October, 2002
Journal: Liverpool Echo
Author: -
Description: One of Drummond's art works was stolen from the church it was exhibited in.
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Pop star-turned-artist to lecture hospital patients
Date: 15 October, 2002
Journal: The Scotsman
Author: John Innes
Description: Drumond to give a talk to psychiatric patients at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital
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Silent Opposition!
Date: 30 October, 2002
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Drummond is launching a set of playing cards aimed at prompting people to take part in a day of silent protest against "The War."
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Controversial artist takes up residency
Date: 2002-11-11
Journal: Western Mail (Cardiff)
Author: -
Description: Drummond will be artist in residence at Swansea Institute of Higher Education for a week. very brief, says nothing beyond "international controversial artist"
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Artrepublic gallery
Date: 04 June, 2003
Journal: The Times
Author: -
Description: one paragraph accompanying a photo of Jimmy's gas mask Queen stamp art work on the front page of The Times saying that the Royal Mail are threatening to sue Artrepublic gallery in Brighton
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Gas mask Queen removed from gallery
Date: 16 June, 2003
Journal: bbc.co.uk
Author: -
Description: Very consise coverage of Artrepublic vs the Royal Mail.
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Obituary - Miomir Grujic
Date: 25 August, 2003
Journal: Guardian
Author: Matthew Collin
Description: Obituary of kollaborator Fleka (from Belgrade radio B92). Mentions The Magnificent and Zombie Town, and has a quote from 45.
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KLF Star Returns To Mark 9/11 Anniversary
Date: 11 September, 2003
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Slient night 9/11 download details and Jimmy quotes taken from Undercover.
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KLF Man Releases 9-11 Tribute
Date: 11 September, 2003
Journal: xfm.co.uk
Author: Matt Everitt
Description: Like the NME article, a rip-off of quotes taken from the Undercover interview.
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A 50-ton crane answers Cate's order of the bath
Date: 31 October, 2003
Journal: Daily Mail
Author: Mark Reynolds
Description: bit of a non-story about Cate Blanchett's 1 million pound house rennovation - apparantly Jimmy Cauty used to live in the house - includes lots of details about the property
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Exploding Big Ben images 'cheap and insensitive'
Date: 05 November, 2003 ?
Journal: Ananova.com
Author: -
Description: Reaction in Brighton to Cauty's 5-11 Big Ben prints exhibition.
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Bill Drummond In The Soup!
Date: 27 February, 2004
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: NME reports press release announcing the Soup Line.
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Pop star in City Hall soup kitchen
Date: 2004-05-06
Journal: Belfast Telegraph
Author: Ashleigh Wallace
Description: another soup line event ... at a Belafst arts festival
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Young Turk and friends sell themselves short for arts radio
Date: 16 May, 2004
Journal: Observer
Author: Amelia Hill
Description: Drummond will be one of 10 artists selling 10 artworks for £9.99 each at the Foundry, to raise money for the Resonance 104.4 fm radio station.
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What Drummond did next
Date: 16 June, 2004
Journal: bbc.co.uk
Author: Greg McKevitt
Description: excellent interview concerning the Belfast Soup Line stop, with information on the origin of the soup line concept, also a 10 years ago look back the burning with juicy quotes about regret and what his children think, and updates on the Cushendall tower
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All Steamed Up
Date: 30 June, 2004
Journal: Liverpool Echo
Author: Tony Barrett
Description: another cracking art project from Drummond - he plans to collect 1000 kettles for a photo and to swop kettles with a twin household
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You Literary Whore!
Date: 01 July, 2004
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Drummond to appear at Clerkenwell Literary Festival on July 14.
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Art Rocker!
Date: 26 October, 2004
Journal: NME
Author: -
Description: Details of "How to be an artist" exhibition/performance.
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The art that stole Christmas
Date: 18 November, 2004
Journal: Guardian (G2)
Author: Paul Arendt
Description: Intelligent but short exploration of the link between art and shopping with quotes from Cauty and Banksy.
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James Cauty Wishes You A Merry Christmas from Blacksmoke
Date: 10 December, 2004
Journal: Undercover.com.au
Author: Paul Cashmere
Description: Interview quotes from Keir about the Blackoff Advent Calendar.
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Ex-pop star sets up soup kitchen
Date: 05 July, 2005
Journal: bbc.co.uk
Author: -
Description: Drummond makes soup in St Helens from 6-8 July, at the St Helens Arts Festival in Haydock, as part of his national Soup Line Tour. recycled quotes from previous BBC News soup stories
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