Playing Away UK

Playing Away UK by Neville Gabie was a touring exhibition with publication, commissioned by Oriel Mostyn Gallery and first exhibited at Oriel Mostyn in 2002 before going on tour. The exhibition included forty four photographs with eleven from each of the home nations, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Alongside…

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3″x1″

3″x1″ is a small book written by Bill Drummond and published by Ration Books in 2021 as the second book in their lineupof pocket-sized quick reads. The book contains three new short stories – The Skull, The Sparling, and The Worm.

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Best Gent Hair Saloon

Best Gent Hair Saloon by Tenzing Scott Brown is the 25th book published by Penkiln Burn. It was printed in an edition of 400 copies which were originally put on sale in the titular Best Gent Hair Saloon (Metin’s Barbers) in London during September 2021 along with Antimacassar. The remaining…

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The Edge Of The World

The Edge of The World is a collection of short plays written by Bill Drummond’s alternate persona Tenzing Scott Brown while in Yarmouth in September 2021. They were written in response to the exhibition The 25 Paintings being installed in PRIMEYARC, an art gallery in the former Debenhams department store.

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Antimacassar

Antimacassar is a 32-page book written by Tenzing Scott Brown, and the 24th book published by Penkiln Burn in 2021.The book contains an introduction written by Bill Drummond’s whose other self  went on to write the play Antimacassar included in the book. The book was printed in an edition of…

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Fried & Justified

In Fried & Justified Mick Houghton looks back at his life-spanning career in the music business and the bands and artists he has worked for as publicist. Along with Scott Piering, Houghton probably was the main public voice of Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty and the link between the band…

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Centre Of The Creative Universe: Liverpool And The Avant-Garde

Published by Liverpool University Press in 2007, the release of Centre Of The Creative Universe coincided with the exhibition of the same name at Tate Liverpool. The book contains various photographs, event posters and newspaper clippings documenting the post-WW2 art history of the UK’s fifth-largest city. Apart from the imagery…

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The Beechwood Airship Interviews

The Beechwood Airship Interviews follows author Dan Richards during his undertaking of building an airship in his art school bar and the manifold artists and craftsmen he meets on his journey. Alongside interviewees like the Manic Street Preachers and Dame Judi Dench he also dedicates one chapter to Bill Drummond…

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The Monkees, Head, and the 60s

The Monkees, Head, and the 60s by Peter Mills features the 12-page chapter “Here We Come”, a collection of four questions posed to Bill about his memories of The Monkees TV show, the disparity between authenticity and manufacture in pop music, their influence on his early days as a musician,…

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Anatomy Of Thought-Fiction

Anatomy Of Thought-Fiction is a book by Joanna Demers in which she explores the idea of thought-fiction – concepts people choose to believe despite knowing they are untrue. In this very fashion the book is presented as a report published by the fictional Center For Humanistic Study in 2214 (whereas…

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