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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White Saviour Complex

White Saviour Complex is a play written by Bill Drummond under the pseudoynm of his alter ego Tenzing Scott Brown. Its release ties in with the screening of Best Before Death by Paul Duane. The book is divided into two versions of the same play, each again featuring three acts…

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Whatever / Together / Forever (The WTF Trilogy)

Whatever, Together and Forever (furthermore known as The WTF Trilogy) are a series of books written by Andy Gell between 2017 and 2018, each written in a distinctive style but all centered around (or heavily influenced by) The JAMs’ work during the same period. Whatever Whatever, the first book in…

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Confusion Incorporated (A Collection Of Lies, Hoaxes And Hidden Truths)

Confusion Incorporated is a compilation of stories and journalistic output of English writer Stewart Home, though the term “journalistic” should probably be taken with a grain of salt in this context. During his career he produced various parody pieces whose truthfulness is questionable at best (and non-existant at worst), sometimes…

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Score 378: 7 Jours Avec Bill Drummond

Score 378 is a French book published in 2015 which is divided into two major parts. During the first 100 pages the book follows Bill Drummond and his performance 7 Decades, 7 Days, 7 Albums which took place in February 2011: having agreed to be the editor of the Offline…

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Greyscale cover of "Deleted Scenes" by Stephen Clarke 1980 with the author's face on the cover

Deleted Scenes

Deleted Scenes is the autobiography of Northern Irish writer and musician Stephen Michael Clarke which includes – amongst various mentions of Bill Drummond throughout the book – a full chapter called Liberation Loophole, dedicated to The JAMS’ return to Liverpool in 2017, though with a slight twist. Back Cover Blurb…

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The First Time

The First Time is a collection of 40 interviews transcribed from Matt Everitt’s show “The First Time With…” on BBC Radio 6 Music during which he talks with major artists about pivotal moments in their lives and the songs and events that shaped their career. Apart from interviews with various…

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