The KLF

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The KLF care home: happy housing for old ravers – or just another prank?
They have destroyed their back catalogue, burned £1m in cash and fired a machine gun at the Brit awards – but the duo’s move into nursing may be their most unexpected yet

28, Nov, 2023 @3:43 PM

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Who Killed the KLF? review – Chris Atkins’ entertaining guide to true pop mavericks
Documentary-maker Chris Atkins tells the strange story of gigantic chart hits and guerrilla pranking of the art world

Peter Bradshaw

14, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Prison, lawsuits and a glovebox of fake cash: the film the KLF didn’t want you to see
The enigmatic rave duo refused to approve Chris Atkins’s documentary on them – and then he got five years for tax fraud. He explains how he channelled their anarchic spirit and made it anyway, Ford Timelord and all

Chris Atkins

08, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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KLF assert justified and ancient copyright claim to block documentary
Duo’s music publisher attempts to prevent release of unauthorised film Who Killed the KLF?

Jim Waterson Media editor

19, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The KLF reissue music for first time since 1992
Singles compilation Solid State Logik 1 appears on streaming services and YouTube years after being deleted, with further reissues anticipated soon

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Jan, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Best Before Death review – Bill Drummond’s intriguing art odyssey
The former KLF man tours the world for 12 years of odd jobs

Wendy Ide

22, Sep, 2019 @4:30 AM

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Best Before Death review – KLF's Bill Drummond bakes cakes for the world
The peppery artist and musician embarks on a quest to create performance art across the globe in this engaging, sometimes hilarious documentary

Peter Bradshaw

18, Sep, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Riot squad: how the KLF cofounder and his child army took over Dark Mofo
Jimmy Cauty and the ‘Children of the Aftermath’ have unveiled a dystopian vision housed in a 40ft shipping container

Jenny Valentish

16, Jun, 2019 @6:00 PM

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Bill Drummond to lead Irish border poll and hand out hot cross buns
The KLF founder will ask citizens if they agree with a clause he proposes adding to the Good Friday agreement

Laura Snapes

18, Apr, 2019 @2:37 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts: Fall of the Shah; How to Burn a Million Quid
The BBC revisits the Iranian revolution in gloriously hammy style, while the KLF’s antics strike a surreal note still

Miranda Sawyer

03, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The weirdest Brits performances – ranked!
Next week is the 38th Brit awards, so what better time to countdown the strangest musical moments to grace its stage?

Peter Robinson

15, Feb, 2018 @12:57 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: your unlikely collaborations
This week’s reader-curated list gives us pairings such as Neneh Cherry and Youssou N’Dour, and the combined powers of Bono, Brian Eno and Pavarotti

George Boyland

30, Nov, 2017 @12:00 PM

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