James Francis Cauty (commonly known as Jimmy or Jimi Cauty, also known as Rockman Rock) (born 19 December 1956) is a British artist and musician born in Liverpool, England, in 1956. Cauty is best known as one half of the hitmaking duo The KLF; as co-founder of The Orb and a leading innovator in the birth of the ambient house genre; and as the man who burnt one million pounds.
Cauty was married to Cressida (née Bowyer), with whom he has twins, Daisy and Harry, and a younger son, Alfie. He later married artist and musician Alannah Currie (formerly of Thompson Twins) in 2011.
Read more about Jimmy Cauty: Early Career, Artistic Partnership With Bill Drummond, 1987–1995, 1997, Ambient House, 1988–1992, Post-KLF
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... Cauty exhibits art work at the The Aquarium L-13 gallery, London ... In 2004, Cauty installed a gift shop, Blackoff, at the Aquarium Gallery, based on the government's Preparing for Emergencies leaflet ... and the glory of it all." In October 2008, Cauty opened an exhibit at the Aquarium entitled jCauty Son which, in collaboration with his teenage son, Cauty produced work across a range of media that ...
... In 1981, Cressida Bowyer and Jimmy Cauty performed in the band Angels 1-5 ... Between 1983 and 1986, Jimmy Cauty and June Montana were members of the band Brilliant, in which Jimmy Cauty played guitar ... later co-founded The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu (The JAMs) with Jimmy Cauty ...
... From 1987 to 1992, Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty released music under names including The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu (The JAMs) and The KLF ... any past, present or future name attached to our activities." Drummond and Cauty's subsequent art project, the K Foundation, disposed of The KLF's earnings, including by burning one million pounds ... In the four years following The KLF's retirement, Drummond and Cauty's musical output consisted only of a limited edition single released in Israel and ...
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