Blog Posts - Xtc



Ventas de wearables se incrementan en Q3: IDC

Xiaomi se convierte en el principal competidor de Apple. Samsung es eliminado de la lista.
by PoderPDA on Dec 4, 2015

XTC - "All You Pretty Girls"

Yet another episode of my friend (and former blogger, but now only a quasi blogger) Peter Scott's "Educating Peter" series - the entire text has been provided by the estimable, previously mentioned Peter Scott, and copied here for your eyes to feast...
by Stonefish's Music Blog on Aug 17, 2013

Mike Keneally’s Wing Beat Elastic to feature remixes, demos and outtakes from Andy Partridge collaboration

Fellow Mike Keneally freaks rejoice: there’s a surprise release on the horizon! April 9, 2013, brings the release of Wing Beat Elastic, a disc of demos, “remixes” and outtakes from the sessions that produced last year’s fantas...
by Something Else Reviews on Mar 30, 2013

‘Very special stuff’: Billy Sherwood polishes up some final sessions by Peter Banks for Prog Collective 2

Producer Billy Sherwood is substantially finished with the star-flecked Prog Collective 2, which will include some of the final recordings of Peter Banks, the original Yes guitarist who passed earlier this month. The track “Tomorrow Becomes Tod...
by Something Else Reviews on Mar 21, 2013

Gimme Five: Mayan Apocalypse Edition

Strictly speaking, the Mayan calendar doesn’t end at all — not on Friday, not ever. December 21, 2012 is simply the end of a 5125-year cycle. Now that we’ve got that cleared up, we can address the real problem: WE’RE ALL GONNA...
by Something Else Reviews on Dec 20, 2012

Steven Munar y The Tea Servants vuelven a jugar a policías y ladrones

Se dice bien pronto, pero el inexorable rodillo del tiempo ha intentado sepultar ya quince otoños bajo los cambios de tercio musicales que han caracterizado los últimos lustros en la evolución del pop facturado en nuestro país. Sea del origen que...
by Alquimia Sonora on Nov 8, 2012

Happy Blasphemy Tunesday!

Blasphemy: the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God (source) There was a point where committing blasphemy got you burned at the stake, stoned, etc. In fact there are still places today where this happens, and even in the...
by Scholars & Rogues on Oct 2, 2012

Something Else! sneak peek: Peter Blegvad and Andy Partridge, “Sacred Objects” (2012)

Hot on the heels of his collaboration (as songwriter) with guitarist/vocalist Mike Keneally, Andy Partridge has a second project due out soon with songwriter Peter Blegvad. Gonwards is due in October from Partridge’s Ape House label, but there&...
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 22, 2012

Colin Moulding, Rick Wakeman and Billy Sherwood, “Check Point Karma” (2012)

For all of the intrigue surrounding Billy Sherwood’s recombining with members of Yes on a pair of new Cleopatra projects, his collaborations with XTC’s Colin Moulding have emerged as perhaps the most interesting moments. That includes the...
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 13, 2012

One Track Mind: Colin Moulding, Rick Wakeman and Billy Sherwood, “Check Point Karma” (2012)

For all of the intrigue surrounding Billy Sherwood’s recombining with members of Yes on a pair of new Cleopatra projects, his collaborations with XTC’s Colin Moulding have emerged as perhaps the most interesting moments. That includes the...
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 13, 2012

Billy Sherwood, Chris Squire, John Wetton, others – Songs of the Century (2012)

With names like these, with pedigrees like these, you might be expecting this Supertramp tribute project to become a somewhat academic affair. Instead, these guys sound like they’re having a blast — and it’s contagious. Producer Bil...
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 11, 2012

Best of July 2012: Reader picks include John Frusciante, Mike Keneally, the Beach Boys and Beatles

Offbeat new music from John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Pepper’s fame and a new collaboration between Frank Zappa alum Mike Keneally and XTC’s Andy Partridge ranked among the month’s big draws. We also got into a spirited debate ove...
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 1, 2012

One Track Mind: Mike Keneally explores the riddle of Miles Davis, the influence of Metallica

On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, Mike Keneally talks about working with — and working without — XTC’s Andy Partridge on the terrific new album Wing Beat Fantastic. He also takes us back to hi...
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 26, 2012

‘It was great fun’: Mike Keneally on XTC, Frank Zappa and the enduring magic of Tarkus

By turns angular, poetic, experimental and gorgeously intelligent, Mike Keneally’s new collaboration with Andy Partridge more fully explores the lesser-known impact of XTC in his sound. But even here, in the song-focused environment of Wing Bea...
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 25, 2012

Mike Keneally – Wing Beat Fantastic (2012)

Mike Keneally seems poised to make the transition from guitar god to art-pop icon. Maybe “pop” is too hasty, as it’s hard to imagine anything from the gifted guitarist being quite so intentionally simple and fun as pop music. But look at XTC, a...
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 19, 2012

‘We relit the fire’: Billy Sherwood reunites with ex-Yes bandmate Chris Squire for prog project

As Billy Sherwood assembled an all-star cast for the forthcoming 2012 Cleopatra Records release The Prog Collective, he thought of an old friend: Former Yes bandmate Chris Squire. “I asked him,” Sherwood tells us, “if he wanted to sing with me...
by Something Else Reviews on May 4, 2012

Guided By Voices – Vampire On Titus/Propeller review

Indie rock poster children Guided By Voices are enjoying a resurgence of popularity these days with the release of a new album.  Coincidentally, I’d recently purchased my first GBV CD, a “two-fer” of the band’s fifth and sixth records, Prope...
by Classic Rock Music Blog on Feb 22, 2012

Favorite New Old Song : XTC - "The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead"

XTC were a band from Swindon, England, active between 1976 and 2005. Most famous for their break up then their songs, XTC did score a few hits on the Modern Charts. This was their 2nd number 1 song on the chart. Some people think the song is about JK...
by Retro Cool Junk Reminder on Nov 29, 2011

One Track Mind: The Milk and Honey Band, “Way Too Long” (2004)

In 2004, XTC mastermind Andy Partridge opened his heart and new label Ape Records to house not only his Fuzzy Warbles series — and initial releases by Peter Blegvad, Orpheus, the Lowdown, as well — but also added one very appropriate arti...
by Something Else Reviews on Nov 6, 2011

One Track Mind: Todd Rundgren, “Love My Way” (2011)

Is there another mainstream performer who could go — who, you know, would go — from making a bashy Yardbirds-do-Robert Johnson blues album over to this aridly propulsive synth-pop? Just Todd Rundgren being Todd Rundgren. What’s inte...
by Something Else Reviews on Oct 4, 2011


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