Circu5/Fassine double header Level 3, Swindon, 23rd April

It seems to me that there are two sorts of people in this here parish. There are those who spend their time on-line moaning that, musically speaking at least, nothing ever happens in Swindon. And there are those who don’t have the time for all of that nonsense as they are out supporting all the... Continue Reading →

The Circu5 comes to a Railway Town

Are you ready for an unforgettable night of rock, prog and freakish twists and turns – from three bands making big waves on the international rock scene? If so then all discerning music fans need to make sure that they catch CIRCU5, I Am The Manic Whale and Let's Swim, Get Swimming at LEVEL 3... Continue Reading →

Cool Pop Thursday : Grass – XTC

If for no other reason than I managed to unexpectedly get a ticket to last night's TC&I show at Swindon Art Centre here's a reminder of just one of the great songs that XTC were responsible for. With TC&I only having a small arsenal of new material at their disposal, the bulk of the show... Continue Reading →

Scatter Me – TC&I

I have posted this before but being that this site is based in Swindon, England, the home of TC&I and that having gathered a full band around them they are one day into a residency at the local Arts Centre, I thought it appropriate to post this again. Its a big deal for XTC fans... Continue Reading →

A quick chat with Colin Moulding

Ahead of the upcoming run of TC&I shows at Swindon Arts Centre I managed to grab a quick chat with Colin Moulding about recent events, a return to treading the boards and what the future holds. This time last year I had spoken to him and Terry Chambers about the release of their e.p. Great... Continue Reading →

TC&I goes live

Today saw the announcement of some long-awaited news for many. After a 36-year wait, XTC's COLIN MOULDING and TERRY CHAMBERS are announcing they will play series of live UK shows. After releasing their debut 'Great Aspirations' CD under the moniker TC&I ten months ago, songwriter and XTC co-frontman Colin Moulding and original XTC drummer Terry Chambers will play... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Albums of The Year – 2017

Picking just ten albums out of the pack is always a tricky thing. This site has reviewed around 500 pieces of music this year from throw-away pop singles to album length progressive flights of fancy, from the well trodden grounds of classic rock to cutting edge experiments which are creating a whole new musical future.... Continue Reading →

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