Dare To Hope – Bombardier Jones (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

They say that you can tell a lot about a person by the company that they keep. You can similarly tell a lot about a musician by the people they call on to play on their record. Dare To Hope features a host of names, people who have played with everyone from Dixie Chicks and Mary Chapin... 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 →

Mark Fisher returns with new XTC book

From Mark Fisher, the editor of 'The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls', comes a new musical exploration of one of the most essential pop groups of the 20th century. 'What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Book' is a compelling 228-page book involving some of the world's leading musicians and keenest... 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 →

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