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Andy Partridge Screen Print Series - Part 1
November 11, 2018:

Andy Partridge Screen Print Series - Part 1
Pre-order of print 1 and 2 in a series of screen prints designed with Andy Partridge of XTC illustrating songs from his back catalogue.
No. 1 - This Is Pop
No. 2 - Earn Enough For Us
SIZE: 18" x 24"
This Is Pop - Printed in 9 colours
Earn Enough For Us - Printed in 7 colours

This is a TIMED EDITION that will close at 23.59 GMT on Monday 12th November 2018

Petition: XTC: This is Pop on Blu-ray
September 30, 2018: Leslie Gooch writes, "Do you love XTC? [XTC: This is Pop] is a documentary every fan should see, and one you'll want to show to non fans as well. Only available by streaming via subscription channels, and an occasional television airing, this petition is an attempt to prove enough interest to get a Blu-ray or DVD made and available for purchase. Please add your name if you would be interested in a copy of this fantastic documentary."
A BandHouse Gigs Tribute to XTC
September 28, 2018: BandHouse Gigs is a DC area producer that enlists some of the area's finest musicians to perform the songs of various bands live. On Saturday, April 6, 2019, The Barns at Wolf Trap will host A BandHouse Gigs Tribute to XTC. "For those new to XTC, this is the chance to hear an incredible pop band's music that reminds one of The Beatles, yet is far more underappreciated."
Andy Partridge will attend The Monkees Christmas Party!
September 23, 2018: Andy Partridge, a life-long fan of The Monkees, has written the opening track for their forthcoming holiday album, Christmas Party. The song is “Unwrap You At Christmas”. The album is available for pre-order, to be released on October 12, 2018.
Andy Partridge: Apples & Oranges / Humanoid Boogie
May 24, 2018: Andy Partridge made recordings in his newly upgraded shed of Syd Barrett's “Apples & Oranges” and Neil Innes' “Humanoid Boogie”. Mr. Partridge has released these recordings on a four track (both songs in stereo and mono) double-A side 10" vinyl EP in a picture sleeve. The EP is a limited edition of 1,396 copies, available exclusively at Burning Shed. Pre-order now for a June 28, 2018, release.

Other News

October 14
Kenn Scott "came across two contemporary reviews of XTC albums, from Canada's RPM magazine. The first is by Chris Murray, reviewing Oranges and Lemons in the March 20, 1989 issue; the second is by Steve McLean reviewing Nonsuch in the May 23, 1992 issue."
October 8
Lee Neuman sent in updated chords for “Towers of London” (but it took me even longer to get to them). ¶ Speaking of taking me a long time, Florian Decros contributed bass tablatures for Black Sea and The Dukes Of Stratosphear's Chips From the Chocolate Fireball, but I've only now made them available here. Sorry!
September 30
Gianluigi Alari provided his transcription of “Wrapped In Grey” for guitar. He thinks it improves the current chords on Chalkhills, and some voicings may be closer to the original.
September 28
Lee Neuman sent in updated chords for “Ladybird” (but it took me a while to get to them).
September 25
Lee Neuman sent in updated chords for “Respectable Street”.
September 23
Graeme Wong See contributed “Colin Moulding: XTC's Backroom Boy” from the April 1999 issue of Bass Player magazine.

Recent Site Updates

November 12, 2018: Press - “TC&I –Swindon Arts Centre (October 2018)”, Neon Filler, November 7, 2018
November 7, 2018: Discography - The State Disco Party / Presented Free by Record Mirror; Songs - XTC: "Traffic Light Rock"
October 14, 2018: Press - Reviews of Oranges & Lemons (1989), Reviews of Nonsuch (1992)
October 12, 2018: Press - "Partridge Tweets: XTC (xtcfans)", Twitter (2014-)
October 10, 2018: Discography - XTC: Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2), XTC: Skylarking, XTC: Apple Venus Volume 1