Where should you start? Which album should you buy next? Andy Partridge can
help you spend your hard-earned cash. Give him some eartime
and then peruse this buyer's guide
Andy Partridge's record label, releasing the XTC Classic Vinyl Releases
, the The Surround Sound Series
, and the nine-volume Fuzzy Warbles
A musical exploration of one of the most essential pop groups of the 20th
century. In this compelling 228-page book, some of the world's leading
musicians and keenest fans come together to discuss what makes XTC so very
special. Written by Mark Fisher, editor of Limelight
A 256-page edition of the classic 1980s official U.K. XTC fanzine
, featuring the original copies published between 1982 and 1992
plus new material for 2017, including interviews with Andy Partridge, Colin
Moulding, Dave Gregory and Terry Chambers. Written by Mark Fisher, editor of
XTC have an entire chapter devoted to them in this book by Allan Jones. Jones
apparently accompanied them on their very first U.S. tour (December 1978/January
1979). A very interesting time in the band's career.
A deep dive into the depths of the man himself, co-written by Andy Partridge
and Todd Bernhardt (a regular Chalkhills
Wonderland presents the new book edited by Shigemasa Fujimoto who brought you
Wonderland, the XTC Discography, 1991-1997
contributions from Dave Gregory, Colin Moulding, Andy Partridge, The Little
, and many others. Limited edition available soon by mail order only
from EphemeraFile Canada.
Première biographie du groupe en français, est le fruit de six
ans de rencontres régulières entre XTC et l'auteur Philippe
The Exclusive Authorized Story behind the Music
. Get the inside skinny
from Neville Farmer and XTC.
The definitive biography of XTC, written by Chris Twomey, published in 1992.
The official North American XTC Fan Club produced a newsletter which was how
most people kept in touch with the progress of XTC before the Internet became
popular. They also produced a few limited edition XTC cassettes and other
items. In February 2000, for many reasons, they decided to fold. The last issue
of The Little Express
has been mailed. The end of an era. Join me in
saying “Thank You” for all June and Peter Dix did for XTC and the
fans through the years.
A collection of interviews, edited by Stephen Thompson and the staff of The
Onion A.V. Club
Photos and quotes from all sorts of rock, punk and indie artists. Andy
Partridge is featured and offers a back cover endorsement by claiming,
“I'm not cool enough to be in this book”. Compiled by Rolling
contributor John D. Luerssen.
Interviews with over 40 successful and respected songwriters, including Andy
Partridge (interviewed in 1999), Brian Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Todd Rundgren,
Nick Lowe, Neil Finn, and others.
Peter Kuper's comic strip, introduction by Andy Partridge.
Two books that document the Punk Era in excruciating day by day detail. Author
George Gimarc includes many factoids about XTC (and Helium Kidz, Star Park, and
An excellent tiny colouring book depicting our heroes bringing home the bacon
during their strike against Virgin Records.
Other XTC-related Merch
The trilogy of fan tributes from Bizarre Depiction.
A compilation of original songs by Chalkhills subscribers, Mark Cuevas is the
The MP3 collection of XTC tribute tracks pulled together by Richard
Pedretti-Allen (includes all of the tracks from the Chalkhills' Children
A collection of XTC songs lovingly adultered by Chalkheads, masterminded by our
reluctant hero Richard Pedretti-Allen.
executive produced by Richard Pedretti-Allen.
Compiled and executive produced by Richard Pedretti-Allen, garnered rave
Songs and interview from the 1989 acoustic radio tour, compiled by John
Dennis Fano created the Limited Edition XTC Oranges & Lemons Tonestar
(autographed by Andy, Colin and Dave) and the Sphears
line of guitars,
including the “Psonicsphear” and the “Stratosphear”,
but has since started a new company called Novo Guitars
Jamie Lowe offers these unofficial stickers inspired by the cover of XTC's
album (PayPal accepted).
JH3's software resource for XTC fans this world over, including an Apple
Venus Volume 1
lyrics CD jewel-box insert that you can print yourself.
Compiled and designed by John Relph, includes recording facts and XTC's own
comments on the songs; print it yourself on your double-sided printer,
Lyrics insert compiled and designed by André de Koning; print it
yourself on your double-sided printer, instructions included.
Compiled and designed by Austria's greatest living XTC fan Gerhard Satke in
style, includes Andy's original liner notes on the tracks,
lyrics of the demo versions featured on the CD, recording information, credits,
front and rear page artwork, a portrait photo of Andy and Fuzzy Warbles
artwork created by him; background information
Compiled and designed by John Relph, includes lyrics and recording facts about
the songs; print it yourself on your double-sided printer, instructions
Lyrics sheet compiled and designed by Paul Ferguson, the font was adapted from
the handwriting on the back cover of the LP; print a copy for your LP.
Not related to XTC, the band, but it has the same name!