Tag: Colin Moulding

Andy Partridge is tired of being woken up by ‘wankers’ singing ‘Making Plans for Nigel’

Andy Partridge is tired of being woken up by ‘wankers’ singing ‘Making Plans for Nigel’

Former XTC frontman Andy Partridge took to Twitter this morning to declare his irritation with fans — or, rather, “wankers” — waking him up at night by chanting the lyrics to “Making Plans for Nigel,” the very popular 1979 single for the band that he neither wrote nor sings. Instead, Partridge says they should visit Colin Moulding.

XTC’s ‘Black Sea’ audiophile reissue with new 5.1, stereo mixes due out in November

XTC’s ‘Black Sea’ audiophile reissue with new 5.1, stereo mixes due out in November

The audiophile reissue of XTC’s fourth album, 1980’s Black Sea, is due out Nov. 10, and will include new 5.1 Surround, stereo and and high-resolution stereo mixes of the record by Porcupine Tree frontman Steven Wilson, plus demos, instrumentals and music videos. More details here.

XTC documentary ‘This Is Pop’ to air on UK’s Sky Arts in October — watch 6-minute trailer

XTC documentary ‘This Is Pop’ to air on UK’s Sky Arts in October — watch 6-minute trailer

The highly anticipated XTC  documentary “This Is Pop” — the subject of a petition earlier this year to convince the BBC to air it after the network allegedly passed on the program — will, in fact, be seen on TV in the UK this fall: Sky Arts is set to broadcast the film in October. Watch the full trailer here.

Watch: Andy Partridge stars in trailer to upcoming XTC documentary ‘This Is Pop’

Watch: Andy Partridge stars in trailer to upcoming XTC documentary ‘This Is Pop’

There’s a new documentary about XTC in the works that’s currently titled “This Is Pop,” and a 6-minute, 20-second trailer for the film — featuring archival footage of the band and much screen time by frontman Andy Partridge — has made its way online. You can watch the whole thing here.

XTC launches new reissue series with expanded audiophile edition of ‘Nonsuch’

XTC launches new reissue series with expanded audiophile edition of ‘Nonsuch’

XTC this week launched the first of what promises to be a new series of expanded reissues, beginning with the band’s 1992 album Nonusch, which will be re-released this fall with new 5.1 Surround, stereo and high-res stereo mixes as well as Andy Partridge home demos and Colin Moulding work tapes.

Vintage Video: XTC’s Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding get in bed with cable-access TV

Vintage Video: XTC’s Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding get in bed with cable-access TV

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we present a delightfully odd clip of XTC members Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding tucked away in bed (a sleeper sofa, to be precise), where they are being interviewed by onetime Utopia keyboardist Moogy Klingman and Lisa Yapp for New York a cable-access TV show.

Update: XTC’s ‘Skylarking’ vinyl reissue ‘30% better sounding,’ will restore original artwork

Update: XTC’s ‘Skylarking’ vinyl reissue ‘30% better sounding,’ will restore original artwork

This afternoon, the Andy Partridge-run Ape House Records offered an update on the forthcoming double-vinyl reissue of XTC’s 1986 album ‘Skylarking,’ declaring the new corrected edition of the album ‘is about 30 percent better sounding than any previously heard.’

Dukes of Stratosphear’s ‘Complete and Utter Dukes’ box set includes CDs, vinyl, puzzle

Dukes of Stratosphear’s ‘Complete and Utter Dukes’ box set includes CDs, vinyl, puzzle

Tweet The Dukes of Stratosphear — the classic psychedelic-pop side project from XTC’s Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory — is repackaging its slim, […]

‘XTC As…’: Re-branded Dukes of Stratosphear reissues due in March

‘XTC As…’: Re-branded Dukes of Stratosphear reissues due in March

The EP and album that XTC’s Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory released under the guise of their psychedelic-pop side project The Dukes of […]