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What Do You Call That Noise? The XTC Podcast

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Interviews and discussions about XTC, from White Music to Wasp Star and beyond

Interviews and discussions about XTC, from White Music to Wasp Star and beyond

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Interviews and discussions about XTC, from White Music to Wasp Star and beyond

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 (0) 1315563255


Episodes

Church of Women

3/5/2021
XTC fans discuss Ladybird, Church of Women, Take This Town, The Last Balloon, The Mayor of Simpleton – and The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets

Duration:01:00:50

The authors: Twomey, Bernhardt and Fisher

2/5/2021
A lively conversation about putting XTC in print with authors Chris Twomey, Todd Bernhardt and Mark Fisher.

Duration:01:06:57

Making Plans for Nigel: What Happened Next

1/1/2021
Tom Clarke of The Enemy explains why he has brought the XTC character into the 21st century on The Chronicles of Nigel. He's joined by Laurie Nankivell who talks about the influence of XTC on Squid, whose song Houseplants namechecks Making Plans for Nigel.

Duration:01:00:58

A Merry XTCmas: part two

12/4/2020
In the second Christmas episode, Andy Partridge and Chris Butler take us through some of their favourite seasonal songs

Duration:00:51:22

A Merry XTCmas: part one

12/4/2020
The first of two Christmas episodes features Andy Partridge, Chris Butler and Martin Newell, choosing their favourite festive songs

Duration:00:43:28

X-sTatiC: the XTC cover band story

11/6/2020
For the first time in over ten years, Dan Barrow, Ed Percival, Adrian Ogden and Mick Casey come together to talk about playing in XTC cover band X-sTatiC, remembering the songs that challenged them and the ones that raised the roof.

Duration:01:18:25

Young generation takeover

10/2/2020
What does XTC mean to a young generation of music lovers? From England, Scotland, Wales and the US, fans in their 20s come together to talk about music, art, creativity and the biggest question of all: how to pronounce the word Nihilon.

Duration:01:04:25

What Do You Call That Noise? The XTC Podcast Trailer

10/1/2020
What Do You Call That Noise? The XTC Podcast brings together fans and musicians alike to celebrate the enduring music of XTC. Every month, we take a fresh look at the band, from the singles to the albums, from the visuals to the personalities. It is witty, surprising and fun.

Duration:00:05:49

Why comedians love XTC

9/25/2020
In this special bonus episode, recorded live as part of the online XTC Convention on 19 September 2020, author Mark Fisher talks to leading stand-up comedians about their love of XTC. He also gets them to join in some games and make up some nonsense – or do they?

Duration:00:46:40

Black Sea at 40 with Hugh Padgham and Dave Gregory

9/4/2020
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of XTC's Black Sea, sound engineer Hugh Padgham joins guitarist Dave Gregory for a 90-minute special. They talk about the clanking anvils of Towers of London, the one-note solo of Love at First Sight and the slow-build tension of No Language in Our Lungs.

Duration:01:31:02

Andrew Swainson: Designs on XTC

8/7/2020
Illustrator and graphic designer Andrew Swainson has been collaborating with Andy Partridge for over 20 years. As well as working on XTC and Dukes of Stratosphear re-releases, he helped create the distinctive look of Gonwards, Fuzzy Warbles and many more. He talks about variety, inspiration and Skylarking.

Duration:00:55:41

Dave Gregory: Tunes of Good

7/3/2020
Guitarist and keyboard player Dave Gregory talks about his contribution to the sound of XTC

Duration:00:59:13

XTC vs Adam Ant (feat Andy Partridge)

6/5/2020
Jordan Cooper of Don't Let's Start: A Podcast About They Might Be Giants (https://anchor.fm/dontletsstart) joins Mark Fisher, Mark Reed and David White to talk about the connections between XTC, TMBG and Adam and the Ants. In a freewheeling conversation, they explore the head versus the heart, intellect versus instinct, and content versus form. Along the way, Andy Partridge drops by to share his opinions about Adam and the Ants and They Might Be Giants and remembers how XTC caught the eye of...

Duration:01:11:40

Andy Partridge Everything'll Be Alright

5/3/2020
To cheer us up during the Covid-19 lockdown, Andy Partridge pays a call to What Do You Call That Noise? The XTC Podcast with the promise that Everything'll Be Alright. He talks with characteristic wit and candour about the power of XTC as a live band, the chords for Roads Girdle the Globe and how Yacht Dance was nearly a song about bees. Essential listening for every XTC fan, this episode will leave you Burning With Optimism's Flames. Please support at https://www.patreon.com/markfisher

Duration:01:07:19

Breathing the Same Air with Andrew M Stafford

4/10/2020
Andrew M Stafford recalls his time with XTC during the making of The Big Express. Belinda Blanchard previews her performance at the XTC Convention 2020. Mark Fisher, Mark Reed and David White join in the chat – and Andy Partridge supplies the jingles. Support the podcast at https://www.patreon.com/markfisher

Duration:01:03:17

Garden of Earthly Delights (feat Colin Moulding)

3/5/2020
A discussion of the XTC tribute album Garden of Earthly Delights, featuring XTC's Colin Moulding, as well as Mark Fisher, David White and Mark Reed

Duration:00:54:33