Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: TC&I’s Colin Moulding (Airdate: February 7, 2018)

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Colin Moulding, ex-and-for-all-time-XTCer visited with me on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation on February 7 for an hour-long chat about Great Aspirations, the EP he recently released with also-ex-and-for-all-time-XTCer Terry Chambers under the group name TC&I (Colin is the “I”!). During the program, Colin talked about working again with … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: TC&I’s Colin Moulding (Airdate: February 7, 2018)

XTC’s Colin Moulding and Today’s Top Melodic Popsters Star in This Week’s Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation and Pop Tunes Deejay Shows

by Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio XTC’s Colin Moulding and a bevy of today’s top popsters star in this week’s Pure Pop Radio specialty shows, all airing on Pop that Goes Crunch Radio. It’s a big week for lovers of melodic pop; let’s see what’s on our docket. This Wednesday night at 9 pm … Read moreXTC’s Colin Moulding and Today’s Top Melodic Popsters Star in This Week’s Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation and Pop Tunes Deejay Shows

XTC’s Colin Moulding Guests Next Wednesday on a Very Special Edition of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

by Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Colin Moulding, ex-XTCer and one-half of TC&I with also-ex-XTCer Terry Chambers, guests next Wednesday night, February 7, at 9 pm ET on a very special edition of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation. Colin and Terry’s miraculous four-track pop and roll excursion, Great Aspirations, brings the joy that accompanied … Read moreXTC’s Colin Moulding Guests Next Wednesday on a Very Special Edition of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

New on Pure Pop Radio 1.16.18: XTC’s Colin Moulding and Terry Chambers Return as TC&I

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Spins and Reviews | 1.16.18 TC&I | Great Aspirations (2017) On this delightful, ruminative and playfully earnest four-song EP, Colin Moulding, clever, melodic bassist, singer and warmhearted songwriter, ex of XTC, continues his earthy exploration of human exploits and foibles, joined by equally ex-XTC drummer and brother-in-arms Terry … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 1.16.18: XTC’s Colin Moulding and Terry Chambers Return as TC&I

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Returns Tonight With XTC’s Andy Partridge

The triumphant return of our signature melodic pop talk show, Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, is happening tonight, Tuesday, August 11, at 7 pm ET (4 pm PT). We’re looking back to May 3, 2005 when our wide-ranging interview with XTC’s Andy Partridge first aired. Andy talks with Alan Haber about his career with the band … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Returns Tonight With XTC’s Andy Partridge

Apples, Apples, Everywhere

(Here is a look at XTC’s wonderful, unfortunately out-of-print, Apple Box. It originally appeared on the buhdge website on November 6, 2005. Note that the two new songs discussed below were also available on a single, promotional CD entitled Apple Bite and as part of the also-no-longer-available Apple Set, which also came with two t-shirts … Read moreApples, Apples, Everywhere

The Warbles: They’re Still Fuzzy

(The following review appeared July 4, 2005 on the buhdge website. It appears here with only a few changes made.) With the release in 2002 of the first few volumes of Fuzzy Warbles discs, another cottage industry–that of illicit Andy Partridge demo collecting–was crushed in its tracks. Suddenly, here were great sounding recordings straight from … Read moreThe Warbles: They’re Still Fuzzy