XTC was an English rock band that released ten albums on Virgin between 1978 and 1992, followed by two albums at century’s end on Cooking Vinyl. On their first five albums, XTC’s core consists of vocalist–guitarist Andy Partridge, bassist–vocalist Colin Moulding, and drummer Terry Chambers. During their first two years on Virgin, XTC featured future-Shriekback […]

Robert Fripp / The League of Gentlemen ‎– The League of Gentlemen (1981)

The League of Gentlemen is an album by the namesake art-punk foursome headed by Robert Fripp and featuring former XTC keyboardist Barry Andrews. The album was released in 1981 on E’G. Avant-garde vocalist Danielle Dax guests on the track “Minor Man.” This was the guitarist’s second use of the nameplate, having earlier played in an […]

XTC ‎– Go 2 (1978)

Go 2 is the second album by English New Wave/proto-zolo band XTC, released in October 1978 on Virgin. Tracklist: A1. “Meccanik Dancing (Oh We Go!)” (2:35) A2. “Battery Brides (Andy Paints Brian)” (4:30) A3. “Buzzcity Talking” (2:45) A4. “Crowded Room” (3:05) A5. “The Rhythm” (3:00) A6. “Red” (3:00) B1. “Beatown” (4:34) B2. “Life Is Good […]

Robert Fripp & The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen were an English art-punk band that released a self-titled album on E’G/Polydor in 1981. The band was led by guitarist Robert Fripp and named after an R&B/beat act he had played in during the mid-1960s. The Gentleman also included former-XTC/future-Shriekback keyboardist Barry Andrews alongside bassist Sara Lee, who subsequently joined Gang […]