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Robert Wyatt talks to Tony Herrington as part of The Wire's Off The Page festival 2011, which took place 11–13 February at the Playhouse Theatre, Whitstable.

In the first of a series of videos being released in collaboration with Sound And Music, Robert Wyatt discusses his favourite music at length with Tony Herrington, taking in Cecil Taylor, Mutt Carey, The Platters' "Only You" as heard on jukeboxes as a teenager, and more.

The 2012 edition of Off The Page festival takes place 24–26 February at the same venue - the Playhouse Theatre in Whitstable. Speakers confirmed include Simon Reynolds, Vicki Bennett, Evan Parker, Jonny Trunk, Gavin Bryars, Dave Tompkins and more. Full details here.