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Q&A: Simon Raymonde On Lost Horizons, 20 Years Of Bella Union, And Why Cocteau Twins Will Never Reunite

Over the past 35 years or so, Simon Raymonde has left his mark on the music world in several ways. First and foremost, there was…
Ryan Leas | November 8, 2017 - 1:36 pm

Ultimate Playlist

31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm


The Best Soundtrack Moments Of October 2014: The Avengers: Age Of Ultron, White Bird In A Blizzard, Gone Girl, & More

It's finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres.
Ryan Leas | November 1, 2014 - 12:31 pm

More Cocteau Twins stories

Lost Horizons – “The Places We’ve Been” (Feat. Karen Peris)

Cocteau Twins' Simon Raymonde has spent his time since that band's dissolution 20 years ago producing for other artists and running the great Bella Union…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2017 - 10:06 am


Nouvelle Vague – “Athol Brose” (Cocteau Twins Cover)

The last time we posted about Nouvelle Vague, Michael Jackson had about two weeks left to live. To refresh your memory, the French group "seeks…
Zac Gelfand | July 27, 2016 - 10:00 am

Preview Cocteau Twins Singer Elizabeth Fraser’s First Full-Length Project In 20 Years

Elizabeth Fraser, formerly of dream-pop greats Cocteau Twins, has a new musical project with her husband, drummer Damon Reece. The Scottish singer released two solo…
Grace Birnstengel | January 20, 2016 - 11:20 pm

Snowbird – “All Wishes Are Ghosts” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Snowbird, the project from Simon Raymonde (of the Cocteau Twins) and singer Stephanie Dosen, have given us some extremely dreamy music since first arriving with…
Miles Bowe | February 4, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Snowbird – “Porcelain”

For many years, Simon Raymonde helped to make glassy, elusive whirls of sound-beauty with the Cocteau Twins. Now he's got a new project called Snowbird,…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2013 - 11:16 am