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Aug 14, 2020

Jónsi of Iceland’s Sigur Rós is releasing his first solo album in 10 years, Shiver, on October 2 via Krunk. Now he has shared another song from it, “Cannibal,” which features Elizabeth Fraser (formerly of Cocteau Twins). Jónsi co-directed the video with actor/director Giovanni Ribisi.  More

Mar 11, 2020

Welcome to Why Not Both Wednesdays. Every week, in partnership with the Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives. This week Simon Raymonde, the bassist of dream pop legends The Cocteau Twins, one half of Lost Horizons, and owner of the indie record label Bella Union spilled the secrets of his multifaceted career.  More

Nov 02, 2018

Trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack released their acclaimed third album, Mezzanine, 20 years ago, in April 1998. Now they have announced an anniversary tour where they will perform the album. It will feature Liz Fraser, the former Cocteau Twins vocalist who sang on the album's single "Teardrop" and last performed with the band in 2006. More

Aug 22, 2017

Lost Horizons is a new duo featuring former Cocteau Twins member (and Bella Union label head) Simon Raymonde and drummer Richie Thomas (who has played with The Jesus and Mary Chain, Felt, and Cocteau Twins). Their debut albumOjalá, is due out November 3 via Bella Union.  More

Lost Horizons (Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins) Announce Debut Album, Share Song

The Duo Also Features Richie Thomas; Album Features Sharon Van Etten, Marissa Nadler, Tim Smith, and More

Jul 06, 2017

Lost Horizons is a new duo featuring former Cocteau Twins member (and Bella Union label head) Simon Raymonde and drummer Richie Thomas (who has played with The Jesus and Mary Chain, Felt, and Cocteau Twins).  More

May 22, 2014

On June 15 Cocteau Twins will reissue Blue Bell Knoll and Heaven or Las VegasMore

Under the Radar’s November/December Issue, Featuring HAIM on the Cover, is on Newsstands Now

Also Features Interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Courtney Barnett, Midlake, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and more

Nov 19, 2013

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2013 issue, which is on newsstands now and will be out until late December/early January. It features HAIM on the cover as well as interviews with Cut CopyCocteau Twins on Blue Bell KnollCillian Murphy vs. Nils FrahmAnna CalviLuke TempleWillis Earl BealGlasserYuckMidlakeYamantaka // Sonic TitanDeltron 3030, Courtney BarnettMac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmonand much more. More

Nov 06, 2013

Cocteau Twins' Simon Raymonde has revealed the formation of a brand new musical project called Snowbird. More

Aug 20, 2013

Mark Gardener (formerly of Ride) and Robin Guthrie (formerly of Cocteau Twins) will be releasing a full-length collaborative album, likely later in 2013. We spoke to Gardener about it. More


Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll

Simon Raymonde and Robin Guthrie on the Band's "Golden Era"

Jan 21, 2014

When Cocteau Twins released their sixth album, Blue Bell Knoll, in 1988, critics hailed it as a major step forward for the abstract pop trio. But to hear members Simon Raymonde and Robin Guthrie tell it, the record wasn't so much a quantum leap as a natural evolution. More





Apr 20, 2020

Four years on from their debut GarlandsCocteau Twins had become an established act on the UK alternative scene. Two albums and eight EPs followed hot on the heels of Garlands.  More




Apr 20, 2020

There aren’t many bands that had such a significant impact on music as Cocteau Twins. Particularly since the first wave of punk threw a curveball and changed perceptions on how music could and should be made.  More