Cocteau Twin Simon Raymonde interviewed this week on ‘The Pharmacy’
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Gregg Foreman’s radio program, The Pharmacy, is a music / talk show playing heavy soul, raw funk, 60′s psych, girl groups, Krautrock. French yé-yé, Hammond organ rituals, post-punk transmissions and “ghost on the highway” testimonials and interviews with the most interesting artists and music makers of our times…

This week Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins and the Bella Union record label joins Gregg in the Rx, topics include:

—How the band experimented with sound and recorded those alien soundscapes.

—The beauty of recording Elizabeth Fraser’s voice.

—The untimely demise of Cocteau Twins and why they cancelled their announced 2005 Coachella reunion show.

—Starting a record label and his advice for young bands.

Mr. Pharmacy is a musician and DJ who has played for the likes of Pink Mountaintops, The Delta 72, The Black Ryder, The Meek and more. Since 2012 Gregg Foreman has been the musical director of Cat Power’s band. He started dj’ing 60s Soul and Mod 45’s in 1995 and has spun around the world. Gregg currently lives in Los Angeles, CA and divides his time between playing live music, producing records and dj’ing various clubs and parties from LA to Australia.

Mr. Pharmacist - The Fall
Ex Lion Tamer - Wire
Release the Bats - The Birthday Party
Intro One - Big Empty Field (no.2) - Swell Maps
Interview with Simon Raymonde Part One
Wax and Wane - Cocteau Twins
I’m So Green - Can
Isolation - Joy Division
Lady Shave - Fad Gadget
Intro Two - Channel One Dub - Linval Thompson
Interview with Simon Raymonde Part Two
Sixteen Days - This Mortal Coil
Needles in the Camel’s Eye - Brian Eno
Kick in the Eye - Bauhaus
Send Me a Postcard - Shocking Blue
Foggy Notion - The Velvet Underground
Intro Three - White Magic - Rare Birds
Interview with Simon Raymonde Part Three
Love’s Easy Tears - The Cocteau Twins
Interview with Simon Raymonde Part Four
Sugar Hiccup - The Cocteau Twins
Interview with Simon Raymonde Part Five
Intro Four - New Career in a New Town - David Bowie
Mr.Pharmacist - The Fall
Baby I Love You (Vocal Track Isolation) - The Ronettes

You can download the entire show here.
Below, two news reports about the Cocteau Twins concert in Columbus, Ohio on September 19, 1985

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