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ethereal pop duo Ummagma release new holiday single remixed by A.R. Kane

Ummagma is the duo of Shauna McLarnon and Alexander Kretov who make ethereal pop indebted to Cocteau Twins and much of the rest of 4AD's '80s output. In fact, last year's Frequency EP featured Cocteau guitarist Robin Guthrie

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Nouvelle Vague releasing ‘I Could Be Happy’ (stream the Altered Images cover title track)

The Parisian group's new LP also features bossa nova covers of songs by Cocteau Twins, Brian Eno, Ramones, The Cure, and Richard Hell.

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return of the ‘Downfall’ meme: Hitler learns Cocteau Twins aren’t reforming for festival season (watch)

There was a while there -- oh, 2009 or so -- when you could barely go a day without someone posting a new parody of the scene in Downfall when Adolf Hitler learns he's lost the war...

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Ride reissuing best-of compilation for #RSD15; Mark Gardener and Robin Guthrie releasing collaborative LP ‘Universal Road’

While Mark Gardener is busy getting ready for Ride's reunion dates, it's not the only thing on his plate. March 24 will see the release of Universal Road, his collaborative album with Cocteau Twins guitarist and dreampop icon Robin Guthrie...

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Primavera Sound 2015 lineup probably fake, Cocteau Twins reunion included (as Simon Raymonde confirms?)

The above photo of an alleged 2015 Primavera Sound music festival lineup is making the rounds. It claims Aphex Twin, who announced a new EP today, will finally take the stage again along with an amazing list of performers...

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Snowbird = Simon Raymonde & Stephanie Dosen; debut LP features mems of Radiohead, Midlake and more (stream)

Simon Raymonde stays very busy running his label Bella Union which is the UK home of Flaming Lips, Fleet Foxes, Beach House, John Grant, Midlake and more...

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Massive Attack V Adam Curtis premiered at Park Avenue Armory (review), shows continue this week

Having premiered at Manchester International festival in July, Massive Attack V Adam Curtis made its North American debut on Saturday night (9/28), the first of six shows at the cavernous Park Avenue Armory...

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Massive Attack V Adam Curits (w/ Liz Fraser & Horace Andy) is here — win tickets to final performance & afterparty!

1,500 people are surrounded on three sides by huge translucent screens on which Curtis's dystopian film essay, Everything Is Going According to Plan, is projected, using all the digital drama of Massive Attack's regular technicians, United Visual Artists...

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My Bloody Valentine, JAMC, Cocteau Twins, Ride and more feature in shoegaze doc that launched Kickstarter campaign

is an in-depth exploration of a music movement in the late 20th century, a fascinating period when some innovative musicians mixed guitar noise into conventional pop song structures while maintaining a philosophy of letting the music speak for itself...

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Brendan Perry & Robin Guthrie releasing albums & touring (Dead Can Dance too!)

Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard are set to commence work on a new album later this year. To coincide with the albums release in 2012, Dead Can Dance will embark upon an extensive two month world tour including dates in Asia, Australasia and South America...

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