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With Simon Raymonde

Tom chats to musician, producer and founder of the Bella Union record label Simon Raymonde. They discuss his career through from the Cocteau Twins to running his label.
He joined the Cocteau Twins in 1984 to replace departed bass player Will Heggie and stayed with the hugely influential band till they split in 1997. He's worked as a producer and mixer with various artists, including Clearlake, James Yorkston, The Duke Spirit and The Open.
Just before the Cocteaus split, he formed Bella Union with fellow band member Robin Guthrie. He has run the label since, which has released records by acts including Fleet Foxes, The Low Anthem, Midlake and Howling Bells.
Tom will also play a personal selection of tracks from BBC Introducing, Huw Stephens from Radio 1 shares his personal BBC Introducing tip, as does one of the Introducing shows from around the UK.

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3 hours

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Sat 25 May 2013 21:00