The Big Pink: Debut LP/Tour

The Big Pink A Brief History Of Love Out September 22

The Big Pink
The Big Pink is comprised of Robbie Furze and Milo Cordell, two old friends in love with digital hardcore and the narcotic effects of blessed out electronic music.

Cordell runs the Merok label, which has released dance acts Klaxons and Crystal Castles. Robbie Furze is a former guitarist with electro-punk outfit Alec Empire. Live the two are augmented by Daniel O'Sullivan from Guapo and Sunn O))), electronic artiste Jo Apps, drummer Akiko Matsuura of Pre and Comanechi, and Al O'Connell producer/engineer for the likes of The Rapture and Klaxons.

The band stationed themselves at Electric Lady Studios in New York to record and self-produce their debut A Brief History Of Love, due out September 22.

The job of mixing fell to Rich Costey (Mastodon, Muse, Rage Against The Machine) with the exception of "Velvet," which was previously mixed by Alan Moulder (My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, The Killers). The final result is eleven stunning tracks that chart the trials of the heart, set within a sound that combines melody and beautiful noise in equal measure.

Fader - "What do you do if you're The Big Pink and your first two songs were so monumentally jamming that you basically had to create the most jamming monument to monumental jams ever with your next song to convince people you weren't just lucky the first time around? You write a song called 'Dominos' and make it sound like this apparently. Like Einst├╝rzende Neubauten if they really wanted to get on the radio to impress a girl instead of confuse and scare people."

The Big Pink Tour Dates:
08/28/09 Fri Reading Festival Reading, GB
08/30/09 Sun Leeds Festival Leeds, GB
09/04/09 Fri Electric Picnic Festival Stradbally, IR
09/06/09 Sun Electric Picnic Festival Stradbally, IR
09/08/09 Tue Ibiza Rocks San Antonio, ES
09/11/09 Fri Bestival Isle Of Wight, GB
10/08/09 Thu Wedgewood Rooms Hampshire, GB
10/09/09 Fri Digital Brighton, GB
10/10/09 Sat Oxford Academy Oxford , GB
10/14/09 Wed King Tuts Glasgow, GB
10/17/09 Sat The Duchess York York, GB
10/18/09 Sun Cockpit Leeds, GB
10/20/09 Tue Liverpool Academy Liverpool, GB
10/21/09 Wed Manchester Academy Manchester, GB
10/22/09 Thu Electric Ballroom London, GB
10/28/09 Wed Vega Copenhagen, DK
10/29/09 Thu Knust Hamburg, GER
10/30/09 Fri Lido Berlin, GER
10/31/09 Sat Gebaude 9 Cologne, GER
11/03/09 Tue AB Box Brussels, BEL
11/05/09 Thu Aeronef Lille, FRA
11/06/09 Fri La Cigale Paris, FRA
11/07/09 Sat Olympic Nantes, FRA
11/08/09 Sun Bikini Toulouse, FRA
11/13/09 Fri Neumos Seattle, WA
11/14/09 Sat Doug Fir Portland, OR
11/15/09 Sun Venue Vancouver, BC
11/17/09 Tue Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA
11/18/09 Wed El Rey Theater Los Angeles, CA
11/20/09 Fri Detroit Bar Costa Mesa, CA
11/21/09 Sat Casbah San Diego, CA
11/23/09 Mon The Larimer Lounge Denver, CO
11/25/09 Wed 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, MN
11/27/09 Fri Empty Bottle Chicago, IL
11/28/09 Sat Magic Stick Detroit, MI
11/29/09 Sun Lee's Palace Toronto, ON
11/30/09 Mon La Sala Rossa Montreal, QC
12/01/09 Tue Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA
12/03/09 Thu Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
12/04/09 Fri Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
12/05/09 Sat Black Cat Washington, DC
12/06/09 Sun Johnny Brenda's Philadelphia, PA


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