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Listen: The Big Pink Return with New Lineup and New Song, “Hightimes”

First Taste of Empire Underground EP, Due Out in 2016

Nov 12, 2015

The Big Pink have returned after some lineup turmoil that saw founding member Milo Cordell leave the band in 2013. Back then other founding member Robbie Furze announced his intention to continue The Big Pink as a solo act, but their comeback single comes with the news that the band is now a four-piece, although their new press photo only features Furze and keyboardist/vocalist Mary Charteris. More

Feb 20, 2013

In an open letter on their Facebook page The Big Pink have announced that member Milo Cordello has left the band, effectively making it a solo project for songwriter Robbie Furze. More

Check Out Photos of Niki & the Dove, of Montreal, Patrick Wolf and More

Plus: School of Seven Bells, The Big Pink and Icona Pop

Oct 10, 2012

Last weekend Echo Park, California hosted the third annual Culture Collide Festival. We sent photographer Helen Boast down to cover the action. Check out her shots of Niki & the Doveof MontrealPatrick WolfSchool of Seven BellsThe Big Pink, and Icona Pop More

The Big Pink Release Free Remix EP of “Future This”

Features Work by Forest Swords, d'Eon, and King Krule

May 18, 2012

Earlier this year British electronic rock duo The Big Pink released their sophomore album Future ThisMore

Mar 05, 2012

Between Chromatics and The Big Pink, today is the day for psychedelic videos. More

Jan 18, 2012

Bombastic British duo The Big Pink recently stopped by BBc1 Live Lounge. In addition to cuts from recently released sophomore album Future This, the pair covered Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know." More

Listen: The Big Pink Stream New Album

Future This Out Jan. 16

Jan 09, 2012

Having already released the stellar single "Hit the Ground (Superman)" off their forthcoming sophomore full-length Future This, UK electronic-pop duo The Big Pink are have decided to preempt the release of the record next week with a full online stream of the whole thing over at Spin. More

Dec 08, 2011

Making an appearance on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, The Big Pink performed an exceptionally cool rendition of the Smashing Pumpkins' track "Mayonaise" off Siamese Dream. More

Nov 14, 2011

In anticipation of their new album Future This due out next year, The Big Pink debuted new song, "Hit the Ground (Superman)" on BBC Radio 1 with Zane Lowe.  More

Listen: The Big Pink Remixed by AraabMuzik

"Stay Gold" Single Out November 8

Oct 19, 2011

The Big Pink will release their forthcoming album Future This, this January. We have the remixed first single.  More

Sep 13, 2011

Electro-rock duo The Big Pink will follow up their 2009 debut LP, A Brief History of Love with Future This in January 2012. 4AD will release it. More

The Big Pink Announces…Something

Band’s Website Teases Out New Album

Sep 09, 2011

Big news from The Big Pink. Well, at least we think there might be big news.  More

Under the Radar Announces Winter 2011 Issue and Death Cab for Cutie Cover

Issue Includes Interviews with R.E.M., Bright Eyes, The Decemberists, Cut Copy, Jens Lekman, Okkervil River, Panda Bear, Lykke Li, Iron and Wine, Elbow, Duran Duran, Destroyer, and more

Feb 11, 2011

Under the Radar’s Winter 2011 issue is about to hit stands. The cover features Death Cab for Cutie, who gave writer Matt Fink insight into the band’s forthcoming album, Codes and Keys (due out in May). The issue also includes interviews with Bright EyesBritish Sea PowerThe DearsThe DecemberistsDestroyerThe DodosDuran Duran,ElbowIron and WineLykke LiR.E.M.TelekinesisToro Y MoiThe AntlersThe Big PinkCymbals Eat GuitarsEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Jens LekmanOkkervil RiverPanda BearVivian GirlsAnna CalviPorcelain Raft, Smith Westerns, Yuck, and more.

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Dec 08, 2010

For Under the Radar’s 8th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2010. Pick up a copy of Under the Radar’s Year End issue for interviews with: The Antlers, Bon Iver, Caribou, Club 8, Delphic, Rose Elinor Dougall, Gayngs, Hot Chip, Lost in the Trees, Love is All, The Love Language, Mogwai, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Yoko Ono, Owen Pallett, Plants and Animals, Mark Ronson, Superchunk, Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, Sharon Van Etten, and Vivian Girls. Today we posted web exclusive surveys with The Big Pink, Yann Tiersen, and The Thermals. More

Round-up of Recent Interviews: Florence and the Machine, Jónsi, Vampire Weekend, Doves, and more

So Many Interviews, So Little Time: Phoenix, Matt and Kim, Beach House, Camera Obscura, Local Natives, and others

May 07, 2010

For the past couple weeks, our writers (namely Laura Studarus, Frank Valish, and Hays Davis) have been working hard to bring you website-exclusive interviews. We've posted a total of 12 interviews since late April, 10 of which were conducted at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Making it easy to keep up, we've complied an alphabetical list of our most recent interviews. Find links to our interviews with Doves, Jónsi, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Camera Obscura, Phoenix, Matt and Kim, Florence and the Machine, Local Natives, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Big Pink, and more. More

The Big Pink Talk About Their New Sound

Band Set to go Into the Studio Later This Year

Apr 28, 2010

For two men, multi-instrumentalists Robbie Furze and Milo Cordell (aka The Big Pink) make a lot of noise, crafting billowing layers of synth in a melodic sonic assault. Despite prepping for the unenviable task of playing a set opposite Thom Yorke, the former Pleased to Meet You artists, sat down with Under the Radar at Coachella to drop tantalizing hints about their new sound and why when it comes to their career, bigger is better.  More

Apr 14, 2010

A Place To Bury Strangers will headline a tour of the West Coast mid-June in support of their album Exploding Head, released last October. Chicago’s Light Pollution will join the band. We have the dates.   More

A Place to Bury Strangers and The Big Pink to Tour Together Next Spring

New A Place to Bury Strangers Single Out Today

Dec 09, 2009

Brooklyn's A Place to Bury Strangers and their U.K. shoegazing cousins The Big Pink will tour America together next spring. New A Place To Bury Strangers single out today.

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Interviews

Dec 08, 2010

For Under the Radar’s 8th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2010. Pick up a copy of Under the Radar’s Year End issue for interviews with: The Antlers, Bon Iver, Caribou, Club 8, Delphic, Rose Elinor Dougall, Gayngs, Hot Chip, Lost in the Trees, Love is All, The Love Language, Mogwai, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Yoko Ono, Owen Pallett, Plants and Animals, Mark Ronson, Superchunk, Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, Sharon Van Etten, and Vivian Girls.  Here’s a surey from Milo Cordell of The Big PinkMore

Remembering First Concerts

Greatest Stories Ever Told

Jul 30, 2010

Musicians reflect on their first concerts. Includes stories from Tegan & Sara, Camera Obscura, Girl Talk, Owen Pallett, Art Brut, The Hold Steady, MGMT, Broken Social Scene, Ariel Pink, !!!, Mew, Real Estate, The Dears, Vivian Girls, Mayer Hawthorne, The Drums, Telekinesis, Fuck Buttons, El Guincho, and more. More

The Big Pink

Bigger Than the Both of Us

Apr 28, 2010

For two men, multi-instrumentalists Robbie Furze and Milo Cordell (aka The Big Pink) make a lot of noise, crafting billowing layers of synth in a melodic sonic assault. Despite prepping for the unenviable task of playing a set opposite Thom Yorke, the former Pleased to Meet You artists, sat down with Under the Radar at Coachella to drop tantalizing hints about their new sound and why when it comes to their career, bigger is better.   More

The Big Pink

Pillows of Noise

Jun 11, 2009

West Londoners Milo Cordell and Robbie Furze already have The Big Pink’s sound sorted out. “We want to sound like an apocalypse of love harps coming towards you,” Cordell stresses. “We want everything to be so emotional but so brutal at the same time. There’s noise, but we like to talk about pink noise. I want it to sound like a girlfriend that loves and hates you so much that they want to put a big pillow over your head.” More


Reviews

Coachella Recap Day 2: Radiohead, Andrew Bird, tUnE-yArDs, Destroyer and More

April 15th, 2012

Apr 17, 2012

The strongest line-up of the three-day set, Saturday’s highlights included: Andrew BirdDestroyerBon Iver, and some band called Radiohead

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Future This

Future This

4AD

Jan 16, 2012

It's actually kinda disheartening to think that The Big Pink have yet to cross over into chart-bound profitability. It certainly isn't for lack of trying; their ballsy 2009 debut, A Brief History of Love, was so thoroughly packed with confident hooks some writers were almost offended by the duo's perceived arrogance. More

Stop the World (7-inch)

Stop the World (7-inch)

4AD

Jul 27, 2009

Stop the World begins with a harbinger of the destruction to come: the slow pop and hiss of a turntable. This reminder of vinyl's fragility quickly erupts into what the London noise rock duo once described to me as "an apocalypse of love harps." More