The Big Pink – A Brief History Of Love

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The Big Pink’s connections have been well documented: Robbie Furze was once guitarist with Alec Empire; Milo Cordell is the son of “Whiter Shade Of Pale” producer Denny and boss of Merok Records, the label that launched Klaxons and Crystal Castles.

There’s nothing quite as forward-looking here: their dystopian beats, dark electronics and distorted guitars have been heard before, specifically in Alan Moulder’s productions for the Jesus & Mary Chain and Curve in the early-’90s. Moulder himself even mixes former single and album highlight “Velvet”.

NATHANIEL CRAMP

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