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The Big Pink Duo Loses Co-founding Member


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The Big Pink's co-founder Milo Cordell has quit the British electronic rock duo.

The London-based group was formed by Cordell and his pal Robbie Furze in 2007, but the pair has since parted ways so Cordell can concentrate on building up his record label.

In an email to NME.com editors, Furze writes, "Milo has moved to Nyc to run his label, Merok, and is no longer an active member in the big pink."

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Rocker Robbie Furze's Star-studded Wedding


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Lily Rose Cooper, Florence Welch and Sean Lennon were among the stars who turned up to see The Big Pink rocker Robbie Furze marry on Saturday (01Sep12).

The singer exchanged vows with British model and socialite Lady Mary Charteris in a church on her family estate in Gloucestershire, England.

Members of Britain's high society mingled with the bride and groom's star pals, including actress Jaime Winstone, Sir Mick Jagger's daughter Georgia and his ex-wife Jerry Hall, Lennon, and Welch, who sang at the service.

Pregnant Cooper, formerly known as Lily Allen, jetted back from a songwriting trip to Los Angeles to attend the ceremony with her husband Sam, daughter Ethel and actor brother Alfie Allen.

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The Band's Levon Helm Dies


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Musician Levon Helm has died.

The singer and drummer with influential US group The Band - who famously backed Bob Dylan in the 60s - passed away today (19.04.12), two days after his family announced he was losing a battle against throat cancer.

His family said in a statement: ''Levon passed peacefully this afternoon.

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The Big Pink, Future This Album Review


After three long years in the wilderness since their debut back in 2009 and a year after their song 'Dominoes' was sampled on a Nicki Minaj track, The Big Pink have returned with their sophomore album "Future This" and how times have changed since then. Whilst their debut, "A Brief History of Love" received a huge amount of fanfare and hype, this new album has arrived with nothing more than a murmur and almost zero momentum behind it. Not since the Klaxons' second album has an album from a popular band arrived with nothing more than a whimper.

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Coachella Line Up 2012: At The Drive-in Make Their Return


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Coachella announced its line-up for 2012 on Monday (January 9, 2012), naming the likes of The Kaiser Chiefs, Noel Gallagher and The Hives among its three-day bill to take place firstly between April 13th to 15th and then a weekend later on the 20th to the 22nd. Also a couple of bands reformed.

Joking aside, the reformation of first AT THE DRIVE-IN and then Refused shortly before the announcement of the bill has added an extra level of hype to the Coachella line-up that's hand-picked some of the biggest names in alternative music to appear in California in the Spring. AT THE DRIVE-IN's reformation caused so much excitement that their official website, where alongside Twitter they'd revealed their return, crashed for several hours as people poured onto it to see the message "¡ ATTENTION ! To whom it may concern: AT THE DRIVE-IN will be breaking their 11 year silence THIS STATION IS .NOW.OPERATIONAL." Seminal Swedish punk's Refused announcement later in the day caused further excitement and saw them too briefly become a trending topic on Twitter; they called their hiatus back in 1998 after seven years and three albums together.

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The Big Pink, K7 Mixtape Album Review


The Big Pink's Milo Cordell follows in the footsteps of The Rapture and makes a mixtape for German electronic label !K7. !K7's concept behind the series leaves the chosen artist entirely responsible for delivering the complete package from the selection of tunes and the running order to providing the artwork. This is a great idea in concept but does it work? Lets take a peak.

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The Big Pink - Wireless Festival 2010 Photo Credit Jessica Gilbert

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The Big Pink Headline Festibelly 2010


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Festibelly have announced that THE BIG PINK will headline this year's festival.

The Big Pink are set to join bands incuding The Invisible, MY TIGER MY TIMING and more on an exciting line up of musical talent.

Festibelly takes place in Hampshire on August 28th 2010.

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The Big Pink's Furze Opens Up About Fan Punch


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The Big Pink rocker ROBBIE FURZE has spoken out to explain why he punched a fan in the face during a concert in America last month (Apr10) - he was fed up with the man's heckling.

The musician was performing at the Masquerade venue in Atlanta, Georgia on 03 April (10) when he asked a fan to come onstage after disrupting the show with his comments.

Furze then punched the man so hard he fell off the stage into the audience.

Now the singer has opened up about the clash, insisting video footage of the punch makes it look worse than it was - but he doesn't regret hitting the heckler.

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The Big Pink, A Brief History Of Love Album Review


Review of The Big Pink's album A Brief History Of Love released through 4AD.

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