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Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine May Issue:
Nu-gaze standard setter The Big Pink follows up its two smash albums with the Empire Underground EP. A carved out four-track punch of inventive synth lines, taut guitars, and equally on-edge vocals, the multiple layers of Empire Underground don’t have a superfluous note anywhere. Robbie Furze’s voice brings a swing to the scratchiness of “Decoy”; Mary Charteris is a great accompaniment, bringing even more equilibrium to the equation on their duet, “High-times.”