Tomorrow night,The Big Pink
, whose 2009 debut,A Brief History of Love
,made it into my top 10 list of albums from last year
, will stop by the Granada Theater for a gig that finds the bombastic duo playing alongside the equally loudA Place to Bury Strangers
from Brooklyn and Dallas' own outsider pop savants,Darktown Strutters
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Should be a good one, too, as Jeff Gage explains in this week's paper.
The word "subtlety" doesn't really factor into any description of The Big Pink. To begin with, the London duo produces an oversized, forceful sound between its two members, shamelessly following in the footsteps of multitudes of its Britpop predecessors. There's the My Bloody Valentine wall of guitar, the Stone Roses' percussive swagger and the white-noise drone of the Jesus and Mary Chain. Continue reading...
Many thanks then to the fine folks at the Granada Theater, who've passed along three pairs of tickets for us to hand out to some DC9 readers. Want one of the pairs? OK: Be one of the first three people to shoot me an email right now with the words "In The Pink" in the subject line. Good luck!
Update: Contest is over. Congrats to our winners!