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According to Pitchfork, after his participation in the pro-Trump Save America rally, which turned into an attack on the Capitol, Ariel Pink dropped out of his record label. “Due to recent events, Mexican Summer and its staff have decided to end our working relationship with Ariel Rosenberg, also known as Ariel Pink, to move forward,” the label wrote on Friday. Mexican Summer, which released Pink’s latest album, 2017 Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, had to re-release several of the singer’s remastered albums, including Odditties Sodomies Vol. 1,, Sit n ‘Spin,, Frightened known / FF >>, and Odditties Sodomies Vol. 3, on January 29th.
Pink was spotted on social media with fellow indie musician John Mouse at a Jan. 6 demonstration in Washington, D.C., after a crowd of supporters of the president made their way to the Capitol as Congress met to ratify Joe Biden’s election victory.
However, Pink denied involvement in the melee, which left a Capitol police officer and four protesters dead. “I was in dc to peacefully show my support for the president,” the musician wrote in response to a user. “I attended the rally on the lawn of the White House and returned to the hotel and took a nap. the case is over. “Tweet Tweet Pink on Wednesday,” vote for trump card. “