Colors mean various things to different individuals and organizations. They might designate mood, or they may signify affiliation when flown proudly for all to see.

In the case of PINS, swaths of the primary color wheel embedded in the group’s aesthetic, artwork, and presentation ring out almost as loudly as the pops of neon synths, loud guitars, and cheeky melodies in their music do. Not only does the palette distinguish the trio—Faith Vern, Lois MacDonald, and Kyoko Swan—from the rain-soaked soul of their native Manchester, UK, but it also unites them as a ​“girl gang​.”

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