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Interview: Alexx Rubio

Alongside compatriot Louie Fresco, Alexx Rubio is the brains behind one of Mexico’s most in-demand and consistent electronic music labels, MEXA. A vehicle for everything; from clued-up house to upfront techno, the excellently diverse label has already earned plaudits aplenty since their conception back in early 2012—and it’s a story

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News: London MexFest

Now less than a month away, MexFest will be bringing contemporary Mexican culture to the heart of London from July 11th-14th. Taking over a number of London venues, the event aims to showcase the best in Mexican film, architecture, music and contemporary art in a celebration of Mexico’s unique and …

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Interview: Nicholas Alvis Vega

Nicholas Alvis Vega is an intriguing artist about whom very little is known. Not afraid to cause a bit of controversy throughout his training and now his artistic career, we were fascinated and delighted to catch up with such an elusive figure in the contemporary art world.

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Quiquiriqui: London’s First Mezcaleria in Hackney

At this point in time, we’ll forgive you if you’re scratching your head and asking yourself just what a Mezcaleria is exactly. Well, with the launch of Quiquiriqui – located on Hackney Road – hopefully you won’t be clueless about this Mexican speciality for much longer.

A mezcaleria is a …

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Film Review: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Mel Gibson is a man of habitual high and lows, whether he’s actor, director or producer; this regularly results in violent physical spectacles like Lethal Weapon (1987), Braveheart (1995), Passion of the Christ (2004) and Apocalypto (2006). Early on in his acting career, his symbolic role in Mad Max (1979) …

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Preview: The BPM Festival

Here in the PN office we have just been discussing the fact that it is waaay too early to be thinking about Christmas. So obviously, I am now going to chat about Christmas. For those of you who may already be dreading the post-Christmas, January blues, we have found a …

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Clown & Sunset Interview: Nikita Quasim

At the young age of 11, coinciding with her mother’s 40th birthday, Nikita recorded her home washing machine, making a 10 minute ‘household choas’ track that began her musical career. Although Quasim, who comes from Russian and Afghan decent, has yet to be discovered by a larger audience, with her …

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Clown & Sunset Interview- Soul Keita

Soul Keita is young, with only 17 years to him, but you would never guess when listening to his Ethiopian infused music. Soul Keita utilises both an old 808 drum machine and a selection of traditional Ethiopian instruments to make his unique mark on Clown & Sunset. It’s like nothing …

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BOTW Interview: Plant Plants

Band of the Week, Plant Plants, are two mates based in East London. We didn’t know too much about their background or how the amazing Plant Plants even sprung up from the ground. So, we asked them for a little explanation and they were kind enough to give us one,

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