How Festival Nrmal Took Cues from Business Conferences to Become Mexico's Most Ambitious DIY Institution
The Mexico City festival's creative director Alfonso Muriedas explains how the fest is all about starting conversations.
Born in a Costa Rican basement the sound of In Swarm is dark, dense and intense.
The compelling and charismatic performer returns to Sugar Mountain.
Before Festival Nrmal was a reality, it was an idea—the desire of a few friends to create something inspiring when forces outside their control were threatening to fragment their community, inciting fear and alienating individuals.
We talk to Christian Michel, the Vice Director of Albino.Mx.
Meet Alonso Mangosta Esquinca, singer for two of Guadalajara's most exciting bands.
“La gente hace cosas por el amor a la música y al arte. Es un gran rato, pero lo tenemos que hacer–todos juntos.”
We chat with Luis Ceron about the Mexico City independent music scene.
"There is no such thing as a back stage... There are no barriers at all."
"Sometimes someone won’t get what I’m doing, and I’m okay with that. I don’t want perfection. I don’t want everybody to love me. I want to make some fucking noise, and maybe somebody will love it."