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Old Forester x Evans and Peel celebrate Repeal Day!

We love a good bourbon here at Mint. Old Forester, America’s first bottled bourbon, has teamed up with Evans and Peel this December to create a bespoke cocktail, ‘The Executioner’, to celebrate Repeal Day, the anniversary of the day Prohibition

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Tour Diary: Playlounge

Our buddies from Playlounge went on tour last month with Johhny Foreigner. Sam wrote up the experience and took some disposable snaps along the way. A story of Travelodge nights, pizza, video games and punk rock.

Interview: Paws

Since opening for Dum Dum girls back in 2010, Glasgow based 3-piece PAWS have achieved rather a lot in a relatively short space of time. Not content with their reputation as one of Scotland’s most exciting and promising young bands. Their melodic, exhilarating, lo-fi punk-pop has gained them appearances at major festivals, support slots with a host of exquisite bands (the list reads like a who’s who of American alternative music) before signing to the wonderful Fat Cat Records earlier in the year. We catch up with the band to talk all things PAWS.

VANS OFF THE WALL SPRING CLASSIC – 2012

Vans took over the Italian riviera town of Varraze a couple of weeks ago, built some ramps, closed off a bunch of streets, got some bands along and invited a bunch of skaters to skate for cash prizes. 5000 people, Turbonegro, The Peawees and a bunch of fireworks sounds like the sort of party we can get on board with…

Video: M.E.D. feat. Hodgy Beats – Outta Control

Henry DeMaio directed video for M.E.D’s Outta Control. The track features Hodgy Beats and is produced by Madlib. The video has some animated behavior which is a little bit naughty. It’s OK though because it’s just a doodle right?

Photochat : Ériver Hijano.

Brazilian born, Toronto based photographer Ériver Hijano takes super nice documentary style photos with a high-end look about them. We grabbed him for a photochat.

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Competition: Curated by Lyle & Scott

Lyle & Scott are offering new bands the chance to perform at any one of the upcoming CBLS gigs as the opening act. All you need to do is send in a YouTube clip to CBLS@live.co.uk. The shortlist will then

Kyle’s Comics – The Tourbus

This week Kyle delivers a non-subtitled strip, which is kind of the equivalent of a silent movie or the complete opposite of a book. As in, he’s leaving it up to you to decide what everyone’s saying. Conceptual.

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MUSIC.

Dakota’s recommendations: Red Cross.

Dakota loves punk and hates Thom Yorke.

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Beer and Loathing

Jack Stones invades the Lewisham grunger scene then drinks some fancy beers in Camberwell

ART.

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Hayley Brown.

We asked Hayley for a bit of background information, you know, so you can get a bit of perspective on the photographer and a sense of how they view the…