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Originating from the invasion throes of 1970s British punk and landing befittingly into an energised DIY indie setting came Mex, releasing several recordings from 1980 until 1984, thereafter taking a hiatus until the twenty-
It all began after several ‘70s punk skirmishes, whereby Mex’s sound started to disconnectedly find itself with the debut release of Alternative Pop Music in 1980. The recording preserves the anarchic free spirit that surfaced from punk, but with art sound-
1981 saw the follow-
Other isolated tracks also featured on various DIY compilations around that time and it was during this period Mex created the musical atmospheres for the surreal independent stage play, Dark of the Moon.
A collision of personal life events and underground interest for that past era enticed and inspired Mex to pick up where all was left off, resurfacing again as an artist with that old cliché saying springing to mind, ‘better late than never!’
Everything goes full circle... perhaps?