Zachary Mexico
Features // 3 Articles
//Features

China Underground: The Uighur Jimi Hendrix
18 May 2009 // 5:00 PM

Like almost no other music in China, the kid’s improvising. He’s rattling off little motives from Spanish folk songs and then, without notice, shifting his fingering patterns and taking the music in completely new directions.

China Underground: The Slacker
14 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM

In this excerpt from PopMatters' new book China Underground, Zachary Mexico tells us about the tall, handsome Liu Jianfeng, of stylish clothes and beautiful hair -- for whom time is running out.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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