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Paul Hawkins

Paul Hawkins has been interested in popular culture and music, protest and survival for as long as we can remember. He began writing about things, making music and other noise at an early age. Paul has interviewed musicians, writers, poets, protestors and artists.

Alongisde Outsideleft his work can be found here: WS Burroughs/Brion Gysin's Interzone News, Wordriot, Brink, The Handstand, Even For The Hipsters Hustlers and Highjivers, The Lazarus Corporation, Lit Kicks, WS Burrough's Reality Studio, 3 Bar Fire, WHL review, Maverick, Chiron Review & various other 'zines, websites, walls, papers and journals.

As truCulentEnigma Paul released an album called If This Is Your Best Shot Okra? in the summer of 2007. More about this is available at the Headphonica Net Label and his website.

Some of his past & current work includes - protestor, driver, general builder, irrigation system installer, brick-layer, refuse collector, squatter, tour manager, father, co-running workshops on music and movement, musician, song writer, retail work, punk, student, musician, traveller, managing an Elvis Presley impersonator, user involvement worker, sound system hire, creative writing & poetry, spoken word, interviews, features, web design and management.

Last count he has moved on average every 10 months but only ever owned 1 tent.

Paul have a BA in Cultural Studies and am always interested in collaborating on writing/mixed-media/music projects/writing interviews and feature articles.

Paul can provide a large range of media ( including poster design, flyer's, web design & website management ) for lateral thinkers, artists, musicians, poets, writers, outsiders & protestors.


The High Priest: Chapter and Perverse (part 3 of 3) 09.24.2011
The High Priest : Chapter and Peverse (2 of 3) 09.19.2011
The High Priest : Chapter and Perverse (part 1 of 3) 09.13.2011
Reading Burroughs Reading 05.27.2010
All Things Raf and O 05.04.2010
Charles Plymell : Eat Not Thy Mind Review 04.14.2010
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within, An interview with Yony Leyser by Paul Hawkins 03.15.2010
Brinkley, Ark. and Other Assorted Love Songs : Bob Frank and John Murry 05.14.2009
Charles Plymell in Austria 09.23.2008
Stooges Stuff Stolen 09.15.2008
Jim White: 3-D Chess with Dr. Suess 09.15.2008
Happy Shopper #22: Brian Zievert 06.14.2008
Happy Shopper #21: Charles Stuart 06.04.2008
Making it Happen Again 03.23.2008
Snorkel Channels 02.04.2008
Cut It Up 01.22.2008
DEATHTRIPPING with Jack Sargeant 01.16.2008
Gorgeous George (2 of 2) 12.20.2007
Gorgeous George 12.18.2007
Scroobius Pip - Its Not Just Another Phrase He's Going Through.. 11.13.2007
Chuck Prophet Americana Ambassador 11.03.2007
The Fear - It's Got Me 11.01.2007
Inhaling Deeply and Exhaling Slowly... With Snorkel 08.21.2007
Slow Slow Quick Quick... Slowfoot 08.13.2007
So Far So Good 07.22.2007
Redemption Song - The Ballad Of Joe Strummer 06.29.2007
Charles Stuart is a Man Who Likes Watching 06.14.2007
Sonny Smith Style 05.27.2007
Bob Frank & John Murry's World Without End (Part 2) 04.25.2007
Bob Frank & John Murry's World Without End (Part 1...) 04.23.2007
Music for a Peruvian Hootenanny 03.19.2007
Cosmo-Politician: The Times Are Not-A Changin'... Yet 02.18.2007
Skip Today, Gone Tomorrow 02.01.2007
The Good, The Sad and The Dr. Stuart 01.10.2007
Coal Eyes, Scrubs Big Daddy and Flea 01.10.2007
grafting sausages grill the best man at eskimo themed wedding ceremony. 10.06.2006
The Roadbreakers - Big Road Blues, Released Post - Humously 09.26.2006
Paul H: Private Investigation 09.10.2006
Claremont Road #2 - Sued For Slush 08.30.2006
Nice Feel Hits That Hard To Find Jump Spot 08.22.2006
Claremont Road 08.18.2006
Cousin Bloke: Plectrum memories are made of this 08.08.2006
The Queen Mother's Dead 08.04.2006
San Pedro, Melilla and Manu Chao 08.01.2006
He Is Heavy, He's My Brother 07.27.2006
Spanish Water 07.24.2006

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