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the sound of revolution

April 17, 2013 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In this seemingly unsafe world, wouldn't it be refreshing, revitalising and more hopefully, revolutionary, for music to act as a pre-action to the threats of war, terrorism and scandal asked Miles Caston

The state of Alternative comedy

April 28, 2012 8:51 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This year Britain's king of alternative comedy, Billy Connolly, hits 70-years-old. Still alive and kicking. But is the notion of alternative comedy dead asks Miles Caston.

Henry David Thoreau 150th anniversary

April 28, 2012 8:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The importance of Henry David Thoreau, the man who told us all we must listen to the world and march to a different drummer, is greater now than the day he died 150 years ago in May 1862, says Miles Caston.

Alternative music

April 27, 2012 8:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Pop dinosaurs head up Britain's Eurovision challenge and the Olympic jamboree. New seasons of X Factor and Pop Idol are being spawned in some modern marketing womb of entertainment hell. They are destroying Britain's reputation as an alternative music powerhouse, writes Miles Caston.