Author: Andrew Gordon

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Opinion

No Straight Answer

We dig into the origins of the straight edge lifestyle and its links to veganism When a 19-year-old Ian Mackaye sung about being disaffected with drink and drugs, he didn’t mean to birth an entire subculture. Frustrated by the way that various intoxicants seemed to be transforming his peers in […]

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Music

VC Meets: Benjamin Blue

To paraphrase the law of conservation of energy, energy never dies; it can only be transformed from one form to another. Craig Scott, a guitarist and vocalist in the band Benjamin Blue, is no doubt well acquainted with the concept, and not just because he recently read a book on […]