Ned’s Atomic Dustbin & Pop Will Eat Itself to roll back the years in Birmingham –

Counteract is  Birmingham based online news platform, focusing primarily on the city’s vibrant live music scene, but also covering general news, film & TV and food & drink in Brum, and the surrounding Midlands. Their aim is to shine a light on the excellent cultural scene in the UK’s second city, and give a platform to local artists and creatives.

I was really pleased to have my first article for Counteract published, as I got to embody the site’s ethos, by writing about two bands from my hometown of Stourbridge.



About Stuart Barton

Stuart Barton is a teacher of Media Studies, in the West Midlands. Stuart writes both fiction and non-fiction, for print and online. He has been published in print with The Guardian, Irish Daily Star, and The Teacher, on radio with BBC Radio 4 Extra, and online with websites such as
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