Month: November 2016

Women’s Basketball fall in fourth quarter to Northampton

De Montfort University’s Women’s basketball 1st team (DMU Pitbulls) faced off against the University of Northampton 1st side on a day full of British University & College Sports (BUCS) cup matches. After the final buzzer, the Pitbulls had finished as...

/ 30th November 2016

Fickle Friends – Leicester’s The Scholar

Fickle Friends sound like they’ve sucked up the 80s through a red stripy straw and casually spewed its liquid glamour pop essence about the stage like Madonna’s garden sprinkler. The inspiring Thursday-night extravaganza held at the smaller room of the...

/ 29th November 2016

INTERVIEW TIME – VANT

VANT are a striking indie-rock four-piece who took to the stage of the Scholar in Leicester on 20/11/2016. Receiving recognition for their numerous audio appearances for Radio 1 on Annie Macs “Hottest Record in the World” the band toured the UK and Europe...

/ 27th November 2016

Clean Cut Kid – Birmingham’s O2 Academy

Clean Cut Kid opened for The Courteeners with an energised set. The band are yet to release their debut album, leaving the crowd excited for the what’s to come. From the first song the crowd were fully engaged and ready for...

/ 24th November 2016

Ed Harcourt and Nathaniel Rateliff – Leicester’s De Montfort Hall

“If someone sang this song to me, I’d totally suck their d*ck”, so elegantly declared Missouri-born blues-fuser Nathaniel Rateliff in his Dad-jiving Thursday-night performance at the contradictorily-glamorous venue, De Montfort Hall. The smokey-voiced rocker raised the roof with his jamming...

/ 22nd November 2016

DMU rugby 3rds get first ever BUCS win against Derby

De Montfort University Rugby 3rd team won their first BUCS game against the University of Derby’s 4th team this week. The third team have only entered the BUCS league this season, so it was crucial to get the first win...

/ 20th November 2016

Women’s Volleyball lose out to Loughborough

Despite a great effort from Women’s Volleyball team, DMU Dragons, Loughborough reigned victorious winning in straight sets. Fortunes for the home side looked promising as they took an early 3-0 lead in the first set, but their visitors showed class...

/ 20th November 2016

Netball: Dominant DMU brush aside Leicester to stay undefeated

An emphatic display against the University of Leicester (UoL) saw DMU women’s 1st team comfortably secure a win and continue their unbeaten streak. A sporting derby always has an air of tension to it and this game was no different....

/ 20th November 2016

Demon Media celebrate 21st Birthday with #Demon21

Tomorrow the student and community radio station DemonFM will be celebrating its 21st Birthday, Demon21, at De Montfort University. In 1995 a group of forward thinking students set up the station. Which has now managed to successfully obtain two OFCOM...

/ 18th November 2016

Breaking the mould, the hidden victory in the US election.

As many will have heard by now there’s a new president-elect in town and while the Doom-Sayers have been out in force the last few weeks hailing the end of the united states cessation of California from the Union and...

/ 18th November 2016