All posts by Ben Howgill

Indecisive, confused and somewhat sleepy. Editor of The Demon and presenter on DemonFM. Fashionably late to everything.

Interview Time – Maxïmo Park

Indie, charismatic and Geordie. Well, we couldn’t be talking about anyone other than Maxïmo Park. Undoubtedly, Maxïmo are one of the pinnacle bands from the noughties indie-rock scene, and even the current indie-rock scene. Having created music since I was...

/ 22nd April 2017

Demon TV Win Four National Awards @ NaSTA 2017

De Montfort University student-lead TV station and production group walk away with four individual awards and the station was highly commended at this years National Student Television Association (NaSTA) awards.

/ 3rd April 2017

Demon Media raised over £1000 for Charity

De Montfort University based student media group raised over £1000 for two very worthwhile charities, Mind and Coping With Cancer.  Two weeks ago, award winning student media group, Demon Media, orchestrated one of the biggest projects they’ve ever undertaken as a...

/ 10th March 2017

The Great RAG Challenge 2017

If you haven’t seen it already, Demon Media are preparing to do a charity broadcast from their base of operations at De Montfort University, Leicester. Over the past two months, students and members of Demon Media have prepared a wide range...

/ 24th February 2017

INCOMING: The Alt. Sessions. Live Music in Leicester

The Alt. Sessions is a live music event that showcases the finest in Leicester talent, upcoming musicians and displays an eclectic selection of musical styles. The first show will feature four talented artists, all of whom will be performing a...

/ 21st October 2016

#LoveDMU Initiative: Launched thanks to DSU Lobbying and VC Investments

On Monday 3rd October, DMU’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dominic Shellard announced exciting and positive changes to the student experience as part of the #LoveDMU initiative. Standing in front of colleagues and students from the University, Professor Dominic Shellard started the event...

/ 3rd October 2016

DemonFM: ‘This One Time On My Gap Yah’ BBC Radio 1 Playlist

Yesterday, DemonFM had the privilege of hosting a segment on the BBC Radio 1 student playlist feature. As one of just 12 student radio stations across the UK to have won the chance, DemonFM members were excited to have the...

/ 19th July 2016