Trainspotting Live at the Curve (22/06/17)

How many times can can you say that, on your way into the theatre, you were handed glow sticks and earplugs? How often do you walk into a makeshift 90s-era club – music pounding, lighting just right – to the...

/ 24th June 2017

Baby Driver – Film Review

Edgar Wright’s new fire-fuelled romantic heist thriller is the first he has made since completing the beloved Cornetto trilogy, and there are no signs of him slowing down with this two-hour adrenaline charged joy ride. Baby (Ansel Elgort) is a...

/ 22nd June 2017

Cigarettes After Sex – Debut Album Review

Greg Gonzalez and his ambient dream pop group Cigarettes After Sex have been active since 2008, having just now released their anticipated self-titled debut album. Rather than hasty releases, they have mused over their sound and accomplished it. Ever since...

/ 21st June 2017

With over $400M worldwide; Wonder Woman is the first true triumph of the DCEU

  Wonder Woman truly soars, but it’s been a long and troublesome journey to get here. After Christopher Nolan’s excellent Dark Knight trilogy took audiences and critics by storm, the ride through the joyless Phantom Zone of Warner Brothers’ DC...

/ 12th June 2017

alt-J’s creative risks pay off on their third LP – Relaxer album review

It’s been five years since alt-J bagged the Mercury Prize for their 2012 debut An Awesome Wave and three years since the Grammy-nominated This is All Yours. Although a blend of geeky, folk/electronica-infused pop remains at the core of their sound, the group push their...

/ 12th June 2017

Britain to face hung parliament after snap general election

With the voting over for the snap general election of 2017 the results are finally in, there can be party forming a majority government resulting in a hung parliament. Altogether there are 10 seats up for grabs in the Leicestershire...

/ 8th June 2017

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart at The Cookie (01/06/17)

For their first Leicester gig in seven years, indie darlings The Pains of Being Pure at Heart remind music-goers that, in a venue renowned for highlighting hot new talent, a decade of passion is faultlessly evident when performing live. Hailing...

/ 8th June 2017

Through mud, sweat and blisters – the toils of being trendy at festivals

After being a regular summer festivaller for the past few years, I can still recall my virgin Nova Rock experience I had at the age of 16. Remaining in my ‘metal chick’ stage, I effortlessly packed five band tees, a...

/ 6th June 2017
Too Faced Born This Way Foundation Review

Too Faced ‘Born This Way’ Foundation Review

I’ll start by saying that I hate changing to a new foundation. As a person with pale and problematic skin, it can be hard to find a foundation that sits nicely on my face. When I heard about Born This...

/ 5th June 2017

The SULETS Demon Media Awards 2017

The biggest night of the year for Demon Media, De Montfort University's award-winning student media group. Find out who won here.

/ 4th June 2017