All posts by Chris Daunt

Magique – ‘Real Love’ – Single Review

The astral second peek into the mystic mind of up-and-coming Magique proves to be as dreamy a gleam as we could have hoped for. ‘Real Love‘ draws to life with a comfortably smooth opening, sliding the song along with a...

/ 23rd January 2017

Peter Doherty – “Hamburg Demonstrations” Album Review

Marking yet another briefly liberating detour from The Libertines, Peter Doherty’s Hamburg Demonstrations manages to prop up an intriguing – though often muddled – none stop, pop-rock forefront. It feels like The Libertines delivered their breakthrough debut Up the Bracket...

/ 9th January 2017

The Demon’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

When it comes to music, this year’s been more fruitful than a fruit salad. Who cares about Trump when you’ve got Beyoncé? With the rise of grime throughout the course of the year, and some of the biggest acts in...

/ 31st December 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

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

Leo Stannard – Leicester The Cookie

It's clear that Leo Stannard was well and truly home.

/ 4th November 2016

Magique ‘Baby Blue’ – The Review

'Baby Blue' seems unique in the way that it plays around with a funked-up guitar melody in the foreground of all the other aspects competing for the limelight.

/ 2nd November 2016