• Album Review: Umbilica – Where The Land Meets The Ocean

    Where The Land Meets The Ocean is Umbilica’s first album and was released on September 21st 2019. Umbilica is a project by musician and writer Josephine Lewis, who wrote the album and performed the guitar, piano and vocals....
  • Assassins @ Nottingham Playhouse

    Assassins is a play for these times. Despite the musical being first performed nearly 30 years ago, it’s examination of the assassins and would-be assassins of American presidents is bruising in its exploration of the dark side of the American Dream, the power of celebrity and, perhaps more relevant...
  • Film Review: The Irishman

    Martin Scorsese’s exceptional The Irishman asks what happens when the guns go down, and the bodies are buried....
  • Album Review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

    I’ll point out now that Michael Kiwanuka is a Brit-nominated artist with a number-one album under his belt, but I won’t mention anything about his commercial success from hereon out. Listening to his newest album, KIWANUKA, feels like racking up numbers and ticking boxes is the least of its...
  • Album Review: Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2

    The two-part album is a rare species in mainstream music, its a big risk that can make an artist’s inconsistencies painfully clear. This year, Foals have proven they possess both the grand designs and the musical skill to pull one off with Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost....
  • Amber Run @ Rock City

    The Nottingham-founded indie-rock band returned to their roots on Saturday October 5th, playing to a crowd of eager old fans and proving their worth to the new. Amber Run brought spine-tingling rock as well as emotional ballads which left not a dry eye in the audience....
  • Event Review: Screamfest

    Situated in Staffordshire at the National Forest Adventure Farm, Screamfest is a scare park which welcomes over 22,000 visitors every year for a night of horror and laughter in equal measure. With five scares to experience, Impact were invited to the preview night to see what all the fuss was...