• From East To West: The Rise of Anime

    Cora-Laine Moynihan The popularity of anime has undoubtedly risen in recent years, spanning from its origins in the East to now dominating the Western world. Cora-Laine takes a look back at the rise of this popular genre to discover how it originated and why we love it so much...
  • Ben Hinshaw: Exactly What You Mean Interview

    Impact's Art's Editor, Fatima, interviewed Ben Hinshaw, a University of Nottingham alumnus, about his debut novel Exactly What You Mean which was published back in March 2022. From divulging her thoughts about the novel to discussing Hinshaw's own experience at University, Fatima shares their chat....
  • May Book Of The Month- The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes By Suzanne Collins

    Suzanne Collins’ infamous book series, The Hunger Games, revolutionised the very genre of science/dystopian fiction. 10 years after the release of the final book in this trilogy, Collins releases her chilling prequal, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, detailing the fascinating past of the main antagonist of the original...
  • Spotlight on Nottingham: Interview – Kid Trash

    An uncredited pioneer of the hyperpop genre, Kid Trash is one of Nottingham’s most influential up-and-coming artists. They caught up with Impact’s Gemma Cockrell to talk about their musical origins and inspirations, their latest single JACK, as well as their plans for the future and their upcoming album ‘DISTURBIA’....
  • Interview: Michael Aldag

    Alex Duke caught up with singer and TikTok sensation Michael Aldag to discuss how he got into the music industry and the platform TikTok has given him and his music....
  • Interview: Trashed On The Inspirations Behind Their Debut Album ‘Happy in Hindsight’

    Jake Longhurst Jake Longhurst caught up with Jimmy Embleton-Smith, the frontman of Trashed, ahead of the release of their upcoming debut album ‘Happy in Hindsight’. As soon as Jimmy Embleton-Smith of Trashed logged onto the Zoom call and started chatting, I could tell it was going to be an...
  • Spotlight On Nottingham: Interview – sendflowrs

    sendflowrs has garnered a small but dedicated following since he started releasing music back in 2020. Gemma Cockrell caught up the Leicester-born and Nottingham-based artist following the release of his latest single tarnished, to discuss why people will always need sad music, the influences behind his music, and his...