• Interview – Pale Waves

    Originally formed in Manchester in 2014, Pale Waves are an indie pop four-piece band now made up of lead singer and guitarist Heather Baron-Gracie, drummer Ciara Doran, guitarist Hugo Silvani and bassist Charlie Wood. Since releasing their debut single ‘There’s a Honey’, they have moved from strength to strength,...
  • Preview – Rudimental

    One of the biggest household names in mainstream drum and bass/electronic music, four-piece band Rudimental take to Rock City’s infamous stage on Wednesday 17th October. Since they came onto the scene in 2012, Rudimental have consistently dominated the charts with hits such as ‘Waiting All Night’, ‘Bloodstream’ and ‘Sun...
  • Preview: Nick Mulvey

    On the back of the release of his second solo album, ‘Wake Up Now’, in 2018, Nick Mulvey is set to embark on an 18 date UK wide tour, with 14th October marking his long-awaited return to none other than the Rescue Rooms. With his folk infused songs, Mulvey’s...
  • 5 Albums for Summer

    Looking for those grooves to keep you cool all summer? From punk to pop and everything in between, Impact recommends five of the best albums to kick-start your summer listening. Stay Sick! by The Cramps When thinking about quintessential summer albums, I immediately thought of The Beach Boys and...
  • Arctic Monkeys – Album Ranking

    For many, ranking Arctic Monkeys records is almost like choosing a favourite child. Arguably the closest thing this generation has to the Beatles, the band have constantly renewed their sound with every record, while maintaining a massive global fanbase essentially from the get-go. With their sixth album, the sure-to-be-divisive...
  • XXXTENTACION – The Humanity of X’s Album “17”

    In the summer of 2017, Floridian rapper XXXTENTACION released his debut commercial album, 17. The album is everything a summer album shouldn’t be: sad, bleak and hopeless. Even taking into account this controversial approach, I was still very surprised by the several negative reactions to the album. Music reviewer...
  • Album Review – Kasabian: For Crying Out Loud

    Inspired by ‘Les-tah’s surprising Premier League title victory in 2016 as well as a return to the band’s typical dulcet tones after the experiment that was 48:13, Pizzorno and co. have created twelve joy-filled, easy to like anthems fit to grace your ears and any festival stages this summer....