• Review: T in the Park Festival 2016

    This year Impact headed to the highlands of Scotland for annual music event, T in the Park. Here are our thoughts on 5 of the most impressive bands from across the weekend… Blossoms Considering an early stage time and impending storms, Blossoms did well to attract such a large...
  • Interview: Sahara at Y Not Festival

    Dundee rockers Sahara sport a mean, lively indie rock sound. Their melodic guitars and an energetic rhythm section combine brilliantly with a timid and raw voice that isn’t a stone’s throw away from that of Tame Impala’s protagonist, Kevin Parker. We briefly caught up with the band at Y Not...
  • Interview: Penelope Isles at Y Not Festival

    Brighton based alternative indie outfit Penelope Isles have began taking England by storm. Their recent performance at Y Not festival was startling, showing that the debut album Comfortably Swell is as impressive live as on disc. Impact had the pleasure of interviewing three quarters of the band after their...
  • Sexual Assault at Music Festivals: Impact interviews Girls Against

    Festival season is well under way. For most attendees, festivals are the highlight of the summer – a celebration of music and culture which takes place in a carefree and communal atmosphere. However, it’s becoming ever more apparent that festival culture has been infiltrated by a disturbing affliction. Reports...
  • Preview: The 1-2-3-4 Festival 2016

    Set in the heart of London, The 1-2-3-4 Festival first opened its doors nine years ago for just 150 people. This year the festival stands just a little bigger than way back when. Mclusky and crew have pulled off an incredible line-up for this year’s festival with The Cribs...
  • Interview: Monster Truck

    After a weekend of being beaten down by the weather, Monster Truck were tasked with reinvigorating Download Festival 2016, opening the main stage on the festival’s final day. The band completed the task with great success, using their Canadian Classic Rock to wake up the wet, hungover, and very,...
  • Festival Preview: Secret Garden Party 2016

    If you haven’t sorted yourself for a festival already, you should have. What are playing at? You’ve had ages to make up your mind. “But I’m only human”, you say, “sometimes we all forget to register for Glasto and I just can’t face running into my little brother at...