• Pale Waves’ Heather Baron-Gracie On The Power Of Art, 2021 And Avril Lavigne As A Feminist Icon

    As the release of the glittering forthcoming record Who Am I? looms, Pale Waves’ brazen skipper, Heather Baron-Gracie, talks creativity, Covid, and crushes with Impact’s Nieve O’Donnell. ...
  • Flawes On Childhood, Autonomy, And Creativity In Ihe Time of Covid

    Bright, spacious, and seeped in colourful, synth-tinged euphoria, the sweet sounds of Flawes offer a hefty dose of escapism from unending lockdown mundanity. Titled Reverie after the state of fanciful musing, the band’s new EP is set to rocket them into the indie big-leagues, and set the tone for a...
  • Bright Tunes For Dark Times: In Conversation with Bull

    From guitarist Dan’s sister’s bedroom in York, indie vanguards Bull talked Christmas gigging, getting signed to a major label, and dreams of a mighty Rock City headliner, with Impact’s Lily Obadiah....
  • Interview: APRE

    For a band who once played a gig to three people in Tunbridge Wells, two of whom got removed for doing the worm in front of the stage, London wonky-pop duo APRE are doing gloriously well for themselves these days. In the wake of the scorching debut mini-album, the pair talked isolation...
  • Interview: Palace

    From the dingy back-rooms of converted South London pubs to a cataclysmic sold-out show at the famed Camden Roundhouse, the drifty, introspective lulls of alt stalwarts Palace have become a staple of indie playlists the world over. In the wake of a brand new EP, Isabelle Hunter talked lockdown listens and...
  • Interview: Fickle Friends

    Sunny, sinuous and irrepressibly melodic, Fickle Friends’ nimble brand of alt-pop poses the perfect soundtrack to modern alienation. Continuing in the electronica-tinged vein of their earlier work, the Brighton mob have emerged emboldened with two riotous new singles, and caught up Impact’s Gemma Cockrell as the shimmering EP looms....
  • Interview: Trinity Square

    Approved by Stormzy, Notts group Trinity Square, named after ‘Trinity Square’ in the heart of Nottingham, have been on an upward trajectory since releasing their last record. Huey, ZIA, YD, Baby Boy and Trizzy VS provide rap, singing, depth, pace changes and knock out hooks to confidently blend individuality with the power of...