• 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...
  • Interview – DMA’s

    Impact sat down with DMA’s’ guitarist, Johnny Took, right before the band’s sold out show at Rock City. We discussed hangovers, the meaning of success, and what’s next for the band. You guys played Liverpool last night, how was that? JT: Errrrrrm… it was great. You had to think...
  • Interview: whenyoung

    Currently on tour around the UK following the release of new singles and the announcement that debut album Reasons to Dream will be released in May, whenyoung are the indie band to watch in 2019. Formed of singer/bassist Aoife Power, guitarist Niall Burns and drummer Andrew Flood, who are...
  • Sounds Against Slavery Interview – Daudi Matsiko

    When I first heard that slavery is still common in today’s society, even in Nottingham, I was shocked. I felt useless and ignorant of the detrimental issues that are prevalent across the country. The Rights Lab here at the University of Nottingham are constantly researching modern day slavery, and...
  • Sounds Against Slavery Interview – Bethany Roberts

    Modern day slavery is a current and deeply important issue that needs to not only be addressed, but put an end to for good. The Rights Lab here at the University of Nottingham are the first large-scale modern day slavery research team aiming to do just that. The Anti-Slavery...