• Introduction to: Mumford and Sons

    For a band who have won numerous awards, sold millions of records and have a fairly dedicated fan-base, there are a lot of people who have made it quite plain that they do not like Mumford & Sons. From their apparent pretentious and pseudo-folk image and sound to their...
  • An Introduction To: Vampire Weekend

    Vampire Weekend recently announced that a fourth album is on the way. For long-time fans of the New Yorkers, this is one of the most anticipated albums of the year. If you’re still unacquainted, (does it matter if it isn’t ‘A-Punk’?) Impact is here to broaden your knowledge of...
  • From the Issue: “I finally decided to tell my mum that I was dropping out of my course…” Impact Introduces: Tusk

    We at Impact would like to introduce you to an “Alt-rock/Indie Rock band formed of 5 university drop-outs, who thrill crowds and disappoint their parents.” Pithy, but perhaps not entirely accurate: their parents have been just as impressed by the rise of Tusk, the Nottingham-based collective whose Facebook page...
  • An Introduction to: Dubstep

    From the outside dubstep may appear to be in a kind of hibernation, with only the die-hard fans really in the know of what’s happening in the scene. The phrase ‘dub-step is dead’ is often seen amongst comments on YouTube, probably posted by the nerds that say all dubstep sounds like Transformers having...
  • Local Sounds: Crosa Rosa

    Describing their sound as ‘wobbly rock’, Nottingham’s Crosa Rosa are slowly beginning to amass a keen following across much of the UK. The garage/psych band have already played a wealth of gigs over the last year and 2015 saw the band embark on a festival circuit which incorporated the world famous...
  • Introduction to: UK RnB

    With rap and grime at the forefront of the UK urban scene, it’s quite easy to let the great vocalists of the scene go unnoticed. This list is just my way of letting you guys know about the dope vocalists that deserve a bit more recognition. Some are well...
  • An Introduction To: Alexandra Savior

    Many are still yet to hear of the name Alexandra Savior; though that may not be the case for much longer if her array of famous friends have anything to do with it. The Portland, Oregon born singer-songwriter has already amassed somewhat of a cult following around the globe,...