• Taylor Swift vs. Damon Albarn

    Time and time again, we see women’s achievements in the music industry belittled and undermined. Amrit Virdi delves into the most recent example of Damon Albarn (inaccurately) criticising Taylor Swift’s songwriting approach....
  • Is Indie Music Having A Mainstream Moment?

    Although some music fans have long been keen to disregard indie as an individual music genre and instead see it, in its plainest sense, as a classification for music produced independently, indie has largely held a position distinct from the popular. Arguably, indie music was most prominent in the...
  • Songs That Make You Feel Warm Inside

    Music can make us feel many emotions - happiness, sadness, anger. But what about the songs that make us feel emotions we can’t exactly put into words? The songs that make you want to curl up in bed, put in your headphones, and escape the world. Songs that are...
  • It’ll Be Alright On The Night: Artists Who Are Better Live Than On Record

    Most artists bring an element of energy or fun to a live show that’s always very welcome, and some of them even change their songs when they play them live to give a little bit of variation. Jake Longhurst shares some bands that he thinks embody the live atmosphere...
  • The Olivia Rodrigo Drama Continues: Did She Use Joshua Bassett As A Career Move?

    If looking back on 2021 and someone asked you to name one of the biggest dramas in the world of celebrity culture, the supposed Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett and Sabrina Carpenter love triangle would probably be one of the first to spring to mind. Upon the release of Joshua...
  • The John Lewis Christmas Advert: A Launchpad Into The Music Industry For Young Musicians

    The John Lewis Christmas Advert has increasingly over the years become engrained in British Christmas culture, signalling the beginning of the Christmas festivities and the start of Christmas shopping. But who is the singer behind this year's advert soundtrack? Emily Campbell tells us more....
  • Impact’s Music Awards 2021

    2021 is drawing to a close, so it's the perfect time to look back at the best music that has been released this year. Over the last couple of weeks, Impact's Music Collaborators have been voting in a survey to crown their artist of the year, group of the...