• Playlist: Chill

    Feeling stressed and need a moment to wind down? This playlist has a mix of the old and new, RnB, Soul and pop, so just lay down, take a deep breath, and press play… Natasha Manohar Featured image courtesy of ‘sana04’ via Flickr. Image use license here. Follow @ImpactMagazine...
  • Playlist: International Women’s Day

    Happy International Women’s Day! The Impact Music team are celebrating by listening to their favourite songs by women, for women. Here’s a selection from our playlist along with some lyrical highlights… (to listen to the full thing, head to our Spotify!). Your Best American Girl – Mitski “Your mother...
  • 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...
  • Gay Thoughts: An LGBT Valentine’s Playlist

    We’re halfway through LBGT History Month AND it’s Valentine’s Day! However you choose to spend this month of love (and this day of love and buying things), the Impact Music gang are here to make sure you have a gay old time. Below is a selection of our favourite LGBT+ related songs… Make...
  • 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...
  • Playlist: Black History Month

    Yeah, that Kent Union thing was kinda awkward innit. If you’re lost for some exceptional musicians of Afro-Carribean descent then as always, we have a playlist for that. With Black History Month coming to a close and the realisation that the world is in a very bleak place we thought...
  • FRESHERS PLAYLIST: We Made It

    The end is upon us. Tomorrow, freshers week is over. However, your first year at Notts has just begun. Time to celebrate some more! To play you out, here’re some picks from Impact Music‘s final Freshers Playlist, ‘We Made It‘… Jamie xx ft. Young Thug, Popcaan – I Know There’s...