• Album Review: Tame Impala, The Slow Rush

    ‘Let’s drink this magic potion of love and emotion...’ Tame Impala’s fourth LP, The Slow Rush, marks five years of anticipation for fans, since the release of Currents in 2015. Full of psychedelic synthesiser beats and dreamy electric guitar, the long awaited album does not disappoint.  Rather than resembling the psychedelic rock genre...
  • “Name One Genius That Ain’t Crazy”: How Kanye West became one of the most influential and controversial artists of all time

    Many artists are known for their passionate and loyal fanbase. However, the group that immediately springs into the forefront of my mind is always the Kanye West fanbase. Kanye West is inescapable....
  • Interview with Sea Girls

    Set to make a tsunami in the indie rock scene, four-piece band Sea Girls are about to embark on their biggest UK tour yet. Impact had the pleasure of chatting to singer and songwriter Henry ahead of their opening show at Nottingham’s Bodega on Thursday 4th October. How did...
  • Preview: Nick Mulvey

    On the back of the release of his second solo album, ‘Wake Up Now’, in 2018, Nick Mulvey is set to embark on an 18 date UK wide tour, with 14th October marking his long-awaited return to none other than the Rescue Rooms. With his folk infused songs, Mulvey’s...
  • Album Review: J Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only

    The Ville is back, the real is back. With his hair grown-out and his lyricism sharp as ever, Jermaine embarks on his most conceptual project yet. Back in 2014, on the run-up to 2014 Forest Hills Drive, J. Cole popped by The Letterman Show, and during a performance of...
  • Album Review: Alicia Keys – Here

    Stripped back Alicia Keys has just dropped her sixth studio album ‘Here’. This album is a very daring comeback, four years since Keys’ last album, it appears to be a revelation and each melody is a prayer – openly discovering the raw and influential nature of identity, growth, opportunity...
  • Interview: JP Cooper

    Following his amazing show at the Rescue Rooms, JP Cooper was kind enough to talk to us on his day off recording his debut album. How did it feel to be back in Nottingham? It felt amazing. As far as my records go I haven’t got loads of radio...