• Why Pop Music Matters

    Pop music is often disregarded as repetitive and low-effort. Being one of the most formulaic genres and one with the greatest reach, these criticisms apply to a lot of ´artists´, who follow a pattern to produce hit upon hit. However, whether we like it or not, the genre´s popularity...
  • WARNING: If you don’t share this article in the next 24 hours, you will fail all your exams

    “You’ll be fine”. “It’s only first year”. “You can’t change anything now”. Who are you people, offering this useless type of advice, or, are you the one listening to it? Something you soon realise at university is that there are two types of people in the world: the worry-ers,...
  • Playlist: Halloween!

    This is Halloween, Halloween, Halloween! Natasha Manohar Featured image courtesy of ‘aotaro’ via Flickr. Image use license here. Follow @ImpactMagazine on Twitter or like the Impact Entertainment Facebook page for more articles and information on how to get involved....
  • 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...
  • ‘Londunn’ is Calling – It’s Time to Get “Active”

    Jourdan Dunn, who has modelled for the likes of Victoria Secret and Balmain and is the face of Maybelline New York, has now released her own line of sexy ‘Athlesuire’ wear in collaboration with Missguided. The line will include luxe sports bras, mesh tops, oversized sweatshirts, and velvet joggers...
  • 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...
  • Albums of the Year: 2016

    Often, turbulent times can produce the best art. Needless to say, 2016 has been an excellent year for music… Presenting Impact Music’s favourite albums (and mixtapes) of the past twelve months, as voted for by our writers and editors.  15. Frankie Cosmos – Next Thing “Is it cool when I...