• Remembrance: the iconic looks

    As the New Year begins, we have time to reflect on the past year and the events that defined it. 2016 had many defining moments: the loss of iconic stars, such as Alan Rickman and Terry Wogan, comes to mind. To remember just a few of the talented lot...
  • Aladdin @ The Nottingham Playhouse

    The festive season gaining on us with such rapidity means one thing in theatre: the pantomime is back! This year, in response to the current Broadway and West End spectacle, The Nottingham Playhouse presents Aladdin as this year’s production. In Peking, China, a young boy, Aladdin (Danielle Corlass), comically...
  • Album Review: Soft Hair – Soft Hair

    To begin with, attention must be paid to Soft Hair’s glorious album artwork. I’m still not quite sure how to articulate the mixture of repulsion and attraction that I experience whilst gazing upon this work. It just about reflects how I feel about the album itself. This listener-reaction is...
  • FRESHERS PLAYLIST: Homesick

    Suffering from the mid-week blues? Allow yourself a few moments of wistful reminiscing. You’ve entered a new stage of life and it’s important to commemorate the change. What better way to do so than with day three of Impact Music‘s Freshers Playlists: Homesick.  David Bowie – Changes Look out, you...
  • Easter Comeback Playlist

    It’s Easter Sunday! The day we might as well send off mailing cheques to Cadburys and celebrate the greatest comeback of all time (beside the odd Timberlake or so): that of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To mark the occasion, IMPACT have put together a playlist of some of...
  • Album Review: Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

    Iggy Pop is the last of the iconic seventies art-rock heroes. There’s that iconic image of David Bowie, Lou Reed and Iggy together in their youth, and for many the pantheon really starts and ends with those three names. Lou Reed died. Bowie is dead. Now Iggy has a...
  • Album Review: Ty Segall – Emotional Mugger

    January was a heavy month for music. Not since the nineties have the biggest records of a period been as low-down and filthy as the likes of Blackstar and The Savages’ second LP Adore Life. While the thick instrumentation deployed on Bowie’s final LP had a jazz intonation though,...