• ‘’A Respectful Yet Welcome Reminder Of Pre-Covid Gigging’’ – Live Review: easy life @ Rough Trade Nottingham

    After the live music industry suffered a 16-month shutdown, easy life made a triumphant return to gigging at Nottingham’s Rough Trade on the 22nd July, the week ‘freedom’ was granted to all of us. Amrit Virdi gives her thoughts on one of Nottingham’s first concerts post-lockdown....
  • Interview – DMA’s

    Impact sat down with DMA’s’ guitarist, Johnny Took, right before the band’s sold out show at Rock City. We discussed hangovers, the meaning of success, and what’s next for the band. You guys played Liverpool last night, how was that? JT: Errrrrrm… it was great. You had to think...
  • Preview – Dot to Dot Festival 2019

    I had the pleasure of attending Dot to Dot Festival last year and had an absolute blast. Touring in Nottingham, Bristol, and Manchester from 24th-26th May, this is a musical extravaganza that you do not want to miss. The last leg of the festival will be in Nottingham on...
  • Interview – The Blinders

    “There’s a general neglect regarding politics from people in general and it affects everybody.” Impact talks to one of Britain’s most promising bands, The Blinders, about their debut record Columbia, their fearsome live shows and the troublesome times in which we live today. Coarse, incandescent and beguiling. These are...
  • Preview – Rudimental

    One of the biggest household names in mainstream drum and bass/electronic music, four-piece band Rudimental take to Rock City’s infamous stage on Wednesday 17th October. Since they came onto the scene in 2012, Rudimental have consistently dominated the charts with hits such as ‘Waiting All Night’, ‘Bloodstream’ and ‘Sun...
  • Preview – The Wombats

    Unless you’ve had your head in the sand for the past decade and have somehow managed to exclude them from the narrative of your teenage years, it’s pretty unlikely that you won’t have heard of The Wombats. Having racked up an impressive discography, with four albums no less, and...
  • Live Review: Five Seconds Of Summer, Capital FM Arena (12/04/2016)

    Five Seconds of Summer are a big, international name in music. They undoubtedly belong to the ‘boyband’ genre – one that relentlessly demands good looks and a pop sound – yet they have managed to carve a reputation that lifts them above this often laughed at label through the novelty...