• Live Review: Hookworms, The Rescue Rooms (22/03/15)

    Renowned local institution, The Music Exchange, brought renowned psychedelic juggernaut, Hookworms, to Nottingham’s humble Rescue Rooms. As an act  heavily influenced by the likes of Spacemen 3 (lead singer Jason Spaceman having proclaimed slogans including ‘Drugs not Jobs’) some might file Hookworms as the kind of band who rely...
  • Live Review: Nope / Blood Sport / Debris Slide, The Chameleon, Nottingham (16/06/14)

    Careful listening to Nope, you might get entranced. The masters of sludge-psych were joined by Blood Sport and Debris Slide at The Chameleon to trip out the city. New on the circuit, Debris Slide face a problem many unheard of support acts face; the risk of ‘audience ignorance’. Broadly...
  • Live Review: Beacons Festival 2013

    Beacons, set in the stunning rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales, returned once more with an eclectic line-up made up of Yorkshire acts, buzz bands, electronic artists and all-time musical legends. Here are Impact‘s thoughts on all the music we saw during this mid-August weekend: _________________________ FRIDAY: Big Deal Formerly a two-piece consisting of Alice Costelloe and...
  • Thank God It’s Spotifriday #1

    Here we have our latest weekly feature: a mix-tape of what we’ve been listening to this week. You’ll find current bands we’ve reviewed, acts in the news, bands we like and no doubt a guilty pleasure or two. This weeks playlist is brought to you by Adam, and ranges...