• Impact’s Music Essentials: Modern UK Indie Pop

    Arabella Mitchell Arabella Mitchell picks her ten favourite songs in the Modern UK Indie Pop genre for Impact’s Music Essentials. Declan McKenna- Brazil  I cannot express how much I love this song! This song will forever be a summer staple (and one I will always sing along to). The mix of...
  • Album Review: Hozier – Wasteland, Baby!

    Five years after his debut album, Hozier, back in 2014, the Irish singer has produced yet another hit, with songs that are heartfelt, powerful, and political. “Each song is engaging and distinct” The second album of the 28-year-old, Grammy-nominated singer, Wasteland, Baby! was released on March 1st after years...
  • Sam Fender @ Rock City

    Halfway through a sold-out UK tour, rising singer-songwriter Sam Fender stopped in Nottingham for the ninth stage of the tour to play a stunning set of tracks spanning the last two years. “A sound crossed between Nothing But Thieves’ epic arena rock and Hozier’s spine-tingling vocals” Just twelve months ago,...
  • Sam Fender @ The Bodega

    Bringing both his music and the cold Northern air with him, Sam Fender, supported by fellow Geordie Brooke Bentham, was a delight to watch. With a strong and diverse crowd sporting everything from puffer jackets and silver hoops to white shirts and trench coats before her, Brooke Bentham took...
  • Album Review: Hozier – ‘Hozier’

    Andrew Byrne-Hozier, the Irish folky blues singer-songwriter has released his first album. The self-titled compilation strings together a bunch of singles released by Hozier over the past few years. The 24 year-old’s voice tells a story, and his mature yet mesmeric melodies on tracks such as Take Me To...