• 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...
  • Interview – Palace

    Time has flown by since London-based trio Palace swept into our lives in 2014 with the divine Lost in the Night EP, a startling collection of hypnotic Maccabees-esque tracks that caught the attention of music impresarios Zane Lowe and Annie Mac. Since then, the band, consisting of Leo Wyndham...
  • Clean Cut Kid @ Bodega

    Four-piece indie band Clean Cut Kid returned to Nottingham as part of their Give Love tour, taking to The Bodega’s stage for one night only. Comparable to bands like Fleetwood Mac and Fickle Friends, Clean Cut Kid proved they have a bright future ahead of them. “Playing in Nottingham...
  • Interview – The Tin Pigeons

    Up and coming indie East Midlands duo The Tin Pigeons have been gathering momentum since the release of their debut E.P. ‘Sparks’ in 2016. Since then they have attracted interest from BBC Introducing and have supported the likes of OUTLYA, Billie Marten, Fickle Friends and Seafret. Impact caught up with...
  • 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,...
  • Blondes @ The Chameleon Arts Café

    The compact venue of the Chameleon Arts Café catered perfectly to Blondes’ set, giving the gig a very personal and intimate atmosphere. This suited the friendly and supportive nature of the crowd and allowed for a real connection to be felt between us and the musicians. The support acts...
  • Interview – Pale Waves

    Originally formed in Manchester in 2014, Pale Waves are an indie pop four-piece band now made up of lead singer and guitarist Heather Baron-Gracie, drummer Ciara Doran, guitarist Hugo Silvani and bassist Charlie Wood. Since releasing their debut single ‘There’s a Honey’, they have moved from strength to strength,...