• Bright Tunes For Dark Times: In Conversation with Bull

    From guitarist Dan’s sister’s bedroom in York, indie vanguards Bull talked Christmas gigging, getting signed to a major label, and dreams of a mighty Rock City headliner, with Impact’s Lily Obadiah....
  • Interview: Palace

    From the dingy back-rooms of converted South London pubs to a cataclysmic sold-out show at the famed Camden Roundhouse, the drifty, introspective lulls of alt stalwarts Palace have become a staple of indie playlists the world over. In the wake of a brand new EP, Isabelle Hunter talked lockdown listens and...
  • Review: ‘folklore’ – Taylor Swift

    How much have you got done in lockdown? If you’re Taylor Swift, you’ve written and released an entire new album, and it might just be her best yet....
  • 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...