• Live Review: Cloudbusting, Rescue Rooms (13/05/2016)

    Some tribute acts I’ve seen in the past seem as if they’d rather be playing original music, but are laboriously playing covers for the financial benefit. While these may sound and look remarkably like the act, they often lack any character of their own. Cloudbusting are different: it’s clear...
  • Easter Comeback Playlist

    It’s Easter Sunday! The day we might as well send off mailing cheques to Cadburys and celebrate the greatest comeback of all time (beside the odd Timberlake or so): that of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To mark the occasion, IMPACT have put together a playlist of some of...
  • Why Are Women Still On The Sidelines Of Musical Conversation?

    Women have, unsurprisingly for a demographic that accounts for more than half the world’s population, contributed some sizeable amount to our musical cultural cache. But when lists of the greatest artists to ever live posited, or even figureheads of vast swathes of genres we use to divide them named…...
  • Attractions: What do FKA twigs and Silent Cinema Have in Common?

    On the 13th of August, FKA twigs released her third EP M3LL155X (reviewed here). Possibly more interestingly, a self-directed 16½-minute promo film was released simultaneously. This short is elsewhere rightfully being discussed as a standalone work of art, but it is also interesting for what it is indicative of...
  • Playlist: Reviving The Halloween Playlist

    Sick of doing the monster mash? Here’s a plethora of tracks which you’re unlikely to hear at a club’s ‘Halloween Special’, but are guaranteed to give you an authentic night. APHEX TWIN – ‘COME TO DADDY (PAPPY MIX)’ Best known for its iconic and controversial video (which was once subversively broadcast in...