• Guide to Music Festivals 2018

    Music festivals can get unbearably messy; before you know it, you have scraggly hair, mud all over you, and a lacklustre DJ set that is completely underwhelming. However, if you want to avoid accidently heading to this year’s equivalent of Fyre Festival, this guide can provide an all-encompassing look...
  • Film Review: Black Panther

    Following the death of his father, King T’Challa returns home to the isolated and technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda. Here he must defend his right to both the throne and the mantle of Black Panther, from foes both at home and abroad, and must make a decision that...
  • How metal music has stunted its own growth

    You hear a lot about artists in varying genres truly taking their sound or their area of music to a whole other level. Be it through lyrical meaning, album structure or perhaps just their exceptional execution, artists like Kendrick Lamar (for hip hop) or Ed Sheeran (for pop) are...
  • DAMN. Review: “Kendrick Lamar is unrivalled”

    JUST REMEMBER: WHAT HAPPENS ON EARTH STAYS ON EARTH. Now that you’ve had the long weekend to digest Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. it’s time to be taken through the album, and to see why Kung Fu Kenny is still the best in the game. “The very nature of the album is...
  • Track Review: Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 4

    K. Dot returns to perform lyrical feats unimaginable to many other MCs, to once again prove that he has earned the title of ‘King Kendrick Lamar’. It’s been just under a week since Drake unmasked his long-awaited and hyped More Life after months of publicity and delays. After days...
  • Music Award Shows: I don’t give a shit

    Honestly, I don’t care and neither should you. At one of our weekly Impact Music section meetings, we decided to join forces with our lovely friends over at the Comment Section. During our meeting, our Comment editor asked whether we were covering the BRITs. My thought was that we probably should,...
  • Albums of the Year: 2016

    Often, turbulent times can produce the best art. Needless to say, 2016 has been an excellent year for music… Presenting Impact Music’s favourite albums (and mixtapes) of the past twelve months, as voted for by our writers and editors.  15. Frankie Cosmos – Next Thing “Is it cool when I...