• How University Has Impacted Me As a Music Lover

    It’s no secret that one of the most exciting parts of the university experience is all the new people you get to meet. And from the perspective of a music lover, this means new music and ideas about music. When I joined Nottingham, one of the first decisions I...
  • Interview: Trinity Square

    Approved by Stormzy, Notts group Trinity Square, named after ‘Trinity Square’ in the heart of Nottingham, have been on an upward trajectory since releasing their last record. Huey, ZIA, YD, Baby Boy and Trizzy VS provide rap, singing, depth, pace changes and knock out hooks to confidently blend individuality with the power of...
  • The Struggles of Making a Music Career

    In March 2019, I self-released my second E.P. Bones. I’d been working on it for over a year in the background, playing songs at open-mic nights and the occasional paid gig. Despite that, I don’t consider myself a professional musician at all. It often looks that way on my...
  • The Beautiful Confessions of Loyle Carner

    Ben Coyle-Larner, from Lambeth, adopts the name Loyle Carner when he serenades us with his eloquent flow. His stage name is some sort of intentional double-barrel spoonerism that reflects how he has struggled with ADHD from a young age. This perfectly summarises him as a person. Carner is paving...
  • Katy Perry’s Style in ‘Never Really Over’ is the perfect inspiration for Summer 2019

    In the music video for her third single of the year, Katy Perry delves into the retro aesthetic of the 60s and 70s, and her fashion and makeup is definitely an inspiration for summer 2019. The Zedd-produced song was teased yesterday (30th) with videos posted online, revealing Perry with...
  • Introduction To: Vaporwave

    Last year, as a deep lover of music, I felt as though I had reached a standstill. I had already had my formative discovery experiences of some of my favourite genres (for example rock, metal and hip-hop) and I wasn’t sure where to go from there. Thanks to a...
  • 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...