• From the Issue: “I finally decided to tell my mum that I was dropping out of my course…” Impact Introduces: Tusk

    We at Impact would like to introduce you to an “Alt-rock/Indie Rock band formed of 5 university drop-outs, who thrill crowds and disappoint their parents.” Pithy, but perhaps not entirely accurate: their parents have been just as impressed by the rise of Tusk, the Nottingham-based collective whose Facebook page...
  • Interview: The Hunna

    Hertfordshire based 4-piece indie-pop outfit The Hunna have been making waves across the UK since starting out in October 2015. They’re currently embarking on an near sold-out tour for their debut album ‘100’, and boasted a busy summer with festival slots at D2D and Reading. Add this to a...
  • Five Inspirational Quotes to Get You Reading!

    There are plenty of people out there who love reading, whether an English student like me, or not. However, there are others who may need the added push to log off Netflix and pick up a book! Hopefully the quotes in this article will inspire even the most reluctant of...
  • Whatever Happened To Reading Festival?

    Reading is arguably one of the world’s most famous rock festivals. It is where Nirvana performed their greatest festival set ever in 1992 and proved their worldwide status. It is where The Libertines reformed for the first time in over 8 years back in 2010. Other headliners have included...
  • 5 Romantic Books for Valentines

    There is nothing more romantic than the love and relationships found in fiction. After all, fantasy is sometimes better than reality. So this Valentine’s, why not take up a romantic book or two and experience the passion and timelessness created throughout the years. Arts writer, Lizzie Robinson, has compiled a...
  • 5 Types of Readers

    The “I like to read the book reviews” kind of readers This type of reader will wait for a really good book review before they then purchase the book and begin reading. Not a bad way at all to approach it; a happily recommended approach. Yet, be daring once...
  • Festival Preview: Reading and Leeds

    Everybody’s favourite twin festivals return in 2015 to bring an ever more varied line-up to Bramham Park and Richfield Avenue this August bank holiday. Famous for their big-ticket headliners and rivers of late-summer mud, Leeds and Reading promise another memorable year, having attracted The Libertines, Mumford & Sons and...