• Kingdem Tour @ Rescue Rooms

    On Friday night, Nottingham played host to what can only be described as three of the UK’s most revered MCs. Hip-hop is usually an under-served genre in the city, especially on the domestic side of things, so when Blak Twang, Rodney P, and TY were announced to play Rescue...
  • Bad Sounds @ Rescue Rooms

    Rescue Rooms’ compact venue immediately set the precedent for an intimate evening with Bad Sounds. From the first song, it was evident that the room was filled with only the band’s most dedicated fans, with the audience passionately moshing to every song. The night began with two support acts,...
  • Interview – Bad Sounds

    Brothers Ewan and Callum of Bad Sounds released their captivating debut album Get Better this summer, demonstrating that a lifetime of making music both together and apart certainly pays off. The exploratory work of the five-piece group belies the blending of Callum’s pop background with Ewan’s work in hip-hop,...
  • Interview – Sports Team

    “Have you seen Robbie Williams doing Knebworth? We want to do something that big.” Impact speaks to Alex Rice, frontman of rising rock troupe Sports Team, to discuss the band’s early days, life on the road and what the future holds for a band slowly gaining cult-like recognition. Recovering...
  • Freya Ridings @ Rescue Rooms

    Following the kick off of her 12-date UK headline tour in London Shepherds Bush Empire, Freya Ridings filled Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms to the brim, bringing soul, class and flawless vocals to a very receptive crowd. She seemed genuinely overwhelmed by the number of people that showed up on a...
  • CHILDCARE @ Rescue Rooms

    I’d never been to the Red Room part of Rescue Rooms before, but it’s a perfect intimate-sized gig venue, perhaps like Bodega in size. A totally-filled lil’ space with nothing but good music and good energy – what could go amiss? “Picture Ava as having the vocal quality of...
  • Women in Music: Interview with Anwyn Williams

    Returning to Nottingham after its first event in March, ‘Women in Music’ presents a new event taking place Wednesday 10th October, featuring a keynote interview plus panels with leading industry experts. The all-female event hopes to inspire the next generation of music industry professionals including TV directors, Magazine editors, promoters,...