• Is TikTok Devaluing the Music Industry?

    The short video, social media app TikTok has accumulated a billion users over the last five years but how is the platform’s use of music affecting artists and the wider music industry? Emily Cook discusses....
  • Interview: Beabadoobee on her new album ‘Beatopia’

    Ahead of the release of Beabadoobee’s new album Beatopia, Impact’s music editor Emily Campbell caught up with the young star to find out more about her rise to fame, her unique sound and her festival filled summer. ...
  • Impact’s Music Editor’s Spotify Wrapped 2021

    Since the Entertainment section are doing a ‘That’s A Wrap’ themed week this week, what better to talk about than Spotify Wrapped? Impact’s Music Editor Gemma Cockrell goes through her picks for the year according to everyone’s favourite streaming service (sorry, Apple Music)....
  • The Shuffle Generation: How The Rise Of Streaming Platforms Has Influenced The Creation Of Music

    “The rise of Spotify and Apple music had changed everything,” a pensive John Legend told CNBC, and as listeners on both streaming sites soar for the fifth year running, he seems to be right. Amidst a music climate as turbulent as its social counterpart, Tolulope Sangowawa asks whether the humble...
  • Album Review: Savage Ga$p – the long halloween

    American rapper Gaspere Magaddino, known professionally as Savage Ga$p, began his career on Soundcloud, as many rappers do. He gained increased notoriety when his song pumpkins scream in the dead of night blew up suddenly on Tik Tok. The song was a collaboration with close friends rapper Shinigami and...
  • Album Review: IDLES – Ultra Mono

    IDLES have created more of their trademark energetic post-punk that feels part of a unified vision, but all that chest-beating can leave it's bruises....
  • The Best Soundtracks To Study To

    Alongside the start of a new academic year, many students will find themselves easing back into regular studying habits. If studying in student accommodation, then you might find yourself being distracted by background noises or just simply in need of creating an atmosphere that allows you to work efficiently. ...