• Album Review: Tame Impala, The Slow Rush

    ‘Let’s drink this magic potion of love and emotion...’ Tame Impala’s fourth LP, The Slow Rush, marks five years of anticipation for fans, since the release of Currents in 2015. Full of psychedelic synthesiser beats and dreamy electric guitar, the long awaited album does not disappoint.  Rather than resembling the psychedelic rock genre...
  • FRESHERS’ PLAYLIST: Pres

    It’s Monday – the first full day of Freshers Week and (even more importantly) the first day of Impact Music‘s week of playlists. Today’s theme is, of course, pre-drinks. We’ve all been there: you want to impress your potential new mates with your eclectic music taste but your mind has gone...
  • Album Review: Tame Impala – Currents

    After a few albums, many bands reach a stage where they decide to experiment with different aspects of music. This territory can lead to huge success, opening a band up to new audiences and critical acclaim (Radiohead’s Kid A), whilst others are seen to be a mistake and soon...
  • Live Review: Pond, Rough Trade Nottingham (18/2/15)

    ‘Look at us, do we look like we’ve ever been late for anything in our lives?’. An hour after they were meant to, the band take to the stage guilt free. In their defence they have a point, a punctual Pond would have come as a shock. Although they’re...
  • Thank God It’s Spotifriday #13

    This week’s Spotifriday is brought to you by Josh. He claims to not know a lot about modern music, but plenty about TV. As many of you will be aware, cult sitcom Arrested Development returns next week after six years of being in comeback purgatory. With that in mind,...
  • Impact Music’s Top 10 Songs of 2012

    Following on from our Albums of the Year, we’ve decided to keep the lists coming with our top 10 songs of 2012 (spoiler alert: no ‘Gangnam Style’). Like our Albums list, this list was composed of our writers’ and readers’ votes, and to whom we’d like to thank again...
  • Impact Music’s Top 10 Albums of 2012

    Tis the season to be reflective as music journalists and Impact is no exception, so here are our top 10 albums of 2012. This list was composed from both our writers’ and readers’ votes for their favourite albums of the year, Impact would like to extend a huge thank you to...