• Chime Out: The Nottingham Music Project Platforming Queer and Female Artists

    From The Sugababes to Shostakovitch, Nottingham-based music commentary site Chime Out reviews music for fun, to be political, and just because they want to. Impact caught up with Mattie and Marie, the recent graduates behind the project, to put the music world to rights....
  • Album Review: Black Honey – ‘Written and Directed’

    Stuffed-full of melting riffs and inspired by the band’s love for everything Tarantino, Written and Directed is unapologetically Black Honey. Atop the backdrop of dark, scuzzy instrumentals, frontwoman Izzy B. Phillips tosses the alpha-egotism of classic rock on its head, and Gemma Cockrell hops in for the ride....
  • Misogyny and Music Festivals: We need some more girls in here!

    Festivals are the highlight of many of our summers, but beneath the music, mud and mosh-pits is dark reality: a disparate gender gap in festival line-ups that is nothing to sing and dance about. January 2018 saw music giants Lily Allen and Annie Mac speak out in anguish against...
  • Women In Music @ Metronome

    The third event of Women in Music took place in Nottingham on 13th March, resulting in an interesting night of discussion and networking. With talks, interviews and personal anecdotes from many women working in diverse roles within the music industry, the night proved to be informative and inspiring for...
  • Preview: Women In Music

    A highly relevant and much anticipated event, Women in Music is returning to Nottingham for a night of discussion and activism surrounding the gender imbalance within the music industry. The event, held at the Metronome in the city centre on Wednesday 13th March in the evening, will consist of two panels and...
  • Women in Music: Interview with The Tuts

    Women in Music, being held on the evening of March 13th at Metronome, is an exciting event that will bring together many female music professionals to discuss problems of diversity within the music industry.  I had the opportunity to have a chat with The Tuts, an all-female band that...
  • 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,...