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Live Review: Shame – Camden Electric Ballroom

Listen to Shame’s debut album and it’s clear their music’s important in 2018. Packed with tongue-in-cheek everyday protest songs of anthem proportions, their roots lie in The Clash, Palma Violets and Slaves. Li...
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Listen: The VLM March ’18 Playlist

We've got a playlist for you that's cooler than the Beast from the East itself and packed with the freshest tunes. Updated weekly throughout the month so you can get your fix of new music. Listen below and why ...
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Live Review: Superorganism at The Jazz Cafe

It was only last October when Superorganism played their first ever London gig. Back then when they stepped out for their second ever live show, front woman Orono, a tiny 17-year-old Japanese student, barely mu...
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The VLM: February ’18 Playlist

As festival line-ups roll in by the day, we've got your new music needs covered until summer. Updated weekly, here's our February 2018 playlist. Follow The VLM on Spotify to keep up with the good stuff. ...
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The VLM’s Eyes On 2018: Childcare

Childcare are far from generic. Fronted by Ed Cares who was told to start a band by a six and eight year-old he was nannying and writing music about miss-timed kisses, film clubs and cross-dressing, the South L...
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The VLM’s Eyes On 2018: Rex Orange County

It's easy to assume that Alex O'Connor had a pretty laid back 2017. The Surrey teenager, known as Rex Orange County, received mass praise and radio plays for his track 'Loving Is Easy' at the back end of last y...
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Listen: The VLM’s January ’18 Playlist

Each month we give you the best new tracks around; from mega-hits to your new favourite bands, these are the tracks and artists not to be slept on. Check back as we update the playlist throughout the month and ...