Album Review: Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher

Phoebe Bridgers is a self-confessed lover of sad songs, but the Californian musician has opted to (marginally) dial down the despair for her second album Punisher. The album is a masterful documentation of regr...

The VLM Playlist: May 2020

May has seen things go from batshit crazy to holy-hell-get-me-off-this-planet crazy. There's really no adjectives left to describe these months anymore, I don't know why I try. Musicians have largely given up w...

Introducing: The Red Stains

Despite having only one official single release to their name, The Red Stains have already been hailed as "a band to listen to", by The Charlatans frontman and all-round music guru, Tim Burgess. This may not...

Introducing: Break Fate

Break Fate were forged in late 2017 by lead vocalist Mashana Malowa, and guitarist Ricky Thompson, before being joined by their drummer Oliver Cartwright.  Inspired by bands such as Knuckle Puck, Tiny Moving P...