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In Conversation With Will Varley

Following on from his critically acclaimed 2016 album Kingsdown Sundown and tours with artists such as Billy Bragg, Frank Turner and The Proclaimers; Will Varley returns to the scene with his fifth studio album...
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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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The VLM’s Eyes On 2018: Girlhood

"The last year's been fucking up and down. You get some really exciting stuff and then it disappears. It's a rollercoaster, but super fun" explains Christian, one half of London's dynamic duo Girlhood. The p...
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The VLM’s Eyes On 2018: Low Island

Oxford. A city steeped in history for a fair number of reasons; home to the mighty Oxford United FC, Inspector Morse, the UK’s only crocodile zoo and the UK's oldest university. It has also become known, howeve...
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The VLM’s Eyes On 2018: Confidence Man

When your band is fronted by a pair who go by the names of Janet Planet and Sugar Bones, you're unlikely to go unnoticed. Then when you throw into the mix a sound that's a blend of The Ting Tings best bits, 90s...
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The VLM’s Eyes On 2018: Bad Sounds

It's all too easy to describe Bad Sounds as, well, the opposite of their name. But if we didn't believe the band from Bath sounded so great then they wouldn't have been the first name to be penned for our Eyes ...
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Albums of the Year 2017: 15-1

Last week we rattled off fifteen albums that have been filling our playlists for the past year and now we're at it again with fifteen more gems. Last year's winner was How To Be A Human Being by Glass Animals, ...