Hyundai Mercury Prize 2020: The VLM Predictions

Snobs of the music world, rejoice. The Mercury Prize (sort of) returns tonight from 10pm. You can watch live performances of the 2020 shortlisted acts on BBC Iplayer and the performances are also internationall...

The VLM Playlist: August 2020

It has been particularly fruitful in the debut album department this August with a number of fearsome first records materialising. Alex the Astronaut blew us away with her stellar debut The Theory of Absolutely...

The VLM Playlist: July 2020

Summer is finally upon us, we nearly had a whole two days of sun in July. Crazy stuff. The month has been pack full of exciting new music - largely inspired by lockdown in one way or another. But that is not to...

Introducing: The Peach Fuzz

Despite having only three tracks officially released, Liverpool band The Peach Fuzz are already creating quite the buzz with their blend of "psych, pop, and rock 'n' roll".  The five-piece have already burie...

The VLM Playlist: June 2020

Usually a month of celebration as Summer begins, June this month hasn't felt quite as warm. Despite not being a month of joy, it has vitally been a month of discussion. Black Lives Matter protests have force...