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...

Photos: Oscar and GIRLI at Oporto, Leeds

After teaming up for a rework of his banger 'Breaking My Phone', Oscar and GIRLI teamed up for a mighty UK tour, her brat-pop swagger the perfect compliment for his beautifully crooned indie bangers. The result...

Blaenavon: Backstage at Live at Leeds

"There's a funny video on Youtube and all you can hear is crowd noise and us in the background being not very well rehearsed" drummer Harris McMillan chuckles reflecting on Blaenavon's last appearance at Li...

Photos: Live At Leeds 2016

The 10th anniversary of Live At Leeds celebrated some major names, but our coverage of the festival took the focus of 2016; the emerging talent and those already dominating the year, all tucked away in various ...

Preview: Live At Leeds

For one day a year, the venues of Leeds come together and open their doors for collaborative festival Live At Leeds; West Yorkshire's very own SXSW. This edition is celebrating a decade of the festival, and...