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...

Tramlines Cancelled for 2020

In a statement posted on their website the team behind Tramlines have announced the festival will no longer be going ahead this year. The statement read: "We have delved into all possible options to try and ...

Photos: Big Moon at Plug, Sheffield

Mercury-nommed rockers The Big Moon took to Sheffield last night. Third stop on the road to a huge show at London's Koko, the four-piece shredded through their debut album and a mind-blowing cover of 'Total Ecl...

Photos: White Lies at Academy, Sheffield

With their 4th album Friends, White Lies have made it clear that subtlety isn't their strong suit. Everything they bring to the table is pumped up, bold components to slot into their monolithic synth belters. A...

Photos: Slaves at The Harley, Sheffield

Just last month Slaves played what they describe as "their biggest show to date". The swirling turmoil which unfolded in front of Reading Festival's main stage can't have been enough for Kent duo Slaves, wh...