Album Review: Pond – Tasmania

You can be forgiven for thinking Pond are just a side project from the monumental success of Tame Impala. Two of the current Pond line-up have at some time also been touring members of Tame Impala, and from 201...

Album Review: Drenge – Strange Creatures

The Loveless brothers attempt to surpass their reputation as Britain’s most underrated garage band but instead get weighed down by all the elements they try to throw at the record. While Strange Creatures does ...

The VLM’s Top 20 Albums of 2018

In 2018 we saw Trump come out in his full and foul colours. With his politics came a whole host of retaliation, but boy did that result in some great albums. Over half of our albums this year have something to ...

Album Review: DMAs – For Now

For followers of Sydney outfit DMAs, April 27th unveils the latest in the bands story. Not only are the trio commencing their UK tour in Nottingham but the date also marks the release of their highly anticipate...

Album Review: Cloud Castle Lake – Malingerer

After releasing the Dandelion EP and Glacier single over the past few years, Cloud Castle Lake have introduced themselves as one of the most exciting young bands around. Both releases are impressive, with track...

Album Review: Hinds – ‘I Don’t Run’

Energetic Spanish quartet Hinds have refined their sound in a belter of a second album, I Don’t Run. Retaining their lo-fi DIY sound but smoothing off the edges a little, ‘I Don’t Run’ sees Hinds maturing their...

Album Review: Tom Misch – ‘Geography’

Geography should be a culmination of all of Tom Misch's impressive work up until this point; his growth from a teenager making boom-bap beats in his bedroom to full blown artist embarking on his own headline to...