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The VLM’s Eyes on 2018: Their Year in Review

2018. What a year it has been. We've witnessed probe landings, poisonous politics and a plastic revolution. But let's put all that aside for now and focus on the tremendous tracks and marvellous musicians that ...
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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: 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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The VLM’s Eyes On 2018 Playlist

We love being ahead of the curve at The VLM and we know you do too. That's why each year we put together the artists we've got our eyes on in the year ahead. In 2017 we picked out future success story of the ye...