Albums of the Year 2017: 15-1

Last week we rattled off fifteen albums that have been filling our playlists for the past year and now we're at it again with fifteen more gems. Last year's winner was How To Be A Human Being by Glass Animals, ...

Albums of 2017: 30-16

It's December, or as we like to call it; the month of lists. Be it that present wish list you've been working on or the shopping list for the big Christmas Day meal, we love them, and none more so than our Albu...

Introducing: Dom Robinson

Dom Robinson’s definitely one to watch; BBC Radio 1 have already pegged him as a pretty exciting up and comer. So far the Leeds based lad has released 5 EPs, gigged in Europe and Japan but has even bigger ambit...

For The Record: Will Ritson of Formation

Sketch by Rory Brown Too often interviewers will sit down with a musician and ask them to cite their influences or bands they grew up with. Often they'll regurgitate a pre-prepared list of acts you've heard of...

Seven albums that need to be played live

Last week U2 announced that they'd tour their album 1987 The Joshua Tree for its 30th anniversary later this year. The band aren't the first to pull the trick of performing a classic album from front to back an...

The VLM’s Photos of the Year 2016

Onstage and backstage, we were there in 2016 to capture some of the most important live moments at gig venues and festivals around the UK. Here's a selection of our favourite shots from our contributors - all o...

The VLM’s Albums of the Year pt.2

We've already begun our albums of 2016, from D.D Dumbo to NAO, but now we turn our attention to the business end of things. Here's our top 10 albums of the year as chosen by The VLM team. 10. Whitney - Lig...

The VLM’s Albums of the Year 2016 pt. 1

2016 has been a year to forget for most; legends gone and two gobsmacking results we didn't expect, but the votes are in for the only thing that matters right now. Here's the first half of records you need to h...