EP Review: The Japanese House – Chewing Cotton Wool

Visionary pop aficionado Amber Bain, better knows as The Japanese House, returns with Chewing Cotton Wool, a four track EP, her first release since her debut album Good at Falling from last year. This format i...

Live Review: The Japanese House at Sheffield, Plug

After the release of the impressive debut album Good at Falling on thriving indie label Dirty Hit, The Japanese House took to the stage at Plug, Sheffield as part of their biggest tour to date. Coming out to...

Album Review: The Japanese House – Good At Falling

Over the last four years, a busy release schedule and tours with Dirty Hit label-mates The 1975 have seen The Japanese House – the alias of Buckinghamshire-born Amber Bain – build a reputation for her melanchol...

The Japanese House Announce UK Tour

Amber Bain, better known as The Japanese House, has announced her headline UK tour for March to coincide with the release of debut album, Good at Falling.  Released on 1 March, Good at Falling, is set to fea...

Photos: The Japanese House at Heaven, London

It got a little heavenly with The Japanese House at London's Heaven last night. Opening with angelic 'Clean', completely caught the audience captive with sublime textures that seem so effortless. Vocals were im...

VLM’s Top Tips of 2016 Playlist

From the cool wash-over tones of The Japanese House to UK hip-hop saviour, Loyle Carner, we've got 2016 covered with the only playlist you need to start the year. ...

Best of 3: Top Tips for 2016

We may be late to the party but now we've finished rinsing last year's playlists and the hangovers have faded, it's time to make our musical predictions for the year ahead. 2016 is the year of the monkey and ...