CLARK – Song For Ewe
Jun19

CLARK – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CLARK “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Velvet Sheep may have originally been a grunge, punk & garage ‘zine but I have always had a soft spot for the hard breaks of Sheffield’s Warp label. One of my albums of 2014 was by Warp Records‘ bleep vet CLARK (with the album...

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DAUGHN GIBSON – Song For Ewe
Jun18

DAUGHN GIBSON – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with DAUGHN GIBSON “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today’s guest is a giant-sized crooner with a voice deeper than the Atlantic who was responsible for my album of the year 2 years back, and has just last week dropped another killer installment to his serial, it’s Sub Pop’s...

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TODD TRAINER of SHELLAC – Song For Ewe
Jun17

TODD TRAINER of SHELLAC – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE”  with TODD TRAINER of SHELLAC “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today’s guest is the hard-hitting, dry-witted drummer of SHELLAC. While Steve Albini gets the column inches and Bob Weston keeps things on an even keel, it’s the demonic and sardonic Todd Trainer who catches the eye,...

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EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Radio Massacre International
Jun16

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Radio Massacre International

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Radio Massacre International For the third exciting installment in a series of exclusive mixes which pitch Velvet Sheep versus some of our favourite musical compadres… Floating into the ring for this clash are space rock astronauts Radio Massacre International. Duncan Goddard from the band was a broadcast engineer at MTV during my time there and a keen supporter both spiritually and physically...

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THE PARROTS ‘WEED FOR PARROTS’ – EP Review
Jun16

THE PARROTS ‘WEED FOR PARROTS’ – EP Review

First things first, ‘Weed for the Parrots’ is the EP title of the year and, as its origin comes from truth (the penniless PARROTS used to beg for dope at their gigs) it’s unlikely to be beaten. The Madrid trio deliver rock & roll with a focus on the great times. Best listened to inebriated, if you’re unfortunate enough to be sober these guys will make you feel drunk. With vocals that make you long...

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