MATT KORVETTE of PISSED JEANS – Song For Ewe
Jul21

MATT KORVETTE of PISSED JEANS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MATT KORVETTE of PISSED JEANS “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 an anti-hero that’s resolutely contemporary and yet would definitely have graced the fanzine back in the day. Combining the sludging slabfest of Nirvana’s “Bleach” with the razor sharp percussion of the Jesus Lizard and...

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EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Howlin Banana
Jul17

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Howlin Banana

For the fifth exhilarating installment in a series of exclusive mixes which pitch Velvet Sheep versus some of our favourite musical compadres… Today’s comes from Fuzztonic Tom, the svengali behind the French garage label…Howlin Banana Here’s what Tom  has to say: “Howlin Banana is a one-man operation that I’ve in been running since 2011, based in Saint Denis in the suburbs of Paris. The label is all about...

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DAVE CALLAHAN of THE WOLFHOUNDS – Song For Ewe
Jul16

DAVE CALLAHAN of THE WOLFHOUNDS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with DAVE CALLAHAN of THE WOLFHOUNDS “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 an unwavering indie legend from Havering, a place that in the 80s wasn’t exactly full of Essex, drugs and rock & roll. He and his band railed against the cabriolet-dwelling, brick-phoned Level 42 fans, and made a scene all of their...

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JASON WILLIAMSON of SLEAFORD MODS – Song for Ewe
Jul14

JASON WILLIAMSON of SLEAFORD MODS – Song for Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JASON WILLIAMSON of SLEAFORD MODS “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 Jason Williamson of Sleaford Mods, the minimalist/post-punk/electronic/new wave/rock-n-roll/poet/hip hop duo who specialise in sticking two fingers (8 if they use all hands) up to everyone. The Nottingham music scene has exploded in...

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\\GT// – ‘BEATS MISPLACED’ ALBUM REVIEW
Jul13

\\GT// – ‘BEATS MISPLACED’ ALBUM REVIEW

Dreamy, grungy guitars start the flow of the album, though it’s not long before the psychedelic punk kicks in. Long, hazy vocals that bring to mind the best of the excellent Monster Magnet, maybe even Faith No More at their most melodic. Listening to \\GT// is like being at a sweaty gig after a skinful of beer, having lost your friends and spending the night jumping and falling into other sweaty bodies, who pick you up when you...

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