KEVIN COULTAS of RODAN – Song For Ewe
Aug31

KEVIN COULTAS of RODAN – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with KEVIN COULTAS of RODAN “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 was first brought to my attention when he was name-checked by Will Oldham of the Palace Brothers in a very early edition of the original Velvet Sheep fanzine. He was the drummer in a band who closely followed Slint in cementing the legend of Louisville...

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TODD BRASHEAR of SLINT – Song For Ewe
Aug20

TODD BRASHEAR of SLINT – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TODD BRASHEAR of SLINT “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 played bass on one of my favourite records of all time, a much heralded but still fairly obscure masterpiece credited for starting post rock, but which was the high watermark in a burgeoning punk scene in Louisville, Kentucky. Without...

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ROBERT POSS of BAND OF SUSANS – Song For Ewe
Aug17

ROBERT POSS of BAND OF SUSANS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ROBERT POSS of BAND OF SUSANS “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 someone who I enjoyed a couple of pints and an interview for the original xeroxed version of Velvet Sheep fanzine at the O’Hanlon’s pub in Kings Cross, reconvening there about a week after meeting Caspar Brotzmann and being subbed...

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MIKEY GEORGESON aka THE VESSEL of DAVID DEVANT & HIS SPIRIT WIFE – Song For Ewe
Aug10

MIKEY GEORGESON aka THE VESSEL of DAVID DEVANT & HIS SPIRIT WIFE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MIKEY GEORGESON AKA THE VESSEL of DAVID DEVANT & HIS SPIRIT WIFE, MR. SOLO & MIKEY GEORGESON & THE CIVILISED SCENE “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 someone whom if he caught the brown eye of David Bowie, he’d make it glint blue to make a matching but magical discoloured pair. If...

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RIPLEY JOHNSON of WOODEN SHJIPS & MOON DUO – Song For Ewe
Aug07

RIPLEY JOHNSON of WOODEN SHJIPS & MOON DUO – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with RIPLEY JOHNSON of WOODEN SHJIPS & MOON DUO “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 cosmonaut of space rock, he can see for miles & miles all the way back to land. He’s a modern day shaman with the Hawkwind in his sails, the captain of a ship that subverts spell-checks everywhere. I’m...

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