JUSTIN TROSPER of UNWOUND – Song For Ewe
Feb19

JUSTIN TROSPER of UNWOUND – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JUSTIN TROSPER of UNWOUND “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. After his Unwound band mate Vern Rumsey proved very popular with his choice, I couldn’t sit on this one any longer. This is the lead vocalist and guitarist from the best NW power trio since Nirvana, and the band I always pretended to be in while standing in...

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CRAIG WEDREN of SHUDDER TO THINK – Song For Ewe
Feb18

CRAIG WEDREN of SHUDDER TO THINK – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CRAIG WEDREN of SHUDDER TO THINK “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists and music peeps beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today it’s the turn of a man recently chosen as someone else’s “song for ewe”, a virtuoso of a voice that made his band on the Dischord label from Washington DC truly stand out. When it comes to the “League of...

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BIRTH OF JOY – Lucky 7
Feb16

BIRTH OF JOY – Lucky 7

BIRTH OF JOY – Lucky 7 Birth of Joy have an ethos rooted in rekindling the spirit and zeal of Nuggets-era psych and mainstays like the MC5 and Deep Purple, whilst simultaneously rocketing it into the 21st century. Since their inception, they have left a history of playing intense and relentless live shows. Popronde 2010, a travelling Dutch music festival, saw them play a mighty 17 sets, and crowned favorite act of the entire...

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ELLA GURU Artist & of VOODOO QUEENS & MAMBO TAXI – Song For Ewe
Feb11

ELLA GURU Artist & of VOODOO QUEENS & MAMBO TAXI – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ELLA GURU, Artist  & of VOODOO QUEENS & MAMBO TAXI “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists and music peeps beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today it’s an ex pat American artist named after a Captain Beefheart song. A member of Billy Childish’s Stuckist movement, married to Sexton Ming, she was at the heart of two of my favourite bands at the...

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JASON NARDUCY of BOB MOULD’s band & SPLIT SINGLE – Song For Ewe
Feb11

JASON NARDUCY of BOB MOULD’s band & SPLIT SINGLE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JASON NARDUCY of BOB MOULD‘s band & SPLIT SINGLE “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists and music peeps beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today it’s the turn of a bassist who never breaks rhythm and never misses the punchline. A self-effacing mainstay of the Chicago punk scene and now a regular part of Bob Mould‘s band, part of the most...

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