MIKE LEIGH of THE FALL – Song For Ewe
Feb11

MIKE LEIGH of THE FALL – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MIKE LEIGH of THE FALL “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today it’s a man who went from louche cabaret to Rowche Rumble, the drummer brought into replace the unpredictable talisman Karl Burns and steady The Fall. In our de facto April Fall month on Velvet Sheep fanzine, I was chuffed to find the man behind the traps...

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TOBY AMIES of MTV EUROPE’S ALTERNATIVE NATION – Song For Ewe
Feb10

TOBY AMIES of MTV EUROPE’S ALTERNATIVE NATION – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TOBY AMIES of MTV EUROPE’S ALTERNATIVE NATION “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. Tonight it’s the turn of a very special person in the Velvet Sheep fanzine story. A true mentor to me, the presenter of MTV Europe’s Alternative Nation that I went from watching on screen to helping behind the...

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DELIA SPARROW from MAMBO TAXI & THE NUNS – Song For Ewe
Feb10

DELIA SPARROW from MAMBO TAXI & THE NUNS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with DELIA SPARROW of MAMBO TAXI & THE NUNS “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 contributed not only to the original incarnation of Velvet Sheep fanzine with a band interview but kindly wrote & illustrated fashion tips. She was a regular and friendly face on regular pilgrimages to the...

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VERN RUMSEY of UNWOUND – Song For Ewe
Feb09

VERN RUMSEY of UNWOUND – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with VERN RUMSEY 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. Today’s guest is a bassist who truly knew the score, and the scordatura. From Olympia, Washington band Unwound, whose detuned down key punk frenzy rocked the Neal’s Yard Rough Trade, the Dublin Castle and then my world, he was approachable, yet...

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JIM KIMBALL of MULE, LAUGHING HYENAS & THE JESUS LIZARD – Song For Ewe
Feb08

JIM KIMBALL of MULE, LAUGHING HYENAS & THE JESUS LIZARD – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JIM KIMBALL of MULE, LAUGHING HYENAS, FOETUS & THE DENISON/KIMBALL TRIO “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today it’s a visceral thrill to have this guy onboard & on site. He’s from Ann Arbor where Iggy went to school, and he’s a punk drummer par excellence who’s been in loads of bands I’ve...

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