BEN HARDING of SENSELESS THINGS – Song For Ewe
May23

BEN HARDING of SENSELESS THINGS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with BEN HARDING of SENSELESS THINGS “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists & music people beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today it’s the guitarist/vocalist from a 90s band that was one of my first indie loves, Senseless Things. Their singles and EPs were not only played on Peel, they were things of beauty with Jamie Hewlett (Tank Girl/Gorillaz) designed...

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JENNIFER DENITTO of LINUS – Song For Ewe
May20

JENNIFER DENITTO of LINUS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JENNIFER DENITTO of LINUS  “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists & music people beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today, it’s song-writer, bassist and founder of a band instrumental in the early stages of Velvet Sheep fanzine in its original papery carnation, a band at the eye of the riot grrrl storm and the star turn on a 7″ which I’ve...

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JONA LEWIE – Song For Ewe
May19

JONA LEWIE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JONA LEWIE “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists & music people beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today, for the hundredth “song for ewe”, is a singer songwriter whose Southern English brogue brings to life his kitchen sink party poetry and whose electronic undertones mean that he’s both a timeless musician and a bona fide national...

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WRAY – Lucky 7
May18

WRAY – Lucky 7

LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask bands to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own. Today we feature a shoegaze band from Birmingham. Fair enough you say. Except it’s Birmingham, Alabama. Welcome to WRAY. You don’t need to be wary of them. It’s anything but a shame about WRAY. I really enjoyed WRAY’s self-titled debut from 2014, so was pleased to get this year’s new one...

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ADE BLACKBURN of CLINIC – Song For Ewe
May13

ADE BLACKBURN of CLINIC – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ADE BLACKBURN of CLINIC “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists & music people beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today, it’s the singer, guitarist and spiritual leader of a band that like The Fall or Thee Oh Sees might be the only band you need given their all-encompassing scope and ability to change but forever be unrecognisably the same. From...

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