MATHEW PRIEST of DODGY – Song For Ewe
Jun14

MATHEW PRIEST of DODGY – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MATHEW PRIEST of DODGY “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’s guest is the charismatic drummer with quick wit and impeccable taste of a British band synonymous with the summer, Dodgy. I first wrote some reviews of Dodgy when I was 16-ish in very, very early incarnations of the Velvet Sheep fanzine when...

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PHIL WILSON of THE JUNE BRIDES – Song For Ewe
Jun13

PHIL WILSON of THE JUNE BRIDES – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with PHIL WILSON of THE JUNE BRIDES “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’s guest is the founder of a band first formed in South London 1983, but recently revived and most definitely resurgent – The June Brides. They’ve been involved in “Every Conversation” about indie pop ever...

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BOB BERT of PUSSY GALORE & SONIC YOUTH – Song For Ewe
Jun10

BOB BERT of PUSSY GALORE & SONIC YOUTH – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with BOB BERT of PUSSY GALORE & SONIC YOUTH “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’s guest is a drummer, lover, and not a fighter. He’s thumped a rhythm for some of the underground’s finest – Sonic Youth, my beloved Pussy Galore, Chrome Cranks and most recently holding court for Lydia...

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RACHEL HOLBOROW of PUSSYCAT TRASH – Song For Ewe
Jun09

RACHEL HOLBOROW of PUSSYCAT TRASH – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with RACHEL HOLBORROW of PUSSYCAT TRASH & AVOCADO BABY “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’s guest is one half of the legendary DIY label/arts collective from Newcastle – Slampt, a member of the riot grrrl era band Pussycat Trash who formed part of the legendary (to me and my ilk) “Some...

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JOHN SCHMERSAL of BRAINIAC & ENON – Song For Ewe
Jun08

JOHN SCHMERSAL of BRAINIAC & ENON – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JOHN SCHMERSAL of BRAINIAC & ENON “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’s guest was the guitarist of the super loud, super well-lauded Brainiac, and the founder of the uncompromising Enon. He’s also sung backing vox on one of my all time fav songs “Patty Lee” by Les Savy Fav....

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