STEVE IGNORANT – Song For Ewe
Oct26

STEVE IGNORANT – Song For Ewe

 “SONG FOR EWE” with STEVE IGNORANT  “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 punk legend, an iconoclast singer & artist who co-formed the anarcho-punk band Crass. He’s also performed with groups including Conflict, Schwartzeneggar, Stratford Mercenaries, Current 93, and American band Thought Crime and...

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MIKE POLIZZE from PURLING HISS – Song For Ewe
Oct25

MIKE POLIZZE from PURLING HISS – Song For Ewe

 “SONG FOR EWE” with MIKE POLIZZE of PURLING HISS “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 singer, songwriter, feedback hiss taker and mischief maker, from the band Purling Hiss who’ve just released a new album called “High Bias” on Drag City Records, I’ve always got time for Mike Polizze!...

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SKATERS – Lucky 7
Oct18

SKATERS – Lucky 7

SKATERS – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Today is a punk band that formed by text message and come from Boston, LA and Hull. You read right. They’ve released music on Gary Powell from The Libertines’ label 25 Hour Convenience Store. You might dig them if you like Pavement, Parquet Courts or The Replacements and they’re...

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KATELIJNE DE BACKER, PRODUCER of MTV ALTERNATIVE NATION – Song For Ewe
Oct14

KATELIJNE DE BACKER, PRODUCER of MTV ALTERNATIVE NATION – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with KATELIJNE DE BACKER of MTV ALTERNATIVE NATION “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 personal inspiration and the reason I ended up working in TV. She produced and directed MTV Europe’s 120 Mins with Paul King and then Miles Hunt of The Wonderstuff presenting, but I met her when the...

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THE WOLFHOUNDS – LUCKY 7
Oct13

THE WOLFHOUNDS – LUCKY 7

THE WOLFHOUNDS – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Today is a most welcome return to Velvet Sheep for Estuarine songsmiths The Wolfhounds. They’ve recently been engaged in trying to reclaim publishing rights for many of their old hits including absolute crowd pleaser “Anti Midas Touch”, but there is some light at the end...

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