ROLO McGINTY of THE WOODENTOPS – Song For Ewe
Oct12

ROLO McGINTY of THE WOODENTOPS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ROLO McGINTY of THE WOODENTOPS “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 writer, singer and guitarist from a John Peel favourite, The Woodentops a band whose nifty songwriting turned to the dancefloor to much acclaim in the mid 80s. Organic on record, raw live, they’ve had a bit of a...

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HELEN LOVE – Song For Ewe
Oct11

HELEN LOVE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with  HELEN LOVE “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 spiky ball of energy from Swansea, who I first heard via the likes of the ace Damaged Goods Records and Che who used to send me stuff to the original Gravesend based Velvet Sheep zine. But her music really stuck with me from a trio of great...

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RICK McMURRAY of ASH – Song For Ewe
Oct10

RICK McMURRAY of ASH – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with  RICK McMURRAY of ASH “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 whose work I first loved since John Peel played tracks from their first album “Trailer” in his 1994 Festive Fifty – a countdown which I had on a well-played C90 or two and which I can recite the order...

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CALVIN JOHNSON of SELECTOR DUB NARCOTIC – Song For Ewe
Oct07

CALVIN JOHNSON of SELECTOR DUB NARCOTIC – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with  CALVIN JOHNSON of SELECTOR DUB NARCOTIC “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 real hero of mine and the fanzine. An indie king and true baron of the baritone, I originally heard him on Sub Pop 200 with Beat Happening, and then wrote tons about his label K Records at the peak of the...

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DAVE ENGLAND of JACKASS – Song For Ewe
Oct06

DAVE ENGLAND of JACKASS – Song For Ewe

 “SONG FOR EWE” with  DAVE ENGLAND of MTV JACKASS “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 snowboarder that used to review which beenie hats were best at defaecating into for Big Brother skateboard magazine. It was here that he got in touch with Jeff Tremaine who brought him into the fold on MTV Jackass. Poo hugs...

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