OOZING WOUND – Lucky 7
Dec14

OOZING WOUND – Lucky 7

OOZING WOUND – 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 it’s a band who I’ve written about a load, and no wonder because they combine a heavy, heavy monster sound of thrash with full self awareness, a sense of fun and a devil may care attitude. As they say they’re just “3 dudes with the desire to slay”. From Chicago...

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MIKE DOUGHTY of SOUL COUGHING – Song For Ewe
Dec13

MIKE DOUGHTY of SOUL COUGHING – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MIKE DOUGHTY of SOUL COUGHING “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 man way ahead of his time. His casual scat rap style as singer of Soul Coughing came before Beck and most likely spawned G Love (special sauce and all). Jazzy, hip hop, punk spirited, one of the first ever things I did when...

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AJW BOURTON of BLOOD SAUSAGE & CEE BEE BEAUMONT – Song For Ewe
Dec13

AJW BOURTON of BLOOD SAUSAGE & CEE BEE BEAUMONT – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with AJW BOURTON of BLOOD SAUSAGE & CEE BEE BEAUMONT “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 bass player who played in the riot grrrl era band Blood Sausage who were one of the first proper interviews I did for Velvet Sheep fanzine when I phoned up Gary from Wiiija on the off chance and got...

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MARK ROBINSON of TEENBEAT RECORDS & UNREST – Song For Ewe
Dec12

MARK ROBINSON of TEENBEAT RECORDS & UNREST – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MARK ROBINSON of TEENBEAT RECORDS & UNREST “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 an indie rocker that I admired very much in the 90s when he formed the band Unrest. He also had a fantastic and uber cool label from Washington DC called TeenBeat, and I harboured a great comp from them...

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LUPEN CROOK – Song For Ewe
Dec12

LUPEN CROOK – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with LUPEN CROOK  “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 son of the Medway towns, a spiritual ancestor of Syd Barrett crossed with the original Chatham Jack Billy Childish. I first heard of him through the NME Cool List 2005 (I had left my hometown of Gravesend and had no reason to visit old...

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