ANDI SCHMID of NIGHTINGALES – Song For Ewe
Jan24

ANDI SCHMID of NIGHTINGALES – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ANDI SCHMID of NIGHTINGALES “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 second in a series this week of members of intellectually challenging, next door neighbour bothering cult Midlands concern,  the Nightingales. Forget your January blues, a brand new EP called “Become Not...

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JIM SMITH of NIGHTINGALES – Song For Ewe
Jan23

JIM SMITH of NIGHTINGALES – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JIM SMITH of NIGHTINGALES “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 first in a series this week of members of the Midlands irascible and loveable rock roustabouts (in the most affectionate sense) – it’s the Nightingales. Forget Trump, forget Brexit (for a second at least) cos 2017...

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EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. Versus TCB – WE ARE FAMILY, Winter 2017
Jan23

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. Versus TCB – WE ARE FAMILY, Winter 2017

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Takin’ Care Of Business – WE ARE FAMILY, Winter 2017 For the dirty dozenth episode in a series of mixes which pitch Velvet Sheep versus some of our favourite musical compadres… Today it’s a soulful effort from my Brummy brother-in-arms, Thomas “T-Bird” Jones,  drummer of the second city’s double trouble band Swampmeat (with a new album on PNKSLM), mainstay of the ColdRice collective and impressario of...

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PETER MATTHEW BAUER ex of THE WALKMEN – Song For Ewe
Jan20

PETER MATTHEW BAUER ex of THE WALKMEN – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with PETER MATTHEW BAUER  ex of THE WALKMEN “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 in fantastic band The Walkmen, but (after their indefinite hiatus) is now a solo artist and put out an amazing album called “Liberation!” (note the exclamation) on Memphis Industries a coupla years back....

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ALEX GECKOAH of CAT’S PAW – Song For Ewe
Jan19

ALEX GECKOAH of CAT’S PAW – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ALEX GECKOAH of CAT’S PAW “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 very, very special to the story of the original Velvet Sheep fanzine. When I started selling it (Sale or Return naturally) in Rough Trade Record shop when it was in the basement of Slam City Skates in Neal’s Yard, I...

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