EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. Versus Crayola
Feb14

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. Versus Crayola

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Crayola  On Feb 14th, here’s the lucky thirteenth incendiary episode in a series of mixes which pitch Velvet Sheep versus some of our favourite musical compadres… Today it’s a great supporter of Velvet Sheep, who’s recently been singing in the reformed and resurgent Trad To Death Rock band A Witness, but he’s a true post punk polymath/triple fret (sic), musician, label boss and...

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KRISTEEN YOUNG – Song For Ewe
Feb14

KRISTEEN YOUNG – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with KRISTEEN YOUNG  “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 St. Louis born, NYC based singer songwriter who has sang a duet with David Bowie on her excellently titled 2003 album “Breasticles” and has ever since worked with legendary Bowie producer Tony Visconti. About to release new...

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POPPYCOCK – Lucky 7
Feb10

POPPYCOCK – Lucky 7

POPPYCOCK – 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 welcome return to Velvet Sheep for Una Baines (ex The Fall, Blue Orchids and The Fates) and her band Poppycock Poppycock are made up of members who met through volunteering at Seed Studio, a community centre located in Trafford, Manchester and is the realisation of an ambition long...

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SLEATER-KINNEY “LIVE IN PARIS” REVIEW
Feb09

SLEATER-KINNEY “LIVE IN PARIS” REVIEW

SLEATER-KINNEY ‘Live In Paris’ (Sub Pop) I’ve been following Sleater-Kinney’s Janet Weiss on Twitter (@jazzhand) and she’s been essential reading in this post Trump, alt fact, fake news era, an era which cries out for bands like Sleater-Kinney and the newly resurgent Team Dresch. Sleater-Kinney were formed from riot grrrl royalty. Corin Tucker was part of a band Heavens To Betsy whose promo tape album I...

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BAND OF HOLY JOY – Lucky 7
Feb08

BAND OF HOLY JOY – Lucky 7

BAND OF HOLY JOY – 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 welcome return to Velvet Sheep fanzine by Band of Holy Joy. I’ll never ever forget seeing Johny Brown coral the crowds at the Marquee Club in my first ever gig (when they supported Terminal Cheesecake). With a fantastic new 10″ EP out on Tiny Global Productions...

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