CHRIS BALD of THE FAITH – Song For Ewe
Mar20

CHRIS BALD of THE FAITH – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CHRIS BALD of THE FAITH “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. I’m a big Dischord Records fan, so it’s an absolute pleasure to have today’s guest on the fanzine. Originally from Louisville, his Dad was working for a Congressman so he ended up in Washington DC and after making friends with...

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GREG KEEFFE of biG fLAME – Song For Ewe
Mar18

GREG KEEFFE of biG fLAME – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with GREG KEEFFE of bIG fLAME “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 guitarist of angular Death To Trad Rock-ists, clanging idealists and noisy iconoclasts bIG fLAME.  From Hulme in Manchester, they came in 1982, slayed and left in 1987 but haven’t left my imagination. All angular rhythms and...

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NEIL HOWSON of AGE OF CHANCE – Song For Ewe
Mar17

NEIL HOWSON of AGE OF CHANCE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with NEIL HOWSON of AGE OF CHANCE “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 guitarist of aces 80s/early 90s Leeds indie dance band Age of Chance. They went into the indie chart with a bullet with a boulderized and pulverising version of Prince’s “Kiss” in 1986 and their song...

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M J HIBBETT – The 200th Song For Ewe!
Mar16

M J HIBBETT – The 200th Song For Ewe!

“THE 200th SONG FOR EWE” with M J HIBBETT of M J HIBBETT & THE VALIDATORS   “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 special one to Velvet Sheep when we were a club night for a while a few years back, and not only that he’s the 200th (yes really!) musician to choose a “song for...

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SALLY TIMMS of THE MEKONS – Song For Ewe
Mar15

SALLY TIMMS of THE MEKONS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with SALLY TIMMS of THE MEKONS “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 has been a member of the originally Leeds based art punk collective The Mekons since the mid 80s. I first got into them circa them moving to the US and releasing “I (Heart) Mekons” on the Touch & Go label offshot...

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