CHRIS OLLEY of SIX BY SEVEN – Song For Ewe
Mar15

CHRIS OLLEY of SIX BY SEVEN – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CHRIS OLLEY of SIX BY SEVEN “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 featured on these pages recently choosing an aptly named “Lucky 7” but he’s given us double bang for our figurative buck. The leader of Nottingham motorik noise mongers Six By Seven, he is a restless driving...

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PETER HAMMOND ex AU PAIRS & RHINO & THE RANTERS – Song For Ewe
Mar14

PETER HAMMOND ex AU PAIRS & RHINO & THE RANTERS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with PETE HAMMOND ex  AU PAIRS & (currently) RHINO & THE RANTERS “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 drummer for the Midlands post punk expeditionaries Au Pairs. The Au Pairs produced two killer studio albums between 1978 and 1983 and cocked a snook at “contemporary sexual...

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SLOWCOACHES – Lucky 7
Mar10

SLOWCOACHES – Lucky 7

SLOWCOACHES – 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 the turn of a new band to me, that I found via the outspoken, compelling Twitter feed of leader Heather Perkins. They’re a self-styled “London-based punk-fuelled slack metal trio” and that’ll do for me. I’ve been listening to a ton of Babes In Toyland...

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NICOLE LAURENNE of THE DARTS (US) – Song For Ewe
Mar10

NICOLE LAURENNE of THE DARTS (US) – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with NICOLE LAURENNE of THE DARTS (US) “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 vocalist and organist of an exciting new garage-psych punk band called The Darts (US). They came from some deliciously named bands including The Love Me Nots, Thee Outta Sites, Motobunny and Brainspoon, all admiring each...

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JOHN HYATT of THE THREE JOHNS – Song For Ewe
Mar09

JOHN HYATT of THE THREE JOHNS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JOHN HYATT of THE THREE JOHNS Photo by Chris Payne “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 second guest is a musician, artist, activist, author and academic. He’s one of the Three Johns (in fact the singer), cult 80s post punk Death To Trad Rock era band, formed in Leeds, just before the wedding...

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