MARIJNE VAN DER VLUGT of SALAD – Song For Ewe
Apr13

MARIJNE VAN DER VLUGT of SALAD – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MARIJNE VAN DER VLUGT of SALAD “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 used to be an MTV Europe VJ, and in fact presenter of Alternative Nation before I ended up working on the show from 1996. She was also the beguiling leader of the great 90s indie pop band Salad who put out a record called the...

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AMELIA MURRAY of FAZERDAZE – Song For Ewe
Apr04

AMELIA MURRAY of FAZERDAZE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with AMELIA MURRAY of FAZERDAZE “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 singer-songwriter who goes by the name Fazerdaze, she’s from New Zealand and has an beguiling debut album called “Morningside” coming on the uber-cool Flying Nun Records – home of The Chills, The Clean...

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KAROLINA ENGDAHL of TRUE MOON – Song For Ewe
Apr03

KAROLINA ENGDAHL of TRUE MOON – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with KAROLINA ENGDAHL of TRUE MOON “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 fronts a Malmo based post punk / dark pop band called True Moon. Recently nominated for best rock album at the Manifestgalan awards (kind of an alternative Grammies), True Moon are reminiscent of Dum Dums, Joy Division and...

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STELLA GRUNDY of INTASTELLA – Song For Ewe
Apr03

STELLA GRUNDY of INTASTELLA – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with STELLA GRUNDY of INTASTELLA “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 it’s a Mancunian legend. She was the lead singer of the 90s indie dance band Intastella, who formed from the ashes of the band Laugh (featuring Spencer Birtwistle, later of The Fall) and appeared on The Word and twice in session...

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THE PHYSICS HOUSE BAND – Lucky 7
Apr03

THE PHYSICS HOUSE BAND – Lucky 7

THE PHYSICS HOUSE BAND – 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 new (to me) Brighton based art rock trio who Stewart Lee likes, joining a list of some of my favourite bands that the comedian’s comedian is also a fan of, like The Nightingales & The Wolfhounds. Called The Physics House Band, they may sound like...

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