JON LANGFORD of THE MEKONS – Song For Ewe
Apr19

JON LANGFORD of THE MEKONS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JON LANGFORD 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 is a prolific punk provocateur, originally from Wales, super active in Leeds and now mostly based in Chicago, who formed the iconic and critically acclaimed DIY ensemble The Mekons (originally as drummer, then guitarist), cult post...

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NICOLE SCHNEIT of AIR WAVES – Song For Ewe
Apr12

NICOLE SCHNEIT of AIR WAVES – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with NICOLE SCHNEIT of AIR WAVES “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 leader of Brooklyn based band Air Waves whose distinctive voice and deeply personal lyrics remind me of old VS favourite Thalia Zedek (Live Skull, Uzi, Come etc). Album “Warrior” features cover art of a photo...

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HILARY WOODS – Song For Ewe
Apr09

HILARY WOODS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with HILARY WOODS “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 Dublin musician, writer, artiste newly signed to the Sacred Bones label from NY (Amen Dunes, Zola Jesus, Follakzoid). I filmed her way back when while at MTV2 in a previous more trad indie band guise, but she has become an intriguing art...

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HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS – Lucky 7
Apr06

HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS – Lucky 7

HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS – 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, Holy Moly & The Crackers are a new band from Newcastle that combine the soulful sass of Sharon Jones & The Daptones with the confident riffs of the White Stripes. They’ve been working hard on the road honing their craft, with the dual/duelling vocals of...

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MARISA ANDERSON – Song For Ewe
Apr03

MARISA ANDERSON – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MARISA ANDERSON “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 Portland based guitar virtuoso about to release her first record for Thrill Jockey (home of Tortoise, Trans Am, The Sea & Cake etc) – “Cloud Corner” out on 15th June. She is a heartfelt story teller with a wicked...

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