TOD A from FIREWATER & COP SHOOT COP – Song For Ewe
May31

TOD A from FIREWATER & COP SHOOT COP – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TOD A of FIREWATER & COP SHOOT COP “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 someone whose path I crossed with way back in the original days of the fanzine in the early/mid 90s, I was asked to “get in the van” and interviewed his band Cop Shoot Cop in the band’s rental in a...

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THE COMMON COLD – Lucky 7
May29

THE COMMON COLD – Lucky 7

THE COMMON COLD – 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 best thing to come out of Preston since the brutalist but beautiful grade II listed bus garage, a band called The Common Cold. They feature someone very familiar to the pages of Velvet Sheep, Ajay Saggar (Donkey, The Bent Moustache, Deutsche Ashram, King Champion...

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AUBREY HORNOR from LITHICS – Song For Ewe
May25

AUBREY HORNOR from LITHICS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with AUBREY HORNOR of LITHICS “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 singer of an intensely jagged Portland punk group called Lithics who are the newest heroes on the legendary Olympia, WA based Kill Rock Stars label (Slim Moon, Bikini Kill et al). Like Gang of Four meets Vivien Goldman, or...

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EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. vs TCB “DROP IT LIKE IT’S HOT” Summer 2018
May24

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. vs TCB “DROP IT LIKE IT’S HOT” Summer 2018

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Takin’ Care Of Business – DROP IT LIKE IT’S HOT, Summer 2018 It’s another ice hellzapoppin’ mix from Velvet Sheep’s Brum bruvva from another muvva, Thomas “T-Bird” Jones, of the Swampmeat Family Band and second city soul club night “Takin’ Care of Business”, and since we’ve been holding out for the summer, it’s time for a BBQ and beer...

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MJ HIBBETT & THE VALIDATORS – Lucky 7
May21

MJ HIBBETT & THE VALIDATORS – Lucky 7

MJ HIBBETT & THE VALIDATORS – 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 band led by an absolute hero of Velvet Sheep, not least because he’s played at our nights back when we did that, he once recorded a birthday song for my wife and he’s chosen the 200th ever “song for ewe” and a Xmas Lucky 7,...

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