JOHNY BROWN of BAND OF HOLY JOY – A Midwinter Lucky 7
Dec18

JOHNY BROWN of BAND OF HOLY JOY – A Midwinter Lucky 7

JOHNY BROWN of BAND OF HOLY JOY – A Midwinter Lucky 7 Johny Brown is one of Velvet Sheep’s favourite artists and people full stop. Both with his long-standing and ever-evolving group, the Band of Holy Joy and with his sonic adventures on equally long-running and distinctive Bad Punk radio show on Resonance FM which I was lucky enough to be a guest on last week, Johny is an absolute force for good and with a discerning taste and...

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V.S. WRITERS LUCKY 7 of 2018 – THOMAS “T-BIRD” JONES
Dec18

V.S. WRITERS LUCKY 7 of 2018 – THOMAS “T-BIRD” JONES

V.S. WRITERS Lucky 7 of 2018 – THOMAS “T-BIRD” JONES   Velvet Sheep loves its resident DJ, Thomas “T-Bird” Jones (ColdRice, Swampmeat Family Band, Takin’ Care of Business) and we’re always keen to hear what rocks his world, and so here are his Lucky 7 tunes of the year… 1. David Byrne ‘Gasoline and Dirty Sheets’ David Byrne returns with an album to rival much of his output of the past and the live shows he...

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VELVET SHEEP on the radio! – BAD PUNK show, RESONANCE FM
Dec17

VELVET SHEEP on the radio! – BAD PUNK show, RESONANCE FM

VELVET SHEEP ON THE RADIO! BAD PUNK show, RESONANCE FM It was an absolute honour to be asked onto long time VS friend Johny Brown (Band of Holy Joy)’s BAD PUNK radio show on the excellent Resonance FM to talk about some of Velvet Sheep fanzine’s favourite “song for ewe” choices… it was a lovely hour spent in great company playing some top tunes… here’s the playlist: Fad Gadget...

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MARTIN BRAMAH of BLUE ORCHIDS – New “Song For Ewe” & Velvet Sheep Song of the Year
Dec12

MARTIN BRAMAH of BLUE ORCHIDS – New “Song For Ewe” & Velvet Sheep Song of the Year

“SONG FOR EWE” with MARTIN BRAMAH of BLUE ORCHIDS & Velvet Sheep Song of the Year for “Get Bramah” 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 an acerbic wit and takes no shit, both national treasure and absolute terror, a songwriter and guitarist for the generations. His distinctive guitar playing has seen him...

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FLISS KITSON of THE NIGHTINGALES – New “Song For Ewe” & Velvet Sheep Album of the Year
Dec11

FLISS KITSON of THE NIGHTINGALES – New “Song For Ewe” & Velvet Sheep Album of the Year

“SONG FOR EWE” with FLISS KITSON of THE NIGHTINGALES & Velvet Sheep Album of the Year for “Perish The Thought” “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 true hero of ours, a regular contributor to the zine and a key reason why the band in which she drums and sings, The Nightingales, are in a true...

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