KEVIN RUTMANIS of COWS – Song For Ewe
Jan12

KEVIN RUTMANIS of COWS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with KEVIN RUTMANIS of COWS “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 bassist and founder member of Minneapolis band Cows whose records on Amphetamine Reptile Records like “Sexy Pee Story” and “Cunning Stunts” combined narky volume with sarky humour, and he’s also played...

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PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS – Lucky 7
Jan09

PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS – Lucky 7

PIGS x7 – Lucky 7 It’s the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own…today, and the first entry for 2018, Velvet Sheep is aptly pleased to welcome Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs (or Pigs x7 for ease) for their Lucky 7, it’s a proper farmyard / Orwellian dust up, and we’re happier than pigs in excrement that this most exciting of doom-laden...

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HARRY JORDAN of HARRY & THE HOWLERS – Song For Ewe
Dec19

HARRY JORDAN of HARRY & THE HOWLERS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with HARRY JORDAN of HARRY & THE HOWLERS “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 given props by the mighty soul singer Wanda Jackson (during her recent Jack White produced resurgence) after she covered Wanda’s classic “Let’s Have A Party” – “what a...

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TABLE SCRAPS – Lucky 7
Dec13

TABLE SCRAPS – Lucky 7

TABLE SCRAPS – 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 new garage band in Britain. From Birmingham, Table Scraps features an old Velvet Sheep mate, Scott Abbott, who played at VS when it was a club night nearly ten years ago, both with band The Big Bang and Vinny & The Curse. Table Scraps is Scott, TJ and Poppy...

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HILMA NIKOLAISEN – Song For Ewe
Dec12

HILMA NIKOLAISEN – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with HILMA NIKOLAISEN “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 play bass in her brother’s noisepop band Serena-Maneesh on 4AD records and is a Norwegian songwriter and chanteuse who has just released a sleigh bell smattered, ho, ho, ho-ing slice of pop genius called “Merrily...

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