BAND OF HOLY JOY Gig News & New “Song For Ewe”
Feb13

BAND OF HOLY JOY Gig News & New “Song For Ewe”

“SONG FOR EWE” and GIG NEWS with JOHNY BROWN of BAND OF HOLY JOY Velvet Sheep loves Band of Holy Joy I’ve definitely mentioned that before! “Funambulist We Love You” was our album of the year last year and band leader Johny Brown‘s chosen a Lucky 7 a couple of times and a great “song for ewe” (and back in the day he left a big impression on me at a BOHJ / Terminal Cheesecake double header at the...

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TvB – Song For Ewe
Feb09

TvB – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TvB “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 the distinctively voiced singer / songwriter of cult 90s LA/Hawaii outfit Chokebore. I first became enamoured with the sweet, high register mixed with the high velocity noise of Chokebore from their song “Coat” on a 1993 Sampler by...

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CRAIG FLANAGIN from GOD IS MY CO-PILOT – Song For Ewe
Feb08

CRAIG FLANAGIN from GOD IS MY CO-PILOT – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CRAIG FLANAGIN of GOD IS MY CO-PILOT “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 from a band I loved from back in the days of the original zine who have announced today that they are re-forming, yay! God Is My Co-Pilot starred in four Peel sessions and were the doyens of many riot grrrl era zines I...

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ALICE NUTTER of CHUMBAWAMBA – Song For Ewe
Feb02

ALICE NUTTER of CHUMBAWAMBA – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ALICE NUTTER of CHUMBAWAMBA “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 writer, journalist, activist, musician and vocalist, perhaps best known for her work singing for agit-prop pop band Chumbawamba at their 90s peak, “Tubthumping” et al. I love the songs “Timebomb” and...

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DELILAH HOLLIDAY of SKINNY GIRL DIET – Song For Ewe
Jan31

DELILAH HOLLIDAY of SKINNY GIRL DIET – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with DELILAH HOLLIDAY of SKINNY GIRL DIET “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 one half of DIY punk band who’ve featured on these pages before, Skinny Girl Diet. With her sister Ursula Holliday, her band’s first ever gig (in 2014) was supporting that atypical girl and absolute hero,...

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