MINATORE – Lucky 7
Jan17

MINATORE – Lucky 7

MINATORE – 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… Beer and rock, beer and rock, is there anything better in this world than beer and rock? Probably not, and this is exactly what Nottingham’s Black Iris Brewery delivers when it opens its doors. With a vibe similar to our very own Velvet Sheep nights, each Black Iris gig epitomises the...

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MOBY ‘These Systems Are Failing’ – ALBUM REVIEW
Nov08

MOBY ‘These Systems Are Failing’ – ALBUM REVIEW

MOBY & THE VOID PACIFIC CHOIR ‘These Systems Are Failing’ Album Review In 1999 no record collection was complete without a copy of Moby’s ‘Play’. People congratulated themselves at dinner parties for owning it and students used it as a key weapon in their arsenal of seduction. What many might not know is Moby was, and still is, a punk rocker, a metalhead even. It’s this Moby we welcome back with...

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TAD DOYLE – Lucky 7
Nov04

TAD DOYLE – Lucky 7

TAD DOYLE – 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… It’s legends time again at Velvet Sheep and today we’re proud to feature a man we’ve been trying to work with since the launch of the site, grunge metal hero Tad Doyle. One of the first bands to be signed to the Sub Pop label, Tad Doyle continues to make genre defining...

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NEWMOON – Lucky 7
Oct04

NEWMOON – Lucky 7

Newmoon – 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… Newmoon are described as the “Belgian dream pop five-piece”, mixing lush melodies with fuzzed out guitars that throw out a sound so gorgeous your ears could be tricked into thinking a supergroup was formed by the Smashing Pumpkins and Stone Roses. Newmoon are also another stunning...

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GOD DAMN – LUCKY 7
Sep20

GOD DAMN – LUCKY 7

God Damn – 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… Much of Velvet Sheep’s heart lies in a place people called Grunge. Yeah it was a buzz word coined by a journalist, and one the bands it lumped together weren’t exactly enamoured with but the truth is the movement produced some of the best rock music since the 70s, whilst...

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