LULU LEWIS – Lucky 7
Feb12

LULU LEWIS – Lucky 7

LULU LEWIS – 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 return of an ice cool yet white hot band from New York that we’ve been keen on for a while now on the verge of releasing their debut album on Ilegalia Records. As satisfying as an Oreo cheesecake at the Figaro cafe, as biting as a glug of Bourbon, Lulu Lewis –...

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WARM DRAG – Lucky 7
Jan23

WARM DRAG – Lucky 7

WARM DRAG – 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 turn of Warm Drag, a dynamic duo consisting of the singularly brilliant Vashti Windish (ex of the K-Holes and Golden Triangle in NY) and Paul Quattrone, one of the immense drumming pair in the current Oh Sees line-up from Orc onwards (also ex of the criminally underrated...

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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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SAVAK – Lucky 7
Oct19

SAVAK – Lucky 7

SAVAK – 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 a Brooklyn band called SAVAK formed by former members of The Obits, Holy Fuck & The Cops. Sohrab Habibion, Michael Jaworski and Matt Schulz are also bolstered by James Canty ex of DC legends Nation of Ulysses & The Make-Up, and they have a new album “Beg Your Pardon”...

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HAIRBAND – Lucky 7
Oct01

HAIRBAND – Lucky 7

HAIRBAND – 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 Hairband, a Glasgow 5 piece featuring members of groups Spinning Coin, Breakfast Muff, Lush Purr and Kaputt. Despite forming in 2016 they sound timeless like they could equally have been on home on Postcard, Sarah or Wiiija Records they play like Action Painting, have attitude...

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