KITE BASE – Lucky 7
Jul10

KITE BASE – Lucky 7

KITE BASE – 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. Drawn together by a love of playing bass and listening to electronica, a refined sense of design aesthetic and a keen interest in the art of origami, Kite Base are also the band that should launch a thousand t-shirts #KITEBASETEE plus they are the best new band in Britain. They were recently...

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MENACE BEACH – Lucky 7
Jul04

MENACE BEACH – Lucky 7

MENACE BEACH – 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 spiky far-out (or I could say farfisa out) Leeds outfit Menace Beach, led by Ryan Needham and Liza Violet. They’ve got a brand new album “Black Rainbow Sound” (produced by Matt Peel of Eagulls) coming at the end of August, following up from early 2017 debut...

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FUTURE WAR BRIDE – Lucky 7
Jun27

FUTURE WAR BRIDE – Lucky 7

FUTURE WAR BRIDE – 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… The mystic melodies, the echo-drenched drums, the erotic lick of sitar and the multi-tracked vocals are enough to let even the casual consumers of Future War Bride’s debut album Majahua know they are in for a psychedelic trip. But anyone who thinks Future War Bride are just another...

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THE ESSEX GREEN – Lucky 7
Jun20

THE ESSEX GREEN – Lucky 7

THE ESSEX GREEN – 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 Brooklyn band of Lush / St. Etienne style sophisticates The Essex Green, with a new album called “Hardly Electronic” due on 29th June via Merge Records. They’ve been going since 1998 with four albums between ’99 and ’06 and were associated with the...

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THE COMMON COLD – Lucky 7
May29

THE COMMON COLD – Lucky 7

THE COMMON COLD – 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 thing to come out of Preston since the brutalist but beautiful grade II listed bus garage, a band called The Common Cold. They feature someone very familiar to the pages of Velvet Sheep, Ajay Saggar (Donkey, The Bent Moustache, Deutsche Ashram, King Champion...

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MJ HIBBETT & THE VALIDATORS – Lucky 7
May21

MJ HIBBETT & THE VALIDATORS – Lucky 7

MJ HIBBETT & THE VALIDATORS – 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 band led by an absolute hero of Velvet Sheep, not least because he’s played at our nights back when we did that, he once recorded a birthday song for my wife and he’s chosen the 200th ever “song for ewe” and a Xmas Lucky 7,...

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