E – Lucky 7
May10

E – Lucky 7

E – 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 Boston trio, called E – that features a face very familiar to Velvet Sheep fanzine (and to other encounters via The Quietus), Thalia Zedek, legend of Come, Live Skull, Uzi and latterly the Thalia Zedek Band whose song “Fell So Hard” I chose as my song of the year for tQ...

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BAND OF HOLY JOY – THE DEVIL HAS A HOLD ON THE LAND GIG & New Lucky 7
May08

BAND OF HOLY JOY – THE DEVIL HAS A HOLD ON THE LAND GIG & New Lucky 7

BAND OF HOLY JOY – The Devil Has A Hold On The Land Gig & New 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 spesh, as one of Velvet Sheep’s favourite bands the Band of Holy Joy have a new gig meets indoor all-day festival coming at the Bones & Pearl in London on Sunday 27th May, and we don’t need any more...

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THE NIGHTINGALES & VIC GODARD – Brand New Lucky 7
May01

THE NIGHTINGALES & VIC GODARD – Brand New Lucky 7

THE NIGHTINGALES & VIC GODARD – 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 an absolute favourite of Velvet Sheep fanzine, “cult Midlands pop band” The Nightingales led by Robert Lloyd who have teamed up with punk rock legend from the Subway Sect – Vic Godard to create the luckiest 7″ this year...

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HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS – Lucky 7
Apr06

HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS – Lucky 7

HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS – 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, Holy Moly & The Crackers are a new band from Newcastle that combine the soulful sass of Sharon Jones & The Daptones with the confident riffs of the White Stripes. They’ve been working hard on the road honing their craft, with the dual/duelling vocals of...

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THE LUCID DREAM – Lucky 7
Mar27

THE LUCID DREAM – Lucky 7

THE LUCID DREAM – 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 young (or should I say jung) band of sturm und drang from Carlisle. I have been reading the excellent autobiography by Will Caruthers (Spacemen 3, Spiritualized) “Playing The Bass With Three Left Hands” and hankering after some serious new psych, and here it...

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CHARISMATIC MEGAFAUNA – Lucky 7
Mar23

CHARISMATIC MEGAFAUNA – Lucky 7

CHARISMATIC MEGAFAUNA – 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 three piece from London that are a cross between Vivienne Goldman and Rachel Parris on The Mash Report – kitchen sink electropunks with a touch of smiling assassin news anchors. They’re called Charismatic Megafauna and while they have splatterings of 70s...

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