RUTH ROYALL – Song For Ewe
Sep21

RUTH ROYALL – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with RUTH ROYALL “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 it’s a new Bristol based singer songwriter about to release a debut single called “4U” written, recorded and produced with Tony Briscoe (Craig David, Beverley Knight). Digital yet with dappled warmth, her sound is very Bristol but her voice...

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JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD – Song For Ewe
Sep20

JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD “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 it’s a singer-songwriter whose new album “Sorry Is Gone” recorded by VS fav John Agnello (Dinosaur Jr. & Kurt Vile producer) is out on 29 September on ATO records. The record also features Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelley on...

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ELVANA – Nottingham Rescue Rooms Live Review, 15-09-2017
Sep19

ELVANA – Nottingham Rescue Rooms Live Review, 15-09-2017

ELVANA – Nottingham Rescue Rooms Live Review, 15-09-2017 Fresh from the bowels of Disgraceland, the moment Elvana walk on stage it hits you, this is a work of genius. A self aware mix of musical brilliance, the timing of a standup comic and a man who loves his burgers. The sold out Rescue Rooms love buzzed as the band hit the stage. The first thing you notice is the guitar sound, it’s phenomenal not to mention accurate....

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BAND OF HOLY JOY “FUNAMBULIST WE LOVE YOU” REVIEW & GIG NEWS
Sep12

BAND OF HOLY JOY “FUNAMBULIST WE LOVE YOU” REVIEW & GIG NEWS

BAND OF HOLY JOY “Funambulist We Love You” (Tiny Global) I don’t need much of an excuse to write about Band of Holy Joy. When I first saw Johny Brown in action at one of the first ever gigs I flew solo at (early 90s), where they featured on a bill with Terminal Cheesecake, he was a mixture between town cryer, evangelist lyricist and wild man of Borneo. You couldn’t take your eyes off him. Coming off stage,...

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KA BAIRD – Song For Ewe
Sep07

KA BAIRD – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with KA BAIRD “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 it’s Ka Baird, a founder member of the Chicago experimentalists Spires That In The Sunset Rise, who then went onto release two records as Sapropelic Pycnic – the improvised piano album “See Sun Think Shadow” on Brooklyn’s...

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MARGARET GARRETT of MR. AIRPLANE MAN – Song For Ewe
Sep06

MARGARET GARRETT of MR. AIRPLANE MAN – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MARGARET GARRETT of MR. AIRPLANE MAN “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists & music related people beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today on her birthday, it’s one half of the Boston garage duo well known for their ace reckids on Sympathy For The Record Industry,  Mr. Airplane Man who have just recorded their first full length album in 13 years,...

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