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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ANGELINE MORRISON of WE ARE MUFFY – Song For Ewe
Jun22

ANGELINE MORRISON of WE ARE MUFFY – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ANGELINE MORRISON of WE ARE MUFFY “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’s guest is one half of the windswept and whimsical duo from Cornwall, We Are Muffy whose new album “The Charcoal Pool” is out on Tapete Records on 20th July. Along with Nick Duffy of The Lilac Time and Bait, our guest...

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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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ANNE GARNER – Song For Ewe
Jun20

ANNE GARNER – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ANNE GARNER “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’s guest is a singer of great portent and evocative atmosphere. I first became aware of her via Velvet Sheep patron saint (sir?) Johny Brown of the Band of Holy Joy when he chose the song “Your Name” as part of a Lucky 7 song playlist to...

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EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S vs INNER EAR RECORDS, GREECE
Jun19

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S vs INNER EAR RECORDS, GREECE

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS INNER EAR RECORDS, Greece For our nineteenth exclusive episode in a series of mixes which pitch Velvet Sheep versus some of our favourite musical compadres, we are very happy to welcome Inner Ear Records with a mixtape of some of their roster, representing many of the very best bands and artists in Greece including CHICKN, The Noise Figures, Σtella, Tango With Lions, A Victim of Society and Sundayman plus...

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LENIE METS of MAMBO TAXI – Song For Ewe
Jun11

LENIE METS of MAMBO TAXI – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with LENIE METS of MAMBO TAXI “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’s guest was songwriter, lead vocalist and bass player of the 90s riot grrrl era punk band Mambo Taxi who were active when I first started writing VS and were a key part of a scene centred around the London labels Clawfist, Too Pure and...

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