BLACK MEKON – Song For Ewe
Jun02

BLACK MEKON – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with BLACK MEKON “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 shadowy man on a shadowy planet, part of the mysterious garage rock (mostly) duo from Birmingham, outer space, Black Mekon. Specialising in brutal, four to the floor Coachwhips style garage, and hiding both behind masks and alter egos, my...

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CAMILLE PHILLIPS of THE RAMONAS – Song For Ewe
May31

CAMILLE PHILLIPS of THE RAMONAS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CAMILLE PHILLIPS of THE RAMONAS “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 killer drummer from a band originally formed as an all-female tribute to The Ramones. Called The Ramonas they are way more than a covers band, they’re an exciting live whirlwind that makes you want a Gabba Gabba Hey...

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SWEDISH DEATH CANDY – Lucky 7
May31

SWEDISH DEATH CANDY – Lucky 7

SWEDISH DEATH CANDY – 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, is the turn of another new garage band who are grrr-eat as Tony The Tiger might say. On Hassle Records, Swedish Death Candy have got a touch of Castle Face Records at their core, they remind me a little bit vocally of Brendan Benson (those high Beatles harmonies), and they pack...

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TOM WILCOX of MANIAC SQUAT – Song For Ewe
May30

TOM WILCOX of MANIAC SQUAT – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TOM WILCOX of MANIAC SQUAT “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 of my best mates! And I don’t say that lightly or nuthink. He is a man who impacts on everyone he meets. Sometimes literally. An incendiary live performer who embodies Iggy Pop & Suggs (and sometimes Buster...

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GALANTS – Lucky 7
May30

GALANTS – Lucky 7

GALANTS – 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, is the turn of a four piece post pop punk (alliterative and alternative) band from Dublin called Galants. They’ve got a debut 10″ EP called “Evergreen” coming out on Easy Action Records, the home of great reissues by Iggy Pop and T-Rex. FFO Husker Du, The...

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THE COATHANGERS – Lucky 7
May27

THE COATHANGERS – Lucky 7

THE COATHANGERS – 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, is the turn of Atlanta punk/garage combo and without hesitation they’ve probably chosen the most spot on Lucky 7 for Velvet Sheep fanzine ever – all bands that we would use to sum up our own spirit, so it’s made me love them even more. They’ve been around for...

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