SLEAFORD MODS Score Top 10 Album with Eton Alive
Mar05

SLEAFORD MODS Score Top 10 Album with Eton Alive

Sleaford Mods Score Top 10 Album with Eton Alive They said it would never happen, well specifically singer Jason Williamson said it wouldn’t, but Sleaford Mods score a Top 10 with their new album Eton Alive. This must be especially satisfying as it’s the first release from Jason and his laptop-beer-buddy Andrew Fearn’s newly formed record label Extreme Eating. If you think that’s good lets throw one more in,...

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JACKIE MENDOZA – Song For Ewe
Feb28

JACKIE MENDOZA – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JACKIE MENDOZA “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 born and raised in San Diego, 10 mins away from the Mexican border and a motherland whose influence reaches into her electro balladry like a Tijuana tendril. Signed to Luminelle Records, her single “De Lejos” based on the...

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DRENGE – NOTTINGHAM ROUGH TRADE LIVE REVIEW, 23-02-2019
Feb26

DRENGE – NOTTINGHAM ROUGH TRADE LIVE REVIEW, 23-02-2019

DRENGE – NOTTINGHAM ROUGH TRADE LIVE REVIEW Fans who purchased the band’s excellent new album ‘Strange Creatures’ from Rough Trade Nottingham were treated to a rare in-store gig, signing/meet & greet with the brothers Drenge. Surrounded by more carrier bags than you’d find under a granny’s sink, fans gathered eagerly clutching their newly purchased music. Rough Trade’s fabulous gig venue...

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QUEEN ZEE – NOTTINGHAM BODEGA LIVE REVIEW, 22-02-2019
Feb26

QUEEN ZEE – NOTTINGHAM BODEGA LIVE REVIEW, 22-02-2019

QUEEN ZEE – NOTTINGHAM BODEGA LIVE REVIEW Queen Zee are the best new band by a massive mile. Rocking Nottingham’s Bodega to its core with tracks from their debut album, every song already feels like a classic. Perhaps jaded from the working week, the Nottingham crowd at first lacked energy but were soon on form after some gentle encouragement from front-person Zee, who baited them about a lively Newcastle throng the night...

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GEMMA ROGERS – Song For Ewe
Feb22

GEMMA ROGERS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with GEMMA ROGERS “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 the welcome return of a singer with bags of street smarts and tons of attitude. Last seen (very recently) on these pages as part of her band TWO with Alfie Jackson ex of The Holloways, Gemma is back with a second solo single called...

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HEATHER WOODS BRODERICK – Song For Ewe
Feb14

HEATHER WOODS BRODERICK – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with HEATHER WOODS BRODERICK  “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 perfectly poised singer songwriter with delicate heft from Brooklyn and now based in Oregon. She has played in Efterklang, Horse Feathers, the live bands of Laura Gibson, Lisa Hannigan, and Damien Jurado, and has also been a...

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