JOSH T. PEARSON – Song For Ewe
May16

JOSH T. PEARSON – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JOSH T. PEARSON “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 one of three Texas boys busy minding their own business when the angel of the Lord came down to the “The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads” (2001) as part of Lift To Experience, a band that combined shoe gaze with post rock,...

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JON LANGFORD of THE MEKONS – Song For Ewe
Apr19

JON LANGFORD of THE MEKONS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JON LANGFORD of THE MEKONS “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 prolific punk provocateur, originally from Wales, super active in Leeds and now mostly based in Chicago, who formed the iconic and critically acclaimed DIY ensemble The Mekons (originally as drummer, then guitarist), cult post...

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NICOLE SCHNEIT of AIR WAVES – Song For Ewe
Apr12

NICOLE SCHNEIT of AIR WAVES – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with NICOLE SCHNEIT of AIR WAVES “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 leader of Brooklyn based band Air Waves whose distinctive voice and deeply personal lyrics remind me of old VS favourite Thalia Zedek (Live Skull, Uzi, Come etc). Album “Warrior” features cover art of a photo...

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HILARY WOODS – Song For Ewe
Apr09

HILARY WOODS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with HILARY WOODS “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 Dublin musician, writer, artiste newly signed to the Sacred Bones label from NY (Amen Dunes, Zola Jesus, Follakzoid). I filmed her way back when while at MTV2 in a previous more trad indie band guise, but she has become an intriguing art...

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MARISA ANDERSON – Song For Ewe
Apr03

MARISA ANDERSON – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MARISA ANDERSON “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 Portland based guitar virtuoso about to release her first record for Thrill Jockey (home of Tortoise, Trans Am, The Sea & Cake etc) – “Cloud Corner” out on 15th June. She is a heartfelt story teller with a wicked...

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ERIC CHENAUX – Song For Ewe
Mar26

ERIC CHENAUX – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ERIC CHENAUX “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 Toronto punk turned Paris avant garde auteur. His album “Slowly Paradise” on Constellation Records has been picking up rave reviews notably from my colleagues at the Quietus website, and rightly so. His voice is honey sweet, his...

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