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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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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DAHLIA GALLIN RAMIREZ of BILLY & DOLLY – Song For Ewe
Jun08

DAHLIA GALLIN RAMIREZ of BILLY & DOLLY – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with DAHLIA GALLIN RAMIREZ of BILLY & DOLLY “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 San Francisco psych-pop duo, playing with long term collaborator Bill Rousseau as Billy & Dolly. Zentai suits, deserts and Moogs, retro-futurism and dreamy soundscapes are just a few of the...

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MIKE DONOVAN – Song For Ewe
Jun05

MIKE DONOVAN – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MIKE DONOVAN “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 lead singer of The Peacers & Sic Alps who’s just released a second solo record with the meta title “How To Get Your Record Played In Shops”. This is not the first time he’s break down that fourth wall either since...

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MAYA FIRE from WAX ON WATER – Song For Ewe
Jun01

MAYA FIRE from WAX ON WATER – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MAYA FIRE of WAX ON WATER “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 singer from a group not too far away from where I work in Camden. Wax on Water lay it on very thick like Trent Reznor or DAF, while her rich tone with gutteral depth is like Kat Bjelland. With a new album called...

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TOD A from FIREWATER & COP SHOOT COP – Song For Ewe
May31

TOD A from FIREWATER & COP SHOOT COP – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TOD A of FIREWATER & COP SHOOT COP “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 someone whose path I crossed with way back in the original days of the fanzine in the early/mid 90s, I was asked to “get in the van” and interviewed his band Cop Shoot Cop in the band’s rental in a...

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