BETH ARZY of JETSTREAM PONY and LUXEMBOURG SIGNAL – Song For Ewe
Aug15

BETH ARZY of JETSTREAM PONY and LUXEMBOURG SIGNAL – Song For Ewe

“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 polymath leader of post punk/indie bands Jetstream Pony and The Luxembourg Signal, and who also has or has had a hand in groups including Aberdeen, Charlie Big Time, Trembling Blue Stars and Fireworks. She’s also been involved in Bobby Wratten’s most recent...

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JOHN McKEOWN of THE YUMMY FUR – Song For Ewe
Aug09

JOHN McKEOWN of THE YUMMY FUR – Song For Ewe

“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. I was at University in Mile End, East London in 1995 at the height of Britpop when Blur played the Mile End Stadium. But I didn’t want to be part of that. I’d had my fill of Blur by then. That wasn’t the kind of DIY indie punk that floated my boat and filled the pages of my...

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ROB SHEPHERD of THE SINGING LOINS – Song For Ewe
Aug06

ROB SHEPHERD of THE SINGING LOINS – Song For Ewe

“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 guitarist from a Medway band very dear to my heart and a keenly remembered part of the Velvet Sheep story since they played an Oxjam gig as VS’s last club “night” (to date) back in 2012, which brought the crowd to tears and the house down. You could...

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NIGEL CLARK of DODGY – Song For Ewe
Jul31

NIGEL CLARK of DODGY – Song For Ewe

© Sam Toolsie 2019 Moral Rights Asserted; This work may not be reproduced without the permission of Sam Toolsie. Photo courtesy of Nigel Clark. “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 an energetic singer songwriter synergetic with summer. He’s also a long term activist in a time where it’s...

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MEI-FANG LIAU aka FLOATING SPECTRUM – Song For Ewe
Jul30

MEI-FANG LIAU aka FLOATING SPECTRUM – Song For Ewe

“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 Taiwan born, Berlin based, experimental ambient composer and electronica artist whose work is as intricate as a watchmaker, as pastoral as a shepherd, and as mystical as a shaman. With Mei-Fang Liau operating under the wispy nom de plume Floating Spectrum the debut album...

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KATIE ROSE of NOBODY’S BABY – Song For Ewe
Jul30

KATIE ROSE of NOBODY’S BABY – Song For Ewe

“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 guitarist & singer from an invigorating new San Francisco band called Nobody’s Baby. Ever since Martin Bramah of The Blue Orchids chose Jimmy Dell “I’ve Got A Dollar” and it spurred me into buy a comp called “50s Punk Vol. 4 / Booze...

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