NICHOLAS BLINCOE – Song For Ewe
Sep05

NICHOLAS BLINCOE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with NICHOLAS BLINCOE “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists & music related people beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today it’s an esteemed Manchester author who I first saw reading from the first of his Manchester trilogy, 1995’s hard-boiled Hacienda classic Acid Casuals, at the Disobey event (what Paul Smith from Blast First, it’s promoter...

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ANNIE HART – Song For Ewe
Aug18

ANNIE HART – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ANNIE HART  “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 our guest is one third of synth pop band Au Revoir Simone (beloved of David Lynch) and is about to release a debut solo album called “Impossible Accomplice” (Instant Records, due 15th Sept). She’s been in Twin Peaks, as a solo artist...

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EMMA KUPA of THE HAYMAN KUPA BAND – Song For Ewe
Aug17

EMMA KUPA of THE HAYMAN KUPA BAND – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with EMMA KUPA of THE HAYMAN KUPA BAND “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 it’s one of the principles in a great indie band called The Hayman Kupa Band. They’ve been picking up some play recently on Riley and Jon Hillcock on 6Music (after a Riley session last year) and it’s a joy to behold. The...

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JARBOE – Song For Ewe
Aug16

JARBOE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JARBOE “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 star is an artist who I had the fortune to meet and interview back in the days of the original Velvet Sheep fanzine. It was one of the most intense experiences of my early music hack life. A teenager on the way to find the Hampstead bolthole home of...

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TOMMY VICTOR of PRONG – Song for Ewe
Aug02

TOMMY VICTOR of PRONG – Song for Ewe

Tommy Victor of Prong – 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 our special guest is Tommy Victor, vocalist and guitarist of legendary American thrash band PRONG. Formed by Tommy in 1986, Prong are pioneers of the urban metal scene and a clear influence on groups such as Korn and Nine Inch Nails....

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FLORENCE JOELLE – Song For Ewe
Jul28

FLORENCE JOELLE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with FLORENCE JOELLE “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 our second guests is a totally enchanting chanteuse, songwriter and harmonica player, from Paris, living in London and imbued with the lascivious spirit of Eartha Kitt and the inestimable class of Billie Holiday, and to be imbibed with a fruity red....

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