MARY LORSON of MADDER ROSE – Song For Ewe
May09

MARY LORSON of MADDER ROSE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MARY LORSON of MADDER ROSE “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 fronted a band that had real personal significance for me in the early-ish 90s. Madder Rose from NYC had a hat-full of songs featured on John Peel’s Festive 50 in ’93 mostly from their amazing album “Bring It...

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CATHI UNSWORTH – Song For Ewe
May08

CATHI UNSWORTH – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CATHI UNSWORTH Cathi Unsworth photograph by Etienne Gilfillan “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 90s music journalist who I used to enjoy reading back when Melody Maker was a thing, and is now a well loved hard-boiled crime fiction writer whose work has been compared to Derek Raymond...

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SALLY BARRY of THE HONEYMOON KILLERS & STP – Song For Ewe
May04

SALLY BARRY of THE HONEYMOON KILLERS & STP – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with SALLY BARRY of THE HONEYMOON KILLERS & STP “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 drummer/bassist/vocalist with cult garage NYC noise rock band The Honeymoon Killers, joining in 1985 and being their longest standing (or should that be sitting) drummer in an oft rotating line-up led by...

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JANE McKEOWN of LUNGLEG – Song For Ewe
May02

JANE McKEOWN of LUNGLEG – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JANE McKEOWN of LUNGLEG “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 the singer of Lungleg, a Glasgow band influenced by Fire Engines, C86 and Riot Grrrl, a band of staccato punk charm, who I gleefully chose to watch as part of an all-dayer line-up at the Kings Cross Arts Depot in 1995 while...

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TARA CLERKIN – Song For Ewe
Apr28

TARA CLERKIN – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TARA CLERKIN “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 who loves a bit of lo-fi country, folk wonkiness and psych skronkiness. She’s got a debut album called “Hello” coming out in a couple of weeks on Bristol labels Stolen Body and Howling Owl. She is a startling talent...

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GILLIAN GLOVER – Song For Ewe
Apr14

GILLIAN GLOVER – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with GILLIAN GLOVER “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 to be in music, only after the doctor who delivered her had to discharge her mum from hospital so he could get to a Christmas party. The daughter of Deep Purple’s Roger Glover, she had her first taste of rock and roll when she...

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