TODD TRAINER of SHELLAC – Song For Ewe
Jun17

TODD TRAINER of SHELLAC – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE”  with TODD TRAINER of SHELLAC “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today’s guest is the hard-hitting, dry-witted drummer of SHELLAC. While Steve Albini gets the column inches and Bob Weston keeps things on an even keel, it’s the demonic and sardonic Todd Trainer who catches the eye,...

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EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Radio Massacre International
Jun16

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Radio Massacre International

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. VERSUS Radio Massacre International For the third exciting installment in a series of exclusive mixes which pitch Velvet Sheep versus some of our favourite musical compadres… Floating into the ring for this clash are space rock astronauts Radio Massacre International. Duncan Goddard from the band was a broadcast engineer at MTV during my time there and a keen supporter both spiritually and physically...

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THE PARROTS ‘WEED FOR PARROTS’ – EP Review
Jun16

THE PARROTS ‘WEED FOR PARROTS’ – EP Review

First things first, ‘Weed for the Parrots’ is the EP title of the year and, as its origin comes from truth (the penniless PARROTS used to beg for dope at their gigs) it’s unlikely to be beaten. The Madrid trio deliver rock & roll with a focus on the great times. Best listened to inebriated, if you’re unfortunate enough to be sober these guys will make you feel drunk. With vocals that make you long...

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JOHN ROBB of MEMBRANES – Song For Ewe
Jun15

JOHN ROBB of MEMBRANES – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE”  with JOHN ROBB of MEMBRANES “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Author of the UK post punk almanac “Death To Trad Rock” which chronicles the music & fanzine scene from 1982 – 1987, and the equivalent to Michael Azzerad’s seminal “This Band Could Be Your Life”,...

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MANDA RIN of BIS – Song For Ewe
Jun10

MANDA RIN of BIS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MANDA RIN of BIS “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Today’s guest is one third of the kung-fu kicking, day-glo flicking power punk pop trio BIS from Glasgow. This week the band released the CD version of their Record Store Day compilation including their multifarious early EPs and singles. It’s life-affirmingly titled...

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