ALEX EDKINS of METZ – Song For Ewe
Sep30

ALEX EDKINS of METZ – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ALEX EDKINS of METZ “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 singer of a hyper powered trio, that are stars of a new stable of slab like but melodic noise on the legendary Sub Pop label. Their album “II” (it’s their second don’t you know) has been reviewed on these pages recently where...

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EMMA ANDERSON of LUSH – Song For Ewe
Sep30

EMMA ANDERSON of LUSH – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with EMMA ANDERSON of LUSH “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 of two childhood friends at the heart of an iconic indie pop band that graced the faultless 4AD label in the early 90s. Their song “Hypocrite” is a highlight both of the “Rough Trade Indie Pop” compilation and of...

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NICOLA GIUNTA of LAY LLAMAS – Song For Ewe
Sep13

NICOLA GIUNTA of LAY LLAMAS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with NICOLA GIUNTA of LAY LLAMAS “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. While much of what Velvet Sheep loves is 90s/80s era punk, post-punk, grunge and garage, since we are stuck in a super-niche middle aged time warp, we do like some contemporary operators. And especially those who obfuscate time and...

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CLARK – Song For Ewe
Sep13

CLARK – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CLARK “SONG FOR EWE” is the feature where artists beloved by VELVET SHEEP choose an obscure song they’ve been listening to that day. Velvet Sheep may have originally been a grunge, punk & garage ‘zine but I have always had a soft spot for the hard breaks of Sheffield’s Warp label. One of my albums of 2014 was by Warp Records‘ bleep vet CLARK (with the album...

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REVIEW – WITCHELL IN WONDERLAND – Garage Dragon Becomes Lisbon Lion
Sep12

REVIEW – WITCHELL IN WONDERLAND – Garage Dragon Becomes Lisbon Lion

WITCHELL IN WONDERLAND – WELSH GARAGE DRAGON BECOMES LISBON LION By Thomas “T-Bird” Jones Keep your eyes and ears open In a small secluded corner of Lisbon, Portugal and you will find one of the most amazing nights of Rock ‘n Roll in your life. The Wonderland Club is run by Ian Witchell, a Welsh man of impeccable taste in music. Assisted by Maria P and some of Europe and the World’s greatest DJ’s he...

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