JENNIFER DENITTO of LINUS – Song For Ewe
May20

JENNIFER DENITTO of LINUS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JENNIFER DENITTO of LINUS  “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 song-writer, bassist and founder of a band instrumental in the early stages of Velvet Sheep fanzine in its original papery carnation, a band at the eye of the riot grrrl storm and the star turn on a 7″ which I’ve...

Read More
JONA LEWIE – Song For Ewe
May19

JONA LEWIE – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with JONA LEWIE “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, for the hundredth “song for ewe”, is a singer songwriter whose Southern English brogue brings to life his kitchen sink party poetry and whose electronic undertones mean that he’s both a timeless musician and a bona fide national...

Read More
WRAY – Lucky 7
May18

WRAY – Lucky 7

LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask bands to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own. Today we feature a shoegaze band from Birmingham. Fair enough you say. Except it’s Birmingham, Alabama. Welcome to WRAY. You don’t need to be wary of them. It’s anything but a shame about WRAY. I really enjoyed WRAY’s self-titled debut from 2014, so was pleased to get this year’s new one...

Read More
ADE BLACKBURN of CLINIC – Song For Ewe
May13

ADE BLACKBURN of CLINIC – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with ADE BLACKBURN of CLINIC “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 the singer, guitarist and spiritual leader of a band that like The Fall or Thee Oh Sees might be the only band you need given their all-encompassing scope and ability to change but forever be unrecognisably the same. From...

Read More
MICHELLE LEON of BABES IN TOYLAND – Song For Ewe
May12

MICHELLE LEON of BABES IN TOYLAND – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MICHELLE LEON of BABES IN TOYLAND “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 is a bit special, as this was a band right at the heart of the original iteration of Velvet Sheep fanzine, and a band beloved by John Peel, our spiritual pater. She was a member of Minneapolis band  Babes In Toyland joining...

Read More