JOHN McKEOWN of THE YUMMY FUR – Song For Ewe
Aug09

JOHN McKEOWN of THE YUMMY FUR – 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. I was at University in Mile End, East London in 1995 at the height of Britpop when Blur played the Mile End Stadium. But I didn’t want to be part of that. I’d had my fill of Blur by then. That wasn’t the kind of DIY indie punk that floated my boat and filled the pages of my...

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ROB SHEPHERD of THE SINGING LOINS – Song For Ewe
Aug06

ROB SHEPHERD of THE SINGING LOINS – 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’s guest is the guitarist from a Medway band very dear to my heart and a keenly remembered part of the Velvet Sheep story since they played an Oxjam gig as VS’s last club “night” (to date) back in 2012, which brought the crowd to tears and the house down. You could...

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DMA’S LIVE – MTV Unplugged Review
Aug02

DMA’S LIVE – MTV Unplugged Review

DMA’S LIVE – MTV Unplugged Review The history of MTV Unplugged is engrained in the very wool of Velvet Sheep. There was a time when even the most rebellious of grunge icons couldn’t resist the pull of the stripped down performance. Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains and of course Nirvana, were just the excuse these fuzzy felt lambs needed to expose our sensitive sides. Wind forward some 25 years and despite the very concept of...

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