KATY YOUNG of PEGGY SUE – Song For Ewe
Oct23

KATY YOUNG of PEGGY SUE – 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 from a band whose name is a female moniker synonymous with rock & roll – whether it be Buddy Holly extolling the virtues of a sweetheart or Jon Spencer yelling it from the top of his voice on Blues Explosion stormer “Train #3” – Peggy Sue! This...

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RACHEL GRIMES of RACHEL’S – Song For Ewe
Oct16

RACHEL GRIMES of RACHEL’S – 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 an otherworldly force, an artist who I first became aware of in the Louisville, Kentucky band Rachel’s, whose first two albums “Handwriting” and “Music For Egon Schiele” I had been sent on promo tape via Touch & Go. They were full of epic,...

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TRUDI TANGERINE of THE POOH STICKS – Song For Ewe
Oct10

TRUDI TANGERINE of THE POOH STICKS – 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 was part of a great indie band that I have super fond memories of. The Pooh Sticks were Peel favs, with seemingly soft but exceedingly sharp lyrics and sub 2 minute pearls of pop wisdom. I was a massive fan of the song “Alan McGee” with it’s knowing refrain...

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BLOODHOUND – Lucky 7
Oct09

BLOODHOUND – Lucky 7

Bloodhound – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Bloodhound’s musical and vocal fury is driven by enduring and seductive melodies. Melodies that will stay in the memory long after the song has expired. This is just one side of BLOODHOUND but there are many twists, turns and detours to discover what proves to be exhilarating and joyous...

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CITY CALM DOWN – Lucky 7
Oct01

CITY CALM DOWN – Lucky 7

CITY CALM DOWN – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Two albums and one EP in, CITY CALM DOWN’s accomplished songwriting has earned over 12 million streams on Spotify to date. Championed by Triple J in Australia – including a Like A Version that has generated almost half a million views on YouTube – the band’s ambitions have seen airplay on...

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