THE BITTER SPRINGS – Lucky 7
Nov11

THE BITTER SPRINGS – 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…today, Teddington lock up your songs & daughters, it’s the turn of arch pop punk flaneurs The Bitter Springs led by the buttoned down tack-sharp observational songwriting of Simon Rivers and now featuring as a permanent organist, the man Marc Riley calls the “greatest living Englishman”,...

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WaqWaq Kingdom (DJ Scotch Egg & Kiki Hitomi) – Song For Ewe
Nov06

WaqWaq Kingdom (DJ Scotch Egg & Kiki Hitomi) – 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 its song for ewe squared with two outstanding out-there artists namely Shigeru Isihara aka DJ Scotch Egg (a resolute favourite of John Peel) and Kiki Hitomi ex of Ninja Tune’s King Midas Sound who record together as WaqWaq Kingdom. They have an esoteric, neon new album...

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CASPAR BRÖTZMANN of CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER – Song For Ewe
Nov06

CASPAR BRÖTZMANN of CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CASPAR BRÖTZMANN of CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER “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. With Caspar Brötzmann Massaker due to play a gig at London’s Hackney, Oslo this Friday 8th November it seems apt to reissue this top notch “song for ewe”. Caspar Brötzmann  is a guitar virtuoso and majestic...

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HINAKO OMORI – Song For Ewe
Nov01

HINAKO OMORI – 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 artist originally born in Yokohama, Japan but who’s lived in London since the age of 3. An astute student of the synthesiser, they initially trained as an audio engineer, went onto work at a record label, and then as part of a curation team for a festival before...

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