REBECCA FOON – Song For Ewe
Mar11

REBECCA FOON – 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 a composer and cellist par excellence who used to operate under the monikers Saltland and Esmerine and was a member of Thee Silver Mt. Zion. These days Rebecca Foon is recording under her own name and has a new album of mellifluous magnificence called “Waxing...

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LEE RANALDO & RAÜL REFREE – Song(s) For Ewe
Mar11

LEE RANALDO & RAÜL REFREE – Song(s) 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 lucky enough to interview my guitar hero, Lee Ranaldo, founder member of Sonic Youth, a couple of years back when he chose his favourite thirteen records for The Quietus’ Baker’s Dozen feature, circa the release of the enriching and engrossing “Electric Trim”...

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DEMIAN LICHT & ENYANG HA – Song(s) For Ewe
Mar05

DEMIAN LICHT & ENYANG HA – Song(s) 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 guests are the first artistes on Visitant a new dance / electronic imprint by VS’ label of the year Phantom Limb. Together they represent two of experimental techno’s shiniest hopes, each collaborating on one side of the first in a series of split 12″s, and...

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TALE OF TWO new vid & GEMMA ROGERS news
Mar04

TALE OF TWO new vid & GEMMA ROGERS news

On Velvet Sheep, we’re big fans of the work of Gemma Rogers, a most singular talent, who seamlessly entwines the spirit of such quintessential storytellers Dickens, Joyce, Dury and Winehouse with dark glee. And with Alfie Jackson ex of The Holloways as her songwriting foil, they have a band called Tale of Two. Except in this Tale of Two, they make the worst of times, and of human nature’s seamier side into the best of...

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MONOFONES – Lucky 7
Mar04

MONOFONES – Lucky 7

MONOFONES – 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… THE MONOFONES collectively are a rumbling drum, a heavily distorted guitar which sounds like a dying tractor and a female voice by which you wouldn’t want to be reprimanded. Known for their unique take on the garage rock scene, the Swiss trio produce loud and wild 60’s garage-trash served with a...

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