CHARLIE WYATT of THEE MVPs – Song For Ewe
May15

CHARLIE WYATT of THEE MVPs – 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 someone who’s ears were probably burning when I was last at a gig (back in January, but it might as well have been a decade ago given what’s happened since), when I talked about him with mutual friend Sam Curran of Imperial Wax. Charlie Wyatt is a real go-getter...

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JASON BALLA of DEHD – Song For Ewe
May14

JASON BALLA of DEHD – 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 vocalist/guitarist of a new to us, dead-good trio from Chicago called Dehd. Lead single “Loner” from their new album “Flower of Devotion” (out on 17th July via Fire Talk) is airy, and effortless,  wispy yet still edgy like “Wish” era-Cure,...

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JOHNY BROWN (BAND OF HOLY JOY) WITH NEW RADIO DRAMA ON BAD PUNK SHOW – RESONANCE FM
May07

JOHNY BROWN (BAND OF HOLY JOY) WITH NEW RADIO DRAMA ON BAD PUNK SHOW – RESONANCE FM

This Friday, 8 May at 10pm (tomorrow in fact), on his regular BAD PUNK show on Resonance 104.4FM, old friend and bon flaneur of Velvet Sheep fanzine, the deeply insightful and woundingly poetic Johny Brown (of legendary Band of Holy Joy) has a very special edition. This one features a brand new radio drama that Johny’s penned and it’s called “The Hours”. Including a soundscape by his BOHJ and life partner Inga...

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JOHNNY TEMPLE of FAKE NAMES – Song For Ewe
May05

JOHNNY TEMPLE of FAKE NAMES – 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 had the pleasure of interviewing today’s esteemed guest, Johnny Temple for the original Velvet Sheep zine back in the early 90s, at Jon Loder’s Southern Studios as part of his band Girls Vs Boys and he was charm personified. In jumping off stage during the spooky chimes of...

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