DANIEL AVERY – Song For Ewe
Aug19

DANIEL AVERY – 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 very exciting indeed. My interest was piqued and my ears originally pricked for the sounds of ace DJ/producer Daniel Avery when he was endorsed by my DJ hero (and his too I suspect) Andrew Weatherall (much missed). Having seen the tweets during the recent Tim Burgess...

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NICOLAS BOUGAÏEFF – Song For Ewe
Aug18

NICOLAS BOUGAÏEFF – 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 Berlin-based Québécois electronic producer composer & DJ sans pareil who has recently released his first album for Mute Records, called “The Upward Spiral”. Never before have such seemingly downbeat, potentially doom-laden chords been so coruscatingly...

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THE UTOPIA STRONG – Song For Ewe
Aug16

THE UTOPIA STRONG – 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 it’s an intense triple header, with an interesting brand new synth psych band called The Utopia Strong with its trio of esteemed members choosing a tune each. They consist of Steve Davis who has swapped the baize of his legendary snooker past for the 1s and 2s (by which I...

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RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS – Lucky 7
Aug14

RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS – Lucky 7

RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS – 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… RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS is the creative output of Irish north coaster Ruairí Connolly. Armed with a selection of Derry musicians from small town Limavady at the helms to bring his catchy well crafted songs alive on stage. Great dynamics, witty lyrics and hooky melodies. You can’t...

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WASTE OF PAINT – LUCKY 7
Aug14

WASTE OF PAINT – LUCKY 7

WASTE OF PAINT – 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… Innovative and intelligent, WASTE OF PAINT are the neo indie quartet known for their brutally honest and heartbreaking music. Dubbed narratives and a profoundly important and poignant message, their music transcends the superlatives. “We are not our thoughts, we are the grand observers of...

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