AJAY SAGGAR of UNIVERSITY CHALLENGED – Song For Ewe
Jan29

AJAY SAGGAR of UNIVERSITY CHALLENGED – 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 ever-welcome return from one of our favourite alumni. A super-connector, an uber-producer, a third eye visionary who can easily swap angled indie chops with transcendental shakedowns, he’s been at the controls of many of your favourite bands live gigs, but...

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VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Two – THE NEON HOSPICE
Jan28

VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Two – THE NEON HOSPICE

Here’s a link to last night’s second episode of Velvet Sheep radio on www.theneonhospice.com It was a real blast not least because there were brand new awesome jingles from the New York noise legends and Peel favs Big Stick! (as well as our brilliant ones from Jane & John) Plus “song for ewe” choices from the following: Matt Baty (Pigs x7) King Coffey (Butthole Surfers) Bob Bert (Pussy Galore, Wolfmanhattan...

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JIM SCLAVUNOS – Song For Ewe
Jan24

JIM SCLAVUNOS – 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 multi instrumentalist and punk rock polymath who I’ve admired for a good while and who I’ve been vying to get on these pages for quite some time. But that time is now, and it’s for an excellent cause too. Jim Sclavunos, a long time card carrying member of...

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NEW BUMS – Lucky 7
Jan19

NEW BUMS – 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 it’s the turn of New Bums – a cheekily named multiple meaning-ed duo on cult label Drag City, whose music drips with emotion and harmoniously soars skyward. Like The Everly Brothers playing the music of Elliott Smith, their second album is called “Last Time I Saw Grace” (out 19 March) and as...

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NATALIE RIBBONS of TELE NOVELLA – Song For Ewe
Jan15

NATALIE RIBBONS of TELE NOVELLA – 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. In this their 30th year of existence, the ever awesome Olympia punk label Kill Rock Stars (home of Elliott Smith, Bikini Kill, Decemberists et al) have been busy. Today’s guest is half of the newly signed band Tele Novella who are the kindred spirits of Allan-a-Dale of Sherwood Forest,...

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