JAH WOBBLE – Song For Ewe
Mar29

JAH WOBBLE – 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. The word legend is thrown around willy-nilly these days but sometimes you have to throw it like a projectile – javelin-like and totally justified, as today’s guest is truly Jah-like when it comes to playing the bass, with his inestimably powerful acid dub punk low-end soundscapes...

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BLONDES – Lucky 7
Mar26

BLONDES – Lucky 7

BLONDES – 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… Covid is a twat. Every single death a tragedy. Lives have been forever changed. Businesses closed, never to reopen. Friendships fractured that may never repair. But can anything have been kicked harder in the balls than live entertainment? Music, comedy, theatre, panto, all victims of that bastard...

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TREVOR DUNN of TOMAHAWK & MR. BUNGLE – Song For Ewe
Mar25

TREVOR DUNN of TOMAHAWK & MR. BUNGLE – 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 noise rock legend, from a band of fellow Mount Rockmore alumni (see pic). Tomahawk have a brand new album on Ipecac called Tonic Immobility and listening to it takes me back to all my favourite albums of a few years back (the 90s were a few years back right?) It’s...

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THE LUCID DREAM – Lucky 7
Mar24

THE LUCID DREAM – 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 a welcome return for Carlisle’s psych warriors turned acid house heroes The Lucid Dream. It turns out that in the 20/21 season we’re all having lucid dreams brought on by the uncertainty of a world ravaged by a pandemic which first hit in the same year the band wrote the songs to their...

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VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Six – THE NEON HOSPICE
Mar24

VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Six – THE NEON HOSPICE

Here’s a link to last night’s sixth episode of Velvet Sheep radio – a show that’s broadcast fortnightly on www.theneonhospice.com There’s more rampant enthusiasm and outsider anthems and the very best “songs for ewe”… Including picks from the following: Julie Cafritz (Pussy Galore) Stef Petticoat (The Petticoats) New Bums Amelia Fletcher (The Catenary Wires) Paul Smith (Maxïmo Park) John McKeown (The Yummy Fur)...

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