PINEY GIR – Song For Ewe **Valentine’s Day special**
Feb14

PINEY GIR – Song For Ewe **Valentine’s Day special**

“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 regular, the peerless Piney Gir and she’s arrived back here just in time for Valentine’s day with a hooky piece of loved-up goodness, a spin the bottle rocket of a tune, ideal to fall head over heels with. It’s called “Puppy Love”  and comes...

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JANE HERSHIPS – Song For Ewe
Feb11

JANE HERSHIPS – 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 welcome fixture on the North Brooklyn indie scene, an ever-present at venues like Glasslands, Zebulon, 285 Kent and other long lost Williamsburg institutions. She’s a bassist non-pareil, instantly recognisable for her bob, boots and playing chops and she’s...

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JUDE COWAN MONTAGUE of MONTAGUE ARMSTRONG, SCALEDOWN & RESONANCE FM – Song For Ewe
Feb05

JUDE COWAN MONTAGUE of MONTAGUE ARMSTRONG, SCALEDOWN & RESONANCE FM – 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 a learned punk polymath, a former Reuters reporter turned erudite broadcaster & flaneur, mesmeric artist and esoteric musician. With a Saturday show called “The News Agents” on Resonance FM, and as one of the curators of the well regarded and long establised...

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SWAMPMEAT FAMILY BAND – brand new track **WORLD EXCLUSIVE**
Jan31

SWAMPMEAT FAMILY BAND – brand new track **WORLD EXCLUSIVE**

Today, we are pumped up to announce a Velvet Sheep exclusive of a brand new track by one of this fanzine’s favourite bands, the second city’s own country outlaws: Swampmeat Family Band. They literally feel like family since drummer Thomas “T-Bird” Jones is a regular contributor to these pages including as a DJ whose mixes have truly lit up VS since it turned digital 5 years ago. In fact both...

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HELEN MONEY – Song For Ewe
Jan27

HELEN MONEY – 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 virtuoso cellist and composer who’s mastery of malevolent minimalism leads me to catatonic inertia, like a sorcerer’s spell or staring too long into a Bridget Riley op art monochrome. Alison Chesley records under the moniker Helen Money, and her mint...

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