OCTOBER of OCTOBER AND THE EYES – Song For Ewe
Oct08

OCTOBER of OCTOBER AND THE EYES – 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 originally hails from New Zealand and has now transmogrified to Hackney London, and describes her elusive side-walking shadow dwelling style as “collage-rock” (definitely not to be confused with college rock). Introduced to KRO Records by musician mentor and mate...

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ULTRAFLEX – Song For Ewe
Sep30

ULTRAFLEX – 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 guests are a dynamic duo called Ultraflex that feature a former VS “song for ewe” star Farao (from Norway) and Special-K (from Iceland). Last time on here, Farao chose Soviet prog house / disco with time signatures that were truly out of this world, she also took a selfie...

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THURSTON MOORE – Song For Ewe
Sep21

THURSTON MOORE – 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 an absolute barnstorming guitar hero of mine, someone whose records I have been dutifully buying and gainfully enjoying since I started writing the original zine 3 decades or so ago. Unmistakable in sound, and sheer in presence, Thurston Moore, as a founder of one of my...

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MJ GUIDER – Song For Ewe
Sep16

MJ GUIDER – 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 known by her friends as Melissa Guion but musically she is MJ Guider, whose second album “Sour Cherry Bell” on Kranky (home of VS favs Labradford, and featuring alumni like Bowery Electric) is about to drop (that’s what they say right?) this Friday. Except...

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Happy 70th Birthday: MICHAEL ROTHER of NEU! & KRAFTWERK – Song For Ewe
Sep02

Happy 70th Birthday: MICHAEL ROTHER of NEU! & KRAFTWERK – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with MICHAEL ROTHER of NEU! & KRAFTWERK Addendum: On the occasion of Michael Rother’s 70th birthday! Alles Gute zum Geburtstag Herr Rother! (originally published 2016). “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. Legend is an over-used term, but rarely is it more deserved than for today’s esteemed guest....

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