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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ATTIS “Silly Songs About Stupid Girls” Review
Aug14

ATTIS “Silly Songs About Stupid Girls” Review

ATTIS “Silly Songs About Stupid Girls” Review by regular VS correspondent: Thomas “T-Bird” Jones Halfway through the album Attis asks us Whhhooooosssssgonnaluvyahh. Well after listening to this album I can tell you… its everyone thats lucky enough to have it in their lives! With tracks like CHERISH slowly building to a Flaming Lips’esque explosion that hits you right in the feels whilst the vocals...

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NESTOR MATTHEWS of MAGICK MOUNTAIN – Song For Ewe
Aug13

NESTOR MATTHEWS of MAGICK MOUNTAIN – 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 part of a Leeds garage rock triumvirate that combines members of other notable local outfits including Pulled Apart By Horses and Menace Beach (also featured here on these pages) and also Grammatics & Mother Vulpine. Magick Mountain are Ty Segall’s Fuzz for the...

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ANNA B SAVAGE – Song For Ewe
Aug12

ANNA B SAVAGE – 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 London singer/songwriter with a voice that will make you not just stop in your tracks, but positively screech to a dusty stop and turn the dial right up. With a new (second) single “Dead Pursuits” out on the reliably cool City Slang label, Anna B Savage has a...

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Happy 60th birthday – TERRY EDWARDS – Song For Ewe
Aug10

Happy 60th birthday – TERRY EDWARDS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TERRY EDWARDS Addendum: On the occasion of Terry Edwards’ 60th birthday! Happy birthday to a true INDIVIDUAL.  “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 Velvet Sheep legend, not least because he and his band (or at least one of his bands) The Scapegoats actually played Velvet...

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