CORNERSHOP – V.S. Album of the Year 2020 & new “song for ewe”
Dec15

CORNERSHOP – V.S. Album of the Year 2020 & new “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 I’m thrilled to say it’s the return of Ben Ayres from Cornershop to pick a new tune since their album “England Is A Garden” is Velvet Sheep’s Album of the Year 2020 (joining the recent ranks of Nightingales, The Wedding Present, Band of Holy Joy and last year’s...

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NIGHTINGALES “THE TOP SHELF” – V.S. Song of the Year 2020 & new “song for ewe”
Dec14

NIGHTINGALES “THE TOP SHELF” – V.S. Song of the Year 2020 & new “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, we are celebrating Velvet Sheep’s “Song of the Year” in this, the strangest of annums, a year when today’s recipients the outsider’s outsider band, the roister doistering people’s champs, The Nightingales, should have been out tearing the road up...

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MARK C of LIVE SKULL – Song For Ewe
Dec08

MARK C of LIVE SKULL – 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 founder member of legendary New York nihilist noise punks Live Skull. Coming at the tail gunning end of the No Wave scene and contemporaries of Swans, Sonic Youth, Lydia Lunch, Suicide and Glenn Branca, Live Skull inhabited a doom-laden drop D tuned world that was like the...

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DYLAN HUNDLEY of DARLING BLACK – Song For Ewe
Dec04

DYLAN HUNDLEY of DARLING BLACK – 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 great friend of VS, someone who exudes rock & roll out of every pore, whose heart is good and pure but whose blood runs gothic black. As co-founder of the well appointed NY art rock outfit Lulu Lewis whose album “Genuine Psychic” was all killer no filler...

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ADULKT LIFE – Lucky 7
Dec02

ADULKT LIFE – 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 an incendiary new band called Adulkt Life that features some bona fide VS favs in its number – Huggy Bear’s Chris Rowley in an unexpected and exciting return to the DIY punk fray, and the much underrated but drivingly brilliant Male Bonding members John Arthur Webb and Kevin Hendrick...

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