Author: Nick Hutchings

VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW EPISODE THIRTY – REPEATER RADIO

This week’s dastardly and motley crue include “songs for ewe” from: Beth Arzy (Jetstream Pony), The Coathangers, KAINA, Fliss Kitson (The Nightingales)
Eileen Gogan (Dimple Discs) plus new tunes from Md After Hussain, Soft-Bodied Humans x Swordman Kitala, Oren Ambarchi / Johan Berthling / Andreas Werliin, Nik Colk Void & Horace Andy…

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EILEEN GOGAN – Song For Ewe

“Even though my own music is strongly influenced by Irish and English folk music I heard while growing up, when I first heard Fats Domino playing “Jambalaya” I was mesmerised. The music sounded so otherworldly. It sounded like a rich swampy terrain, very different from the sometimes bleak and harsh Irish weather. I began digging into the music of New Orleans and Louisiana. I discovered Louis Armstrong and the Blafa Brothers. I was so taken with Armstrong that I named my dog Louis after him!”

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MAYA SHENFELD – Song For Ewe

“Megira’s surf rock guitar, bittersweet melodies, and hopelessly romantic lyrics [“…no, no, and you should’t/Don’t say maybe/Maybe today, maybe tomorrow/Tomorrow’s gone…”] remind of a scene from a David Lynch film. I love how timeless this song is, and especially the sound of the rockabilly guitar, knowing it was written in the early 2000s, but it could just as well be dated to the 1960s”

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