VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Five – THE NEON HOSPICE
Mar10

VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Five – THE NEON HOSPICE

Here’s a link to last night’s fifth episode of Velvet Sheep radio – a show that’s broadcast fortnightly on www.theneonhospice.com A show which a hero Chris Broderick of the Singing Loins has called “beautifully eclectic” and full of “oddball gems”! We’ll take that gladly! It included “song for ewe” choices from the following: Simon Rivers (The Bitter Springs, Oldfield Youth Club) Jason Williamson...

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VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Three – THE NEON HOSPICE
Feb10

VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Three – THE NEON HOSPICE

Here’s a link to last night’s third episode of Velvet Sheep radio – a show that’s broadcast fortnightly on www.theneonhospice.com It included “song for ewe” choices from the following: Ben Ayres (Cornershop) Gary Walker (Wiiija Records) Vern Rumsey (Unwound) Tamar Aphek (Kill Rock Stars Records) Maggie Vail (Bangs/Kill Rock Stars) Rob Pursey (Swansea Sound/Catenary Wires/Heavenly/Skep Wax Records) Dale Crover (Melvins)...

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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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NIGEL CLARK of DODGY – Song For Ewe
Jul31

NIGEL CLARK of DODGY – Song For Ewe

© Sam Toolsie 2019 Moral Rights Asserted; This work may not be reproduced without the permission of Sam Toolsie. Photo courtesy of Nigel Clark. “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 energetic singer songwriter synergetic with summer. He’s also a long term activist in a time where it’s...

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EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. vs TCB “SUMMERISH MIXTAPE” 2019
May08

EXCLUSIVE MIX – V.S. vs TCB “SUMMERISH MIXTAPE” 2019

It’s time again for another super sharp shooting mixtape, this time with a slightly optimistic summertime theme from our good brother, DJ Thomas “T-Bird” Jones from the Birmingham soul & garage night Takin’ Care of Business (and rambunctious punks the Swampmeat Family Band plus the legendary DIY promoting co-op ColdRice). It’s always a pleasure (and never a guilty one). Here’s what T-Bird has to...

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VELVET SHEEP on the radio! – BAD PUNK show, RESONANCE FM
Dec17

VELVET SHEEP on the radio! – BAD PUNK show, RESONANCE FM

VELVET SHEEP ON THE RADIO! BAD PUNK show, RESONANCE FM It was an absolute honour to be asked onto long time VS friend Johny Brown (Band of Holy Joy)’s BAD PUNK radio show on the excellent Resonance FM to talk about some of Velvet Sheep fanzine’s favourite “song for ewe” choices… it was a lovely hour spent in great company playing some top tunes… here’s the playlist: Fad Gadget...

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