VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Thirteen – REPEATER RADIO
Jul15

VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Thirteen – REPEATER RADIO

Here’s a Mixcloud link to the latest toppermost Velvet Sheep radio show – unlucky for some, episode 13. It featured “songs for ewe” from the following left-fielders and anti-heroes: Orville Neeley (OBNIII’s, Orvy) Tim Presley (White Fence, The Fall) Kira Skov Holly Macve People Club Myra Power (Slant 6) Please have a listen… Playlist in full: Bikini Kill – Rebel Girl Shaylee – Look A Ghost (Unwound cover) Sonic Youth...

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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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