MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP – Lucky 7
Nov09

MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP – Lucky 7

MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP – 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… MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP create cross-genre punk that’s increasingly hard to ignore. With lyrics that discuss loss, betrayal, anger, anxiety, heartbreak, bitterness, environmental catastrophe and political unrest, they inspire the questioning of social norms. Fronted by...

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JOE THOMPSON of WRONG SPEED RECORDS – Lucky 7
Sep01

JOE THOMPSON of WRONG SPEED RECORDS – 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 the embryonic yet brilliant Wrong Speed Records, run by someone whose jib I very much admire, Joe Thompson. Joe has featured on these pages before as a founder member of the industriously noisy and inventive band Hey Colossus, a group of many members, and like all great musical gangs, multifarious sonic...

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RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS – Lucky 7
Aug14

RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS – Lucky 7

RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS – 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… RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS is the creative output of Irish north coaster Ruairí Connolly. Armed with a selection of Derry musicians from small town Limavady at the helms to bring his catchy well crafted songs alive on stage. Great dynamics, witty lyrics and hooky melodies. You can’t...

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WASTE OF PAINT – LUCKY 7
Aug14

WASTE OF PAINT – LUCKY 7

WASTE OF PAINT – 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… Innovative and intelligent, WASTE OF PAINT are the neo indie quartet known for their brutally honest and heartbreaking music. Dubbed narratives and a profoundly important and poignant message, their music transcends the superlatives. “We are not our thoughts, we are the grand observers of...

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JON LANGFORD – Lucky 7
Aug02

JON LANGFORD – 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 the 100th Lucky 7 on Velvet Sheep and it’s an absolute and timely cracker. The last time punk behemoth Jon Langford of The Mekons, The Three Johns and Waco Brothers was on these pages, he’d released a killer 7″ with Martin Bramah on the ever exhilarating Tiny Global Productions...

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GANSER – Lucky 7
Jul23

GANSER – 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 a quartet from Chicago that follows the granite strong tradition of angular noise rock so squarely cornered by the likes of Touch & Go Records and their incumbents Shellac of North America & VS favs The Jesus Lizard. With a second album called “Just Look At That Sky” produced by...

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