JON LANGFORD – Lucky 7
Jun25

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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STONE FOUNDATION – Lucky 7
Apr29

STONE FOUNDATION – 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 its a band that is super tight and supremely funky, I’ve been hearing them championed by Craig Charles on 6Music and in a quiet storm they’ve been building up a head of steam and a burgeoning fanbase with their mixture of Acid Jazz grooves, Motown vibes and social conscience plus Mod-ish leanings,...

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COLLECTRESS – Lucky 7
Mar26

COLLECTRESS – Lucky 7

  LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists and music folk to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own…today it’s a band who tesselate synthesisers with synesthesia. Collectress are replete with cognitive dissonance, and creative transigence and they’ve got a brand new shape shifting second album called “Different Geographies” out now on Peeler Records. It may only be a second...

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MONOFONES – Lucky 7
Mar04

MONOFONES – Lucky 7

MONOFONES – 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… THE MONOFONES collectively are a rumbling drum, a heavily distorted guitar which sounds like a dying tractor and a female voice by which you wouldn’t want to be reprimanded. Known for their unique take on the garage rock scene, the Swiss trio produce loud and wild 60’s garage-trash served with a...

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MARY AND THE RAM – Lucky 7
Feb24

MARY AND THE RAM – Lucky 7

Mary and the Ram  – 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… MARY AND THE RAM is the studio project of Kiran Tanna of The Nightmare Generator; Dom Smith of The Parasitic Twins; and Edward Alan Logie of Modern Mood Swings. Described as Post-Punk-Alt-Rock and Nine Inch Nails meets Nick Cave, their music is moody and dark with driving vampiric beats...

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SNAKERATTLERS – Lucky 7
Jan15

SNAKERATTLERS – 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… The SNAKERATTLERS are a hell-bound voyage of death rock, garage punk potency and fragments of the oldest, dustiest rockabilly. Their sound is acerbic, ruthless, erratic and uncompromising, and comes with an underlying message of the importance of always being yourself. The SNAKERATTLERS’ gargantuan, relentless and...

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