RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS
Aug14

RUAIRÍ & THE OWLS

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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ATTIS “Silly Songs About Stupid Girls” Review
Aug14

ATTIS “Silly Songs About Stupid Girls” Review

ATTIS “Silly Songs About Stupid Girls” Review by regular VS correspondent: Thomas “T-Bird” Jones Halfway through the album Attis asks us Whhhooooosssssgonnaluvyahh. Well after listening to this album I can tell you… its everyone thats lucky enough to have it in their lives! With tracks like CHERISH slowly building to a Flaming Lips’esque explosion that hits you right in the feels whilst the vocals...

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NESTOR MATTHEWS of MAGICK MOUNTAIN – Song For Ewe
Aug13

NESTOR MATTHEWS of MAGICK MOUNTAIN – Song For Ewe

“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 part of a Leeds garage rock triumvirate that combines members of other notable local outfits including Pulled Apart By Horses and Menace Beach (also featured here on these pages) and also Grammatics & Mother Vulpine. Magick Mountain are Ty Segall’s Fuzz for the...

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ANNA B SAVAGE – Song For Ewe
Aug12

ANNA B SAVAGE – Song For Ewe

“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 a London singer/songwriter with a voice that will make you not just stop in your tracks, but positively screech to a dusty stop and turn the dial right up. With a new (second) single “Dead Pursuits” out on the reliably cool City Slang label, Anna B Savage has a...

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Happy 60th birthday – TERRY EDWARDS – Song For Ewe
Aug10

Happy 60th birthday – TERRY EDWARDS – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with TERRY EDWARDS Addendum: On the occasion of Terry Edwards’ 60th birthday! Happy birthday to a true INDIVIDUAL.  “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 absolute Velvet Sheep legend, not least because he and his band (or at least one of his bands) The Scapegoats actually played Velvet...

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