DAN of DOG TUNNEL RECORDS – Song For Ewe
Nov21

DAN of DOG TUNNEL RECORDS – 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 the curate of a record label that’s indisputably purveying something that’s sonically special. Dan of Dog Tunnel Records first came to my attention with his collaborations with an absolute hero of these pages, lysergic laureate and unrelenting lyricist, the...

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MARIEL ROBERTS – Song For Ewe
Nov16

MARIEL ROBERTS – 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 solo cellist and chamber musician of international repute, principally as member and co-director of the Wet Ink Ensemble but also with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Mivos Quartet, Bang on a Can All Stars, and Ensemble Signal. Roberts has also collaborated...

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AMELIA BUSHELL aka EXTRA SPECIAL – Song For Ewe
Nov16

AMELIA BUSHELL aka EXTRA SPECIAL – 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. The last time today’s multifarious guest was here, it was with a rather noisier proposition, her punk band Grim Streaker. Amelia Bushell (also of Belle Mare) is a Brooklyn indie fixture, and with new project Extra Special is handily, exactly that. Starting out as an edifyingly...

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AUBREY HADDARD – Song For Ewe
Nov10

AUBREY HADDARD – 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 has a water diviner tattooed on her hand and it obviously also helps her effortlessly locate a tune that’s both fluid and packs the punch of a (divine) hammer. Aubrey Haddard is a Brooklyn based singer, songwriter, guitarist par excellence. Aubrey’s vocals are sweet...

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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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SOHO REZANEJAD – Song For Ewe
Oct21

SOHO REZANEJAD – 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 an arresting Danish artist, composer & playwright, and label boss to Silicone Records whose new album “Perform and Surrender” is out on 4th December. Soho Rezanejad for it is she, was born in New York in the late 80s and although versatility is not actually...

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