KEELEY – Song(s) For Ewe
Jul20

KEELEY – Song(s) 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 band leader whose distinctive voice and single-minded vision illuminate an intriguing record with a tale called “Brave Warrior EP” out on London/Irish label Dimple Discs which is shaping up to be Velvet Sheep’s label of the year, coming hot on the heels...

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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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BAD WAITRESS – Lucky 7
Jul09

BAD WAITRESS – 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 is the turn of Toronto punks Bad Waitress whose debut album “No Taste” is out on September 3rd via Royal Mountain Records. Katelyn Molgard, Nicole Cain, Kali-Ann Butala, and Moon are instinctive and primal, full of restless invective and zig-zag dynamic, driven by drummer Moon’s swinging...

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KAREN SIMPSON from CHIN-CHIN – Song For Ewe
Jul08

KAREN SIMPSON from CHIN-CHIN – 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 as guitarist/vocalist Karin Diblitz helped form the John Peel endorsed Biel, Switzerand punk trio Chin-Chin who followed in the footsteps of Kleenex/Liliput in making a righteous yet unholy racket perhaps best encapsulated by the album “Sound of the Way West” and...

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STONE GIANTS (AMON TOBIN) – Song For Ewe
Jul02

STONE GIANTS (AMON TOBIN) – 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 many-monikered electronic innovator, lateral-thinking label-boss and soundtrack cypher, Amon Tobin whose latest alias Stone Giants releases a sometimes sun-dappled, mournfully moon-drenched album “West Coast Love Stories” today on vinyl from his own Nomark...

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VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Twelve – REPEATER RADIO
Jun29

VELVET SHEEP RADIO SHOW Episode Twelve – REPEATER RADIO

Not only is Repeater the name of a brilliant album by Fugazi it’s also the new home of the Velvet Sheep radio show, along with a lot of the Neon Hospice family. And a spangly new Friday night slot too, can’t be bad. Please find a Mixcloud link to the first show of this new run (episode 12 overall) below. It featured “songs for ewe” from the following outlaws/outliers: Greg Cartwright (Reigning Sound) Gary Lee Conner...

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