TALE OF TWO new vid & GEMMA ROGERS news
Mar04

TALE OF TWO new vid & GEMMA ROGERS news

On Velvet Sheep, we’re big fans of the work of Gemma Rogers, a most singular talent, who seamlessly entwines the spirit of such quintessential storytellers Dickens, Joyce, Dury and Winehouse with dark glee. And with Alfie Jackson ex of The Holloways as her songwriting foil, they have a band called Tale of Two. Except in this Tale of Two, they make the worst of times, and of human nature’s seamier side into the best of...

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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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PINEY GIR – Song For Ewe **Valentine’s Day special**
Feb14

PINEY GIR – Song For Ewe **Valentine’s Day special**

“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 regular, the peerless Piney Gir and she’s arrived back here just in time for Valentine’s day with a hooky piece of loved-up goodness, a spin the bottle rocket of a tune, ideal to fall head over heels with. It’s called “Puppy Love”  and comes...

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JANE HERSHIPS – Song For Ewe
Feb11

JANE HERSHIPS – 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 welcome fixture on the North Brooklyn indie scene, an ever-present at venues like Glasslands, Zebulon, 285 Kent and other long lost Williamsburg institutions. She’s a bassist non-pareil, instantly recognisable for her bob, boots and playing chops and she’s...

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JUDE COWAN MONTAGUE of MONTAGUE ARMSTRONG, SCALEDOWN & RESONANCE FM – Song For Ewe
Feb05

JUDE COWAN MONTAGUE of MONTAGUE ARMSTRONG, SCALEDOWN & RESONANCE FM – 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 it’s a learned punk polymath, a former Reuters reporter turned erudite broadcaster & flaneur, mesmeric artist and esoteric musician. With a Saturday show called “The News Agents” on Resonance FM, and as one of the curators of the well regarded and long establised...

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