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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RIVAL CONSOLES – Song For Ewe
Aug07

RIVAL CONSOLES – 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 Ryan Lee West better known as Rival Consoles: a stupefying, liquefying and electrifying electronic composer, A/V artiste and sonic architect, whose new album “Articulation” was the result of shape shifting conundrums he’d set himself to expand his mind and...

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In tribute: VERN RUMSEY of UNWOUND (RIP) – Song For Ewe
Aug06

In tribute: VERN RUMSEY of UNWOUND (RIP) – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with VERN RUMSEY of UNWOUND  Addendum: 6 August 2020 I’ve just heard the sad news that Vern Rumsey of the awesome 90s band Unwound has sadly passed away. I loved Unwound. When I first wrote Velvet Sheep I met them at the Dublin Castle and asked them to play “Broken E Strings” and they duly obliged and I’ll never forget the electrifying performance of “All Souls Day” in the basement of Rough Trade in Covent Garden. I got...

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