WaqWaq Kingdom (DJ Scotch Egg & Kiki Hitomi) – Song For Ewe
Nov06

WaqWaq Kingdom (DJ Scotch Egg & Kiki Hitomi) – 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 its song for ewe squared with two outstanding out-there artists namely Shigeru Isihara aka DJ Scotch Egg (a resolute favourite of John Peel) and Kiki Hitomi ex of Ninja Tune’s King Midas Sound who record together as WaqWaq Kingdom. They have an esoteric, neon new album...

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CASPAR BRÖTZMANN of CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER – Song For Ewe
Nov06

CASPAR BRÖTZMANN of CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER – Song For Ewe

“SONG FOR EWE” with CASPAR BRÖTZMANN of CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER “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. With Caspar Brötzmann Massaker due to play a gig at London’s Hackney, Oslo this Friday 8th November it seems apt to reissue this top notch “song for ewe”. Caspar Brötzmann  is a guitar virtuoso and majestic...

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HINAKO OMORI – Song For Ewe
Nov01

HINAKO OMORI – 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 artist originally born in Yokohama, Japan but who’s lived in London since the age of 3. An astute student of the synthesiser, they initially trained as an audio engineer, went onto work at a record label, and then as part of a curation team for a festival before...

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KATY YOUNG of PEGGY SUE – Song For Ewe
Oct23

KATY YOUNG of PEGGY SUE – 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 from a band whose name is a female moniker synonymous with rock & roll – whether it be Buddy Holly extolling the virtues of a sweetheart or Jon Spencer yelling it from the top of his voice on Blues Explosion stormer “Train #3” – Peggy Sue! This...

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RACHEL GRIMES of RACHEL’S – Song For Ewe
Oct16

RACHEL GRIMES of RACHEL’S – 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 otherworldly force, an artist who I first became aware of in the Louisville, Kentucky band Rachel’s, whose first two albums “Handwriting” and “Music For Egon Schiele” I had been sent on promo tape via Touch & Go. They were full of epic,...

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TRUDI TANGERINE of THE POOH STICKS – Song For Ewe
Oct10

TRUDI TANGERINE of THE POOH STICKS – 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 was part of a great indie band that I have super fond memories of. The Pooh Sticks were Peel favs, with seemingly soft but exceedingly sharp lyrics and sub 2 minute pearls of pop wisdom. I was a massive fan of the song “Alan McGee” with it’s knowing refrain...

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