Tag: Fliss Kitson

BAND OF HOLY JOY gig news (& song) for ewe

“I love it’s sheer simplicity, it’s post Dylan and Velvet’s sensibility, it’s pre-shoegaze sensitivities, it’s beautiful use of the world of glitch undermining the sentimental nostalgia of its video and the killer two lines of the chorus, ‘I don’t want to know your friend’s, I just wanna be your Tugboat Captain baby’.”

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AJAY SAGGAR of UNIVERSITY CHALLENGED – Song For Ewe

“Its an incredibly beautiful, spiritual, rhythmic masterpiece. Even though the artists hail from different continents, music is the universal language. You can hear that they play with respect for each other, and that they are inspired by each others playing (something we hoped to achieve in making the UNIVERSITY CHALLENGED album). You can feel them being fed by the same spirit. These guys are deep!”

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NIGHTINGALES “THE TOP SHELF” – V.S. Song of the Year 2020 & new “song for ewe”

“I had just seen that The Wolfhounds had a new record out so thought I’d put my walk to good use and listen to their new record! I really did smile the whole walk, it was and is a brilliant record. Sounds totally different to what I’ve heard of them before.. one track actually remind me of early ‘Gales with a Lloyd twang in his voice…”

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FLISS KITSON of THE NIGHTINGALES – Song For Ewe

“This is by far my favourite track from the last year. I was so bored of the same old boy bands and the hype around them and I actually stopped listening to new music for a bit. I hadn’t been to see a new band for a while but was out to support a friends band and last minute addition to the bill was Japanese Television… they were an instrumental, psychedelic, angular revelation.”

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THE NIGHTINGALES & VIC GODARD – Brand New Lucky 7

“Stewart Lee curated a show at the South Bank and had us play, and we asked Vic to play, too. He wrote this song for us to do together, which took forever to organise, but has finally happened. Our old friend Jon Langford did the cover and we recorded the single at Leamington Spa with John Rivers, who did the Swell Maps records.”

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V.S. WRITERS LUCKY 7 of 2017 – NICK HUTCHINGS

Everybody loves lists this time of year right, so who are we to buck the trend? Velvet Sheep asks it’s trio of writers for their Lucky 7 tunes of the year, and stepping up to the oche, into the breach, up to his neck, is VS fanzine creator and captain Nick Hutchings (seen above in his TV job – no it wasn’t a Kleenex commercial). He chooses Royal Trux, The Fall, Band of Holy Joy, Nightingales, Sleaford Mods, Thurston Moore and Kid Congo…

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