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CKY – AN ANSWER CAN BE FOUND

CKY – AN ANSWER CAN BE FOUND

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

CKY AN ANSWER CAN BE FOUND MERCURY RECORDS 04.07.05 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk This is the band’s fourth album. Fourth! I dunno how fair it seems to put one man’s opinion on the sweat and grunt of

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The New Mastersounds – Live at Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam                21, 22, 23rd March 2010

The New Mastersounds – Live at Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam 21, 22, 23rd March 2010

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

The New Mastersounds @ Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam 21/22/23.3.10 www.vanguard-online.co.uk First time I saw The New Mastersounds was in a cellar in their hometown, Leeds. When I wondered why they didn’t play Leeds

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The Twilight Sad – Live at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds      Live review      16th Feb 2012

The Twilight Sad – Live at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds Live review 16th Feb 2012

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

The Twilight Sad The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 16.2.12 www.vanguard-online.co.uk When chatting to the guy running the merchandise stall tonight he remarked to me that he thought this was one of the best venues

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Boy Kill Boy live at Sheffield Leadmill

Boy Kill Boy live at Sheffield Leadmill

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

Boy Kill Boy @ Sheffield Leadmill 10.11.05 www.vanguard-online.co.uk As Boy Kill Boy took the stage, the dust was still settling from local support act the Ultra High Rollers (if I heard right), who had

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Ricky Warwick supported by Boss Caine – Live at Stereo, York              13th April 2010

Ricky Warwick supported by Boss Caine – Live at Stereo, York 13th April 2010

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

Ricky Warwick @ Stereo, York 13.04.10 www.vanguard-online.co.uk It was a clear spring evening as we traversed the Grockles returning to their cars, coach tours and guesthouses in complete ignorance of the fact that one

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Taurus Trakker – BUILDING TEN

Taurus Trakker – BUILDING TEN

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

Taurus Trakker BUILDING TEN GEMLIKE RECORDS 28.5.12 @www.vanguard-online.co.uk The press gumph trumpets that this album features The Clash’s Mick Jones – and indeed it does although this is slightly misleading as he only provides

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Sparklehorse – Live at Leeds Cockpit     6th October 2006

Sparklehorse – Live at Leeds Cockpit 6th October 2006

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

Sparklehorse @ Leeds Cockpit 6.10.06 www.vanguard-online.co.uk It’s three years since I last saw Sparklehorse play over here and a lot longer since their first visit. Last time round was a bit lack-lustre, reliant on

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The Bridge – Live at Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam                21, 22, 23rd March 2010

The Bridge – Live at Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam 21, 22, 23rd March 2010

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

The Bridge @ Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam 21/22/23.3.10 www.vanguard-online.co.uk Had Jane Austen been at Jam In The Dam, she might have written: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a blues band in

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Dan Sartain – Live at Leeds Cockpit       4th February 2007

Dan Sartain – Live at Leeds Cockpit 4th February 2007

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

Dan Sartain @ Leeds Cockpit 4.02.06 www.vanguard-online.co.uk Tonight, Dan’s ambitious four band schedule has been trimmed after The Cockpit management added a fifth (Leeds’ locals, The Sugars)! It is fascinating to hear and compare

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Umphrey’s McGee – Live at Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam                21, 22, 23rd March 2010

Umphrey’s McGee – Live at Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam 21, 22, 23rd March 2010

Harry Owen January 1, 2000 0

Umphrey’s McGee @ Jam In The Dam, Amsterdam 21/22/23.3.10 www.vanguard-online.co.uk Umphrey’s McGee are the cleverest college-rock band you’ll ever hear. That’s their triumph and their downfall. Their act is mostly as series of very

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