Live at Joseph's Well on Friday, 15th September 2000
In the middle of the country's petrol crisis live music just doesn't get any breaks does it. Tonight was supposed to feature three bands, but we had just the two as Inhale had to pull due to transport problems. It shows that not only the bigger bands such as Drugstore, who had to pull their tour following their Leeds gig last week, can be affected. Luckily though we still managed to see what used to be Jonas and is now Bueller (now Kenosha). A short review this may be, but it's immediately obvious that this band can do well, except for one nagging point. Vocally they are not brilliant, musically the opposite - the show featured some great material and songwriting ability. The three piece play stuff that's really impossible to place, in fact they even played a "you'll get where we ripped this one off from" song - yet afterwards, noone was able to quote the original. Nicely done lads. Kenosha revolve around the two frontmen, both alternating vocal duties, and both playing some neat somewhere-in-the-middle-of-alternative-and-punk guitar and bouncy bass line music. We almost get a joke out of Michael mid-set after a technical problem sees bassist Si have to plug back in, generally the band show a relaxed confident nature about them, a quality that comes through in their music. Just that nagging point. I'd like to close by saying that despite the vocals being as they were, I didn't feel an urge to leave and I still applauded every song... that must mean they can't be "that bad" after all - I'd see them again.