- 25 Feb 08
Never mind their odd name, Ham Sandwich might just be the most exciting new Irish rock band of the year.
When, at the conclusion of our interview in a city centre hotel, your reporter tells Kells quintet Ham Sandwich that he’s going to spare them yet another spiel on what a dodgy name they’ve chosen, it elicits a hearty cheer from the ranks. A cheer, it must be said, that soon turns to bemusement when I begin to garble about the Ham Sandwich Theorem (also called the Stone-Tukey theorem, after Arthur H. Stone and John Tukey) found in a branch of mathematics known as measure theory.
Hear Carry The Meek live in HMV, Grafton Street (February 15); Whelan's, Dublin (23); Spirit Store, Dundalk (March 1); Murphy's Live, Crawdaddy, Dublin (6); Roisin Dubh, Galway (9); and Cyprus Avenue, Cork (13 + Queen Kong)