Black Snow

Black Snow

Ah. Christmas time. Mistletoe and wine. Madmen singing lunatic rhyme. Ho, ho... oh, God, no. Like waiting by the chimney for Santa Claus only to find Papa Lazarou forcing his head down the flue, a Christmas single from Ten Benson isn't the cheery...

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I Don't Buy It

I Don't Buy It

Ten Benson I Don't Buy It (Cottage) There's something slightly disturbing about the way the media use the word 'loner' - take a stroll down to the newsagent's on your own and the next thing you know, you've been burned as a...

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Hiss

Hiss

With 'Hiss' , you join Ten Benson several years after 'the joke' wore off, when 'the joke' has mutated into their entire universe. While earlier indie hits like 'The Claw' were almost recognisable as novelty records, 'Hiss' has long since...

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Ten Benson : Robot tourist

Ten Benson : Robot tourist

We don't half pick them. No sooner were NME predicting great things for the mighty Benson than they found themselves without a record contract and back to releasing records on their own label. No matter though, for while the world may...

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Glasgow King Tut's Wah Wah Hut

Glasgow King Tut's Wah Wah Hut

At this very minute I'm sure that up and down the country guitar shops are reverberating with big, burping guffaws over the fact that these dorks named themselves after a packet of fags. The reality, guys, is unfortunately several leagues away...

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Bedford Esquires

Bedford Esquires

CHRIS TECKKAM is talking to the dogs. Dishing out pure fear and loathing like he's on the freeway out of Las Vegas, he gazes out over a room full of slobbering pre-teens, all licking each other's tonsils like they're coated with Sunny...

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