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I Got the Pox, The Pox Is What I Got EP

by Benjamin Shaw

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kriebelvisje i so adore the biscuit song, that song is so amazing on so many levels, song of the century. that song alone is enough reason to buy this wonderfull ep, glad i finally discovered this 7 years after it was released. Favorite track: Thanks for All the Biscuits.
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Gavin Hellyer Every track is a fractured masterpiece. Truly wonderful. Favorite track: Chocolate Girl.
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Jamie (Audio Antihero) Second release on Audio Antihero and the first from our wunderkid Benjamin Shaw. This is a perfect EP and I've no idea how he topped it...but he did. Favorite track: I Got the Pox, The Pox Is What I Got.
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Jeremy / HI54LOFI One day, people will rediscover this debut EP and kick themselves for not being on board with Benjamin Shaw sooner. Favorite track: When I Fell Over In the City.
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  • Hand-packaged CD EP with lyrics sheet
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    Fancy CD with full lyrics and handmade artwork. This EP isn't complete until you hold it in your disgusting hands! Not a CDR, which is important to me and no one else.

    Though, it does also includes immediate download of 6-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

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AAH002. Benjamin Shaw's debut EP. Released October 2009 on Audio Antihero Records.

Six and a half songs of nausea, noise and hilarious anecdote.

Video for 'When I Fell Over in the City'

Video for 'The Carpeteer'


"Quite beautiful." - Subba Cultcha

"Fastidiously DIY in sound...A ‘name’ for 2010." - God is in The TV

"Underground notoriety beckons - 8/10." - Rock Pulse

Up there with the best of this year...on the 'to watch' list for 2010 - 8/10." - The Music Fix

"An alternative idol in waiting..." - Fractions Of One

"Defiantly ramshackle. The only fear is that Shaw's style may fail to attract the attention it deserves." -
The Skinny

"A 'singer-songwriter' who obviously isn't happy with the connotations that tag would bestow upon him. He's fighting to find his own voice in a sea of tepid waters soiled by the likes of Jame's Morrison and Blunt." - Tasty Fanzine

"Pools of buzzing synths, effects and distorted cries. Like a nightmare Mark Linkous may even have rejected from ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ for being a little too ‘ominous’." - Americana UK

"His lyrics are delivered flat so they stick in your soul like a stake...dangerous but completely seductive. Benjamin Shaw is a one-man wall in a dark alleyway of sound, and I’ll be looking out for him - 9/10." - Music Emissions

"Benjamin vocal's are very distinct and a whole host of adjectives can be used to try and describe them but it's almost impossible to do so - 4/5." - Tracks Monkey

"Defiantly lo-fi values cloak soul baring singer-songwriterliness as if essayed at the end of a very long and uncomfortably active night, throwing everything off course with electronic layers, noises and the inscrutability of his lyrical worldview." - Sweeping The Nation


released October 12, 2009


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Canada's favourite son. Saddest of the chumps. "Megadead" out now on Audio Antihero & Kirigirisu Recordings


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