Ethan talks fam­i­ly. With a big broth­er* who is arguably one of the most recog­nis­able song­writ­ers of the decade, Ten Tonnes has some seri­ous­ly big shoes to fill. For­tu­nate­ly for Ethan he’s yet to let famil­ial fame over­shad­ow pas­sion, instead using it as a tool to craft dis­tinc­tive blend of indie and 50s rock n roll. Set­ting him­self apart from the hordes of banal, twee hair­cuts and monot­o­ne nu-folkies, we took him aside for a chat about fam­i­ly col­lab­o­ra­tions, Elvis Costel­lo, record­ing with The Mac­cabees and going 70s. Where did ‘Ten Tonnes’ come from? Well, I don’t real­ly have a cool . It’s just from play­ing a  of mic nights with lots of oth­er singer-song­writ­ers. I came up with it so as not to be like every­one else because names just names aren’t they? I  to make it sound a bit dif­fer­ent – I always to be in a  but none of my mates real­ly liked music. But yeah, I just came up with it in the pub. I’m slight­ly dis­ap­point­ed you don’t weigh ten tonnes…. That is I ini­tial­ly thought before I saw you. I am pre-emp­tive­ly […]