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I’ve wanted to talk to Tom Scott for a while – next thing he has a new project and his Avantdale Bowling Club album and band and tour is really something – in fact it’s one of my favourite records of this year. Easily.
So I met the erstwhile Home Brewer, @-Peacenik and Average Rap Band-guy in the Green Room during the soundcheck a couple of months back when he took this ambitious project on the road.
I didn’t want to talk about his upbringing – because so many of his stories are in the record. I want Tom to be allowed to share his story that way; he’s a rapper, sure. Prodigious. But he’s developing into one of this country’s very best writers also.
And so we got to know each other. We talked about social media and music, about public perception and how to manage your brand; about growing up in public, maturing, learning to be sensible…
It was great to meet Tom and to share this conversation. And I hope you enjoy hearing it .