There’s really only one view to have with awards for artists and the arts: They’re all totally shit. Until you win one. Or in this case, until the team you’re backing wins one. I was happy to hear that Tom Scott’s Avantdale Bowling Club took home the big prize at last night’s Vodafone Music Awards. […]
Avantdale Bowling Club, Avantdale Bowling Club (2018) I was sold on this on first listen – I’ve liked most of what Tom Scott has done ahead of this project, but this is the one. And in fact when I reviewed the album I talked about it being the local-act album of the year; more than […]
Welcome to episode 147 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and La Petite Chocolat. Now – as well as the usual platforms (this site, soundcloud, iTunes/Apple) you can now get to Sweetman Podcast on Spotify – follow it there and have it saved in your Spotify library to access each new episode; or via Anchor/FM you can get […]
Avantdale Bowling Club Avantdale Bowling Club Years Gone By Avantdale Bowling Club is the name of the new project by rapper Tom Scott. He was the voice of Home Brew and @ Peace, the Average Rap Band too. A prolific rhyme-artist, Scott delighted in parading juvenilia; displaying awkward truths, social conscience and biting political commentary […]
Joan Direction: Tim Gordon Circa Theatre; Circa One (Jan 27 – Feb 17) Tom Scott (cartoonist/humourist/writer) wrote the very successful Daylight Atheist about his father – that was nearly twenty years ago now. And it’s his mother’s turn with Joan – played by mother/daughter combo Ginette McDonald and Kate McGill.
Rugby World Cup 2015 Jeremy Taylor Germinal Press Jeremy Taylor is a self-confessed rugby tragic – and so here he gets to have a fan’s wet-dream by splooshing out a bit of analysis, swirling in some opinion and backing it up with those pesky things called facts. In this slim volume, an update of Germinal […]
@Peace Girl Songs FrequencyMedia Let me say right away that I liked the self-titled @Peace album. I did. It felt fresh, it was enjoyable; it caught me at the right time. And I still can’t make my mind up about Home Brew – is it possible that something can be important without actually being all […]