Avantdale Bowling Club

Avantdale Bowling Club - Avantdale Bowling Club
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Based on 99 ratings
2018 Ratings: #58
August 17, 2018 / Release Date
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93
Absolutely fantastic. Potential Hip Hop AOTY.
PreeMo
87
A really compelling and ambitious fusion of rap and jazz...as well as kinda the only album you could compare to Busdriver's latest effort (which is quite an achievement due to it's idiosyncratic nature).

Tom Scott's voice and the uncatchy instrumentalisation and song structures are somewhat counter-productive to the replay value, but the content still hits everytime you listen to it...

Definitely a hidden gem you can recommend to music fans in general...
luna128
80
To Pimp a Bowling Ball
morningsbell
90
Jazz Kendrick died in Damn and reborn in this album... and collaborated with the late Miles Davis.
liammenzies
56
While I can definitely see the appeal of a record like this, Avantdale Bowling Club can often feel sluggish despite the fact it doesn’t even hit the hour-long mark where that critique often rears its head. The jazz elements of this album just strike me as a bit too standard and Tom Scott himself, for how well he words himself, never really struck me as a compelling rapper throughout my few listens of the album.

His presence can sometimes find itself boosted when he emerges out of his ... read more
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Track List

  1. Years Gone By
  2. Pocket Lint
  3. F(r)iends
  4. Water Medley
  5. Old Dogs
  6. Home
  7. Quincy's March
  8. Tea Break
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