Day 6 of NZ Music Month is Average Rap Band‘s melancholy truth about making music.

Average Rap Band are Tom Scott and Lui Tuiasau formerly of @Peace and Home Brew. They’ve relocated to Melbourne now and their album “El Sol” was released on cassette in March. It’s all nicely cheesy-smooooth 80’s synth and a lot of self-deprecating, on-point existenial raps about harsh twenty tens reality.

Lui: “This is a new group. It has nothing to do with @Peace or Home Brew. They’re different groups. But two of the dudes from @peace are in Average Rap Band. The skinny white dude. And the fat dread lock dude. That make sense?”

Read more from their interview on Jen Loves Hip Hop here.