Tom grew up in the Auckland DIY Punk scene in the mid to late 90s and the DIY/do-it-all ethos continued to develop his broad skillset in the years to come. Tom is a production manager, promoter rep, stage tech, live sound and recording engineer, tour and stage manager working with promoters such as Live Nation, Secret Sounds and Chicks That Scream, Festivals such as Rhythm and Vines, Laneway and Homegrown and has worked with a diverse range of artists like Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Six60, Cher and Skrillex to name a few.
He’s toured extensively domestically and overseas as both a musician and engineer, lectured in Audio Engineering & Music Production at MAINZ for a decade and is one of the DJs on the Hard, Fast, & Heavy show on bFM. Tom co-owns Auckland live music venue Whammy! Bar and is passionate about keeping music and its production accessible to all and using his position to assist with groups such as Girls Rock Camp Aotearoa and Shakti Community Council.