Mr. Scruff

Mr. Scruff

Once Mr Scruff was plain Andy Carthy. And then he wasn't. Sometime artist, DJ, Peak District wanderer, and Stockport's very own, Mr Carthy started his musical career a mere six years ago.

Formerly a fine art student part time at Sheffield Uni, Scruff decided to explore his strange passion both in rounded line drawings and music. An electro-ska-hip-hop kid and bedroom bod from what hip hop fellas call time, Carthy started making tapes in 1983 using the very finest in pause button technology. His passion for hearing music that he couldn't hear... more