Tomas Henry Gaynor (born 21 February 1991), better known by his stage name Allday, is an Australian rapper from Adelaide, South Australia. Allday became active in 2011, when Gaynor began uploading his music for free online. Following his works becoming increasingly popular, he moved to Melbourne to pursue a serious career; although, as of February 2017, he is now based in Los Angeles, California. His works have been influenced by acts such as Silverchair, Frank Ocean, and TLC. Allday released his debut album, Startup Cult, in July 2014 to Australian audiences. Startup Cult achieved success and reached number three on the ARIA Charts. Gaynor sometimes raps under the alter ego MC Disturbance.
|Birth name||Tomas Henry Gaynor|
|Also known as||MC Disturbance, Alldeezy|
|Born||21 February 1991|
|Origin||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Genres||Hip hop, indie pop, pop, indie dance, alternative hip-hop|
|Labels||ONETWO Records, Wind-Up Records|
|Associated acts||Illy, T3, Mikey Hundred, Tigerilla, Mallrat, Blak3, Troye Sivan, Asta, Skizzy Mars, Gill Bates, Erik Sanders, Cam Meekins, Tyne James-Organ, The Veronicas|
Life and careerEdit
2011–15: Early life and Career origins, mixtapes, Loners Are Cool and Startup CultEdit
Gaynor previously played in a punk band at school called sissycunt, which generated his interest in music. He began producing works under the Allday name in January 2011, after dropping out of art school. He went on a national tour of Australia in May/June 2014. Labelled the Right Now National Tour, he held concerts in Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. His debut album to be released in-stores nationally was Startup Cult in July 2014, which a week after its release reached number 3 on the ARIA Albums Chart. It was supported by a headlining tour around Australia. In December 2014 he released the single "Wolves" featuring Sunni Colón. He featured on Tasmanian singer Asta's song "Dynamite" in 2015. Gaynor has also performed stand-up comedy. He was a runner-up for the 2011 Raw Comedy national final. In 2015, he was featured on the Troye Sivan song "for him." on his album Blue Neighbourhood, which was released 4 December 2015.
On 23 June 2016—after a delay from his new label, Wind Up Records—Allday released "Monster Truck", which was produced by Cam Bluff, one of Allday's frequent collaborators. On 15 July 2016 he released the lead single from his upcoming second album, the single was premiered on Triple J and is called "Sides" (featuring Nyne). Allday later released the single "Send Nudes" on August 24, 2016 which hit the top ten on the iTunes hip-hop charts. Allday released his fourth single of 2016 on December 15, titled "Raceway". In March, Allday announced his second studio album, titled Speeding, and released a third single "In Motion", with fellow Australian producer Japanese Wallpaper. The album was released on April 21, 2017. He toured his album "Speeding" around Regional Australia with Arno Faraji and Kinder as supports.
2018–present: Starry Night Over the PhoneEdit
|Title||Details||Peak chart positions|
|Starry Night Over the Phone||
|Title||Details||Peak chart positions||Certifications|
|A Skateboard Soirée (with C1)||
|Loners Are Cool||
|"Claude Monet"||2013||Non-album single|
|"Right Now"||2014||Startup Cult|
|"You Always Know the DJ"|
(featuring Sunni Colon)
|"Dynamite" (featuring Asta)||2015||Non-album single|
|"Monster Truck"||2016||Non-album single|
|"Send Nudes"||Non-album single|
(featuring Japanese Wallpaper)
(Mallrat featuring Allday)
||In the Sky|
|"Wonder Drug"||Starry Night Over the Phone|
(featuring The Veronicas)
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Q: When is your birthday A: 21.2.1991 im 23
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- Newsitem 'Allday Wolves feat. Sunni Colón (Ladies' Sun Hat Edition)' on allaussiehiphop.com, 1 December 2014.
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- "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2019 Singles". ARIA. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
- Newstead, Al (22 March 2019). "First Spin: Allday woozy new single 'Protection' is for the lonely hearts". ABC. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
- Bleach, Thomas (7 June 2019). "Allday and The Veronicas hook up for new collaborations". The Music Network. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
- Tumblr page