Scratch is: 1) Scratch (born Kyle Jones) is an American rapper. He is a hip hop MC who specializes in beatboxing or vocal percussion. He is probably best known as a member of Grammy Award-winning band The Roots. 2) A rockband from Gothenburg 3) A progressive/grunge band formed in the West-Midlands. Fronted by lead singer/rythm guitar Tom Clements, backed by Austin Tomlinson on lead guitar, Aaron Tomlinson on Bass and Gareth Walley on Drums.