soulful engaging enigmatic
Two decades performing on the stage Tobias has cemented his reputation as one of Australia's finest indie/ folk pop artists and songwriters. Playing alongside Missy Higgins, Jen Cloher, Archie Roach, Fanny Lumsden and Shane Howard. Described as "Beck meets Paul Kelly meets War On Drugs" - Tobias' music brings the room to life with his craftsmanship and songwriting ability. His single ‘When The Sun Come Up Again’ became #1 on the AMRAP charts in 2017, and enjoyed more success of further releases that followed on Triple J and Double J. Known for is exceptional breadth and experience with writing music, together with his band he comes to life in his live performances.
Since 2015 Tobias has Toured and lived on the road building audiences around Australia. Performing at Woodford Folk Festival, Tamworth Country Music Festival, Mullumbimby Music Festival and organised drought relief concerts in drought stricken towns throughout West Qld. Early 2023 TOBiAS released the third studio album 'Behind The valley' which has been received very well supporting the likes of The Audreys, John Schumann and Kate Ceberano and featuring at festivals such as Caloundra Music fest and Noosa Alive festival.
"This is a superlative collection of songs, playing and musical textures. With this album a bright future became even brighter. Tobias is real deal good - and then some" - Stuart Coupe
"There is a soulfulness and a longing in the Australian spirit that touches me , and I hear this in Tobias' songs and singing" - Luka Bloom
"TOBiAS has the moody disquiet of The Tallest Man and War On Drugs and the observant lyrical sentiment of Paul Kelly and Shane Howard" Amplify
"If you’re a fan of The War On Drugs, Go-Betweeens, or Bruce Springsteen, Tobias is sure to be your new favourite" – AAA Backstage
"Tobias - One of our country's finest Singer/Songwriters" – Rogue Inc
"Tobias’ record is powerful yet tender, with a strong feeling of nostalgia delivered by way of his delicate instrumentation and beautifully soothing voice” – Tone Deaf