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Website Created by Gilbert Schembri 2008

Toby is an Artist , DJ and music producer, currently commuting between the UK and Malta with frequent European dates . He started playing Piano at the age of six then moved onto various instruments including guitar, bass, drums and percussion, keyboards, synths and effects. After playing and performing with a number of Top local bands including Theater, Nightwing, Sanity, Syrup and others he decided to venture solo producing, performing Live and Djing.

Toby has been Djing for the past 7 years and producing music for the past 9.

He has performed in Clubs and Festivals in Malta, the UK and Europe alongside DJs such as Danny Hussein, Johnny Orange (London), DJ Quicksilver, Jim Masters, Andy Passman, Dave Angel, Trevor Rockcliff, Sister Bliss, Rhythm Masters, Danny Rampling, Jacques de Marseille, Hernan Cattaneo, Seb Fontain, Armin Van Burren, Chicane and many more.

Toby has also performed on a number of Television programs, including MTV Europe and the Dance Floor Charts , the BBC , and all top local Programs.

His DJ sets and Live Performances drive from Funky/Electro House, whereas the music produced can vary from Classical, Chillout, Ambient, Tribal, Breakbeats, Dirty/Funky/Electro Clash/Pop House to Emotional and Elements of Trance, Electronic Rock, Soundtracks/Scores and Sound Effects for Movies, Documentaries, and TV etc. He is currently DJing and Performing as a Live Act at a number of Clubs/Festivals and events.

Production Releases

Singles: Imagine, Forever, On the Shore (EMI UK), Higher, do what u wanna do (Sue Rose worth UK), I don't want your love (feat. Coryse), Waves of Emotion, Sunscape (feat. Jotham), Velvet Skies (feat. Shaun Grech), A New Dawn (feat. Coryse), Soundproofspindle, Let it Rain (feat. Elvira Keilm UK), Get Up ( Nominated for Best Dance Song BMAS 2006/Winner Best Dance Song at the MMAS 07 ), On your mind Feat. Sarah Z, Greedy for Life, Queen of Funk (Feat. Queen Elizabeth II), Search with Kristina Casolani and Radiolized Feat. Sean Grech (Syrup) ( Nominated for Best Dance Song at the BMAS 07 )

Remixes: Talking to myself - Screamdaisy ( EMI UK ), Say Hey - Ira Losco, Cloud - William Mangion, Brand new start – Larissa, Another day - J Anvil, Red - The New Harmonics, Every time it Rains - Sean Ensign (2007 Re Edit) ( D6 Records ) Reaching number 9 in the UK Club Charts , In my head - Aaron Benjamin, I'm Sorry - Jill Criscuolo (Acclaimed US Artist) ( Distinctive Music ), The only way is up – Yazz (2007 Edit, Big life Records ), Angel of Love - Karen Danzig ( UK Dance Diva ) (2007 Re Edit, D6 Records/Liberty Music )

Debut Album: Journey beyond the Sun (2003) New Album: Digi kinda life (2006) Compilations: Club Euphoria (2004) (EMI UK), Ira Losco Blends and Remixes (2005) Movie Soundtracks, Score, and Effects: ‘ Angli' (Angels, German/Maltese Action Movie) (2005) – ‘A Tribute to Rocky' (German short film) (2006) Documentaries Score, Soundtrack, and Sound Effects: ‘ The George Cross' (The 2nd World War on Malta) (2005) – ‘The Wreck Detectives' (Diving DVD) (2006)

Toby has also produced music for a number of TV Programs, Adverts, Jingles both Local and Foreign. (Details on demand) Radio Dance show ‘ Toby's Wall of Sound' every Wednesday night from 22.30 - 00.30 on Bay Radio 89.7(www.bay.com.mt)

The songs are currently acclaiming airplay on all the leading Radio Stations in Malta . They are also being played and distributed in Clubs in the UK, Germany, Italy and Australia. The Debut Album went no.1 on the Exotique top 40 and received top ratings on the General Maltese charts. It also won Best Album of the Year at the DJ Awards and Toby was nominated for Best Dance Producer and Best Solo Artist at the Malta Music Awards and BMAS and Winner of the Best Dance Song at the Malta Music Awards.