toby martin

Posted 1 Mar 2017 @ 3:21pm



In 2004, Youth Group released Skeleton Jar, an album that reflects its environment and its immediate landscape. It's an album that can be classified as uniquely – and, in parts, unmistakably – Sydney. 


For frontman Toby Martin's second solo album, one could easily reach for the same category. Rather than Petersham rooftops and city-bound buses, however,...

Posted 16 Feb 2017 @ 2:00pm

At first glance, Toby Martin may appear to be just your run-of-the-mill academic: a scruffy, wild-haired intellectual with flecks of grey beginning to spread from his temples.


He teaches music at the University of Huddersfield in the United Kingdom. But more likely, you know him as the frontman of the band Youth Group. Their cover of the Alphaville song ‘Forever Young’ featured...

Posted 21 Nov 2016 @ 5:34pm

He's got a spring in his step.


Singer-songwriter Toby Martin has a lot in the pipeline. The musician's much-anticipated release Songs From Northam Avenue is due out in early 2017, he's got a tour lined up, and he's just dropped a fascinating new single 'Spring Feeling'. No rest for the wicked, hey?



Martin is a fine performer, well known for his...

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