Melbourne's Tony Trimboli has developed a distinct songwriting style that juxtaposes dry wit and sarcasm with hypnotic melodies that linger long after listening. A master of the knowing wink, his songs twist the simple grandeur of 1960s pop with the often absurd anxieties of modern life.
His studio sound comprises the use of seemingly every tangible instrument at hand and carries echoes of classic influences like Syd Barrett, Nazz and Brian Wilson, with a sharp melodic sensibility that frequently carries the music into surprising directions. Oblique chord changes and guitar work abound, along with candid observations delivered with the frayed eloquence of Trimboli's voice.
The first singles from his upcoming album allude to a diverse and fey collection of kaleidoscopic rock and roll songs, with enough gear changes to keep listeners enchanted.