Home Featured TolbertToz

TolbertToz

3 min read
0
3
340

From the world of 24 track reel to reel recordings, huge studios, leather and lace, CBGB’s and the Village Voice being a musician’s bible; it is a sheer juxtaposition that Joy Tolbert and Tim Toz met through the internet.

Finding each other by chance on Soundcloud and embracing the digitally streaming music that they individually made and uploaded, the pair soon realized that they could make music together even though they were 150 miles apart.

Joy heard one of Tim’s instrumental songs and wanted to put a melody and words to it. “Tim was okay with the idea, but I could tell that he wasn’t sure what might come out of this” says Joy.

When she sent the tune back to him with her ideas, Tim was happily surprised. Life Rolls By was the first song of many songs that they have collaborated on. For the first 6 months, the team had never met although they had written about 12 songs together.

“Working at a distance has its advantages and disadvantages”, says Joy. “Tim worked out the arrangements playing all the instruments and I recorded scratch vocals on my iPhone to work out the parts.” “Seems simple enough”, Tim says, “but there’s a good amount of volley back and forth to get to the final versions.”

The team knew that ultimately they would need to come together to record the real vocals. “I kept thinking I would just get some remote recording rig to take up to Joy’s place. But the reality was I had a rig I could take now. So that’s what we did.” said Tim.

The process seems to work well for the Joy and Tim. They keep churning out great songs. Although at the beginning, they yearned for a more organic approach to writing, the team soon realized that this crazy way that they are producing music is working just fine.

Cover Images for our Music Available at CDBaby

Continue to follow TolbertToz
https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/tolberttoz1
https://www.facebook.com/pg/TolbertToz
https://twitter.com/TolbertToz
https://tolberttoz.bandcamp.com

  • Benjamin Gabe

      Benjamin Gabe is an alt rock band from Slovakia. The members of the band are Gabe M…
  • Jason Davis

    In-Depth Interview with Entertainment Industry Executive, Jason Davis An interview with Ja…
  • Juna and Joey

    Formed in 2015 but destined at birth, Juna & Joey the dynamic country pop duo came tog…
Load More Related Articles
  • ONE RIVER World Premier Release

    One River is Michael Quattrone from the Hudson River Valley of New York. A singer, songwri…
  • TREMENDOUS

      TREMENDOUS! AKA Mark Dudzinski a UK artist heavily influenced by T.Rex, David Bowie…
  • The James Carratt Project

    What is “The James Carratt Project”? To begin, James is a songwriter, not much…
Load More By Randy Lockhart-Editor-in-Chief
  • ONE RIVER World Premier Release

    One River is Michael Quattrone from the Hudson River Valley of New York. A singer, songwri…
  • Benjamin Gabe

      Benjamin Gabe is an alt rock band from Slovakia. The members of the band are Gabe M…
  • Jason Davis

    In-Depth Interview with Entertainment Industry Executive, Jason Davis An interview with Ja…
Load More In Featured

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Check Also

ONE RIVER World Premier Release

One River is Michael Quattrone from the Hudson River Valley of New York. A singer, songwri…