Moonchy & Tobias is a neo-psychedelic / indie rock duo born in 2018 with the appearance of their first self-titled album Moonchy & Tobias, released by Hidden Shoal and Tiny Room Records.



PAT MOONCHY: voice

TODD TOBIAS: music

 Todd Tobias began playing drums and bass                 guitar in bands in and around the Cleveland and Akron, Ohio area with brother Tim Tobias during the 1980s and '90s. In 2001 the Tobias brothers 


In addition to her solo career as a solo music
experimentalist, Italian native Pat Moonchy
is one half of the duo Sothiac. She has 
collaborated with trombonist Angelo Contini
and jazz drummer Lino Liguori.  Moonchy has also performed with Tai-No Orchestra and German krautrock legends Faust.

 joined Robert Pollard (Guided By Voices) in the psychedelic rock trio Circus Devils (2001-2017).  Since 2012 Tobias has been releasing solo instrumental works of atmospheric mood music with the help of Hidden Shoal and Tiny Room Records.


Pat has a special feeling for birds: she enjoys singing in front of the cliffs with the seagulls or communicating with raptors in the high mountains.  In Nature, Pat observes the sky and listens among the trees. In the city she enjoys being seized by light and its reflections, and to experience the spatiality of sounds. Pat resides in Milan and London. 

Todd lives near Cleveland, Ohio with his family. Whenever possible, he likes to get into the woods or be near water.  Todd is inspired musically by Bernard Herrmann, Brian Eno, Ennio Morricone, Neil Young, King Crimson, Maurice Ravel, Devo, Jon Hassell, Tom Waits, The Beatles, Harold Budd, Black Sabbath, John Barry, Igor Stravinsky, Led Zeppelin and Antonio Carlos Jobim.


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