Martin Tielli

Instantly recognizable by his signature guitar style, enchanting songs, and unique voice, Martin Tielli is a driving force behind making the Rheostatics one of the most important bands in Canadian music history . In his 15 years with the Rheostatics, Tielli toured stadiums, wrote soundtracks, and earned the accolades of the critics and adoration from fans all over the continent . 2001 saw Martin Tielli step out on his own with the release of his first solo disc, “We didn’t even suspect that he was the Poppy salesman”, an album that earned him unparalleled critical acclaim and nation-wide respect as one of Canada’s premiere musical artists of our time.