Tag Archives: Toro y Moi

Thursday Music News

Alt-J have shared an incredibly cinematic video for “Pleader,” off their latest album Relaxer, released back in June. Directed by Isaiah Seret, the exact plot is difficult to derive but according to the band: “When we set out to make a video for ‘Pleader,’ Joe sent the following one-line brief to director Isaiah Seret: ‘a Welsh mining loveRead more…

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Thursday Music News

It’s been a long wait for Ted Leo fans, who haven’t gotten new material from him since 2010’s Brutalist Bricks, but hope is on the horizon. His next LP The Hanged Man will be released on September 8 and he’s offered us the lead single “You’re Like Me.” The single is a dark detailing ofRead more…

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Thursday Music News

New York indie outfit Cymbals Eat Guitars have premiered a new video for their third single “Have a Heart,” off of last year’s album Pretty Years. The overtly political video, directed by Geoffray Barbier, is framed like a fake TV newsreel, featuring footage of protestors in front of Trump Tower, at Standing Rock, and around theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Chaz Bundick, who now goes by Chaz Bear, has announced a new Toro Y Moi album, Boo Boo, and shared a video for its first single, “Girl Like You.” Boo Boo will be released July 7th via Carpark. In a lengthy statement about the album, Bear describes falling into a crisis of identity because ofRead more…

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In Stores Now 4/3

This week sees the return of L.A.-based artist Aimee Mann. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls her ninth solo album, “a consistently strong set of intimate, smartly crafted folk-pop, combining a dark, acoustic-oriented sound with her plaintive vocals and often-poignant lyrics reflecting upon lost love and mental illness.” Berkeley, CA-based artist Chaz Bundick of ToroRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 7th: The Head & The Heart, Declan McKenna, Deep Sea Diver at the Paramount Theatre (more info) Rokia Traore at the Triple Door (more info) The Struts, Black Pistol Fire at The Showbox (more info) Kiiara, Cruel Youth, Lil Aaron at The Crocodile (more info) Toro y Moi, The Mattson 2 at theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Chaz Bundick is an endless whirlwind of creativity, whether recording as Toro Y Moi or as PLUM, Les Sins, or Sides of Chaz. Now he’s got another project to add to the list: a collaboration with sibling duo The Mattson 2. The LP is titled (wait for it) Chaz Bundick Meets the Mattson 2, andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 11th: Boss Hog at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, July 12th: KEXP Presents Wye Oak, Tuskha at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Slaid Cleaves at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Ghost Bath, Underling, He Whose Ox Is Gored at The Crocodile // 21+ (more info) Fear of Men,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Last weekend, Disclosure headlined their Wild Life music festival in Brighton, UK. During their performance they premiered a new song called “Boss.” You can get a pretty good feel for the song thanks to some fan footage. Hopefully a studio version will be out soon. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

The end of the year is the slowest time for most bands to release any music, Radiohead has never been “most bands”. On Christmas day, the group, who’d been quiet for a while (hopefully hunkering down on a new album), surprised fans by releasing a song they wrote this year, intended it as the themeRead more…

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