Tag Archives: Toro y Moi

Live Video: Toro Y Moi

It seems like forever ago that Toro Y Moi were lumped in with the chillwave movement, but across the last four years and three albums, Chaz Bundick’s music and (and it’s four person live incarnation) have gradually evolved into something bigger than a blogosphere-darling bedroom project: a fully-fledged group that knows how to lay downRead more…

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Live Review: Toro y Moi, w/ Sinkane & Dog Bite @ Crocodile 2/27/2013

Last week, Toro y Moi showed the Crocodile an excellent time with their Seattle tour stop in support of the fantastic new record Anything In Return. Accompanied by eclectic New York dance act Sinkane and rising Georgia shoegaze band Dog Bite, the show was an all-round excellent bill full of good vibes. The crowd wasRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s the Spring Fundraising Drive on KEXP all this week. What a great way to be a part of the celebration of amazing listener powered music and make a donation to power the music that you love. (Make a donation at: 206-903-5397) Right after you do that, there are plenty of good shows to pickRead more…

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Album Review: Toro y Moi – Anything In Return

Chaz Bundick has made some pretty grand music under his Toro y Moi monicker. His bedroom electronica evolved through 2010 and 2011 to incorporate more R&B textures and hip-hop cool, but in the last six months he’s upped his game. From a songwriting standpoint, Bundick has dialed in to pop/R&B majesty. In addition, Anything InRead more…

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Out This Week 1/22

Finally! With all of these great new releases, 2013 is coming on with a roar. Well, maybe not The Big Roar this time, but rather Wolf’s Law, the new and much anticipated second album from The Joy Formidable. Fans wondering how the Welsh trio could possibly follow up their hard hitting debut after such aRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last week the straight outta the mosh pit quartet The Men released the first song from their upcoming album New Moon – “Electric” carries on their direct and loud, but sincere and present, approach to punk. If anything can remind us what it’s like to sweat gallons at a show and wash it all downRead more…

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Friday Music News

photo by Christopher Nelson

San Diego-based surf rockers Wavves have announced the release of their fourth album this spring. The LP, tentatively titled Afraid of Heights, will be out March 26 on Mom + Pop, and fellow California crooner Jenny Lewis is slated to make an appearance. “You know the tone of King of the Beach and the first two records?Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Some tough news to start off the year — soul great Bobby Womack‘s doctor has confirmed that he is suffering from symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Womack has been very musically active in the last few years, releasing his album The Bravest Man in the Universe on XL last year, and collaborating with Gorillaz on 2010’s PlasticRead more…

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Monday Music News

The xx released this new video for “Chained” off their most recent album Coexist. If the lyrics and male/female vocal layers don’t get you, the beauty of this video added to the music certainly will. Directed by the Young Replicant Team from The Creator’s Project, the video is as minimal but deeply affecting as the band’s sound. ToroRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Almost exactly two years after the release of his last LP, Toro Y Moi will release his third album, Anything In Return, on January 22nd. The 13-track release is Chaz Bundick’s take on making “sincere pop music that’s not all processed and bubblegum.” You can view the album’s very ’90s artwork and tracklisting over atRead more…

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