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This was a fucking fucked up week. I got more joy, and solace, from the videos of one nameless genius doing Michael Jackson dance moves through the streets of Baltimore, my embattled hometown, than I did out of any music video. And while it doesn’t have a damn thing to do with music, as of… More »

This week sees the release of two oblique, confounding albums, albums that toy with ideas of genre and song-form and vibe, albums I was excited to hear. I don’t really like either of them. Arca’s Xen has moments of dark, glinting electronic majesty. But the album is as interested in rupture as it is i… More »

It’s not a proper music video, so it’s not on this list, but Yours Truly’s series of videos from the Young Turks new years festival in Tulum, Mexico is the greatest marriage of music and moving images that I’ve seen this week. These clips — Caroline Polachek singing opera while standing knee-deep in a crystalline… More »

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Les Sins – “Talk About”

Lately Chaz Bundick has taken a break from running Toro Y Moi so that he can make patient, reticent, finely textured dance music under hi…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2014 - 11:22 am

Les Sins – “Why” (Feat. Nate Salman)

Later this fall, Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick will release Michael, the first full-length from his dance-music alter-ego Les Sins. We've already heard first single…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2014 - 12:37 pm

Les Sins – “Bother” Video

Les Sins is the dance-music alter-ego of Chaz Bundick, who most of us know as Toro Y Moi. Later this year, he'll release Michael, hi…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Les Sins – “Bother”

As Toro Y Moi, Chaz Bundick has gone from making murky, queasy bedroom-pop to crafting slick, twitchy soul. There's plenty of room for experimentation and…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2014 - 11:15 am

Kool A.D. – “The Front” (Feat. Toro Y Moi & Amaze 88) Video

Kool A.D. has released a lot of albums and mixtapes since he left Das Racist. (And if you're wondering whether the old gang could get…
James Rettig | August 16, 2014 - 10:44 am
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Watch Chromeo Do “Come Alive” & “Jealous” On Kimmel

Synth-funk duo Chromeo are getting ready to put out their new album, White Women, next month. Last week they shared a new song featuring Ezra
Miles Bowe | April 22, 2014 - 10:56 am

Kool A.D. – “Tight” (Feat. Lakutis & Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire) Video

Last month, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. gave us his Word O.K. mixtape, possibly the strongest of the many full-lengths he's dropped since…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2014 - 10:31 am
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Stream Kool A.D. Word O.K.

The former Das Racist member Kool A.D. has released a shit-ton of solo material since his crew broke up a couple of years ago, but…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2014 - 8:58 am
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Chromeo – “Come Alive” (Feat. Toro Y Moi) Video

Chromeo's video for "Come Alive," their dinky synth-funk jam with Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick, takes obvious inspiration from the lovably cheesed-out 1987 movie Mannequin
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 2:43 pm
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Chromeo – “Come Alive” (Feat. Toro Y Moi)

Near the end of 2013 we heard a couple of new singles from Chromeo, "Sexy Socialite" and "Over Your Shoulder," for an album expected sometime…
Miles Bowe | January 6, 2014 - 11:06 am
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Watch i-D’s ABC Of Fashion, Soundtracked By New Toro Y Moi

The British fashion and culture magazine i-D has released a video in collaboration with music video director HARRY'S and Toro Y Moi called "ABC Of…
Brie Roche lilliott | December 9, 2013 - 11:33 am
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Wach Toro Y Moi Play Kimmel

The same day he released "Sweet Tea," the great new psych-pop song he recorded under his Sides Of Chaz alter-ego, Toro Y Moi stepped onstage…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2013 - 9:56 am
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Sides Of Chaz – “Sweet Tea”

We know Chaz Bundick as Toro Y Moi, but when the mood strikes him, he also releases music under his Sides Of Chaz side-project moniker.
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2013 - 5:17 pm
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Turntable Interview: Toro Y Moi

Toro Y Moi, a.k.a. Chaz Bundick, has been on the road for months. The multi-instrumentalist has brought his unique brand of synthesized electro-R&B dance music…
Melissa Locker | October 31, 2013 - 12:20 pm
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Photos: Austin City Limits 2013

The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of…
Stereogum | October 7, 2013 - 11:30 am

Billie Holiday – “My Man (Toro Y Moi Remix)” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Toro Y Moi is among the contributors to a new compilation called Verve Remixed: The First Ladies, which collects remixes of classic jazz standards. And…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2013 - 10:46 am

Toro Y Moi – “Rose Quartz” Video

The videos for Toro Y Moi's wonderfully idiosyncratic synth-soul album Anything In Return have already embraced a couple of disparate tones: Sidelong smooveness for "So
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2013 - 1:51 pm

The Music of Grand Theft Auto V Is Now On iTunes

The makers of Grand Theft Auto V have released a three-volume album of the game's original score and soundtrack. With 59 tracks in total, the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 24, 2013 - 3:37 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “Campo”

After releasing his third album Anything In Return earlier this year, Chaz Bundick is putting out a special tour-only single. You'll be able to get…
Miles Bowe | September 10, 2013 - 12:13 pm
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