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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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Toro Y Moi – “Slough” (Ricky Gervais Cover)

Ricky Gervais recently revived David Brent, the character he played on the British version of The Office, for a series of online guitar tutorials, which…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2013 - 9:00 am

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

I've heard Billie Holiday's "My Man" roughly 500 times. No exaggeration. Growing up with parents that are huge Billie Holiday fans, this song was bound…
Miles Bowe | June 13, 2013 - 3:31 pm

Toro Y Moi – “Rose Quartz (FaltyDL Remix)”

Yesterday, Chaz Bundick, bka Toro Y Moi stripped Disclosure's "You & Me" of most of its UK garage-influenced origins and pushed it into a darker…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 29, 2013 - 1:03 pm

Disclosure – “You & Me (Toro Y Moi Remix)” (Feat. Eliza Doolittle)

Earlier today in Disclosure, we heard Grab Her!," a new song from Disclosure's ace Settle; later today, we'll hear the studio version of that album'…
Amrit Singh | May 28, 2013 - 12:33 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I still haven't done the thing I talked about doing last week, opening this column up to late-night peformances or fan-taped camera-phone concert vids. I…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2013 - 2:08 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “Never Matter” Video

Toro Y Moi's excellently slinky new album Anything In Return has already yielded two unexpectedly badass videos, for "So Many Details" and "Say That," which…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2013 - 12:40 pm
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Les Sins – “Grind” / “Prelims”

Later this month, Les Sins, the dance music project of Chaz Bundick bka Toro Y Moi, will release a 12" of brand new material that…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 7, 2013 - 10:58 am

Toro Y Moi – “Say That (DaM-FunK Re-Freak)”

If there is anyone who should be laying his hand to Toro Y Moi's latest efforts, it is absolutely DaM-FunK and his brand of updated…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 12, 2013 - 12:43 pm

Watch Toro Y Moi Do “Studies” & “Grown Up Calls” On Solo Piano

Toro Y Moi’s excellent new album Anything In Return is a total studio record, all layered synths and drum-machine ripples. But in a recent sessio…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2013 - 5:22 pm

Album Of The Week: Toro Y Moi Anything In Return

Toro Y Moi was once associated with the electronic pop subgenre and short cultural moment known as chillwave. There. That's done. As far as I'm…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2013 - 5:00 pm
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Nosaj Thing – “Try” (Feat. Toro Y Moi)

It's been nearly four years since the Los Angeles bass music producer Nosaj Thing released his debut album Drift, and next week, he'll finally follow…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2013 - 12:28 pm
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Stream Toro Y Moi Anything In Return

For his third album Anything In Return, third-generation chillwaver Chaz Bundick, known to most of us as Toro Y Moi, has left the offbeat murk…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2013 - 11:37 am
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Toro Y Moi – “Lyin (Pt. 1-4)”

Later this month, Toro Y Moi will release the excellent new album Anything In Return, and he’s also about to head out on tour with…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2013 - 2:45 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

On Friday, an asteroid struck Stereogum's bank of computer servers, or something, and we were out of commission for the day. This was, of course,…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2013 - 1:09 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “Say That” Video

Last month, Toro Y Moi gave us the badass HARRYS-directed playboy-style video for "So Many Details," the first single from his new album Anything In
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2013 - 8:51 am
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2012 In Review: The New Wave Of R&B Comes Into Full Bloom

Throughout the course of my life I have not been what you would call an R&B listener. A brief history of my dabbling: I owned…
Chris DeVille | December 24, 2012 - 1:04 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This is a mournful moment, given the heartbreaking news coming from Connecticut. And while there are far better uses of your time and bandwidth right…
Amrit Singh | December 14, 2012 - 4:54 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “So Many Details” Video

Home-studio memory-manipulator Toro Y Moi releases his new album Anything In Return next month, and now the awesomely squirmy plastic-soul first single "So Many Details"…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2012 - 12:38 pm
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Deconstructing: Memory Tapes And Life Beyond Chillwave

How does the word "chillwave" make you feel in the waning weeks of 2012? If it doesn't make you say "huh?" it probably makes you…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2012 - 4:38 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “So Many Details (Remix)” (Feat. Hodgy Beats)

Odd Future leader Tyler, The Creator has been a vocal fan of Toro Y Moi for as long as he's been in the public eye,…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2012 - 12:15 pm