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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 in… 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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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's…
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

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

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 session…
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

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