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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 – “So Many Details”

Toro Y Moi's got a new LP out at the top of next year, and today he released a gurgling bit of electro-soul called "So…
Corban Goble | October 15, 2012 - 12:47 pm
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Photos From Afro-punk Fest 2012: TV On The Radio, Erykah Badu, And More

This past weekend, Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park hosted the eighth annual Afro-punk Festival, a two-day event offering gourmet food trucks, street art, skating and BMX…
Michael Nelson | August 27, 2012 - 12:23 pm
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Les Sins – “Fetch” & “Taken”

Today, Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick dropped a couple of new dance/house tracks as alter ego Les Sins, a pair of songs called "Fetch" and…
Corban Goble | August 20, 2012 - 4:25 pm
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Watch Toro Y Moi Debut “Rose Quartz” At Lolla

Yesterday at Lollapalooza, Toro Y Moi played a few songs. One of them, "Rose Quartz," is a sinuous, slow-building synth-disco jam that continues the smoothed-out…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 1:41 pm

Lollapalooza 2012: Jack White, The Walkmen, Dum Dum Girls, & More

For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. For Friday's recap and photos, click here. Sunday's recap below... In contrast to Saturday'…
Liz Pelly | August 6, 2012 - 1:27 pm
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Tyler, The Creator & Toro Y Moi – “Hey You”

Tyler, The Creator shows a lot of love for Toro Y Moi on Twitter, so you had to figure a collaboration between the two wa…
Corban Goble | July 18, 2012 - 2:59 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “All Alone”

In exchange for the bounty of your e-mail address, a bumpin' new Toro Y Moi track is available called "All Alone," a song from the…
Corban Goble | September 2, 2011 - 12:48 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “New Beat (Star Slinger Dancehall Remix)”

I’m Corban Goble, the younger of the two new Stereogum staff writers (shout outs Breihan). Previously I was a staff writer for Time Out New
Corban Goble | August 22, 2011 - 2:09 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “How I Know” Video

Toro Y Moi's Underneath The Pines track "How I Know" gets a Jordan Kim directed video set in a house haunted by ghost twins who…
Amrit Singh | August 2, 2011 - 11:28 am
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Toro Y Moi – “Saturday Love”

Chaz Bundick recorded his Freaking Out EP last month during a break from touring. Here's one of the post-Underneath The Pine tracks, a cover of…
brandon | July 13, 2011 - 11:57 am
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Download Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2011 Mix

Here's the sequel to last year's popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc…
Amrit Singh | July 1, 2011 - 3:23 pm
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Stereogum’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far

We still have plenty of time and music left in 2011, but since we're at the halfway (or so) mark, we thought it made sense…
Stereogum | June 21, 2011 - 1:11 pm
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Toro Y Moi Unplugged

As we saw on Washed Out's "Eyes Be Closed" and Memory Tapes' Player Piano, artists associated one way or another with "chillwave" are stretching their…
brandon | June 1, 2011 - 2:45 pm

Toro Y Moi Models For Baron Wells

Toro Y Moi modeled some spring clothing for New York-based label Baron Wells. Photographer Drew Innis took Chazwick Bundick to the Ace Hotel in New…
jessica | May 24, 2011 - 11:15 am

Toro y Moi – “I Will Talk To You”

Toro y Moi and Cloud Nothings have a split 7-inch coming out as part of Record Store Day on April 16. Toro y Moi’s contributio…
jessica | March 29, 2011 - 12:04 pm

Odd Future Make A Clip For Funny Or Die

So this month Tyler and his cabal crossed some sort of a divide from internet/forum phenoms to bona fide YouTube (and boobtube) stars, rapidly checking…
Amrit Singh | March 1, 2011 - 12:58 pm
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The 12 Best Videos Of The Week

This week we've got a lot of new videos-- clips from Wale, Toro Y Moi, the New Pornographers, Damian Marley and Nas, the Black Keys,…
jessica | February 11, 2011 - 4:56 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “New Beat” Video (Official)

Last week we posted an unofficial video for Toro Y Moi's "New Beat." Watching the official Scott Ross-directed clip, turns out I can just reuse…
brandon | February 7, 2011 - 12:40 pm
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Toro Y Moi – “New Beat” Video (Unofficial)

Here's the (UPDATE: unofficial) video for “New Beat," the second track from Toro Y Moi’s Underneath The Pine. Judging from Pine's album art and thi…
brandon | February 3, 2011 - 9:34 am
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