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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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's…
Liz Pelly | August 6, 2012 - 1:27 pm

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 was…
Corban Goble | July 18, 2012 - 2:59 pm

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

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

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

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