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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 – “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

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

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

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

Toro Y Moi – “New Beat”

"New Beat" is the second track we've heard from Toro Y Moi's upcoming Underneath The Pine. It's another auspicious song too. Like Theophilus London, Toro…
jessica | February 1, 2011 - 10:22 am

Toro Y Moi – “Still Sound” Video

"Still Sound" is the surprisingly funky first single from Toro Y Moi's upcoming Underneath The Pine. The song's video shows Toro main man Chaz Bundick…
jessica | January 26, 2011 - 11:55 am

Toro y Moi – “Still Sound”

Toro y Moi, aka South Carolina native Chaz Bundick, will release his second album early next year. The press release describes the upcoming record, Underneath
jessica | December 13, 2010 - 3:11 pm

Les Sins – “Youth Gone”

Les Sins is the dance project of Toro Y Moi main (only) man Chazwick Bundick. You'll hear some similarities in "Youth Gone" (the b-side to…
jessica | September 16, 2010 - 9:50 am

Toro Y Moi – “Low Shoulder” Video

That is, quite literally, one hell of a cup of coffee.
Amrit Singh | August 20, 2010 - 3:58 pm

Cruel Summer: Stereogum Summer Jams 2010

Welcome to summer, welcome to free and legally downloadable summer jams. Time to CELEBRATE on ROOFTOPS. But you know, oil spills. And crazy people waiting…
Amrit Singh | July 2, 2010 - 6:44 pm

Toro Y Moi – “Leave Everywhere”

Last time we saw Chaz Bundick, aka Toro Y Moi, he was in a studio putting together a reinterpretation of Causers Of This’s "You Hid."…
brandon | May 19, 2010 - 12:56 pm

Toro y Moi – “You Hid” Live Video

What happens when you take a chillwave musician out of his bedroom and place him in an unfamiliar recording studio? Depends. When we first posted…
brandon | May 10, 2010 - 12:19 pm

Tegan & Sara – “Alligator (Toro Y Moi Remix)”

The second single spawned from Tegan & Sara's Sainthood just got 17 makeovers: The twins' new digital album Alligator culls remixes of the original from…
Amrit Singh | March 31, 2010 - 4:17 pm

SXSW 2010: Wednesday In Photos

Here's a tip if you're going to one of these industry festival type things: If IAMSOUND is having a party, you should attend that party.
Amrit Singh | March 18, 2010 - 6:59 pm

Toro Y Moi – “Talamak” Video

Chaz Bundick took us to a mellowed-out, red-eyed "chillwave" house party then headed-up the entertainment and inhalations in the Jon Casey-directed video for "Blessa." Bundick…
brandon | March 9, 2010 - 11:37 am

New Toro Y Moi Video – “Blessa”

In this Jon Casey-directed video Toro Y Moi, aka Chaz Bundick, acts as our tour guide and entertainment amid the highs and lows of a…
brandon | January 18, 2010 - 3:33 pm

The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

Toro Y Moi Remixes Washed Out

Washed Out's Ernest Greene lives in Georgia these days, but if feels right to keep mentioning Columbia, South Carolina, maybe because it's not often you…
brandon | September 15, 2009 - 9:00 am

New Toro Y Moi – “Talamak”

As he illustrated with "Blessa," Columbia, SC Washed Out cohort Toro Y Moi, aka Chaz Bundick, has a knack for making bedroom recordings sound much…
brandon | September 3, 2009 - 3:41 pm