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Mar 01, 2017

Last November Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick announced a new collaborative album with Southern California instrumental psych-jazz duo The Mattson 2 (identical twin brothers Jared and Jonathan Mattson). More

Listen: Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick Shares New Song with The Mattson 2 - “JBS”

Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 Due Out March 31 via Company Records

Feb 15, 2017

Last November Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick announced a new collaborative album with Southern California instrumental psych-jazz duo The Mattson 2 (identical twin brothers Jared and Jonathan Mattson). More

Toro Y Moi Shares New Song “Omaha” for “Our First 100 Days” Anti-Donald Trump Project

"Our First 100 Days" Will Include a New Song Every Day for the First 100 Days of Donald Trump's Presidency

Feb 01, 2017

"Our First 100 Days" is a new anti-President Donald Trump project. The good folks behind the "30 Days, 30 Songs" anti-Trump campaign during the election have teamed up with Secretly Group for "Our First 100 Days." More

New Anti-Donald Trump Compilation Features Angel Olsen, Jens Lekman, Toro Y Moi, Mitski, and More

"Our First 100 Days" Will Include a New Song Every Day for the First 100 Days of Trump's Presidency

Jan 13, 2017

During the election many indie rock musicians released anti-Donald Trump songs and likely assumed, like many liberals and Hillary Clinton supporters did, that Trump didn't have a strong chance of winning.  More

Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick Announces Collaborative Album with The Mattson 2, Shares “Star Stuff”

Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 Due Out March 31, 2017 via Company Records

Nov 03, 2016

Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick has announced a new collaborative album with Southern California instrumental psych-jazz duo The Mattson 2 (identical twin brothers Jared and Jonathan Mattson) More

Toro Y Moi Announces Live Album and Concert Film, Shares Trailer

Live From Trona Album Due Out August 5 via Carpark

Jul 06, 2016

Toro Y Moi (aka Chaz Bundick) has announced a new live album and concert film. The album, Live From Trona, is due out digitally on August 5 and physically on limited edition 2-LP pink vinyl on November 4. More

The Avalanches Announce 15 Years in the Making New Album, Share “Frank Sinatra” Video

Wildflower Due Out July 8, Features Father John Misty, Toro Y Moi, Mercury Rev's Jonathan Donahue, Danny Brown, and More

Jun 02, 2016

The long awaited follow-up to Since I Left You, the acclaimed 2001 debut album by Australia's The Avalanches, has finally been announced after years of rumors. Wildflower is due out July 8 via Astralwerks/Modular/EMI/XL and features Father John Misty, Toro Y Moi, Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux, Camp Lo, Biz Markie, Mercury Rev's Jonathan Donahue, and Warren Ellis of the Bad Seeds/Dirty Three.  More

Watch: Toro y Moi - “Half Dome” Video

Shot in Yosemite National Park

Sep 18, 2015

Toro y Moi (aka Chaz Bundick) may have just surprise released a new collection/album entitled Samantha, but now he's shared a video for "Half Dome," a song taken from his April-released full-length What For? (released by Carpark). More

Toro y Moi Surprise Releases Free New 20-Track Collection, “Samantha”

Includes the New Songs He's Been Sharing of Late, As Well as a Collaboration with Washed Out

Aug 28, 2015

Toro y Moi (aka Chaz Bundick) has kept busy since releasing his latest album, What For?, in April on Carpark and his debut album as his dancier alter-ego Les Sins last November. More

Check Out Photos From Day Two of FYF Fest

Last Weekend in Los Angeles, CA

Aug 28, 2015

Last weekend Los Angeles hosted FYF Festival. Check out Robert Redfield’s gallery of images from day two featuring Belle and SebastianD’AngeloFKA twigsLaura Marling,Lower DensMac DeMarcoMorrisseySolangeToro Y MoiUnknown Mortal Orchestra.  More

Jul 09, 2015

Chaz Bundick has been quite a workaholic of late. Despite releasing a new Toro y Moi album, What For?, in April on Carpark and his debut album as his dancier alter-ego Les Sins last November, More

Listen: Toro y Moi - “2Late” (Feat. Kool A.D. & Safe)

Brand New Song Features Former Das Racist Member

Jun 25, 2015

Despite releasing a new Toro y Moi album, What For?, in April on Carpark and his debut album as his dancier alter-ego Les Sins last November, Chaz Bundick recently released a video for a brand new Toro y Moi song, "room for 1zone." More

Watch: Toro y Moi – “room for 1zone” Video

Clip for Brand New Song Shot Outside Texas Sculpture

Jun 15, 2015

Toro y Moi has shared a video for "room for 1zone." It's a new song and isn't taken from his recently released new album, What For? (out now on Carpark). More

Apr 30, 2015

Toro y Moi has released a video for "Lilly." The song is taken from his recently released new album, What For?, out now on Carpark. More

Stream Toro y Moi’s “What For?”

Also Stream Waxahatchee's Ivy Tripp

Mar 30, 2015

Next week Toro y Moi, aka Chaz Bundick, returns with his newest studio album, What For?, the follow-up to his 2013 LP Anything In Return. More

Mar 25, 2015

Toro y Moi, aka Chaz Bundick, is due to release his third studio album What For? on April 7. More

Listen: Toro y Moi - “Buffalo”

New Album, What For? Out April 7

Mar 03, 2015

Returning with his newest album What For? next month, Toro y Moi, a.k.a. Chaz Bundick, has offered up a brand new song from the effort titled "Buffalo." More

Watch: Toro y Moi - “Empty Nesters” Video

Chaz Bundick Meets the Grim Reaper

Feb 20, 2015

Due to release his new album What For? on this spring, Toro y Moi, a.k.a. Chaz Bundick, has shared a brand new music video featuring the LP's lead single "Empty Nesters." More

Toro y Moi Announces Tour

What For? Out April 7

Jan 26, 2015

Recently announcing the upcoming release of his newest album What For?, Toro y Moi has revealed his plans for a North American and European tour this spring. More

Jan 20, 2015

Yesterday Chaz Bundick, otherwise known as Toro y Moii, announced the upcoming release of his newest album What For?, sharing the record's included single "Empty Nesters." More

Jan 19, 2015

Musical artist Chaz Bundick, a.k.a. Toro y Moi, has announced the release of his fourth album, What For? More

Oct 24, 2014

On Nov. 4 Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick will release Michael, the debut album of his dance-focused moniker Les Sins. More

Listen: Les Sins - “Why”

Michael Out November 4 Via Company Records

Oct 01, 2014

Les Sins is the perpetually dancing alter ego of Chaz Bundick, aka Toro Y Moi. Today he's released "Why," a new track from his upcoming album Michael.

Aug 19, 2014

For those that didn't know, musical artist Chaz Bundick, a.k.a. Toro y Moi, has occasionally released his own brand of dance music under the moniker Les Sins. More

Jan 31, 2014

This year electro/funk duo Chromeo will release their brand new album White Women. More

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Watch: Toro y Moi on “Kimmel”

Performs "Say That" and "Rose Quartz"

Dec 04, 2013

Last night, musical artist Chaz Bundick, aka Toro y Moi, was welcomed as the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! More

Oct 04, 2013

Earlier this summer Verve Records has released Verve Remixed: The First Ladies, a new compilation of classic jazz standards reimagined by some the industry's standout manipulators such as Bassnector, Azari & III, Pretty Lights, and Pontus Winnberg of Miike Snow. More

Sep 30, 2013

Kicking off a new North American tour today, Toro y Moi, a.k.a. Chaz Bundick, has premiered a brand new music video for his latest Anything In Return single "Rose Quartz." More

Sep 10, 2013

Toro Y Moi has announced plans for a new North American tour. More

Aug 15, 2013

Today in the unexpectedly awesome, Toro y Moi's Chaz Bundick has premiered his very own cover of Ricky Gervais' track "Slough." More

Listen: Billie Holiday - “My Man” (Toro y Moi Remix)

Featured on Verve Remixed Compilation

Jun 14, 2013

On July 16, Verve Records will release a new installment of its ongoing Verve Remixed series. More

May 28, 2013

On June 3 brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence, the UK production duo Disclosure, will release their debut full-length Settle. More

Toro y Moi Announces Fall Tour Dates

Supporting Anything in Return

May 06, 2013

Still spreading the good word of his sophomore LP Anything in ReturnToro y Moi has announced a series of new tour dates set to take place this fall. More

Mar 25, 2013

Toro y Moi has premiered the newest music video from his sophomore LP Anything in Return. More

Stream Toro y Moi’s New Album

Anything in Return Out Next Week

Jan 14, 2013

After a lead-up of several shared tracks and a pair of stylish music videosToro y Moi's Chaz Bundick has offered up the entirety of his forthcoming new album Anything in Return online to stream.  More

Listen: Toro Y Moi – “Lyin (Pt. 1-4)”

Tour Only Split with Dog Bite

Jan 11, 2013

Set to go on tour in a few scant days, Toro Y Moi is bring more with him than songs from forthcoming album, Anything in ReturnMore

Watch: Toro y Moi - “Say That” Video

Awkward Wilderness Adventure

Jan 02, 2013

In just a few weeks' time Toro y Moii will release his latest LP Anything In Return. More

Dec 12, 2012

Hitting the ground running in 2013 with his anticipated third album Anything in Return beatmaker/songwriter Chaz Bundick (Toro y Moi) has premiered a luxury lifestyle music video for his lead single "So Many Details." More

Nov 05, 2012

Anything in Return, the third full-length album by Toro Y Moi, is set for release on Jan. 22 via Carpark Records. More

Toro y Moi Announces Tour

New Album Anything in Return Out Jan. 22

Oct 22, 2012

Recently announcing the release of his third full-length effort Anything in ReturnToro Y Moi (a.k.a. Chaz Bundick) has scheduled an extensive tour through North America starting at the end of January. More

Listen: Toro y Moi - “So Many Details”

Off Upcoming Album Anything in Return

Oct 15, 2012

Announcing earlier this month the release of his new album Anything in ReturnToro y Moi has unveiled the first bit of material from the forthcoming full-length with the track "So Many Details." More

Oct 09, 2012

On January 22, lo-fi synth master Toro Y Moi returns with his third album, Anything in Return. More

Toro y MoiAnnounces Tour Dates

Numerous Festival Dates Included

Aug 03, 2012

Toro y Moi has announced that he will embark on a series of select performances until the month of October. More

Jan 31, 2012

Chillwave poster child Toro y Moi has announced the release a retrospective work collecting 10 songs from his earlier career.  More

Carpark Records Releases a Free Holiday Album

Featuring: Memory Tapes, Toro Y Moi, Class Actress and more.

Oct 28, 2011

In case She & Him's Christmas project wasn't enough to get you in the holiday spirit, on December 6, Carpark Records plans to release a free Christmas album.  More

Listen: Toro y Moi - “All Alone”

Off Upcoming "Freaking Out" EP

Sep 02, 2011

Following his cover of "Saturday Love," Toro y Moi has released a new track off his forthcoming EP "Freaking Out."  More

Check Out Photos from Day One of Outside Lands 2011 Including The Shins, MGMT, Best Coast, and more

Plus Toro Y Moi, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Release the Sunbird, and others

Aug 14, 2011

Check out photos from Day One of the Outside Lands Festival, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. The gallery includes photos of The Shins, MGMT, Toro Y Moi, Best Coast,Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Phantogram, and Release the Sunbird. More

Watch: Toro y Moi - “How I Know” Video

Haunted House Turned Dance Party?

Aug 02, 2011

Toro y Moi has released a video for "How I Know," which taken from Underneath the Pine, released in February via Carpark. More

Toro y Moi Announces New EP

Out September 13, 2011

Jul 13, 2011

Genre-hopping dance-synth-chill-master Chaz Bundick (aka Toro y Moi) is unleashing a new EP. Titled Freaking Out, the disc drops September 13 via Carpark.  More

Jul 05, 2011

With the band's latest album Zonoscope looking well-suited for a spot on a number of 2011 best-of lists, Australia dance-rockers Cut Copy have unveiled their latest set of tour dates for the coming fall. More

Pygmalion Music Festival Adds 5th Day

Headliners Include The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Explosions in the Sky, Cut Copy, and Much More

Jun 28, 2011

Pygmalion Music Festival, held in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, will take place September 21-25. More

Toro y Moi Announces Fall Tour

Tour Kicks Off in September

May 16, 2011

Issue #36 cover story artist Toro y Moi (a.k.a. Chaz Bundick) announced today that he'll be hitting the road this fall. We have the dates. More

Under the Radar’s Music vs. Comedy Issue Out Now - Aziz Ansari on the Cover!

Features David Cross, Ed Helms, Patton Oswalt, Reggie Watts, Donald Glover, Ty Burrell, Nick Offerman, TV on the Radio, The Flaming Lips, St. Vincent, and more

May 16, 2011

Under the Radar has a special Music vs. Comedy issue that streets this week. In this issue indie rock musicians and comedians interview each other. Aziz Ansari (NBC's Parks & Recreation) appears on the cover as David Bowie and for the issue he talked to both Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick and TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek. More

Mar 25, 2011

The third day of Austin's infamous SXSW Music Festival included performances by Toro Y Moi, Still Corners, Puro Instinct, and more. More

Under the Radar Announces Winter 2011 Issue and Death Cab for Cutie Cover

Issue Includes Interviews with R.E.M., Bright Eyes, The Decemberists, Cut Copy, Jens Lekman, Okkervil River, Panda Bear, Lykke Li, Iron and Wine, Elbow, Duran Duran, Destroyer, and more

Feb 11, 2011

Under the Radar’s Winter 2011 issue is about to hit stands. The cover features Death Cab for Cutie, who gave writer Matt Fink insight into the band’s forthcoming album, Codes and Keys (due out in May). The issue also includes interviews with Bright EyesBritish Sea PowerThe DearsThe DecemberistsDestroyerThe DodosDuran Duran,ElbowIron and WineLykke LiR.E.M.TelekinesisToro Y MoiThe AntlersThe Big PinkCymbals Eat GuitarsEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Jens LekmanOkkervil RiverPanda BearVivian GirlsAnna CalviPorcelain Raft, Smith Westerns, Yuck, and more.

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Urban Outfitters Preview Toro Y Moi’s Upcoming LP

Stream 'Underneath the Pine,' Watch New Music Video

Feb 07, 2011

The exclusive first-listen of Underneath the Pine is accompanied by an exclusive first-look. We have the details. More

Toro y MoiChases the “Still Sound” in New Video

Underneath the Pine Out February 22

Jan 26, 2011

Toro y Moi released a video today for super-disco cut, “Still Sound” from forthcoming album, Underneath the Pine (due February 22). We have the clip.  More

Toro y Moi Plots Tour

Dates Begin January 19

Jan 03, 2011

On February 22, Toro y Moi (Chaz Budnick to his pals) releases sophomore effort Underneath the Pine—a spacey-disco album designed to be played live. With real instruments. Good thing he’s also heading out on tour. We have the dates.  More

Dec 13, 2010

 Today, Toro y Moi premiered the first preview track from forthcoming album, Underneath the PineMore

Nov 23, 2010

Hazy-electronics mastermind Toro y Moi (Chaz Bundick to his pals) plotted to release two albums in 2010—one filled with bloops and bleeps (check!) and one featuring real instrumentals (err…no.) Now Toro Y Moi is making up for lost time with the release of his sophomore album, Underneath the Pine (out February 22 via Carpark). More

Toro y Moii Hits The Road

Dates With: Nosaj Thing, Jogger, and Foals

Sep 15, 2010

Chaz Bundick is a busy man. First, his solo-project-under-a-band-name Toro y Moi is joining Nosaj Thing, Jogger, and Foals on the road for an extensive tour this coming fall. He also launched a new project. We have info on both.

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Toro y Moi Set to Tour with The Ruby Suns

Bumps Up Debut's Release Date

Jan 07, 2010

Toro Y Moi (Columbia, South Carolina's Chaz Bundick) is releasing his debut LP, Causers of This, three weeks early and touring around North America with The Ruby Suns. More



Reviews

What For?

What For?

Carpark

Apr 07, 2015

Chaz Bundick, the recording artist whose music most often bears the name Toro y Moi, is a busy chameleon of a producer. More

Anything in Return

Anything in Return

Carpark

Jan 24, 2013

Anything in Return is a self-assured, adult album. Full of determined beats, it's worlds away from our first introduction to Toro Y Moi, 2010's chillwave hallmark-heavy Causers of This, and a quantifiably large step up from early works comp June 2009. The shift is not a surprise. More

June 2009

June 2009

Carpark

Apr 26, 2012

As evidenced by June 2009a collection of early recordings now finding a proper releaseToro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick didn't spring fully formed from the head of Zeus. While his brainwaves would go on to launch a sea of chillwave thought pieces, early songs showed an artist more interested in Ariel Pink-style experimentation than the retro-tinged dance pop he'd come to embrace. More

SXSW Recap Day 3: Toro Y Moi, Revolver, Still Corners

Mar 21, 2011

As fellow writer Mike Hilleary pointed out, the ratio of sleep to bands at SXSW is somewhat skewed. This is of course, an understatement, as it seems even my dreams (whenever I close my eyes long enough to have them) have been rented out for showcases. While there’s no accounting for my subconscious booking agency (who seem intent on making it an all Twin Shadow bill), the variety of bands available to the waking world of SXSW is pretty dang impressive. After our second successful Under the Radar day party, the magazine crew opted to hop from venue to venue for the remainder of the evening, as no one showcase was strong enough to demand our full attention. More

Off Festival 2010 Day One Recap: The Horrors, Toro y Moi, Art Brut, Tindersticks

August 6th, 2010

Aug 07, 2010

The opening night’s observation that I was about to slip down the rabbit hole turned out to be apt. After a restless night of sleep (Hello jetlag!), I was bundled into a car and taken deep into a rain covered forest. I’m from Los Angeles. This setting? Well…welcome to Wonderland. Today's residents? Potty Umbrella, Tin Pan Alley, Kim Nowak, Something Like Elvis, The Horrors, Art Brut, Lenny Valentino, and Tindersticks. More

Blessa (single)

Blessa (single)

Carpark

Oct 29, 2009

Toro Y Moi is the alias of the hyped 23-year-old South Carolinian Chaz Bundick. This preview 7-inch gives a nice bifurcated preview of the musician’s two 2010 albums.