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Toro y Moi
Toro y Moi

"Memory Tapes, Toro Y Moi, Washed Out and Future Trends all have signature styles, but all are responsible for some of that private, warm, hypnagogic music. They're also four of the most notable actors in a scene no-one has a name for yet. The name I'm going with, for the sake of ease and this essay, is 'glo-fi' - for its connotations with warmth and radiance and its proximity to 'lo-fi', it seems a better fit than 'chillwave', an alternative name found hanging in the weed burps of rad 'net dudes that won't stink us out for too long." [The Quietus]
Toro Y Moi is back in town with a show in Cake Shop tonight/Sunday (12/13). He goes on after Drawlings and before a UK band called Lunar Youth (MP3 above).

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Toro y Moi shares opens for fellow chillwaver Neon Indian at the sold out Mercury Lounge shows. It's one of three NYC shows for Neon Indian who also play Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday (12/17) (also now sold out).

Toro y Moi's first full-length album, Causers of This, will be released by Carpark Records on February 2, 2010. MP3 above. Cover and tracklist, with all dates, below...

Toro Y Moi

Toro Y Moi
Causers of This
(Carpark)
Street Date: Feb. 2, 2010

1. Blessa
2. Minors
3. Imprint After
4. Lissoms
5. Fax Shadow
6. Thanks Vision
7. Freak Love
8. Talamak
9. You Hid
10. Low Shoulders
11. Causers Of This

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Toro y Moi - 2009 Tour Dates
12/13 New York, NY Cake Shop
12/15 New York, NY Mercury Lounge #
12/16 New York, NY Mercury Lounge #
12/17 Baltimore, MD The Ottobar
12/19 Columbia, SC The Spyda Zone %
# = w/ Neon Indian
% = w/ Tickley Feather

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Comments (9)

"glo-fi" describes it nicely. good term

Posted by Anonymous | December 13, 2009 4:16 AM

CHILLAXBROCORE

Posted by J | December 13, 2009 3:09 PM

just call it like it is, sounds like animal collective. animal collective is the new slint. call it whatever fucking name you want it to make it sound like it doesnt sound like animal collective, but it just does and its boring as FUCK

Posted by charlie | December 13, 2009 3:44 PM

This is great! I am an independent singer songwriter and I learn a lot from reading blogs like this - thanks so much for sharing.

Posted by Jade Leonard | December 13, 2009 10:29 PM

please get bent, all of you

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 3:25 AM

i love tym but Causers of This is nowhere near as good as his My Touch EP.

Posted by brian | December 14, 2009 1:24 PM

awesome even more excited for the neon indian show now

Posted by Anonymous | December 14, 2009 1:52 PM

chill gents

Posted by R | December 14, 2009 11:08 PM

Toro Y Moi is cool. He reminds me of Kujo Boss:

http://kujoboss.bandcamp.com/

Posted by ///////// | April 10, 2010 9:33 PM

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