Anyone familiar with the music of Chaz Bundick (Toro y Moi) is also familiar with his eclectic range and genre traversing. 2013's Anything In Return demonstrated a departure from previous Toro material, ushering in an electronic, pop-centric palette. Last years' Les Sins Michael LP stretched those sounds even further, charting into house territory. This year's What For? largely traded in those synths for guitar, in a 70's era, guitar-focused effort.
If that wasn't enough for you, Chaz shared new single "room for 1zone" couldn't be much different than the recent What For?. Toro y Moi "room for 1zone" ventures back into beat-based electronic, leaning more towards the Michael material and what you might hear during his DJ sets. Kudos to Chaz for mixing it up yet again. Toro y Moi will be at Osheaga, Lollapalooza and Outside Lands as well as touring this fall (dates below). While you're at it, check out the new single from Toro keys player Anthony Ferraro.
Toro y Moi Tour Dates
July 29 Chicago, IL Metro July 31-August 2 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza July 31-August 2 Montreal, QC Osheaga August 7-9 San Francisco, CA Outside Lands September 19 Portland, OR Revolution Hall* September 21 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom* September 24 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights* September 25 Madison, WI Majestic Theatre* September 26 Des Moines, IA Wooly’s* September 27 Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme* September 28 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom* September 29 Buffalo, NY Waiting Room* September 30 Burlington, VT Higher Ground* October 1 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg* October 2 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg* October 3 Richmond, VA The National* October 4 Baltimore, MD Rams Head* October 6 Charleston, SC Music Farm* October 7 Athens, GA Georgia Theater* October 8 Jacksonville, FL Free Bird Live* October 9 Tampa, FL State Theatre* October 12 Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall* October 13 New Orleans, LA Republic* October 14 Birmingham, AL Saturn* October 15 Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall* October 16 St. Louis, MO The Ready Room* October 17 Columbia, MO The Blue Note* October 18 Lawrence, KS Granada Theatre* October 19 Omaha, NE Waiting Room* October 21 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre* October 22 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theatre* October 23 Phoenix, AZ Crescent Ballroom*
*with Astronauts, etc.