Toro Y Moi: Pop cruise

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Chaz Bundick straddles both coasts and collaborates with hot ticket friends as music artist Toro Y Moi.  Toro Y Moi’s name could be a shout out to Hemingway, sushi, or haters of R&B, it’s an interpretive call.  His music is extremely accessible, down-tempo synth, fitting for a coastline drive or cocktail hour.  Or a nightcap.

Anything in Return is the artist’s third full-length release, out this month on Carpark.  The striking thing about Toro Y Moi is the focused way the artist presents himself vocally and on camera; sort of zen with panache.  Bundick comes across centered, laid-back, and forthright.  A young artist with style, Chaz is the attractive nerd you want to get to know.   

Toro Y Moi plays Webster Hall Feb 13 and Music Hall of Williamsburg Feb 14.



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