Tag Archive for toro y moi

‘along the street lately the stories are bound’

As I mentioned back in December, the time I have available to dedicate to this blog has become less than years past. A new job and other real-life responsibilities have taken precedence over my daily ingest of music and pop culture. I have been working long (full) days for the past few months, and although it has been extremely rewarding to… Read more →

Class of 2010: Freshmen

These are the 40 new (and not so new) artists I have discovered in 2010… Active Child (experimental, chillwave, hymtronica) Alias of L.A.-based ex-choir boy, harpist Pat Grossi who released his debut EP, Curtis Lane, this year. Avi Buffalo (indie pop/rock, lo-fi) Very young indie pop band from Long Beach, CA released their self-titled debut album this year. Best Coast… Read more →

Sunday Fun Fun Fun Day!

Fun Fun Fun fest is the best festival in the country.  It’s relatively small.  It’s in Austin.  It has everything. It’s so nice to see the metalheads playing nice with the punks at the Black Stage.  It’s great that you can walk right up to the Orange Stage for front-row viewing or chose to kick it on the lawn further… Read more →

Re-Up: August 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Metal: R&B/Rap: Songs: Alejandro Escovedo – Anchor (from Streets Songs of Love out now) Wise Blood – B.I.G. E.G.O. (from… Read more →

Toro Y Moi – Causers of This

Toro Y Moi – Causers of This For someone who does not much care for most electronic music, I sure am buying into this chillwave summer.  Just chalk Toro Y Moi‘s debut up as another reason why chill my favorite type of wave this year. Toro Y Moi– Minors Reviews: NME 8/10 Filter 83% Prefix 7.5 Read more →