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    Brijean signs to Ghostly International, releases “Moody”

Brijean signs to Ghostly International, releases “Moody”

Brijean, the duo of percussionist/singer Brijean Murphy and multi-instrumentalist Doug Stuart, returns with a new single and some pretty big news. They've signed to Ghostly International, current home of [...]

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Toro y Moi releases ‘Soul Trash’ album, video

Berkeley-based Toro y Moi (Chaz Bear, as most of us know) recently released their latest album, Soul Trash, along with an accompanying full-length video piece.

The album comes as quite [...]

By |November 18, 2019|Comments Off on Toro y Moi releases ‘Soul Trash’ album, video

Photos: Chromeo with Toro y Moi at the Greek Theatre

Chromeo (photo: Jon Bauer)

Canadian funk-masters Chromeo took over the Greek Theatre with the help of the Bay Area's own Toro y Moi in support of their latest album Outer Peace, [...]

By |June 18, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Chromeo with Toro y Moi at the Greek Theatre
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    Live This Month: Celebrate summer with Noname, Kendra McKinley, Carly Rae Jepsen and more

Live This Month: Celebrate summer with Noname, Kendra McKinley, Carly Rae Jepsen and more

Summer. Is. Here.

And while we may have our eyes on all things Phono Del Sol (only eight days away), there's plenty more to celebrate as the weather gets hot [...]

By |June 7, 2019|Comments Off on Live This Month: Celebrate summer with Noname, Kendra McKinley, Carly Rae Jepsen and more

Social Work releases new single: “Underweight”

Last week saw the release of "Underweight," the latest single from local Bay Area producer Social Work, or the other Will Butler. The track is Butler's third release since 2015 and first [...]

By |July 24, 2017|Comments Off on Social Work releases new single: “Underweight”
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    Chaz Bundick (aka Toro y Moi, aka Les Sins) announces live album, Oakland show

Chaz Bundick (aka Toro y Moi, aka Les Sins) announces live album, Oakland show

A live concert album from chillwave pioneer Chaz Bundick, more widely recognized as Toro y Moi, was announced early last week. The album, titled Toro y Moi: Live From Trona will drop digitally [...]

By |July 13, 2016|Comments Off on Chaz Bundick (aka Toro y Moi, aka Les Sins) announces live album, Oakland show
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    Mixtape: Northern California’s Best Summer Music Festivals

Mixtape: Northern California’s Best Summer Music Festivals


Download: Mixtape: Northern California's Best Summer Music Festivals (Podcast #363)

That the San Francisco Bay Area has seen a rapid rise in the number of music festivals over the last [...]

Toro y Moi plays Saturday show at the Independent

On Saturday, Berkeley local Toro y Moi plays a home show at The Independent in San Francisco, kicking off a tour of the U.S. and Europe that includes many [...]

By |March 26, 2015|Comments Off on Toro y Moi plays Saturday show at the Independent
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    Best of the Rest – February 2015 (Six Organs of Admittance, bAd bAd, Panic Is Perfect, & more)

Best of the Rest – February 2015 (Six Organs of Admittance, bAd bAd, Panic Is Perfect, & more)

Ben Chasny of Six Organs of Admittance (Photo Credit: Drag City)

Every month, our editors hear lots of great new music, at shows around the Bay, exploring the far reaches [...]

By |March 4, 2015|Comments Off on Best of the Rest – February 2015 (Six Organs of Admittance, bAd bAd, Panic Is Perfect, & more)
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    Noise Pop 2015: Toro y Moi sits down with Song Exploder, discusses new track “Half Dome”

Noise Pop 2015: Toro y Moi sits down with Song Exploder, discusses new track “Half Dome”

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Last Thursday, a few hundred people turned out for a free live podcast-recording session with Chaz Bundick of Toro y Moi and Hrishikesh Hirway of the podcast [...]

The Max Savage Show featuring musical guest Toro y Moi

Max Levenson, aka Max Savage, aka one of the newest writers at The Bay Bridged, has put together a live audience variety show that is very East Bay. He's enlisted the [...]

By |January 26, 2015|1 Comment

SONG-FREUD: Toro Y Moi’s “Empty Nesters”

Welcome to SONG-FREUD, a new weekly column that goes where no other blog will go in order to get to the cold hard truth hidden between the verse and the [...]

By |January 22, 2015|1 Comment
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