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Toro Y Moi to Release Archival 7″ “June 2009” Box Set; Free Unreleased Download

Bebe Besch / January 31, 2012
Photo by Derrick Taruc

Toro y Moi is the bedroom project of producer Chaz Bundick, whose music has progressively taken many turns stylistically throughout the years, but eventually led him to be identified under the chillwave movement. Toro y Moi has delivered a handful of releases including LPs, EPs, remixes and demos, but now Bundick is pulling from the vault to offer up an album created solely of previous unreleased songs that prefaced his later releases. The collection shows off some short and sweet lo-fi Toro y Moi songs without polish that give us a glimpse of his early process. The album, June 2009, will be released via a vinyl archival box set on April 24th, 2012 and below you can download “Dead Pontoon” from the album for free. Additionally, a short list of tour dates have been announced, see them below as well:

February 4th – Melbourne, AUS @ Laneway Festival
February 5th – Sydney, AUS @ Laneway Festival
February 8th – Sydney, AUS @ Manning Bar with Washed Out
February 9th – Melbourne, AUS @ Hi Fi Bar & Ballroom with Washed Out
February 10th – Adelaide, AUS @ Laneway Festival
February 11th – Perth, AUS @ Laneway Festival
February 12th – Singapore, SP @ Laneway Festival
February 14th – Taipei, TW @ The Wall Livehouse
February 15th – Manila, PH @ Hard Rock Cafe
February 17th – Seoul, KR @ V Hall
February 19th – Tokyo, JP @ Yebisu Garden Hall


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