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premiere: stream Brijean’s balmy debut EP Walkie Talkie

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Our intro to Bay Area "backroom disco" duo Brijean -- the project of percussionist Brijean Murphy, who has worked with GvsB favs Toro Y Moi, U.S. Girls, and Poolside, among others -- came via the shimmery, sensuous single "Show and Tell", which sounds a bit like Stereolab gone full-on dreamy disco-pop, Brijean's silky vocals wafting over an infectious tropical groove that feels destined to soundtrack countless pool parties and topdown twilight drives up the coast...

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video premiere: Tanukichan – Natural

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San Francisco's Hannah Van Loon aka Tanukichan shares the video for her effervescently buzzing jam "Natural", one of the highlights from her Toro y Moi co-produced 2018 LP Sundays. The appropriately bright and daydreamy self-directed vid finds Hannah using power tools to build some kind of window/portal that allows her to escape momentarily -- via green screen, of course -- to various exotic locales (a sold-out show and the Serengeti, maybe...

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download Toro y Moi’s Soul Trash (c) 2019 mixtape

CHAZ + EARL

Chaz just dropped a free mixtape on dropbox (via instagram), listen below + download it for free here.

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Toro y Moi – Ordinary Pleasure

photo: jack bool
photo: jack bool

Toro y Moi drops another shimmery funk jammer from his new record Outer Peace, coming early next year on Carpark. Listen to "Ordinary Pleasure", which shares an opening line with one of the best songs of the last decade, below:

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video: Toro y Moi – Freelance

TORO y MOI OUTER PEACE

Directed by Harry Israelson. Toro y Moi's new album Outer Peace is coming in January 2019.

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premiere: astronauts, etc. – The Room

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Bay Area pianist (and touring keyboardist for Toro y Moi) Anthony Ferraro, aka Astronauts, etc. shares another beautiful new track from his forthcoming LP Living In Symbol, "an ode to the unknown future", co-produced by Chaz Bear of Toro Y Moi...

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Madeline Kenney x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover: Thank you, Mr. Rose

FLAMING LIPS

My 7th grade math-and-science teacher (I went to a small school) taught me a lot more than just about cumulo-nimbus clouds and soh-cah-toa. I also credit him with shaping my taste in music. Thanks, Mr...

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stream Toro y Moi’s new record Boo Boo

BOO BOO

Toro y Moi commits to a vibe, and succeeds in low-key spectacular fashion on his best full-length yet. Listen to Boo Boo below:

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watch Toro y Moi’s dreamy new “You and I” video

YOU AND I CHAZ

Taken from Toro y Moi's beautiful new record Boo Boo, out next Friday. Directed by Harry Israelson:

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video: Toro y Moi – Girl Like You

GIRL LIKE YOU

Taken from Boo Boo, out July 7th on Carpark:

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