toro y moi

Toro Y Moi: Empty Nesters

For some reason, when Chaz Bundick was just a one-man show, he wanted to confuse us all by naming his band in the plural - Toro y Moi - as well as in two different languages and he ranks in at number two for coolest...

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Tycho – Spectre

Scott Hansen, a.k.a. Tycho, came onto the scene in 2011 with the breakthrough release, Dive, which blended elements of ambient and chillwave, and drew comparisons to other blossoming acts of the time like Washed Out, Neon Indian, and Toro Y Moi. Now, Hansen is back with...

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Roman D’Amour – Strong Enough (feat. Ja Miron)

He's certainly got my attention! And by he, I mean French electronic producer/compser Roman D'Amour. This trained sax + keyboard player has a penchant for house music and apparently poetry too. As self-described, "The perfume of French Touch and the beautiful melodies are the bases...

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LUUUL – Beach/The Morning After EP

***NEW CONTRIBUTOR ALERT*** August is almost halfway over and Labor Day is just around the corner, which is the signal for us to all cross our fingers and hope for an Indian summer. Fortunately for us, 19-year-old Belgian producer Roman Bauthier (aka LUUUL) is here...

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Greyhat – Missed

I was not aware that audio samples of miscellaneous cartoon animal tears were so in right now.  Thanks to Katie, one of our junior contributors, I am now informed.  Greyhat, from Portland ME, has been bleeding a steady dose of masterpieces since the beginning of...

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Mavericks, Young Lungs, Work Drugs, Yacht Music

Work Drugs – Young Lungs

Young Lungs was released a while back but the full album by Work Drugs just came pretty recently. This duo from the banks of the Delaware River in Pennsylvania have really put together something special for us. They describe their music to be specifically "...

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Kingdom – Bank Head (featuring Kelela)

Northside Festival took over Williamsburg this weekend and TMD made it count. A highlight for me was when Kingdom dropped this chillwave gemstone half way through his set at Knitting Factory late sat night. The track is off the NY native's recent album Vertical XL...

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Small Black – Free At Dawn

So it's Friday. You're getting ready to check out of work for the weekend. Maybe you're hopping in the car and heading north or west. Either way, this track is going to float you right into it. Small Black drops their first single off their...

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