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“Ordinary Pleasure” music video

February 6, 2019 11:03 am

Following the release of Outer Peace, Toro y Moi just shared a new music video for the second single from the album, “Ordinary Pleasure.” It takes fans on a tour of Toro’s own Company Records studio, introducing fans to the band as they break out into a live performance of the track as Chaz B. dances his way through the space. The track finds Toro’s sound at its most jubilant, carried by a funky bassline and conga drum patterns to create a finished product that Highsnobiety called “the most playful sound from the album.”

If you still haven’t listened to the full record or picked up a physical copy, and you want to, you can do so here.

Some upcoming tour dates:
February 15th – Miami, FL – iii Points Festival (DJ set)
March 1st – Phoenix, AZ – M3F Festival
March 9th – Tampa, FL – Gasparilla Music Festival
March 20th-24th – Boise, ID – Treefort Music Fest
March 22nd – New Orleans, LA – BUKU Music + Art Project
April 19th – Brooklyn, NY – Good Room (DJ set)
April 20th – Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall (DJ set)
May 22nd- Lisbon, Portugal – Lisboa Ao Vivo
May 23rd – Porto, Portugal – Hard Club
May 24th-25th – Madrid, Spain – Tomavistas Festival
May 26th – London, UK – All Points East
June 2nd – Paris, France – We Love Green
June 16th – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl

Toro y Moi shares second single

December 6, 2018 2:48 pm

Toro y Moi delivered just what you need for this Tuesday morning. His playful and jubilant new single, “Ordinary Pleasure,” boasts a funky bassline and bongo drum patterns. Stream it anywhere music can be found or watch its mesmerizing visualizer.

Outer Peace out January 18th. Pre-orders are available here.

2019 tour dates —
January 14th – Oakland, CA – The New Parish#
January 15th – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore – Sold Out%
January 16th – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore – Sold Out%
January 17th – Portland, OR – 45 East – DJ Set
January 18th – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom – Sold Out*
January 19th – Seattle, WA – Neptune – Sold Out
January 20th – Seattle, WA – Neptune
January 23rd – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall^
January 24th – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater^
January 25th – Austin, TX – Stubb’s BBQ^
January 26th – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger^
Ferbuary 15-17th – Miami, FL – iii Points Festival- DJ Set*
March 1st – Phoenix, AZ – M3F Festival
March 20-24th – Boise, ID – Treefort Music Fest
May 26th – London, UK – All Points East

# = w/ Salami Rose Joe Louis
% = w/ Tanukichan
* = w/ Old Grape God
^ = w/ Wet

Toro y Moi announces new album “Outer Peace”

October 23, 2018 11:07 am


1. outer, outside; external.
“the outer layer of the brain can bruise easily”
synonyms: outside, outermost, outward, exterior, external, surface
antonyms: inner
objective or physical; not subjective.

2. further from the center or inside.
“the outer layer”
synonyms: outlying, distant, remote, faraway, furthest, peripheral

3. suburban
“outer areas of the city enduce less anxiety for some”


1. freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquility.
“music can be a protest of peace”
synonyms: tranquility, calm, restfulness, peace and quiet,
peacefulness, quiet, quietness

2. freedom from or the cessation of war or violence.
“my only time of peace is in my car before work”
synonyms: law and order, lawfulness, order, peacefulness, peaceableness,
harmony, nonviolence; formalconcord “searching for peace is hard when technology does that for you”

1. used as a greeting.
2. used as an order to remain silent.
“Nice meeting you. Peace 🙂 -Chaz”

We are elated to share the news that Toro y Moi is back with a new album, Outer Peace, the follow-up to last year’s highly-emotive Boo Boo. The new record sees Chaz Bear, formerly Bundick, continuing to explore his limits sonically and thematically, serving as a homecoming celebration of an album that was written and recorded in the Bay Area after spending a year in Portland surrounded by the solace of nature. Upon returning home, Toro found inspiration for his new album in the stifling environment he came back to. Outer Peace is due out
January 18th, 2019.

Along with the announcement, Toro y Moi shared the album’s first single “Freelance”, an upbeat track infused elements of house and funk. The track’s accompanying visual is directed by Bear’s longtime collaborator Harry Israelson, who was also the creative director behind the album cover for Outer Peace. Watch the video here.

Outer Peace pre-orders are available now on the Carpark shop. Bundle your purchase of an LP or CD with exclusive Toro y Moi socks! Limited LP includes clear vinyl, while the CD comes in a jewel case with a rainbow foil spine tray card. Get them while you can! “Freelance” is also streaming across all services worldwide.

“This record is a response to how disposable culture has become and how it affects creativity. While listening, you might pay attention or ignore — either way that’s ok, this is music for a creative mind.”
— Chaz Bear


Fall and winter tour dates announced!

November 1st – Santa Barbara, CA – Soho Music Club *SOLD OUT*
November 2nd – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo *SOLD OUT*
November 3rd – Long Beach, CA – Tropicália Fest
November 5th – Chicago, IL – East Room (DJ set)
November 6th – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall *SOLD OUT*
November 7th – Detroit, MI – El Club *SOLD OUT*
November 9th – Boston, MA – Royale
November 10th – Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere *SOLD OUT*
November 10th – Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere (DJ set)
November 11th – Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere *SOLD OUT*
November 12th – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
November 13th – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
November 15th – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
November 16th – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
November 17th – Columbia, SC – The Senate
January 16th – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA *SOLD OUT*
January 18th – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
January 19th – Neptune – Seattle, WA
January 23rd – White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX
January 24th – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX
January 25th – Stubb’s BBQ – Austin, TX
January 26th – Paper Tiger – San Antonio, TX

Outer Peace
1. Fading
2. Ordinary Pleasure
3. Laws of the Universe
4. Miss Me (feat. ABRA)
5. New House
6. Baby Drive It Down
7. Freelance
8. Who Am I
9. Monte Carlo (feat. WET)
10. 50-50 (feat. Instupendo)

“No Show” music video

November 16, 2017 12:11 pm

“This song is about how patterns can change.”

The Fader just premiered the latest music video from Toro y Moi. “No Show” is taken from Toro’s new record, Boo Boo, available everywhere: Carpark shopiTunesAmazonApple MusicSpotify.

“The mystical karaoke video vibe of ‘Girl Like You’ meets the delicate portraiture of ‘You and I,’ all observed from within what looks like a primitive digital editing platform. It reads as low stakes, but that doesn’t mean it’s not also revealing in some way.” – The Fader

Toro y Moi shares live video of “You and I”

October 12, 2017 2:22 pm

Since Toro y Moi is taking a year off from touring, he shared a live performance of his track, “You and I,” taken from his 2017 release, Boo Boo. Check out the video here. Recorded in Company Studios, cinematography by Tyler McPherron.

Boo Boo is available everywhere. Pick up a copy on the Carpark shop, iTunes, Amazon, or your favorite indie record store.

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