Carpark News

Toro Y Moi announces “Live from Trona”

July 6, 2016 11:25 am

Following his fourth studio album as Toro Y Moi, What For?, acclaimed musician Chaz Bundick has announced a new concert film and album, Live from Trona. Filmed in the middle of the Mojave desert, the band performed music new and old beneath the geological wonders known as the Trona Pinnacles. Head over to Pitchfork to watch the trailer for the film.

The album will be available digitally on August 5th. A limited edition 2xLP pink vinyl will be available November 4th. Pre-orders go live on July 25th. Screenings of the film will be held in New York at House of Vans on August 2nd, and in Los Angeles at the Ace Hotel DTLA on August 4th. The L.A. screening will feature a Toro Y Moi DJ set.

“Half Dome” music video

September 18, 2015 3:39 pm

Last year, Chaz Bundick hiked to the top of Half Dome in Yosemite Park, the inspiration for his song “Half Dome” (off this year’s What For?), where he happened to meet R. Adam Prieto, a photographer and, coincidentally, a Toro y Moi fan. Chaz invited Prieto to create a music video for ‘Half Dome,’ and this spectacular clip is the result.

Check out the beautiful scenery in “Half Dome” here. The track was taken from the band’s album, What For?, available now on the Carpark shop and iTunes. Video was directed by R. Adam Prieto

Catch Toro y Moi on tour this fall:
09-19 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
09-21 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
09-24 Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights
09-25 Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
09-26 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
09-27 Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme
09-28 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
09-29 Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room
09-30 South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
10-01 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
10-02 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
10-03 Richmond, VA – The National
10-04 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
10-06 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
10-07 Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
10-08 Jacksonville, FL – Free Bird Live
10-09 Tampa, FL – State Theatre
10-12 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
10-13 New Orleans, LA – Republic New Orleans
10-14 Birmingham, AL – Saturn
10-15 Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
10-16 St. Louis, MO – The Ready Room
10-17 Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
10-18 Lawrence, KS – The Granada Theatre
10-19 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
10-21 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
10-22 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
10-23 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom

Toro Y Moi Announces Fall Tour & Spotify Session

June 2, 2015 3:03 pm

Toro Y Moi announces an extensive North American tour running through the months of September and October, with a couple festivals along the way. Tickets go on sale 06.05 and can be purchased on the Toro Y Moi site. Check out the full tour schedule!

The band has also released a five-song live Spotify Session. Listen here.

09-19 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
09-21 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
09-24 Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights
09-25 Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
09-26 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
09-27 Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme
09-28 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
09-29 Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room
09-30 South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
10-01 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
10-02 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
10-03 Richmond, VA – The National
10-04 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
10-06 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
10-07 Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
10-08 Jacksonville, FL – Free Bird Live
10-09 Tampa, FL – State Theatre
10-12 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
10-13 New Orleans, LA – Republic New Orleans
10-14 Birmingham, AL – Saturn
10-15 Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
10-16 St. Louis, MO – The Ready Room
10-17 Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
10-18 Lawrence, KS – The Granada Theatre
10-19 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
10-21 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
10-22 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
10-23 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom

“Lilly” Music Video

May 1, 2015 1:06 pm

Check out the new music video for Toro Y Moi’s “Lilly” via Never Hide Noise. The track is off of the new album What For? available now in the Carpark shopiTunes, & the Toro Y Moi website. The video was directed by HARRYS.

The band is on the road until the end of the month!

05-01 New York, NY – Terminal 5 *
05-02 Northampton, MA – Pearl Street *
05-03 Boston, MA – Paradise *
05-05 Toronto, Ontario – Danforth Music Hall *
05-06 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick *
05-07 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre *
05-08 Columbus, OH – Skully’s Music Diner *
05-09 Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall *
05-10 Nashville, TN – Exit/In *
05-12 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle ‡
05-13 Columbia, SC – Music Farm ‡
05-14 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse ‡
05-15-17 Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Music Festival
05-18 Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s ‡
05-19 Dallas, TX – South Side Music Hall ‡
05-20 Austin, TX – Emo’s ‡

* with Vinyl Williams
† with Mattson 2
‡ with Keath Mead

FREE 16th Anniversary Cassette Tape

April 27, 2015 3:23 pm

Our sweet sixteenth anniversary celebrations continue. If you’re in the U.S., head to your local indie record store to see if they are carrying a FREE Carpark cassette: The Best Carpark Compilation In The World…Ever!  Complete tracklist + list of participating stores below.

carparktape_triptych

1. Toro Y Moi; “Empty Nesters”
2. Speedy Ortiz; “Raising the Skate”
3. Cloud Nothings; “I’m Not Part of Me”
4. Dan Deacon; “The Crystal Cat”
5. Beach House; “Master OF None”
5. TEEN; “Tied Up Tied Down”
7. Memory Tapes; “Sheila”
8. Skylar Spence; “Fiona Coyne”
9. GRMLN; “Jaded”
10. Young Magic; “Sparkly”
11. Montag; “True Love”
12. Class Actress; “Weekend”
13. Dog Bite; “Forever, Until”
14. Chandos; “Cobra Points”
15. Greys; “Guy Picciotto”
16. Popstrangers; “Country Kills”
17. Casino Versus Japan; “Aquarium”
18. Marumari; “Baby M”
19. So Takahashi; “Pms 185c (M72, Y43)”
20. Adventure; “Feels Like Heaven”
21. Signer; “Building Memories Without You”
22. Greg Davis; “Curling Pond Woods”
23. EAR PWR; “Super Animal Bros. III”

Other Music (New York, NY)
Rough Trade  (Brooklyn, NY)
Permanent Records (Brooklyn, NY)
Turn It Up  (Northampton, MA)
Exile On Main St  (Branford, CT)
The Sound Garden (Baltimore, MD)
Repo Records (Philadelphia, PA)
Pure Pop (Burlington, VT)
Crooked Beat (Washington, DC)
Princeton Record Exchange (Princeton, NJ)
Bull Moose (Portland, ME)
Olympic Records (Providence, RI)
Plan 9 (Richmond, VA)
Easy Street (Seattle, WA)
Music Millennium (Portland, OR)
The Record Exchange (Boise, ID)
Everyday Music (Oregon & Washington)
Jackpot (Portland, OR)
Boo Boo Records (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Sonic Boom (Seattle, WA)
aQuarius (San Francisco, CA)
Music Saves (Cleveland, OH)
Reckless (Chicago, IL)
Permanent (Chicago, IL)
Electric Fetus (Minneapolis, MN)
Saki (Chicago, IL)
Culture Clash (Toldeo, OH)
Luna Music (Indianapolis, IN)
Landlocked (Bloomington, IN)
Omega (Dayton, OH)
Shake It (Cincinnati, OH)
Homer’s (Omaha, NE)
Strictly Discs (Madison, WI)
Cactus Music (Houston, TX)
End of An Ear (Austin, TX)
Good Records (Dallas, TX)
M-Theory (San Diego, CA)
Origami Vinyl (LA, CA)
Fingerprints (Long Beach, CA)
Twist & Shout (Denver, CO)
Mills Records (Kansas City, MO)
Vintage Vinyl (St Louis, MO)
Amoeba  (Hollywood, CA)
Amoeba  (San Francisco, CA)
Amoeba  (Berkeley, CA)
Zia (Phoenix, AZ)
Waterloo  (Austin, TX)
Love Garden (Lawrence, KS)
Criminal Records (Atlanta, GA)
Disc Exchange  (Knoxville, TN)
Park Ave CDs (Orlando, FL)
Monster Music  (Charleston, SC)
Grimey’s (Nashville, TN)
School Kids (Raleigh, NC)
Oz Music  (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Earshot (Winston-Salem, NC)
Gravity Records  (Wilimington, NC)
Daddy Kool Records (St Petersburg, FL)
T-Bones (Hattiesburg, MS)
The End OF All Music (Oxford, MS)
CD Central (Lexington, KY)
Lunchbox Records (Charlotte, NC)
Radio Active (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

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