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Next Level : Toro Y Moi

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2010 is shaping up to be a very big year in music. One of the most exciting things about a new year is definitely the new blood and one of  this years freshest faces has already started to cause a fuss in the music scene. Meet Chad Bundick, better known for his stage name Toro Y Moi. Chaz went to the University of South Carolina and earned a BFA in Graphic Design. He then decided to pursue music further. Toro Y Moi started in 2001 as a bedroom project, which has now become a pretty big deal. Dabbling in everything from freak folk, to French house, to R&B; Toro Y Moi sounds channels a wide variety of genres. On February 2, 2010, Carpak Records will release the debut album by Toro Y Moi titled, Causes Of This. Toro Y Moi has already received heavy praise from Pitchfork and Stereogum, which never hurts. The albums first single Blessa is getting very good reviews and the music video just debut yesterday. Chaz is also friends with Ernest Greene, also known for his band Wahsed Out. The two have collaborated on some remixes in the past. Toro Y Moi will be opening for The Ruby Suns in March in support of their new record, Fight Softly.

Posted by : Max Mohenu

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