Toro Y Moi Appreciation Thread

June 20, 2010 @ 12:48:48

so i heard that song talamak on a playlist and I had to hear more. one thing led to another and i got Causers of This. for like the first week i had it playing non-stop. chaz is the fucken truth. hopefully there are other people that like his music as well.

fav songs of his: blessa, minors, imprint after, talamak, low shoulder, you hid.
June 20, 2010 @ 12:51:42
I want that second LP already

June 20, 2010 @ 12:54:36
June 20, 2010 @ 13:34:49
the man knows good music.
June 20, 2010 @ 20:37:37
June 20, 2010 @ 22:15:42
he's cool. the whole chill wave thing is good doobie music. washed out and neon indian are dope too
June 20, 2010 @ 22:18:27
it's great music to exist to.
June 21, 2010 @ 00:39:51

June 21, 2010 @ 08:46:45
toro y moi is seriously good music, has anyone seen him live? just seems like he'd be really bad live.
June 21, 2010 @ 11:53:47
i seen some videos of him live. hes better when he has a band behind him.

here's a couple of my favorites

this one's an unofficial video but it fits well i think.

its also interesting to try to find out wtf the songs mean
June 22, 2010 @ 20:50:56
Dl'd his album and demo's today, gonna check them out later but Talamak, My Touch & Bend Your Body are smokeyface
June 23, 2010 @ 11:40:08
that Eden & Cold Sheets is my shit smokeyface
June 23, 2010 @ 22:46:40
aww man i cant wait to hear the bonus tracks.
June 24, 2010 @ 01:31:21
i need more other than causers of this!
June 24, 2010 @ 07:26:02
^^^ reluhtivity put me on

sides of chaz

causers of this bonus tracks if you don't have them already.

fucking dope cover

edit: my fault. i forgot to include the password. here it is:
June 24, 2010 @ 14:38:07
toro y moi is seriously good music, has anyone seen him live? just seems like he'd be really bad live.

like passion pit

But I dunno, from the videos I've see, it doesn't look that bad.
June 24, 2010 @ 14:49:35
fuck yeah
favorite artist right now and probably for a while
June 24, 2010 @ 14:55:52
one of my fav dudes ATM. Little disappointed after leaving his show though, only played for about 45 minutes and didn't do some of my favorite tunes but WHATEVA, was still worth it. ruby suns sort of blew dick after him though.
June 24, 2010 @ 14:58:39
chillwave is that shit!
June 24, 2010 @ 15:11:41
btw, for the Causers of This bonus tracks file, the password is
June 24, 2010 @ 15:11:51
yo if anyone tried to download the bonus tracks and couldnt cause of the it is:
June 24, 2010 @ 19:54:46
just a heads up. Sides of Chaz is totally different from anything on causers of this. he doesnt even sing in falsetto.
June 25, 2010 @ 00:52:24
Oh my God this shit is dopeeee.&)&)&)

rollin' down the strip on vogues comin up slammin cadillac does

June 25, 2010 @ 04:49:41
I would like to thank Hypebeast for putting me onto this...smh thank u hb.

His twist on Human Nature is real.
June 25, 2010 @ 07:07:54
glad we could help!
June 25, 2010 @ 11:45:02
June 25, 2010 @ 12:08:53
June 25, 2010 @ 15:44:24
its also interesting to try to find out wtf the songs mean

yeah i dont understand any of his songs
June 25, 2010 @ 17:06:58
during interviews, he mentioned that they are about family, girls, his life, etc.
June 25, 2010 @ 21:35:53
yeah i dont understand any of his songs

ey mane, im gonna help you a little. the only songs i really understand are imprint after, talamak, low shoulder, you hid.

just listen to when you can actually hear his lyrics.

low shoulder for example. "if you rest, for me tonight, i'll let you drive off in the morning; i dont want, you in the shoulder, where no one comes around." this could be interpreted in a number of ways pretty much. it could be that the girl wants to leave but he wants her to wait and talk it out then shes free in the morning....

imprint after is much simpler. "why would you want to come back to me, was it cause i didnt want to leave, i want you to know ill keep you out of harm, but you got to know you left your mark, on me." pretty much chick tryna get back with him but he puts the brakes on it cause of the after affects of their past relationship...these are just my understandings though.
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