Toro Y Moi releasing ‘What For?’, touring North America and Europe

Toro Y Moi

Prolific Chillwave artist Toro Y Moi (aka producer, singer, and songwriter Chaz Bundick), releases What For? on April 7th, on Carpark Records, the fifth Toro Y Moi record in the past five years. The album:

“draws inspiration from Big Star, Talking Heads and Todd Rundgren, as well as Brazil’s Tim Maia and France’s Cortex, among many others. Unknown Mortal Orchestra guitarist Ruban Nielson appears on the album, as does multi-instrumentalist Julian Lynch.”

Check out the track “Empty Nesters,” below. Toro Y Moi heads out on an extensive tour at the end of March, including a stop in San Francisco at the Independent on March 28th.



March 24 Visalia, CA The Cellar Door*
March 25 San Luis Obispo, CA SLO Brewing Company*
March 26 Big Sur, CA Loma Vista Gardens*
March 28 San Francisco, CA The Independent
March 31 Berlin Lido
April 1 Amsterdam Melkweg
April 2 Brussels VK
April 3 Zurich Mascotte
April 4 Paris La Maroquinerie
April 6 Manchester Sound Control
April 8 London Oval Space
April 11 Indio, CA Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
April 15 San Diego, CA North Park Theatre†
April 16 Los Angeles, CA The Fonda Theatre†
April 18 Indio, CA Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
April 29 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club*
April 30 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer*
May 1 New York, NY Terminal 5*
May 2 Northampton, MA Pearl Street*
May 3 Boston, MA Paradise*
May 5 Toronto Danforth Music Hall*
May 6 Detroit, MI Magic Stick*
May 7 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre*
May 8 Columbus, OH Skully’s Music Diner*
May 9 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall*
May 10 Nashville, TN Exit/In*
May 12 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle‡
May 13 Columbia, SC Music Farm‡
May 14 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse‡
May 15-17 Gulf Shores, AL Hangout Music Festival
May 18 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s‡
May 19 Dallas, TX South Side Music Hall‡
May 20 Austin, TX Emo’s‡

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

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