2015-07-09T10:15:07+00:00 2015-08-17T20:33:56+00:00

Toro y Moi & Rome Fortune collide on new song "Pitch Black"

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Chaz Bundick's been throwing us for a loop lately with his Toro y Moi project, thinking way outside the lines of his now-trademarked take on funk and disco.  Lately he's released a flurry of one-offs on his Soundcloud, such as the jarringly malevolent "That Instead of This," and "2Late," a psychedelic R&B cut featuring Kool A.D. and SAFE.  Now he's turned to hip-hop on "Pitch Black," enlisting Rome Fortune, who's always had a thing for working with unexpected producers.  

The angry synths and percussion that open "Pitch Black" bring one back to "That Instead of This," but things take a turn toward off-kilter funkiness once Rome steps up to the plate.  Bundick's production is just as weird and schizophrenic as Rome's lyrics and flow, yet the whole thing fits together like a jigsaw puzzle.  All of Bundick's recent Soundcloud activity has been accompanied by a mysterious tag, #samantha, could there possibly be a new release on the horizon?

Toro y Moi is currently on tour in support of his latest album What For?, check out the dates below.

Toro y Moi Tour:
07-29 Chicago, IL – Metro
07-31–08-02 Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
07-31–08-02 Montreal, Quebec – Osheaga
08-07–08-09 San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
09-19 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
09-21 Vancouver, British Columbia – 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 – Pyramid Scheme
09-28 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
09-29 Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room
09-30 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
10-06 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
10-07 Athens, GA – Georgia Theater
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
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 – Granada Theatre
10-19 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
10-21 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
10-22 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
10-23 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom

 

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Toro y Moi

"Pitch Black" feat. Rome Fortune

 

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Hip-Hop · Rap

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