2015-07-09T10:15:07-04:00 2015-08-17T20:33:56-04:00

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

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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