Music News

Toro Y Moi

Under the name Toro Y Moi, South Carolina's Chazwick Bundick creates music to chill to. Yes, his work often gets thrown under the obvious "chillwave" bus, but deep layers of vocals, guitar and drum-machine beats sound too smart for the flat genre, production-wise. This might be the secret to Bundick's sound; he's more producer than musician, and his 2010 debut full-length, Causers of This, rides like a dreamy throwback to the Phil Spector part of the '60s. Low and syrupy melodies are highlighted by Bundick's subtle R&B vocal sensibility, at times coming off like a synthesized sibling of chopped and screwed. Bundick is also the single man behind Les Sins, an Italo-disco alter ego project offering a glittery flipside to Toro Y Moi.

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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