Video: Toro Y Moi Interview for Red Bull Music Academy


Chillwave producer Toro Y Moi (aka Chazwick Bundick) sat down with XLR8R editor Shawn Reynaldo for a little chit chat for a Red Bull Music Academy session in Phoenix. In the video above, find out how Chaz came up with his stage name, his take on his work over the years, the difficulty many journalists have had in pinning down a genre for his music, what gear he uses, amongst other fun tidbits.

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Ben Westbeech – “Falling” Video + XLR8R Podcast

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The XLR8R Podcast offers downloads from electronic, dance, hip-hop, indie music and more. This week’s podcast features the guest selector Ben Westbeech, a talented musician we’ve kept an eye on since he was bubbling in Brownswood. His new monkier Breach is also featured in his collection of songs here – see the full tracklist after the jump. Westbeech recently released a Remix EP of his single “Falling,” the first single from his upcoming album There’s More To Life Than This.

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