Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine

Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine
CRITIC SCORE
76
Based on 21 reviews
2011 Rank: #161 / 622
USER SCORE
77
Based on
41 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

83
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

If he was feeling any pressure to validate himself and his peers, Underneath the Pine doesn't show it.

80
PopMatters
PopMatters

It makes your brain work, and its whole approach to the band’s new sound is, dare I say it, progressive.

75
A.V. Club
A.V. Club

While Underneath The Pine is another killer late-night make-out album, it doesn’t do much to help Toro Y Moi stake out its own identity.

70
Tiny Mix Tapes
Tiny Mix Tapes

That Toro Y Moi's new record Underneath the Pine is distinctly a product of his songwriting, without sounding exactly like his 2010 debut, suggests that chillwave may still have some legs to it after all.

70
No Ripcord
No Ripcord

As a record its tunes are as transient and illusive as its aforementioned heritage dictates – unlike pop they aren’t wired to become cattle-branded in your memory for days on end.

User Reviews
Tom Simmons
82
Fav Tracks: Go With You, New Beat, How I Know, Still Sound, Got Blinded
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Toro Y Moi - Anything in Return

Anything in Return

Toro Y Moi - Causers of This

Causers of This

Toro Y Moi - What For?

What For?

Toro Y Moi - Freaking Out

Freaking Out

New Track: Toro Y Moi – “Run Baby Run”
New Track: Toro Y Moi – “Buffalo”
New Track: Toro y Moi - Empty Nesters
Watch Toro Y Moi "Rose Quartz" (Official Video)
Listen: Toro Y Moi – “Campo”
Toro y Moi covered Ricky Gervais’ “Slough”

DETAILS

RELEASED: February 22, 2011
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Carpark
GENRE: Chillwave
WEBSITE: www.toroymoi.com
TAGS
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 42 - Amazon
# 11 - Obscure Sound
# 48 - Pitchfork
# 29 - Spinner
# 49 - Stereogum
# 19 - Under the Radar
Track List
  1. Intro/Chi Chi
  2. New Beat
  3. Go with You
  4. Divina
  5. Before I’m Done
  6. Got Blinded
  7. How I Know
  8. Light Black
  9. Still Sound
  10. Good Hold
  11. Elise
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