Toro y Moi and Dog Bite Swap Post-Dilla Beats and Gooey Guitars on Split 7-Inch

Toro y Moi and Dog Bite

Fans of gooey psychedelic electro-pop now have another reason to mark their calendars for Toro y Moi’s upcoming tour with Dog Bite. Toro y Moi, masterminded by shape-shifting South Carolina songwriter-producer Chaz Bundick, and Dog Bite, the project of former Washed Out live keyboardist Phil Jones, have pressed a tour-only split single that speaks to each artist’s strengths. Bundick’s talents range from dance to wide-screen art-groove, but his “Lying (Pt. 1-4)” suite recalls the swooning post-Dilla beatmaking of his chillwave-summer debut, Causers of This. Dog Bite’s “Would Be,” like “Pretty Pills” from Jones’ upcoming February LP, casts gimlet-eyed vocals in an immersive atmosphere that leans more on patiently unspooling guitar riffs. In either case, those interested in each artist’s style should find plenty more where that came from on the new single.

Listen to Toro Y Moi’s “Lying (Pt. 1-4)” here.

Listen to Dog Bite’s “Would Be” here.

Dog Bite and Toro y Moi tour dates:
January 30 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
January 31 – El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
February 1 – Dallas, TX @ Trees
February 2 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s East
February 4 – Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
February 5 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
February 6 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Heaven Stage)
February 8 – Carrboro, NC @ Cats Cradle
February 9 – Richmond, VA @ The National
February 10 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
February 11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
February 13 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
February 15 – Boston, MA @ Paradise
February 16 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
February 17 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
February 19 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
February 20 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe
February 21 – Lawrence, KS @ The Granada Theatre
February 23 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
February 24 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
February 26 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
February 27 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
February 28 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
March 3 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre


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