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Toro y Moi: Mahal

Toro y Moi: Mahal

Justin Jacobs on May 25, 2022
Chaz Bear, better known by his multilingual moniker Toro y Moi, has been steadily making lush, warm and layered dance music since his 2010 debut placed him firmly atop the rush of so-called chillwave artists. But while that genre—hazy, psychedelic beats, far-off vocals, a pervasive sense of ‘chill’—quickly faded, Toro y Moi pushed forward, releasing […]
Paul McCartney at SoFi Stadium  

Paul McCartney at SoFi Stadium  

Larson Sutton on May 19, 2022
photo by Steve Rood *** In the pre-pandemic summer of 2019, Paul McCartney closed his Freshen Up tour, and a sold-out finale at L.A.’s Dodger Stadium, with an ending only Hollywood could’ve dreamed.  At the conclusion of a nearly three-hour set, McCartney welcomed his old mate and fellow Beatle, drummer Ringo Starr, as well as […]
The Weight Band: Shines Like Gold

The Weight Band: Shines Like Gold

Jeff Tamarkin on May 19, 2022
With roots in Woodstock, N.Y., and direct ties to The Band—member Jim Weider was their post-Robbie Robertson guitarist for 15 years and was also in Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble Band—The Weight Band wears their main inspiration on their collective sleeve. In our review of their 2018 album, we wrote that they “detour just far enough […]