Saturday, February 20, 2010
WITH Causers Of This, experimental pop group Toro Y Moi have been compared to Animal Collective and their critic-slaying Merriweather Post Pavilion.
I would say that's an unfair comparison - Causers Of This is far more enjoyable a listen than what was last year's most overrated release.
The LP, the first of two this year from the Carolina-based act, is a swirling, hazy psychedelic dreamscape of cut-up snippets.
There's hints of electronica, indie, psychedelia and more here, all swirled round to create something that, although difficult to get a grasp on, is original and intriguing and no doubt a taste of many things to come in 2010.