Surprisingly, my introduction to Tyler, the Creator was not when he ate the cockroach!
It was 2009.
I can hear you now: “Oh, Foster the People? Those guys who did ‘Pumped Up Kicks?’ I loved that song!”
Yeah, that Foster the People, the L.A.
Toro Y Moi, Spanish and French for “the bull and me” is the alter-ego of singer and producer Chaz Bundick, who has gained recognition and praise throughout the indie music blogosphere in the 2010s, initially for his style of dreamy, lo-fi electronic pop.
Mike Birnbaum is D. Gookin, an independent NYC-based producer and deejay who has built up a steady discography over the past several years, creating funky and upbeat music which aims for positivity and good vibes, employing bouncy beats, calming melodies, and a joyous, carefree feel.