Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick Designs Vans Shoes, Skateboard Deck; Set for Fall 2013 Tour

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Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick Designs Vans Shoes, Skateboard Deck; Set for Fall 2013 Tour



Chaz Bundick, the visual artist and creative force behind electronic psych-pop act Toro Y Moi, will design a limited edition pair of sneakers for Vans this fall. One hundred pairs will be given away in conjunction with North American tour dates through February 2014; from September 23 through November 17 fans can enter to win at http://toroymoi.blogspot.com/2013/09/vansgiveaway.html. In addition to the shoes, Vans will distribute cards that can be redeemed for free downloads of the band's live performances of "Rose Quartz" and "So Many Details" from their recent House of Vans performance in Brooklyn.




Along with his sneaker design, Bundick has also designed a limited edition skateboard for Alien Workshop that will be available at skate shops starting October 15. The Live from the House of Vans download cards will be also be available with the limited edition boards and at skate shops in upcoming tour markets; in-store appearances by Chaz at select locations to be announced.




Toro Y Moi is touring in support of their third full-length release Anything in Return, out now on Carpark Records; for a list of tour dates please see below. Written and recorded in the wake of a cross-country move from Bundick's longtime home in South Carolina to Berkeley, CA, Anything in Return continues to garner critical praise.




Having spent his formative years playing in punk rock bands and studying graphic design at the University of South Carolina, Bundick began making bedroom recordings under the name Toro Y Moi in 2001. Those early recordings made up the seeds of his critically acclaimed 2010 debut album Causers of This, which was hailed as "a bold introduction to a promising newcomer" by Filter. Bundick went on to record 2011's highly regarded Underneath the Pine and the Freaking Out EP before making his move to California in 2012.




About Vans & Music: Vans supports original and creative music acts ranging from Band of Horses to Public Enemy to Turbonegro by bringing memorable shows to global audiences at the House of Vans roving music venue that echoes Vans' Brooklyn-based cultural hub and to more than half a million fans each summer at the Vans Warped Tour, America's longest-running music tour. Shoe and clothing collaborations with Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Iggy Pop, Descendents, KISS, Social Distortion, No Doubt, Slayer and Metallica are among the many coveted projects that suit an "Off The Wall" lifestyle for music fans everywhere.




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TORO Y MOI TOUR DATES:


* with Vinyl Williams


† with Classixx (live)


‡ with The Sea and Cake




September 30 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory*


October 1 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up*


October 2 Tucson, AZ The Rialto*


October 6 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival


October 8 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom†


October 9 Austin, TX Emo's†


October 10 Houston, TX House of Blues†


October 11 Dallas, TX House of Blues†


October 13 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival


October 15 Nashville, TN Exit/In†


October 16 Atlanta, GA Buckhead Theatre†


October 17 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club†


October 18 Columbia, SC Columbia Museum of Art†


October 19 Charleston, SC Music Farm†


October 21 Washington, DC 9:30 Club†


October 22 Baltimore, MD Ottobar†


October 23 New York, NY Terminal 5‡


October 25 Boston, MA House of Blues‡


October 26 Montreal, QC Society for Arts and Technology‡


October 27 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre‡


October 28 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre‡


October 29 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall‡


October 30 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre‡


November 1 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall Ballroom†


November 2 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue†


November 3 Madison, WI Barrymore Theatre†


November 4 Omaha, NE Waiting Room†


November 5 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater†


November 6 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre†


November 7 Aspen, CO Belly Up†


November 10 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre†


November 12 Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market†


November 13 Portland, OR Roseland Theater†


November 15 Oakland, CA Fox Theater†


November 16 Los Angeles, CA Wiltern†


February 13-17 Jacksonville, FL The Weezer Cruise




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