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Toro y Moi Drops Free, Surprise ‘Samantha’ Mixtape

20-track collection features guests Washed Out, Nosaj Thing, Kool A.D. and Rome Fortune

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Toro y Moi's Chaz Bundick has dropped a surprise 20-track mixtape titled 'Samantha' as a free download

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Toro y Moi‘s Chaz Bundick has dropped a surprise 20-track mixtape titled Samantha as a free download, just four months after the singer released his new LP What For?. “‘Samantha’ out 8-28-15,” Bundick wrote on Instagram before posting a Dropbox link routing fans to the 20-track collection, Pitchfork reports. The mixtape features collaborations with Nosaj Thing, Rome Fortune, Das Racist’s Kool A.D. and Washed Out.

Samantha features loose tracks that Toro y Moi have dispersed in recent months – “Room for 1zone,” “2 Late,” “Pitch Black” – along with a smattering of unreleased recordings that were recorded between January 2012 and August 2015 in Berkeley, California. Toro y Moi also posted on Instagram that he would perform a free show on the UC Berkeley campus Friday night to celebrate the mixtape’s surprise release.

“I’ve done electronic R&B and more traditional recorded type R&B stuff – I just wanted to see what else was out there,” Bundick said in a statement in the lead-up to his soulful, vintage-sounding What For?. “It’s all coming from the same mindset and point of creativity. It’s just me trying to take what I already have, and then taking it further.”

Samantha Track List

1. “Power of Now”
2. “2 Late” (feat. Kool A.D. & SAFE)
3. “Driving Day”
4. “Good Song”
5. “Pitch Black” (feat. Rome Fortune)
6. “Us 2”
7. “That Night” (feat. Kool A.D. & SAFE)
8. “Stoned at the MoMA”
9. “Room for 1zone”
10. “Want” (feat. Washed Out)
11. “Ambient Rainbow”
12. “Benjiminz” (feat. Rome Fortune)
13. “Boo Boo Mobile”
14. “bytheneck”
15. “Real Love” (feat. Kool A.D.)
16. “Enough of You” (feat. Nosaj Thing)
17. “The Usual”
18. “Prayer Hands”
19. “Holy Nights” (feat. SHORE)
20. “welp, tour’s over”

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