June 2009 (album)

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June 2009
Toro y Moi - June 2009.png
Compilation album by
ReleasedApril 24, 2012 (2012-04-24)
RecordedJune 2009
Genre
Length28:51
LabelCarpark
ProducerChaz Bundick
Toro y Moi chronology
Underneath the Pine
(2011)
June 2009
(2012)
Anything in Return
(2013)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic66/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. ClubB+[3]
Clash6/10[4]
Consequence of Sound2.5/5 stars[5]
Drowned in Sound4/10[6]
musicOMH3/5 stars[7]
Pitchfork6.0/10[8]
Spin7/10[9]
This Is Fake DIY6/10[10]
Under the Radar6/10 stars[11]

June 2009 is a compilation album by American recording artist Toro y Moi, released on April 24, 2012 by Carpark Records.[12] Originally sold as a tour-only CD-R,[13] it consists of previously unreleased material produced and recorded by Bundick in June 2009, before his debut studio album, Causers of This (2010), was recorded.[5][14] Aside from standard CD and digital versions, the album was also released as a limited edition box set containing five 7" vinyl singles, each with their own cover art, as well as a free digital download, postcard, and stickers.[12][13][15]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Chaz Bundick.

No.TitleLength
1."Best Around"1:28
2."Take the L to Leave"2:22
3."Girl Problems"2:42
4."Dead Pontoon"2:23
5."Ektelon"3:19
6."Drive South"3:38
7."Sad Sams"2:55
8."Talamak" (First Version)3:45
9."Warm Frames"2:40
10."New Loved Ones"3:39

References[edit]

  1. ^ "June 2009 – Toro y Moi". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  2. ^ Sendra, Tim. "June 2009 – Toro y Moi". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  3. ^ Greenwald, David (April 24, 2012). "Toro Y Moi: June 2009". The A.V. Club. Onion, Inc. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  4. ^ Salmon, Will (April 24, 2012). "Toro Y Moi – June 2009". Clash. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  5. ^ a b Kivel, Adam (April 20, 2012). "Album Review: Toro Y Moi – June 2009". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  6. ^ Lucas, Dan (June 20, 2012). "Toro Y Moi – June 2009". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  7. ^ Langham, Matt. "Toro Y Moi – June 2009". musicOMH. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  8. ^ Cohen, Ian (April 24, 2012). "Toro Y Moi: June 2009". Pitchfork. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  9. ^ Bevan, David (April 24, 2012). "Toro y Moi, 'June 2009'". Spin. Buzz Media. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  10. ^ Hunt, El. "Toro Y Moi – June 2009". This Is Fake DIY. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  11. ^ Studarus, Laura (April 26, 2012). "Toro Y Moi: June 2009 (Carpark)". Under the Radar. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  12. ^ a b "Toro Y Moi June 2009 Press Page". Carpark Records. Archived from the original on June 18, 2012. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  13. ^ a b "Toro Y Moi's early recordings collected in box-set". Fact. The Vinyl Factory. February 1, 2012. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  14. ^ Fernandes, Sanjay (March 26, 2012). "Toro Y Moi returns to June 2009". Resident Advisor. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  15. ^ "Toro Y Moi: June 2009 (Free MP3, Postcard, Sticker) 5x7"". Amazon.com. Retrieved February 3, 2013.