Toro Y Moi Announces New Album 'Outer Peace,' Debuts 'Freelance' Watch


Abra, WET and Instupendo will characteristic on the album.

Toro Y Moi, also referred to as Chaz Bear, introduced on Tuesday (Oct. 23) that he can be releasing his sixth studio album subsequent yr. Outer Peace, which follows 2017's Boo Boo, is about to launch Carpark Records on Jan. 18, 2019. Guest appearances on Outer Peace embody Abra, WET and Instupendo that includes on three of the album's 10 tracks.

Written in his Oakland, Calif. hometown after spending a yr in Portland, Ore., Outer Peace was written in response to the stifling atmosphere he got here again to. "This report is a response to how disposable tradition has turn out to be and the way it impacts creativity," says Moi. "While listening, you would possibly listen or ignore — both approach that's okay, that is music for a artistic thoughts."

Along with the announcement, Moi debuted "Freelance,"Outer Peace's lead single and first video. The artsy video for the Auto-Tune-heavy, home and funk-infused observe sees Moi in a technicolor workspace, providing viewers a quick look into his music manufacturing course of.

Moi can be heading on the highway this fall for his Outer Peace North American Tour, which begins in Santa Barbara, Calif. on Nov. 1, and was initally set to wrap in Columbia, S.C. on Nov. 17. Moi has prolonged the 12-date tour, including 10 additional dates between January and March 2019 with main stops in Miami, Dallas and San Francisco. Tickets for the 2019 reveals go on sale at 11:00 a.m. native time, and can be found at

Check out the album artwork for Outer Peace beneath and watch the "Freelance" video after the bounce.