Freaking Out [EP]

Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
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  1. The Wire
    Dec 6, 2011
    80
    Like every track on this EP, it's an incredibly precise and convincing reconstruction of mid-80s electro-pop that is nostalgic with out the obfuscating murk of H-Pop. [Nov 2011, p.70]
  2. Under The Radar
    Nov 9, 2011
    80
    The five songs on Freaking Out don't diverge much from the mutant bubble-funk of Underneath the Pine, which, by all means, is a very good thing. [Oct. 2011, p. 111]
  3. Oct 4, 2011
    80
    With the Freaking Out EP, Bundick moves from vaguely funky 1980s-tinged makeout jams to more explicitly funky 80s-tinged dancefloor jams-- think Chromeo. The change isn't as successful as his best work, but it still makes for a plenty rewarding between-albums EP.
  4. Oct 4, 2011
    80
    2011 has yielded precisely one TyM release worth your time, and this is it.
  5. Jan 18, 2012
    70
    The only problem with Freaking Out is that it's so short!
  6. Magnet
    Nov 11, 2011
    70
    His songwriting keeps growing hookier and more ingratiating. [#81, p. 59]
  7. Oct 26, 2011
    70
    This is about energy, and there's more than enough here to make ravers happy.
  8. Oct 4, 2011
    70
    For all the puritanical spoilsports trying to confine Toro Y Moi to an unfortunate genre box, Freaking Out has the chops to confirm him as an interesting artist in his own right, rather than as the product of a semi-coherent micro-scene.
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jan 4, 2012
    6
    After scoring a rather splendid album at the beginning of the year, Toro Y Moi added another release to his spotless collection. Freaking OutAfter scoring a rather splendid album at the beginning of the year, Toro Y Moi added another release to his spotless collection. Freaking Out EP is a straight-to-dancefloor five-track haven for all those not tired of New Yearâ Full Review »