Here’s Toto’s Studio Cover Of Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

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Before we thank Mary, let’s start by thanking Stranger Things. The Ohio teen first heard Toto’s 1982 iconic, excellently cheesy hit “Africa” when it played over Steve and Nancy’s bedroom make out scene in the series’ pilot episode. She did what any honorable Weezer fan would do and created a Twitter account (@weezerafrica) … More »

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Join Weezer On “Africa” In LA

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Weezer-and-Weird-AlThe Weezer-doing-“Africa” saga continues! Back in May, after a viral campaign (and after covering another Toto song), Weezer caved and released their version of “Africa,” the grand and sweeping kitsch classic that Toto took to #1 in 1983. This was always built to be an immediate viral sensation, and that’s exactly … More »

Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

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TotoIn recent months, Weezer have gotten a whole lot of mileage out of covering early-’80s cheese-rock kings Toto. They started out by covering Toto’s “Rosanna,” and then, after a months-long viral fan campaign, they took on the big one, releasing their version of “Africa.” The resulting cover turned out to be Weezer’s More »

Toto Will Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

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TotoAfter a successful grassroots campaign from a teenage girl in Ohio, Weezer finally covered Toto’s massive 1982 hit “Africa.” First, they covered another Toto song, the 1982 #2 hit “Rosanna,” and both songs are being released on special limited edition vinyl by Urban Outfitters. The stunt netted Rivers Cuomo and company More »

Now Toto May Cover Weezer

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Toto's Steve LukatherOne of the great successful grassroots campaigns in recent music history involved a teenage girl from Ohio lobbying to get Weezer to cover Toto’s 1983 mega-hit “Africa,” a song that’s been experiencing a renaissance among younger generations in recent years. Not only did Rivers Cuomo and company oblige that request — earning themselves More »

Weezer’s Best Song, “Africa,” Is Coming To Vinyl Only At Urban Outfitters

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You know the story, but if you don’t, here’s a refresher: A teenage Weezer fan named Mary based in Ohio ran a viral campaign in the hopes that she could convince the band to cover Toto’s 1982 cheesy pop hit “Africa.” Weezer eventually responded to the campaign by covering a different Toto song, which was … More »

Watch Weezer Cover “Africa” With Toto’s Steve Porcaro On Jimmy Kimmel

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Weezer-and-Steve-Porcaro-on-KimmelLast month, after a long viral campaign from one fan in Ohio, Weezer finally caved and released their cover of Toto’s shimmering, nonsensical 1983 cheese-pop classic “Africa.” (They also covered Toto’s “Rosanna,” another massive hit from that same period.) Now that the “Africa” is Weezer’s biggest hit in nearly a decade, the … More »

Weezer – “Africa” (Toto Cover)

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For the past few months, one particular Weezer fan, an Ohio teenager named Mary, has been running a viral campaign attempting to convince Weezer to cover Toto’s massive 1982 cheese-pop hit “Africa.” Last week, Weezer responded to that campaign in a way that was part fan-service and part troll move. They covered a different Toto … More »

Weezer – “Rosanna” (Toto Cover)

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WeezerFor months now, a teenage Weezer fan in Cleveland has been running a viral campaign attempting to convince Weezer to cover “Africa,” a deeply cheesy and kind of excellent sweeping pop song by Toto, which went to #1 in 1982. There’s a Twitter account dedicated to it and everything. The fan, whose name is Mary, … More »

What So Not announces stacked debut LP, releases new single

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After announcing a massive world tour two weeks ago, Australian producer What So Not has confirmed the internet’s speculations: a debut album called Not All The Beautiful Things is coming on March 9. The 12-track LP will feature collaborations with Skrillex, fellow Aussies Toto and Slumberjack, San HoloDyro, and James Earl, along with an eclectic array of featured vocalists.

Not All The Beautiful Things track list:

  1. “Warlord” (collaboration with Slumberjack)
  2. Be Ok Again” ft Daniel Johns
  3. “Beautiful” ft Winona Oak
  4. “Stuck In Orbit” ft Buoy
  5. “Demons” ft Rome Fortune & Tommy Swisher (collaboration with James Earl)
  6. “GOH” ft KLP (collaboration with Skrillex)
  7. “We Keep On Running” (collaboration with Toto)
  8. “If You Only Knew” ft Daniel Johns (collaboration with San Holo)
  9. “Monsters” ft Michael Christmas & Tobi Lou
  10. “Bottom End” (collaboration with Dyro)
  11. “Same Mistakes” ft Daniel Johns
  12. “Us” ft Daniels

In addition to this announcement, What So Not released the second single from the forthcoming album, “Stuck In Orbit” featuring Buoy. The five-and-a-half-minute emotive piece beautifully flaunts the artist’s top-notch production, set off by gorgeous vocals from Buoy. If “Be Ok Again” and “Stuck In Orbit” are any indication of what the world can expect from What So Not’s debut album, we’re in for a real treat.