Over the past five years, Chaz Bundick, aka Toro y Moi, has made music that’s spanned a range of genres and styles. On his newest album, What For?, he shifted styles again. In this episode, Chaz explains why. He breaks down the song “Half Dome,” named after a landmark in Yosemite National Park, and how it was made using a $20 bass and hidden vocals.
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