In the new mini doc Chaz: In Parts directed by Harry Israelson, Chaz Bundick of Toro Y Moi invites the viewer inside his home and its studio to witness a day in the life around his California home. Shot in VHS, we get a glimpse of Chaz's chores and his dog Michael (who may have inspired the name of his electronic music project Les Sins's debut album), and the writing and recording process of “The Flight” from his 2015 album What For? Each instrument is split into segments as Chaz and his band gradually unlock the song...in parts.
Bundick doesn't hold back on the juicy autobiographical tidbits - he got called “Pharrell” a lot, and the first song he wrote that he was proud of was about getting and F on his report card. There is one quote in particular which sums up his musical output: “Whether it be I'm designing a piece of merch or I'm writing a song or producing a song or getting a record cover, I always try to keep in mind the elements of simplicity and timelessness. If you want something that'll be relatable it has to be simple.” Watch Chaz: In Parts above and download his latest release Samantha here.