Posts tagged "Daphni"

Return to Story

Hear Two New Daphni Songs On Dan Snaith’s Rough Trade Mixtape

Dan Snaith, aka Caribou, has shared a new mix he made for record store Rough Trade. The mix was originally only available with copies of Caribou's Our Love that were bought through the retailer, but Snaith has uploaded the mix for everyone today. It contains two new tracks from his dance alter-ego Daphni: a track… More »

By: James Rettig / November 12, 2014 - 8:32 pm

Hear New Daphni, Les Sins, Joy Orbison Tracks In Caribou’s BBC Essential Mix

Caribou's Dan Snaith has put out a new BBC Essential Mix that features a bunch of new songs. The new songs include "Carry On" and "Tin" from Snaith's DJ project Daphni, Les Sins' "Past" and "Call," a new untitled Joy Orbison collaboration with Boddika, Anthony Naples' "Miles," and Pearson Sound's "Rubber Tree." "Right now i… More »

By: James Rettig / October 18, 2014 - 3:12 pm

Q&A: Caribou On The Inspirations, Experiences, And Complex Emotions That Define Our Love

When Dan Snaith named Caribou's new album Our Love, he knew people might initially picture some kind of fairytale sentiment. But nothing is ever that simple, least of all love, and Snaith not only knows that, he's used that complexity as his main inspiration. The singles "Can't Do Without You" and the title track have… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 1, 2014 - 10:57 am

Caribou – “Our Love (Daphni Remix)”

In addition to Caribou, Dan Snaith sometimes releases things under his Daphni moniker, which usually trend in a more club-oriented direction. This time he's remixed one of his own songs, "Our Love," from the upcoming Caribou album of the same name. He punches up the track a little bit without changing its essence, taking away… More »

By: James Rettig / September 12, 2014 - 7:05 pm

Stereogum’s 9 Favorite Sets From FYF Fest 2014

Los Angeles' FYF Fest was one of the more stylistically diverse festivals of the year. Its lineup blended major headliners (Phoenix, the Strokes, HAIM) with some of the best electronic musicians in the world (Flying Lotus, Todd Terje, Four Tet), and managed to throw in some choice heavier stuff (Boris, Deafheaven), hip-hop (Earl Sweatshirt, Ru… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 25, 2014 - 2:32 pm

Daphni & Owen Pallett – “Julia / Tiberius”

Dan Snaith is best known as Caribou, but back in 2012 he dove full force into his DAPHNI moniker and made some incredible club music. Now he's put together a new single with Owen Pallett featuring two tracks titled "Julia" and "Tiberius." The former features Daphni's usual house energy but with Pallett's violin dancing o… More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 14, 2014 - 12:24 pm

2012 In Review: The Year In Instrumental Music

In 1959, Ornette Coleman released The Shape of Jazz To Come, a record with content almost as audacious as its title. Forty-seven years later, Coleman at least partially fulfilled his own challenge with the fearless and fertile Sound Grammar. But even that 2006 effort might not have crossed jazz boundaries as much as one from… More »

By: Colin St. John / December 25, 2012 - 8:00 am

Daphni – “Ahora” Video

Here's Daphni's (AKA Caribou figurehead Dan Snaith) new visual representation of Jiaolong cut "Ahora," a video that syncs up swirling colors and the twittering pulse of the source track. Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 5, 2012 - 3:03 pm

Stream Daphni JIAOLONG

Today marks the release of Dan Snaith's (Caribou) debut LP as Daphni, a project where Snaith drives his sound into deep dance territory with help from a customized synthesizer. The stream hit the web today and you can hear it at Soundcloud. JIAOLONG is out today on iTunes and out physically 10/16 on Merge. Whe… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 9, 2012 - 4:24 pm

Caribou Announces Daphni LP, Disses “EDM Barfsplosion”

For a while now, Dan Snaith, mastermind of the forever-morphing percussive psych-pop project Caribou, has been making remixes and dance tracks under his Daphni alter-ego. And this fall, he'll release Jiaolong, his first full-length collection as Daphni. According to a press release, Snaith became inspired to make a dance record after spending a ton of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 24, 2012 - 11:36 am

Sinkane – “Runnin'” (& Daphni Remix)

Yesterday, the Brooklyn Academy of Music announced the lineup for the National-curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry fest, a roster which included Sinkane, aka Yeasayer multi-instrumentalist Ahmed Gallab. Late last year, we heard a cut called from the prolific musician called "Jeeper Creeper" and today, we have another cut from that project, the unabashedly funky single "Runnin'". More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 1, 2012 - 2:24 pm

Four Tet – “Pinnacles” & Daphni (Caribou) – “Ye Ye”

Four Tet's Kieran Hebden and Caribou's Daniel Snaith are planning a split vinyl release, to be out "soon" via Hebden's Text Records. Snaith's track will be under his Daphni name (when I talked to him for a Progress Report, he had just decided to fold some Daphni songs into his next Caribou album, Swim). BBC… More »

By: jessica / February 28, 2011 - 5:41 pm