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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 »

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, Run… More »

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 »

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Daphni – “Vikram”

Dan Snaith has a reputation to uphold. He's the shimmering, evasive force behind Caribou, one of the best and most beloved electronic music acts of…
Caitlin White | July 7, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Dan Snaith Shares New Untitled Daphni Track

Caribou’s Dan Snaith appeared on Jon Hopkins’ latest BBC Radio 1 Residency show and shared a new track under his Daphni alias. Snaith said the…
Caitlin White | May 22, 2015 - 5:02 pm

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…
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…
James Rettig | October 18, 2014 - 3:12 pm

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…
James Rettig | September 12, 2014 - 7:05 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.
Miles Bowe | April 14, 2014 - 12:24 pm

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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
jessica | February 28, 2011 - 5:41 pm