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Caribou

Caribou is Canadian Dan Snaith (b. 1978), who formerlyrecorded under the moniker Manitoba. Known foraltering his sound with eachsubsequent release, heincorporates electronic psychedelia, krautrock rhythms,and breakbeat drums and creates a swirling, lush,musicalpanorama. Snaith grew up in Dundas, Ontario, Canada, which gaveits name to a song from his debut album Start BreakingMy Heart. He studied atthe University of Toronto as anundergrad, but was based in the UK for several yearsuntil he completed his Ph.D. in mathematics attheImperial College, London in 2005. Snaith previ ...read more

Caribou is Canadian Dan Snaith (b. 1978), who formerlyrecorded under the moniker Manitoba. Known foraltering his sound with eachsubsequent release, heincorporates electronic psychedelia, krautrock rhythms,and breakbeat drums and creates a swirling, lush,musicalpanorama. Snaith grew up in Dundas, Ontario, Canada, which gaveits name to a song from his debut album Start BreakingMy Heart. He studied atthe University of Toronto as anundergrad, but was based in the UK for several yearsuntil he completed his Ph.D. in mathematics attheImperial College, London in 2005. Snaith previously recorded under the stage name“Manitoba”, but changed it under threat of a lawsuit byHandsome “Dick” Manitoba,frontman for The Dictators, apunk-rocker with an appetite for litigation. Uninterestedin the legal stoush, Snaith is quoted saying that hechosethe new moniker “Caribou” while on an LSD trip withfriends in the Canadian wilderness. He has recorded five full lengths: Start Breaking MyHeart, a jazzy, “folktronica” idm album; Up InFlames, the criticallyacclaimed shoegazer with analogsynths and sometimes live, sometimes sampled drums;The Milk of Human Kindness, his krautrock-inspiredalbum that bleeds 70’s prog and 70’s drugscapes; thepsychedelic pop record, Andorra which landed himthe prestigious 2008Polaris Music Prize on September29th, 2008, and Swim a disco/dance inspired albumcreated from the idea of making dance musicthatsounds like being under water. « hide

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LPs
Our Love
2014

3.7
312 Votes
Swim
2010

3.8
448 Votes
Andorra
2007

3.8
216 Votes
The Milk Of Human Kindness
2005

3.6
85 Votes
Up In Flames
2003

4
124 Votes
Start Breaking My Heart
2001

3.6
43 Votes
EPs
Yeti
2005

2.3
2 Votes
Compilations
RA.246
2011

3
2 Votes
Swim Remixes
2010

3.3
6 Votes

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