While I won’t be so bold as to name Caribou‘s 2014 LP Our Love album of the year yet, it’s definitely the project I’ve found myself coming back to the most. At the end of October in Paris, Pitchfork hosted part two of their annual festival. Dan Snaith, accompanied by his live band, put his mastery of depth using the electronic spectrum on full display as one of the fest’s headliners.
The set served as a fantastic showcase for Our Love’s excellent composition, but also integrated old songs from Caribou’s anthology (“Odessa”, “Sun”, etc.) to the delight of new and old fans alike. Highlights of the hour-long performance include an incredible buildup during “Mars” (around the 10 min. mark), a strong showing from Jessy Lanza on “Second Chance”, and of course one of the songs of the year in “Can’t Do Without You” *cue balloons*. Pitchfork has also posted great full sets from both James Blake and St. Vincent, which you can view here.