Episode 178: Caribou



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Dan Snaith has been making Caribou records since 2001. He won Canada’s Polaris music prize in 2007, and this month, he’s releasing the seventh Caribou album, Suddenly.

In this episode, Dan breaks down the song “Home.” He talks about how he managed to get past several moments of creative uncertainty to figure out the final track.

You can buy or stream “Home” here.

For a transcript of this episode, click here.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

“Home” – Gloria Barnes
Kieren Hebden aka Four Tet
Igor – Tyler, the Creator
Colin Fisher – saxophone