Daphni is a moniker of one named Daniel Victor Snaith. Like many of you I do not usually research the real name of every DJ out there, but when I do its because I am for a lack of a better word, “obsessed” with them.
Snaith is the mastermind behind Caribou, whose 2010 album Swim was at the top of all [relevant] best of lists. He collaborates regularly with Kieren Hebden (Four Tet), Marshall Allen (Sun Ra Arkestra) and numerous other venerable DJs, jazz musicians, and people whose music we adore but probably never fully understand. Apart from being a musical genius, he also holds a PhD in Maths from Imperial College in London… not bad for a Canadian (jk, I love that place).
Snaith has transformed his sound a lot over the years between Manitoba and Caribou’s various albums, but on a more personal level Caribou throws some of…
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