Read the excellent Caribou feature in Saturday's Guardian Guide.
If you weren't one of the lucky ones to witness Caribou's electrifying set at this year's Melt! Festival, ZDF Kultur have come to the rescue - you can watch a section of the show here, televised this afternoon in Germany.
It looks like the critics are digging Swim as much as we do...
It looks like the critics are digging Swim as much as we do... Across the board, music critics have been singing Caribou's praises:
‘It’s a triumph… the best new record this year’ **** Mojo
‘A Stroke of genius.. Sure to send anyone into a miraculous state of euphoria’ 4.5/5 The Fly
‘As mesmerising as it is innovative’ **** Q
‘Astounding’ 10/10, Loud & Quiet
‘A genuine pioneer’ ARTROCKER
‘Swim is as close to electronic perfection as you can get. So get it. Right now.’
Dazed & Confused
‘As mesmerizing as it is innovative, Swim is a record you want to dive into. Caribou’s musical water is that beautiful’ 4/5 Q
‘A triumph’ 4/5 Mojo
‘His most beguiling release yet’ 4/5 Uncut
‘Swim is majestic, an almost perfectly realised evocation of pet sounds past and electric dreams to come” Word
‘Caribou is one of few artists to genuinely move on with every release and Swim is no exception’ Music Week
‘While Swim is certainly clever, its real triumph is its warmth and energy’ 4/5 Mixmag
‘Astounding’ 10/10 Loud & Quiet
‘4/5’ The Guardian
‘4/5’ The Sun
‘4.5/5’ The Fly
‘Progressive and impeccably put together, Swim spells big things for the Canadian’ 4/5 Stool Pigeon
‘An early contender for your soundtrack to the summer’ Shortlist