“Skunks” (by Caribou Vibration Ensemble)
Caribou's Dan Snaith has taken an increasingly organic approach to live performances, culminating with the Vibration Ensemble.
For this special All Tomorrow's Parties NY performance, the Vibration Ensemble included every musician who has ever been a part of a Caribou live performance -- from frequent collaborators like John Schmersal (Enon, Brainiac) and Kieren Hebden (Four Tet), to the one-off special appearance of the legendary Marshall Allen (current leader of the Sun Ra Arkestra). All-in-all, the ensemble includes four drummers, a 5-piece horn section, and a choir to bring every thunder and peak of Carbou's music to vibrant
Engineer Rob Christiansen did a fantastic job mixing this set, we hope you'll enjoy these four selections.
Skunks is off 2003's Up In Flames, reissued in 2006 to reflect the name change. Original recordings of "Brahminy Kite," "A Final Warning," and "Barnowl" can be found on 2005's The Milk of Human Kindness. Multitracks from this session are on their way to Mr. Snaith's residence, and there is talk of an official release -- stay tuned to caribou.fm for news & updates!
Skunks by Caribou Vibration Ensemble is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License.