Caribou's (Dan Snaith) latest studio effort Swim spares no expense on sonic detail and coherency. Simply, it's a perfect mix of house and streamlined bedroom pop, but there's really nothing simple about the music, especially when one listens on a close level. In reality, the only thing relatively basic about the record are the ideas conveyed through the lyrics, which are met by layers upon layers of varied sounds. Addicting as it is complex, Dan delivers once again. It's possible that this will be one of indie-rock's favorites for the year.
Standout tracks include single Odessa, Kaili and Sun. Luke Lalonde sings on closer track Jamelia, which may be the best song on the record.