Daphni - Jiaolong

Daphni - Jiaolong
CRITIC SCORE
73
Based on 11 reviews
2012 Rank: #291 / 747
USER SCORE
76
Based on
16 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
NME
NME

Ultimately, ‘Jialong’ is the sound of a producer having the time of his life – and boy oh boy is that infectious. 

75
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

Daphni's less focused moments sound like Snaith taking a toy off the shelf, Slinky-style, bending and prodding it at his leisure. 

72
Beats Per Minute
Beats Per Minute

It’s flooded with spongy rhythms and haywire electroplay, and the creativity hanging around in the margins of these songs almost makes it seems like Snaith is teasing us or even fooling around. 

70
Drowned in Sound
Drowned in Sound

Jiaolong is a 48 minute love-affair with the dancefloor, the sound of someone’s life passion being refreshed over and over again.

60
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

In totally brushing aside the complexities of Caribou in order to make dance music, he loses sight of the more complex moments in the dance music he’s making.

User Reviews
89
The big singles - Ahora & Ye Ye are the biz from Mr Caribou, Dan Snaith.
Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches
#290
Lightships - Electric Cables
#292

DETAILS

RELEASED: October 16, 2012
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Merge
GENRE: House
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Track List
  1. Yes, I Know 
  2. Cos-Ber-Zam Ne Noya (Daphni Mix) 
  3. Ye Ye 
  4. Light 
  5. Pairs 
  6. Ahora 
  7. Jiao 
  8. Springs 
  9. Long
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Added on: August 27, 2012