During the 2000's Dan smith as Manitoba asserted his authority among the electronic music industry, demonstrating that he was one of the brightest talents to appear during the early 2000's. The Canadian didn't take long living up to his expectations with his debut EP, People
Eating Fruit followed by Pauls Birthday EP. After packing up his bags and moving to London it wasn't long until Dan released his second album ‘Up in Flames' in 2003 gaining him even more respect from peers. However not long later Dan was found himself being sued for his DJ name ‘Manitoba' forcing him to change names. Keen to keep on making music Dan created ‘Caribou' releasing his first album call the milk of human kindness in 2005. Success kept coming Dan's ways with his 2007 album ‘Andorra' winning the 2008 Polaris Music Prize and Caribou was awarded Essential Mix of the Year in 2014 by Mixmag for his "Essential
Mix" on 18 October 2014.