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Caribou, Emeralds @ Black Cat, 9/23/10

Way back when, I kinda liked Dan Snaith’s project Manitoba , but not enough to follow him when he had to change his name to Caribou . Yet apparently a lot of people did. They packed the Black Cat for abstract electronic quasi-rock. Sometimes these things seem weird to me. But then, Caribou turned out to be dancier than I expected. I’d heard a little of the openers, Emeralds , and I liked their set quite a bit. It was abstract, too, and dreamy, and reminded me at times of Pink Floyd ‘s “Shine on …