Like other musicians whose primary instruments are laptop computers, Canadian-bred U.K. resident Dan "Manitoba" Snaith is simultaneously saddled by specific sonic expectations and set free in a truly endless field of sound. Most of his contemporaries are often done in by this push and pull. Trip-hop fiddlers and dance-floor superstars become too comfortable and preoccupied with mainstream pop to think outside the box; and young IDM-punk dilettantes are so extremely impish they find delight only in... More >>>