Nardwuar Leaves Daniel Caesar Speechless in a Life-Hacking Interview

“Keep your shit password protected”

Nardwuar‘s impossibly well-researched interviews have garnered a range of reactions from its subjects. In the case of 22-year-old Toronto breakout, Daniel Caesar, the spectrum of facial expressions hovered between dizzying disarray and suspicious familiarity.

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The Human Serviette dished out a barrage of random life-hacking gifts and name-drops, sending Caesar down visibly confused wormholes, chasing fond memories he’d long forgotten and graciously accepting tokens of his family’s (both blood and creative) past, including a pin of the label art from a 45-inch his father cut as an aspiring and ultimately jaded Jamaican musician.

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Watch Nardwuar interview Daniel Caesar above. Hit the link below to revisit his critically-adored debut album Freudian on iTunes today and scroll on for the remaining dates of his headlining North American tour in support of the album.


Tour Dates:
Nov 15 @ The Palace Theatre – Calgary, Canada
Nov 16 @ Union Hall – Edmonton, Canada
Nov 19 @ El Club – Detroit, MI
Nov 20 @ Reggie’s Rock Club – Chicago, IL
Nov 22 @ Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
Nov 24 @ Highline Ballroom – New York, NY
Nov 25 @ Corona Theatre – Montréal, Canada
Nov 26 @ Algonquin Commons Theatre – Ottawa, Canada
Nov 28 @ The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
Dec 16-20 @ The Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, Canada


Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

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