Boards Of Canada


It hasn't been long since I discovered Boards of Canada. They produce some of the best music I have ever heard especially "In a beautiful place....." They've got a wonderful musical style and I look forward to future releases.

>>By Craig Ritchie   (Tuesday, 17 Dec 2002 23:58)

boards of canada has influenced, and produced electronic music since the early eighties. This remarkable duo paints pictures of chilhood, loss, and beauty. The music seems to in fact been produced by nature itself. This band is a breath of fresh air for world wide music. It pushes you to a vulnerable state and leads you on an urban sci-fi odessy. If you have never heard boards before, I recomend "music has the right to children". In my opinion, this is the best album of 98, a classic. Also, their older stuff is just as good, although their is so much out there alot of us haven't heard. They go against the flow of an impatient world and do everything for the song. We have alot of respect for them, thank you for the music.


>>By san zion   (Monday, 13 Jan 2003 05:13)

Their music is insane. So much better than anything anyone else listens too.

>>By Ben Morlok   (Monday, 28 Apr 2003 00:43)

All I can say is you have to listen to them, and then you'll know what we're all going on about. Thats all i can say. No-one better, in my humble opinion.

>>By Ben   (Thursday, 26 Jun 2003 13:35)

early tracks (pre BOC maxima and Twoism) have recently leaked onto soulseek. I recommend checking them out, cos they're marvellous

>>By KainiIndustries   (Tuesday, 1 Jul 2003 05:35)

I like the cover for Music Has a right to children. Typical WARP in concept. But oh my gad this album!, it's soooo good.

>>By bosh1   (Thursday, 3 Jul 2003 16:06)

boards of canada is yummy like a strawberry soymilk shake. i bought all of their cd's, their sounds are abstract and scrumptious. i wonder why they call themselves "boards of canada"

>>By ysaira   (Friday, 4 Jul 2003 22:47)

Love boc they are so good!
best intelligent after aphex twin

>>By eraserhead   (Saturday, 5 Jul 2003 18:17)

"Scrumptious." Hmm. Good word. I like the flavor of their samples. Homemade without being too lo-fi or sloppy. A few times while listening to "A Beautiful Place..." I felt like I was hovering above my body, just a foot above. How do they do it? I can remember watching educational films of the kind that inspired these guys and thinking "how dreadfully boring," but now I listen and fall in love. The shifting drones and wispy layers underneath the sound mingle so well. Their music seems so aged. Listening to their music I feel like I found a recording from an old friend. I wonder if their future work will continue to affect me the same way. My generation (I'm 23) seems very nostalgic. All those sounds and the synths are kind of gimmicky, but they work for now.

>>By letgravitydecide   (Thursday, 2 Sep 2004 06:29)

My main inspration to write electronica for a few years now is B,O,C an unmistakeable sound that you will instantly recognise!! It's ALL GOOD!

>>By digidave   (Sunday, 12 Sep 2004 21:45)

I only have geogaddi, but I must say that is ahell of a good album. One of those things that keep you focussed from beginning to end. Good music....

>>By Campking   (Monday, 13 Sep 2004 02:09)

I do oppose to the monotonous beat of techno etc but this is electronic music with soul.I'm not very modern uh?

>>By thom   (Tuesday, 14 Sep 2004 23:21)

If modern means liking DJ Tiesto, I prefer not being modern. But their or more bands like Boards of Canada worth checking out, bands that do put a heart in bleeps and blops....

>>By Campking   (Wednesday, 15 Sep 2004 00:37)

what is it about boc tracks that sound like memories i have of childhood? their music is as abstract as any visual abstact art form, but utterly coherent also. "sunshine recorder" is awesome, the illegible voice after "...a beautiful place" has to be my fave sample of all time. only autechre come close.

>>By mr pumpie   (Wednesday, 22 Sep 2004 14:18)

If you play "Everything you do is a baloon" and dont like it... you need help!!!

>>By digidave   (Tuesday, 7 Dec 2004 19:56)

New to this band. Just got campfire headphase on a recommendation. Can’t believe I haven’t heard them before… they’re great! Love the grittiness and warped quality of it all … I love that about this genre of music, that is this ability for certain pieces to evoke longing and nostalgic reflection. A great find indeed. Can recommend Susumu Yokota … as a good desert.

>>By Beryl   (Monday, 28 Nov 2005 09:07)

Werid but fantastic

>>By Sk8a H8a   (Tuesday, 29 Nov 2005 02:17)

Someone on Flork happened to turn me on to these guys. Made it all worth while. This band is great. If you don't like what you hear on the radio everyday, try this.

>>By Krite   (Friday, 2 Dec 2005 01:40)

I first heard BOC on Limbik Frequencies -2words-sweetbeats!

>>By LLUVIA   (Saturday, 3 Dec 2005 02:59)

boc are god!

>>By GrimReaper   (Thursday, 8 Dec 2005 07:43)

although not a follower of hseroK divaD, she's a devoted branch davidian.

>>By élan   (Tuesday, 28 Feb 2006 05:53)

When o' when shall BoC release a new EP or full album?!?
I'm dyin ova heeya!!!

>>By Unsorted   (Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 23:52)

"Tomorrow's Harvest" has been released in 2013 by Boards Of Canada.

>>By headrush77   (Sunday, 12 May 2013 17:34)

The song, "Music Has A Right To Children" starts ambient to downtempo to trip hop all in one song.

>>By headrush77   (Sunday, 12 May 2013 17:52)

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