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Lets Hunt and Kill Bryan Adams

Advantages: Chilled Out Slightly Disturbing Stuff
Disadvantages: Me Ranting About Vanishing Point

As a man possessed by a new found love of electronica this Album was purchased upon a whim, I had heard and read lots of good stuff about Boards of Canada and it can in a rather sexy digipack, and that is a major selling point in my book. Also I am of the ...

Champ666 01.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Campfire Headphase - Boards of Canada

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Spokes on vinyl

Advantages: Will blow you and your sound system away
Disadvantages: Some tracks can be very wierd

Firstly I would like to say a few things about reviewing music in general: reviewing music should not just be about listening to some tracks and coming up with an opinion - it should be an account of the whole experience from the album cover right through ...

pentascape 27.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Spokes - Plaid

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Uninspired and pretentious

Advantages: Some brief moments. The cover art.
Disadvantages: Complete lack of inspiration.

Spokes. Well, this is Plaid's 2003 album - Spokes. Before you consider this electronica album, you have to ask yourself some basic questions: - What kind of electronica do you reflect upon as being creative? Are you an I.D.M maniac? -or- Do yo ...

gantzgraf 17.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Spokes - Plaid

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A mini-album of mini-effort

Advantages: Moments that define the B.O.C sound.
Disadvantages: Tracks Sixtyniner, Twoism, Seeya Later and Smokes Quantity

Boards of Canada have released a lot of interesting works, from the late 80's-early 90's ultra rare and hard to find Catalog 3, Closes and Play by Numbers albums, to the acclaimed Music Has the Right for Children (Warp Records, 1998) and Geogaddi (Warp Re ...

gantzgraf 19.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Twoism - Boards of Canada

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Twoism relaxes!

Advantages: Chill Out, Smoky Beats
Disadvantages: Too short at 36:22

This is Board of Canada's third release, original recorded and released back in 1995. So good, in fact, that they decided to re-release it seven years later and I'm glad they did! Board of Canada, aka Mike Sandison and Marcus Eoin, create some haunting ...

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Review of Twoism - Boards of Canada

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