Boards of Canada - Geogaddi
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Based on 9 reviews
2002 Ratings: #20 / 189
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Based on 478 ratings
2002 Ratings: #8
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Shout out to @amygoodall for introducing me to this band!
I like the salad fingers feature at track 3
Boards Of Canada's second studio album is inherently a standout opus in their discography. 'Geogaddi' is full of funny samples, weird and frightening IDM sounds.

Their landmark 'Music Has the Right to Children' didn’t give the group bottom-up prop. Boards of Canada went even further. Having created their new splendor in the history of IDM, unlike some of their brothers, the guys were not going to make their album based on the lush noise. 'Geogaddi', on the contrary, resembles a turn of ... read more
While it sounds familiar to the preceding 'Music Has The Right To Children' 'Geogaddi' takes a different direction stylistically and tone-wise. Themes presented here are more disturbing and thought-provoking, while MHTRTC explores themes relating to adolescence and nostalgia (hence the title of the record). The band were in the middle of making Geogaddi when the horrific events of 9/11 inspired them to explore more dark themes (The Devil Is In The Details is pretty fucked up yeah?) While I ... read more
i'm having existential crisis every time i listen to them, i never understand their music, why? i always found their music weird and boring, i don't like the way it has high pitced bleep bloop and low pitched drum/bass/electronic sounds, it's very weird for me, almost everything else are not what i am able to understand about, so i got bored, i don't know, maybe i'm just weird lol
i'm not bothered enough to give a rate on them for now, but i'll try them again few months later. the main reason i ... read more
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Track List

  1. Ready Lets Go
  2. Music Is Math
  3. Beware the Friendly Stranger
  4. Gyroscope
  5. Dandelion
  6. Sunshine Recorder
  7. In the Annexe
  8. Julie and Candy
  9. The Smallest Weird Number
  10. 1969
  11. Energy Warning
  12. The Beach at Redpoint
  13. Opening the Mouth
  14. Alpha and Omega
  15. I Saw Drones
  16. The Devil Is In the Details
  17. A Is to B As B Is to C
  18. Over the Horizon Radar
  19. Dawn Chorus
  20. Diving Station
  21. You Could Feel the Sky
  22. Corsair
  23. Magic Window
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