Boards of Canada discography

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This is a list of official recordings released by Scottish electronic music duo Boards of Canada under that name and, rarely, as Hell Interface.

Studio albums and EPs[edit]

Boards of Canada have released 12 studio albums and EPs on cassette, vinyl, and CD through the Music70, Warp Records, Skam Records, and V/Vm Test Records labels. Several early albums were issued in very small numbers.

  • Twoism - 1995 - Limited cassette and LP release (Music70, BOARD1, 100 units). 2002 general re-release on LP and CD (Warp). 2013 re-release on LP (Warp)[1]
  • Hi Scores - 1996 - 12" (Skam, SKA008). Re-issued on 12" and CD in 1999 and 2002[2]
  • Music Has the Right to Children - 1998 - 2xLP (Warp, WARPLP55; Skam, SKALP1) and CD (Warp, WARPCD55; Skam, SKALD1). 2004 re-issue on LP and CD (Warp). 2013 re-issue on 2xLP (Warp)
  • Geogaddi - 2002 - LP and CD (Warp)
  • The Campfire Headphase - 2005 - LP and CD (Warp). 2008 re-issue on LP (Warp). 2013 re-issue on LP (Warp)
  • Trans Canada Highway - 2006 - 12" (Warp, WARP200) and CD (Warp, WAP200CD)
  • Tomorrow's Harvest - 2013 - 2xLP and CD (Warp, WAP257)

Limited-only release[edit]

  • Catalog 3 - 1987 - Limited cassette release (Music70 CANC19). Limited CD re-release in 1997[3]
  • Acid Memories - 1989 - Limited cassette release (Music70, CANC27)[4]
  • Closes Vol. 1 - 1992 - Limited cassette release (Music70, AOMC16, 100 units). Limited CD repress in 1997 (Music70, AOCD16, 30 units)[5]
  • Play by Numbers - 1994 - Limited CD and cassette release (Music70, AOMC43 and AOCD43, 100 units)[6]
  • Hooper Bay - 1994 - Limited 12" release (Music70, THS012, 200 units)[7]
  • Boc Maxima - 1996 - Limited CD and cassette release (Music70, THS017, 50 units)[8]

Unreleased[edit]

A few Boards of Canada releases have been acknowledged by the band but never formally released. Three of them are collectively referred to as "Old Tunes".

  • Old Tunes Vol. 1 (1995)
  • Old Tunes Vol. 2 (1996)
  • A Few Old Tunes (1996)

Singles[edit]

  • Aquarius - 1998 - Limited 7" (Skam, KMAS 001, 500 units)[9]
  • Roygbiv/Telephasic Workshop - 1998 - Limited 12" release. From Music Has the Right to Children (Warp)[10]
  • In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country - 2000 - Sky-blue colored vinyl 12" (Warp, WAP144) and CD (Warp, WAP144CD)[11]
  • ------ / ------ / ------ / XXXXXX / ------ / ------ - 2013 (Warp). Exclusive 12" single-sided vinyl release
  • Reach for the Dead - 2013 (Warp). Digital download. From Tomorrow's Harvest

Compilations[edit]

The following compilations feature tracks by Boards of Canada.

  • MASK 100 - 1996 - Limited release 12" (Skam, MASK100, 100 units). Features previously unreleased track "Korona"
  • MASK 200 - 1997 - Limited release 12" (Skam, MASK200, 200 units). Features previously unreleased track "Trapped" (as Hell Interface)
  • Whine and Missingtoe - 1997 - Limited release 7" (V/Vm Test Records, VVMT0004, 500 units). Features previously unreleased track "Soylent Night" (as Hell Interface)
  • We Are Reasonable People - 1998 - 3xLP (Warp, WAP100) and CD (Warp, WAP100CD). Features previously unreleased "Orange Romeda"[12]
  • Warp WIFOF2003 Mix - 2003 - CD (Warp, WARPWIFCD). Features previously unreleased "The Story of Xentrix" (as Hell Interface)
  • Warp20 (1989-2009) - 2009 - LP and CD box set (Warp, WARP200). Features "Dayvan Cowboy," "Open the Light," "Telephasic Workshop," "An Eagle in Your Mind," "Spiro," and previously unreleased "Seven Forty Seven"

Advertising[edit]

Film and television[edit]

Film
  • "Everything You Do Is a Balloon", in Morvern Callar, 2002 film by Lynne Ramsay
  • "Gyroscope", in the Italian movie The Consequences of Love (Le conseguenze dell'amore), directed by Paolo Sorrentino.
  • "Gyroscope" was used in the horror movie Sinister (2012), both during the movie and during end credits.
  • "Everything You Do Is a Balloon" was used in the short film Waking Up by Ross Robertson.
Television series
  • "Happy Cycling [*]", on Six Feet Under: Episode 25 - "I'll Take You" (Home Box Office), 2001
  • "Music Is Math", featured on Nathan Barley and the trailer for Pi, among others.
  • "Turquoise Hexagon Sun", used on several episodes of Monkey Dust.
  • "Sunshine Recorder", used on the show Top Gear during the Toyota Pickup toughness test.
  • "Beware the Friendly Stranger", from Geogaddi, used in Salad Fingers.
  • "Rue the Whirl", used on an episode of Spaced.
  • "Dayvan Cowboy", used on an MTV promo for Fast Inc., the CBS series CSI: Miami episode # 502 and on Kyle XY Season 2, Episode 6.
  • "An Eagle in Your Mind", used on several episodes of the BBC3 martial arts series Mind, Body and Kick Ass Moves.
  • Portions of "Pete Standing Alone" were looped in various German television vignettes for the 2006 World Cup with a fan doing the "Deutschland Dance".
  • "Turquoise Hexagon Sun" has featured on various episode of British teen drama Hollyoaks.
  • "Turquoise Hexagon Sun" is used in an episode of The Real Hustle.
  • "Hey Saturday Sun" and "Chromakey Dreamcoat" used by Cartoon Network as background music during their schedule of upcoming shows.
  • "Julie and Candy", used briefly in an episode of Top Gear.
  • "Roygbiv" and others are used as part of the background music in Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe.

Notable live and radio recordings[edit]

Remixes[edit]

Boards of Canada have remixed and been remixed by a number of artists.

  • "Surfaise (The Trade Winds Mix)" - 1998 - remix of Michael Fakesch on Demon 1
  • "Dirty Great Mable" - 1998 - remix of Bubbah's Tum on Dirty Great Mable (Remixes)
  • "Prime Audio Soup (Vegetarian Soup Remix)" - 1998 - remix of Meat Beat Manifesto on Prime Audio Soup[14]
  • "Sandsings" - 1998 - remix of Mira Calix on Pin Skeeling
  • "The Midas Touch" - 1999 - remix of Midnight Star on MASK 500 compilation (as Hell Interface)
  • "Poppy Seed (Boards of Canada Remix)" and "Poppy Seed (Reprise) (Boards Of Canada Remix)" - 2001 - remix of Slag Boom Van Loon on So Soon
  • "Last Walk Around Mirror Lake" - 2003 - remix of Boom Bip on From Left to Right
  • "Dead Dogs Two" - 2004 - remix of cLOUDDEAD on Dead Dogs Two
  • "Broken Drum" - 2005 - remix of Beck on Guero Deluxe Edition
  • "Good Friday (Boards of Canada Remix)" - 2007 - remix of Why? on Alopecia
  • "Mr Mistake (Boards of Canada Remix)" - 2016 - remix of NEVERMEN on Nevermen[15]
  • "Sisters (Boards of Canada Remix)" - 2016 - remix of Odd Nosdam on Sisters

Remixes of Boards of Canada music[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boards of Canada - twoism". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 22 June 2001. Archived from the original on 22 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Boards of Canada - hi scores". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 19 June 2001. Archived from the original on 19 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Boards of Canada - catalog 3". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 19 June 2001. Archived from the original on 19 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Boards of Canada - acid memories". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 7 February 2001. Archived from the original on 7 February 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Boards of Canada - closes vol. 1". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 19 June 2001. Archived from the original on 19 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Boards of Canada - play by numbers". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 22 June 2001. Archived from the original on 22 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Boards of Canada - hooper bay". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 19 June 2001. Archived from the original on 19 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "Boards of Canada - boc maxima". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 19 June 2001. Archived from the original on 19 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Boards of Canada - Aquarius". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 19 June 2001. Archived from the original on 19 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  10. ^ "Boards of Canada - music has the right to children". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 7 February 2001. Archived from the original on 7 February 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "Boards of Canada - in a beautiful place out in the country". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 19 June 2001. Archived from the original on 19 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  12. ^ "Boards of Canada - we are reasonable people". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 7 February 2001. Archived from the original on 7 February 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  13. ^ "Boards of Canada - peel session". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 22 June 2001. Archived from the original on 22 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  14. ^ "Boards of Canada - prime audio soup". Official site (Archived version). Boardsofcanada.com. 22 June 2001. Archived from the original on 22 June 2001. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  15. ^ Camp, Zoe (12 January 2016). "Boards of Canada Remix Nevermen (TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, Mike Patton, Doseone) Track "Mr. Mistake"". Pitchfork.