Boards of Canada Album Stream
2013-06-01 by Dodecahedron | 123 Comments
The Scottish electronic music duo Boards of Canada will be streaming their new album Tomorrow's Harvest in its entirety this Monday, June 3. It will be streaming at 1 p.m. PST, 4 p.m. EST, 9 p.m. GMT, 10 p.m. CET, and 5 a.m. JST (June 4), and will likely be a one-time thing. Details have been scarce, but it will likely be streaming on boardsofcanada.com.


Gemini:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fmm1wfc_qnU

White Cyclosa:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puKo4n2vSX4
Tagged: Boards of Canada

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ILJ
June 1st 2013
6742 Comments


oh boy

Digging: FKA Twigs - LP1

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 1st 2013
22062 Comments


damn you could have told us when it actually was streaming

you got my hopes up there

Digging: Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers

Dodecahedron
June 1st 2013
970 Comments


My original title said "to stream album" i.e. not right now, but it was changed.

IHeardThat
June 1st 2013
77 Comments


I'll take what I can get

YoYoMancuso
June 1st 2013
11224 Comments


nice

ILJ
June 1st 2013
6742 Comments


Now I'm not really a big fan of this group, but I find it disconcerting that this has a meager 5 (now 6) comments and "Ronnie Radke solo song" has over 40

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 1st 2013
22062 Comments


People love to be angry over things

Scoot
June 1st 2013
17914 Comments


gonna win aoty just because its boc

but it should be a 4 at least

Digging: Renounced - The Melancholy We Ache

Drummerboy123
June 1st 2013
2423 Comments


Have an exam the day after the stream, should revise for it.

Fuck it, BoC is more important.

peaks40
June 1st 2013
2797 Comments


horny

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
June 1st 2013
7159 Comments


sweeet.

jtswope
June 2nd 2013
2497 Comments


can't wait

MeatSalad
June 2nd 2013
15089 Comments


Yeayeysyeysyeysyeysz

Digging: Hey Rosetta! - Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

Yotimi
June 2nd 2013
6571 Comments


Guess i'm staying late at work tomorrow

Spec
June 2nd 2013
27298 Comments


Sweet.

loveisamixtape
June 2nd 2013
6274 Comments


never listened to these guys. whats a good place to start?

Spec
June 2nd 2013
27298 Comments


Geo.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 2nd 2013
22062 Comments


Wait, 10pm? Fuck off, not gonna be able to hear it til Tuesday

xusurper
June 2nd 2013
6 Comments


Good, this won't interrupt game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Dodecahedron
June 2nd 2013
970 Comments


@loveisamixtape

Probably MHTRTC

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
June 2nd 2013
21819 Comments


cant wait for this

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MO
June 2nd 2013
19078 Comments


awesome can't wait to hear this

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


2 hours, can't wait.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
19069 Comments


spacetime

Digging: Stereolab - Dots and Loops

Drummerboy123
June 3rd 2013
2423 Comments


Hopefully someone rips this once it's finished.

Wonderin if it'll come with video as well. Would be sweet.

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


Then there was 5 minutes.

WeepingBanana
June 3rd 2013
10217 Comments


aaaaaaaaaaaaand servers are down

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


It's started

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
7427 Comments


AAAAAAAGH

WeepingBanana
June 3rd 2013
10217 Comments


nvm

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


well i cant play this shitvid

Digging: The Decemberists - What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


I got scared because all I saw at first was a blank black screen, so I refreshed and it wouldn't load but then I refreshed again and it was fine and it's playing now.

Drummerboy123
June 3rd 2013
2423 Comments


Sounds sick so far.

jefflebowski
June 3rd 2013
8257 Comments


reach for the dead sounds so much more epic than their previous stuff

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


"Cold Earth"
Words can't do this song justice. The half-time drum pattern is a mix of trip-hop and dubstep, but it also contains hints of breakbeat and lounge – two once-influential genres rarely mentioned these days.


-Rolling Stone


I know we can't really judge yet, but, lol

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


It sounds even better played forward and backward at the same time, it almost sounds like it was made to be played that way.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


You got a link for that?

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


http://vimeo.com/66983696

PeterKlaven
June 3rd 2013
280 Comments


I prefer music that sounds good without having to be fucked around with

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Can't wait for the inevitable 5/5 review that will get posted as soon as the stream's finished

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


This sounds amazing already just played forward, but that track is just incredible when it's played like that.

PeterKlaven
June 3rd 2013
280 Comments


Boards of Canada are back bleeping and blooping just the same as before, but this time it's different

5/5

Drummerboy123
June 3rd 2013
2423 Comments


OMG

Jacquard Causeway.......the ending......wow.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Some kind of image is starting to flicker into life

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


It's done that periodically for me, but then it just returns to blackness.

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


And yes, yes those synths at the end of Jacquard Causeway

PeterKlaven
June 3rd 2013
280 Comments


I'm 18 minutes late goddamnit, I forgot it was live and can't be rewound


WeepingBanana
June 3rd 2013
10217 Comments


anyone else seeing the subtle visuals happening?

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
7427 Comments


1... 2... 3... 4... 5............ 6... 7...

PeterKlaven
June 3rd 2013
280 Comments


yeah, I see some ugly fucking unshowered dude, oh wait that's my reflection


clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
6515 Comments


"Boards of Canada are back bleeping and blooping just the same as before, but this time it's different"
Not all that different imo.

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


First few seconds of Cold Earth are already my favorite part of the album lol

WeepingBanana
June 3rd 2013
10217 Comments


they were happening during jacquard causeway

WeepingBanana
June 3rd 2013
10217 Comments


no wait they're happening now

PeterKlaven
June 3rd 2013
280 Comments


Real talk: I like Boards of Canada, but I don't get how people can 5 this shit. It's just chill music, like how the hell is that a 5? They're on drugs I guess

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


Yeah, they happen at random times then it goes black, then they happen again, then it goes black.. don't know what's going on :P

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Yeah so far I'm not liking this as much as Geogaddi. Whoever said it was darker than that album was lying

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


Can't wait to get it and then 5 it!!!! I'll be so cool amongst my sputnik friends!!!!!!!!11!

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


Idk, I like how ambient it is.

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


Seriously though this kicks ass

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


that song transition was really awkward

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


why cant i start it ffs

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
6515 Comments


fish: Thought the same thing. Kinda out of my element now.

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
6515 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Xfcoi20CL8c

Try this link.

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


I like this buildup.

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
6515 Comments


Fucking bass!

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


Omg best day ever, first this stream now Summoning's Old Mornings Dawn vinyl comes in the mail

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
19069 Comments


i believe the hype

Yotimi
June 3rd 2013
6571 Comments


New Seeds is prob my fave so far (well only 2 songs to go so prob my fave)

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Come to Dust is the best so far

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
19069 Comments


i love how its sounds like everything theyve done so far wrapped up into one record without the stuff
that didnt fare well

its like 2013 is a warp history lesson

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


Love this track so much

Wombat988
June 3rd 2013
389 Comments


3.5/5

I look forward to bringing your average down

Yotimi
June 3rd 2013
6571 Comments


On Come to Dust now. Yeah it rules

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Dunno, I kinda wish it was less ambient and had more stuff I could get my teeth into

Wombat988
June 3rd 2013
389 Comments


Oh wait, the album isn't over yet? I'll save my rating for after.

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


is it starting over now? or did it end?

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


I was hoping the album would be like all ambient, and it definitely delivered. Feeling a 4.5/5 so far.

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


It's on the last track, which is the droney one that was in the transmission videos.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Gonna give it a pre emptive 3 for obviously I'll have to listen again.
Closer sounds extremely dark. Kinda the opposite of Geogaddi

lou1000
June 3rd 2013
1045 Comments


Anyone who likes BoC and has a good imagination should be enthralled by this. Incredible. As good as MHTRTC and Geo imo.

Digging: Magic Eye - Babylon

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


geo was pretty dark too, or did i missed somethin

Wombat988
June 3rd 2013
389 Comments


Yeah, 3.5

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Geogaddi ended on a high note

Drummerboy123
June 3rd 2013
2423 Comments


Hmm hard to say atm.

Feelin a 3.5/5 so far. Will probs end up at a 4 soon enough.

Cold Earth and Split Your Infinities were stand outs IMO.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
19069 Comments


geodaddi was somber but not really dark

this is honestly a completely 180 from what i expected, i was expecting an extension of campfire but this is probably the closest BoC have ever been to making a truly dark record.

WeepingBanana
June 3rd 2013
10217 Comments


4

about on par with TCH but totally different

Drummerboy123
June 3rd 2013
2423 Comments


And now to wait for 7 more years hahaha.

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


someone recorded dat shit? posstt

Rev
June 3rd 2013
9441 Comments


Geogaddi ended on a high note

is this a joke

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


well you guys rating this after one listen is hilarious but k

WeepingBanana
June 3rd 2013
10217 Comments


yeah cause sputnik doesn't allow us to change our ratings

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


wait fish rated MHTRTC a 3? ok im out

ShrillYell
June 3rd 2013
258 Comments


This is on equal grounds with MHTRC and Geogaddi for me. It put me in a whole new world and left me
extremely satisfied and impressed.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


is this a joke

From one source all things depend is pretty much the most uplifting thing on the album

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


I don't understand why people are comparing this to Geogaddi and complaining it wasn't like it, lol

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


ye its the closest album to geo.

facepalm fish

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


fish is always 100% wrong Rev don't worry

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Listen to that song and tell me it it's as dark as the rest of the album

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


Lol the last song is Magic Window which is SILENT

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


If you have the full version of the album it isn't

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


LOL dude that's a Japanese bonus track

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


Jacquard Causeway, Cold Earth, Sick Times, and Come to Dust were my favorites off this, REALLY liked Come to Dust. The only track I really didn't care for was White Cyclosa.

ti0n
June 3rd 2013
1591 Comments


maybe he heard something we dont on Magic Window

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


Yeah it is. And it should've been on the full album.
Either way, Corsair had this airy feel to it, as if you were emerging from a cave, so my point still stands

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


Yeah From one source all things depend is a bonus track

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


A bonus track which should've been included in the normal edition of the album

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


wait fish rated MHTRTC a 3? ok im out

Do you not like it?

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


I agree! And if fish rated it a 3 it means that it's a 5

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


No, he's saying that's wayy too low lol

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


I thought people had gotten used to the fact that I rate fucking everything low

slack
June 3rd 2013
249 Comments


much better than campfire, about like geogaddi, doesn't touch mhrtc

Drummerboy123
June 3rd 2013
2423 Comments


The beginning of Split Your Infinities is the best part of the album IMO.

Epic as fuck!

"A bonus track which should've been included in the normal edition of the album"

Nah man. Otherwise the album wouldn't have been 66 minutes and 6 seconds long.

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


we would just like to understand you fish

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


I love Geogaddi. MHTRTC is good but it doesn't have the same trills and motifs as Geogaddi, or it's swelteringly intense
atmosphere, all of which is what I loved about that album. This seems to be the same. It's a bit too ambient for me, even
if it is darker than MHTRTC, but obviously I'm going to have to listen again cos it did sound like there was some cool
stuff.

mindleviticus
June 3rd 2013
8331 Comments


that's hilarious

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


So you take into account the rest of the artist's discography when rating an album? I don't understand that, I just rate everything based off how much enjoyment I get from that record lol

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


I can just imagine you cackling at that from your booster seat, porridge spilling down your chin

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


So you take into account the rest of the artist's discography when rating an album? I don't understand that, I just rate everything based off how much enjoyment I get from that record lol

Huh? When did I say that? I'm just saying why I love Geogaddi but not their other stuff

Dodecahedron
June 3rd 2013
970 Comments


Idk, it just seemed that you kept talking about how great Geogaddi is compared to this, so I just inferred lol

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 3rd 2013
22062 Comments


I'm just annoyed I can't get into their other stuff as much

ti0n
June 4th 2013
1591 Comments


god shut up

Drummerboy123
June 7th 2013
2423 Comments


"I'm just annoyed I can't get into their other stuff as much"

That's the problem when all 4 of your albums have different feels.

Listen to their albums when sunbathing, it's a religious experience.



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