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Here’s some important clues from and interview with Mike Sandison:”It’s different with every track. We often jam something down quickly and you tend to find those things are the ones with a great instant melody. The 9gag tv challenge with this record was crafting the tunes into a specific style and time period we want to reference. In fact it’s not just the time period – we analyse the specific medium we’re going for too. In this case there’s a deliberate VHS video-nasty element throughout the record and to get there it wasn’t just a case of processing sounds through old media, which is a given with us anyway, but we even went to the extent of timing changes in the music and the composition of the pieces, in really specific ways to give an impression of something familiar from soundtrack work that was around 30 years ago. For example, I guess the timing of the whole intro section to the album, the neutral tension in the high strings hanging right at the start of the record, or that short glimmer of hope that takes over in New Seeds near the end of the track. Those things hopefully i gas shares imply a visual element. Some tracks deliberately finish earlier than you want them to, like actual cues in older soundtracks where they’ve been ripped out of much longer original masters that nobody ever gets to hear. “ (origin: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/jun/06/boards-of-canada-become-more-nihilistic)

Sandison comments on influences in an interview: “There are quite a few influences on this record. (John) Carpenter is kind of an easy reference point for most people though I’d say the main ones would be Fabio Frizzi, John Harrison and Mark Isham. We’re very much into grim 70’s and 80’s movie soundtracks so there are maybe nods to composers such as Stefano Mainetti, Riz Ortolani, Paul Giovanni, Wendy Carlos, even Michael Nyman.“

They gas variables pogil packet answers have said that they subtract a lot from their music. I think this means they start with something complex and then remove items to make it simpler. But, I could be wrong. I have found in trying to replicate their music that I first start with something complex but I always end with something very simple. For example, I may think there are more notes than there actually are and in subtracting some from my composition, I can come closer to replicating theirs. Or, I often start with a very complex synth setting but find later that I have subtracted almost all of the complexity out grade 6 science electricity test of it to get their sound.

Their song “Music is Math” may be spot-on according to a recent study: “Happy lyrics electricity gif, a fast tempo of 150 beats per minute (the average pop song has a tempo of 116 beats per minute), and a major third musical key all help create music we perceive as brimming with positive emotion.” Their symbolism as previously mentioned may run to music as well. Songs

Synthesizers with detuning and micro-tuning capabilities such as U-he’s Diva synth are well-suited to making the BoC sound. In addition to knobs for detuning, Diva has a micro-tuning capability and I’ve found this adds a nice variation to any music. The micro-tuning .tun files can be found inside Diva or elsewhere on the internet. It really sets apart the gas key bolt carrier Diva synthesizer from many others and is a part of what allows Diva to surpass the others such as Sylenth1.

We have five or six samplers, but my favorite by far is still the Akai S1000. It’s an old tank now, and the screen has faded so that I almost can’t read it, but I know it inside out. It’s the most spontaneous thing for making up little tunes. It adds something to the sound — maybe the lower bit depth has something to do with that. – Remix, 2002

• Wow Control – Can give a good emulation of a cassette, 7.5 ips reel-to-reel, and 15 ips reel-to-reel, as well as vinyl and others. Uses a lot of CPU so use it only sparingly. Settings are varied depending on the effect desired. It can provide some ping-pong of the stereo phase that r gas constant kj is a BoC sound, but Trem Control and others may do this better.

• Reels – This reel-to-reel recorder simulation is based on the Saturn 402. It gives a great wobble effect to a synth when used as an effect in the synth chain. While not a Grudig or Tascam as BoC used, tape is tape in this sense and this gives you that old tape sound, so it works. But it is mono due to some bug or something. Unfortunate but true. Would be a great plugin if stereo.

As far as the song structure, I am not sure what each song follows, but I would say it is more of an AAA, AABA, but each with a C or D on the end as the outro. The outros are generally way different in many cases. In some, there is just fading off of the main tune, but in most, there is a completely different tune at the very end of each song.

I have found that a pattern pervades a lot of their early work and that is a 4-3-1 pattern: The fourth, then third, then root. Or, the fourth, then b games unblocked a half step down, then a third down (4 halves (semitones)). Or, on a keyboard, start at F, then a half-step would be one note down, E, then four down from that, C. Red Moss has a pattern of this kind. (The song Red Moss may be named after the raised bog on the edge of the Pentland Hills.

• Also, I put an instance of the Fabfilter Pro-Q EQ after Edison and play the BoC song into the EQ. This EQ has a piano icon on the bottom left that replaces the frequency scale across the bottom with a piano and notes. I watch where gas mask tattoo the peaks are during the notes playing by BoC, and take note of them. Then I try playing those on the MIDI keyboard to compare.