Geogaddi is successful as few other albums are. Whereas many artists and groups tend to released records composed of series of unrelated songs, songs based on single concepts, or songs written and recorded during single studio sessions, Boards of Canada's latest has done something exponentially spectacular and commendable.
MixerFor the most part, Geogaddi only hints at new directions. But then, if it ain't broke, why fix it? [Apr 2002, p.78]
[Anonymous]Sep 9, 2006A great follow-up to 1998's "Music Has The Right To Children", this one has some truly outstanding songs. "Over The Horizon Radar" might A great follow-up to 1998's "Music Has The Right To Children", this one has some truly outstanding songs. "Over The Horizon Radar" might just be the best Boards of Canada song ever written.… Expand
Apr 20, 2014One of the most immersive, creepy, and downright head-tripping albums I've ever experienced. Nostalgically beautiful, yet subtly sinister,One of the most immersive, creepy, and downright head-tripping albums I've ever experienced. Nostalgically beautiful, yet subtly sinister, this is only surpassed by "Music Has the Right..." as their greatest work.… Expand
ikramcOct 20, 2004dark and brooding music, the type you would play to freak your friends out. the impact of boards of canada's music can not be dark and brooding music, the type you would play to freak your friends out. the impact of boards of canada's music can not be understated, i feel they are the one of the few electronic music producers around who can actually create either playful or haunting melodies running around in your head for a long long time. if only all musicians put more of their thought and feelings into their work. sigh … Expand
Oct 16, 2015This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. An album of such musical creativity, wit, and design that it seems almost listening to something ethreal and out of this world. Warning: This album is extremely dark and almost disturbing as it includes screaming, crying, and a kick @%% rhythm and meaning behind every song it has on it.
BenjaminBunnyApr 1, 2004Like listening in on a series of disturbing childhood dreams--or reliving your own.
GCBDec 27, 2007When will I listen to this album and not discover something that I've previously missed? A truely mesmerizing experience every time its heard.
DasRJan 12, 2010I give this one star for the effort of actually publishing this noise. I've listened to the whole album in its entirety and let me tell I give this one star for the effort of actually publishing this noise. I've listened to the whole album in its entirety and let me tell you, it was a battle! The only purpose I see for this album would be to put you to sleep, but I have a fan that does that well enough. If you found this album thought provoking, creative, or a masterpiece of any sort, do me a favor and lay off the drugs.… Expand
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