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Album: The Campfire Headphase
# Song Title   Time
1)    Into the Rainbow Vein More Info...
2)    Chromakey Dreamcoat More Info... 0:05
3)    Satellite Anthem Icarus More Info... 0:06
4)    Peacock Tail More Info... 0:05
5)    Dayvan Cowboy More Info... 0:05
6)    A Moment of Clarity More Info... 0:01
7)    '84 Pontiac Dream More Info... 0:03
8)    Sherbet Head More Info... 0:02
9)    Oscar See Through Red Eye More Info... 0:05
10)    Ataronchronon More Info... 0:01
11)    Hey Saturday Sun More Info... 0:05
12)    Constants Are Changing More Info... 0:01
13)    Slow This Bird Down More Info... 0:06
14)    Tears from the Compound Eye More Info... 0:04
15)    Farewell Fire More Info... 0:08
 

Album: The Campfire Headphase
# Song Title   Time
1)    Into the Rainbow Vein More Info...
2)    Chromakey Dreamcoat More Info... 0:05
3)    Satellite Anthem Icarus More Info... 0:06
4)    Peacock Tail More Info... 0:05
5)    Dayvan Cowboy More Info... 0:05
6)    A Moment of Clarity More Info... 0:01
7)    '84 Pontiac Dream More Info... 0:03
8)    Sherbet Head More Info... 0:02
9)    Oscar See Through Red Eye More Info... 0:05
10)    Ataronchronon More Info... 0:01
11)    Hey Saturday Sun More Info... 0:05
12)    Constants Are Changing More Info... 0:01
13)    Slow This Bird Down More Info... 0:06
14)    Tears from the Compound Eye More Info... 0:04
15)    Farewell Fire More Info... 0:08
 
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  • Recording information: Hexagon Sun.
  • Boards of Canada established themselves as one of the most progressive and hypnotic electronica acts around with their first two releases (their debut, MUSIC HAS THE RIGHT TO CHILDREN, is required listening for fans of the genre). The group's long-awaited third release continues the surging, elemental ambience of the Scottish duo's former work, while expanding their stylistic palette to include more organic, acoustic instrumentation.
  • THE CAMPFIRE HEADPHASE lacks some of the edge of BoC's first offerings, instead emphasizing space rock-style atmospherics and shoegazer tempos. This is not to say, however, that the album lacks any of the meticulous craft and rich detail of their other work, or that the music is any less otherworldly or evocative. BoC's productions still sound like lost missives from the world of Atlantis: beautiful, startling, strange, and deeply absorbing. THE CAMPFIRE HEADPHASE stands alongside the most intriguing electronica recordings of the mid-2000s.
Professional Reviews
The Wire (p.55) - "Their appeal is their very blankness, creating a benign sonic space into which listeners can project their emotions."

The Wire (p.45) - Included in The Wire's "2005 Rewind: 50 Records Of The Year."

Mojo (Publisher) (p.62) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "2005 Dance/Electronic Albums Of The Year."

Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 - "It's a less alien, less disturbed and thoroughly lighter record....A golden haze of sun-lit daydreams."
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