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Hooper Bay

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Hooper Bay
Label(s) Music70
Catalogue No(s) THS012
Release date(s) 1994
Format(s) Casette
Running time(s) 30:52

Hooper Bay is the name of Boards of Canada's fifth known release. Hooper Bay introduced the use of children's voices[1], a technique which would remain a staple of the band's style through the release of Geogaddi. It has been said that the three longest tracks on the EP mark the beginning of the band's "mature phase".[2]

Of the EP's five tracks, only a 35-second excerpt of "Circle" (posted on the EHX website in the late 1990s) has been heard by those outside of the band's friends and family.[3] A set of MP3s labeled Hooper Bay but with significantly shorter track times than the actual EP can be found on P2P networks; however, this set is mis-labeled and is not music by Boards of Canada.


  1. "Seward Leaf" – 7:02
  2. "Geiser" – 5:15
  3. "Circle" – 2:38
  4. "Noatak" – 8:41
  5. "Point Hope" – 7:16


Discography Overview | viewedit
Rare/Early releases Catalog 3Acid MemoriesCloses Vol. 1Play by NumbersHooper BayBoC MaximaOld Tunes Vol. 1Old Tunes Vol. 2Random 35 Tracks TapeGeogaddi (test pressing)
General releases (albums) Music Has the Right to ChildrenGeogaddiThe Campfire HeadphaseTomorrow's Harvest
General releases (EPs/12"s) TwoismHi ScoresAquariusPeel SessionIn a Beautiful Place out in the CountryTrans Canada Highway
Mixtapes Marcus Eoin's Campfire MixtapeSocietas x Tape
Live Sets Warp10The LighthouseAll Tomorrow's PartiesOther live sets
Promotional Releases Telephasic WorkshopMHTRTC (promo cassette)Orange RomedaGeogaddi (promo lp)Geogaddi (promo cassette)------ / ------ / ------ / XXXXXX / ------ / ------
Produced by BoC for Others Here Come the Rubber Cops
Bootleg Releases Unreleased Tracks
Other KaleidoscopePromotional ItemsT-Shirts