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== Family relation ==
 
== Family relation ==
Before their [[Interviews#2005-09-26:_Pitchfork|2005 interview with Pitchfork]], [[Mike|Michael]] and [[Marcus]] were seen as just two friends with a mutual appreciation for music and the art of music creation. They had often talked about their youth together, creating ramshackle musical projects with buddies and by themselves and how they met at a young age. However, during the interview with Pitchfork Media, they revealed that they are in fact brothers. The reason behind hiding this fact was that they did not want to be seen as just another brotherly-owned electronic band, such as Orbital, another influential electronic group consisting of Paul and Phil Hartnoll.
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Before their [[Interviews#2005-09-26:_Pitchfork|2005 interview with Pitchfork]], [[Mike|Michael]] and [[Marcus]] were seen as just two friends with a mutual appreciation for music and the art of music creation. They had often talked about their youth together, creating ramshackle musical projects with buddies and by themselves and how they met at a young age. However, during an interview (see above) with Pitchfork Media, they revealed that they are in fact brothers. The reason behind hiding this fact was that they did not want to be seen as just another brotherly-owned electronic band. An example of this was Orbital, another influential electronic band powered by Paul and Phil Hartnoll.
  
In light of their brotherhood, it has often been assumed that Eoin is [[Marcus]]'s middle name and that his full name should be "[[Marcus Eoin|Marcus Eoin Sandison]]".  However, this is purely conjecture; there is no known evidence supporting it. Brothers sometimes have different last names: for example, they may be half-brothers, each with a different father and hence a different family name.
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In light of their brotherhood, it has often been assumed that Eoin is [[Marcus]]'s middle name and that his full name should be "[[Marcus Eoin|Marcus Eoin Sandison]]".  However, this is purely conjecture; there is no known evidence supporting it. Brothers sometimes have different last names. For example, they may be half-brothers, each with a different father and hence a different family name.
  
 
Regardless of whether or not it is his full name, Eoin has consistently used the name "[[Marcus Eoin]]" on all known [[Boards of Canada]] releases, including the ''[[Trans Canada Highway]]'' EP that was issued well after the Pitchfork interview was published.
 
Regardless of whether or not it is his full name, Eoin has consistently used the name "[[Marcus Eoin]]" on all known [[Boards of Canada]] releases, including the ''[[Trans Canada Highway]]'' EP that was issued well after the Pitchfork interview was published.
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== Recording history, commercially known work ==
 
== Recording history, commercially known work ==
  
Boards of Canada's commercially known and full-length discography begins with their smash-hit album ''[[Music Has the Right to Children]]''. Being dubbed one of the greatest creations in electronic music history, ''Music Has the Right to Children'' introduced many to Boards of Canada and left awfully big shoes for the duo to fill for their next album. During the time between ''Music Has the Right to Children'' and ''[[In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country]]'', an EP named ''[[Peel Session]]'' was released - a recording of a broadcast on BBC Radio 1 from July 21, 1998, released on January 11, 1999. Two years after their first full-length album was released, they shipped out ''In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country'' - a four track EP that first made mention of the mysterious Branch Davidian group that [[Boards of Canada]] are so fond of remarking upon in their songs and albums. Two of its songs have to do with the group. The duo's next release, on February 18, 2002, was the fascinating ''[[Geogaddi]]''. ''[[Geogaddi]]'s'' stellar kaleidoscopic artwork lavishly coats the album cover on all of the versions, but is truly magnificent on the triple vinyl set. Within the gatefold package are three sleeves showing an array of hexagonally-styled artwork with different images each side. Many would agree that this is what twelve inches of free space is really for.
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Boards of Canada's commercially known and full-length discography begins with their smash-hit album ''[[Music Has the Right to Children]]''. Being dubbed one of the greatest creations in electronic music history, ''Music Has the Right to Children'' introduced many to Boards of Canada and left awful big shoes for the duo to fill for their next album. During the time between ''Music Has the Right to Children'' and ''[[In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country]]'', there was an EP named ''[[Peel Session]]''. It was a recording of the broadcast on BBC Radio 1 on July 21, 1998 and was released on January 11, 1999. Two years after their first full-length album was released, they shipped out ''In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country''. ''In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country'' was a four track EP that first made mention of the mysterious Branch Davidian group that [[Boards of Canada]] are so fond of remarking upon in their songs and albums. Two of its songs have to do with the group. The duos next release, on February 18, 2002, was the fascinating ''[[Geogaddi]]''. ''[[Geogaddi]]'s'' stellar kaleidoscopic art work laviously coats the album cover on all of the versions but its truely magnificent on the triple vinyl set. Within the gatefold package is three sleeves with an array of hexagonally-styled artwork with different images each side. Many would agree that this is what twelve inches of free space is really for.
  
Interestingly ''[[Geogaddi]]'' was not a fan favorite from the beginning. With many still hung onto ''[[Music Has the Right to Children]]'', reviews looked down on Michael and Marcus' sophomore album as "under-produced" or not as good as their last album. Despite this, the album has mystified listeners with its large amounts of hidden details, subtle hints towards cosmic entities and kaleidoscopic imagery, ''[[Geogaddi]]'' is now held as one of the duo's best albums to date, auditorily and visually. Jump a couple years into the future to 2005 when [[Boards of Canada]] finally released their first album in three years. ''[[The Campfire Headphase]]'' made two milestones: it incorporated guitars and lacked the trademark laughter. Instead of kids playing and laughing, and educational tunes chiming, there was the sound of an untuned, poorly-kempt guitar to create a totally new sound for [[Boards of Canada]]. Some welcomed this change, while others disagreed with it, citing the difference between this and their early, "better" work.
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Interestingly ''[[Geogaddi]]'' was not a fan favorite from the beginning. With many still hung onto ''[[Music Has the Right to Children]]'', reviews looked down on Michael and Marcus' sophomore album as "under-produced" or not as good as their last album. Despite this, the album has mystified listeners with its large amounts of hidden details, subtle hints towards cosmic entities and kaleidoscopic imagery, ''[[Geogaddi]]'' is now held as one of the duos best albums to date, auditorially and visually. Jump a couple years into the future to 2005 where [[Boards of Canada]] finally released their first album in three years. ''[[The Campfire Headphase]]'' made two milestones: it incorporated guitars and lacked the trademark laughter. Instead of kids playing and laughing and educational tunes chiming there was the sound of an untuned, poorly-kempt guitar to create a totally new sound for [[Boards of Canada]]. Some welcomed this change, while others disagreed with it, citing the difference between this and their early, "better" work.
  
On April 20th, 2013, Warp Records scattered six exclusive vinyl records across various countries for International Record Store Day. These records contained a short transmission, which lead to the beginnings of what would be called the [[Cosecha Transmisiones]], that would eventually lead up to the release of Boards of Canada's first full length record in eight years, "[[Tomorrow's Harvest]]", on June 10th, 2013 (June 11th release for America). A full [[Tomorrow's Harvest Viral Marketing Campaign]] followed in the weeks after these transmissions. This record saw a more visual and fan interaction oriented era. The album's lead promotional single "[[Reach For The Dead]]" premiered on BBC's Radio 1, quickly followed by an official stream on Soundcloud.com, as well as a YouTube video on the duo's official account. All in all, this seemed to be the Sandisons' return to a more electronic influenced record, recalling the days of Geogaddi and arguably even back to the "[[A Few Old Tunes]]" releases.
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On April 20th, 2013, Warp Records scattered six exclusive vinyl records across various countries for International Record Store Day. These records contained a short transmission, which lead to the beginnings of what would be called the [[Cosecha Transmisiones]], that would eventually lead up to the release of Boards of Canada's first full length record in eight years, "[[Tomorrow's Harvest]]", on June 10th, 2013 (June 11th release for America). A full [[Tomorrow's Harvest Viral Marketing Campaign]] followed in the weeks after these transmissions. This record saw a more visual and fan interaction oriented era. The album's lead promotional single "[[Reach For The Dead]]" premiered on BBC's Radio 1, then quickly following it was an official stream on Soundcloud.com, as well as a YouTube video on the duo's official account. All in all, this seemed to be the Sandison's return to a more electronic influenced record, recalling the days of Geogaddi and arguably even back to the "[[A Few Old Tunes]]" releases.
  
 
== Pre-commercially known work ==
 
== Pre-commercially known work ==

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