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Gyroscope is track 4 off the [[Geogaddi]] album.
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-When asked of one memorable experience from the production of this album, Marcus Eoin stated: "Yeah for me it would be the track  Gyroscope. I dreamed the sound of it, and although I've recreated dreamt songs before, I managed to do that one so quickly that the end result was 99% like my dream. It spooks me to listen to it now."
  
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- Samples the famous "Conet Project" which compiled various recordings of "number stations" and shortwave radio transmissions.  This starts at about 48 seconds into the song.
  
== Samples / Lyrics ==
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- There is also some reversed guitar parts that swirl into the mix near the end of the track, which some have said may be from a 12-string.
* The drum loop passes quickly between the right and left channel.  When wearing headphones, it sounds like it's spinning around your head.  When reversed, it spins the other direction.
 
* Samples a recording of a "number station" found on the shortwave radio spectrum, which are used by the world's intelligence agencies to send secret messages to agents in the field. <ref>http://www.irdial.com/conet.htm</ref> This starts at about 48 seconds into the song.
 
** The recording was gifted by Sean Booth of [[Autechre]] before the [[wikipedia:Conet Project|Conet Project]] was released. <ref>https://www.twoism.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=254145#p254145</ref>
 
** The recording is rumoured to be of E05 or "The Counting Station" operated by the CIA. <ref>https://www.numbers-stations.com/ns/english/e05/</ref> The numbers in the recording match the sequence of E05 with a 3-digit ID thrice "099" followed by counting "1234567890". <ref>http://priyom.org/number-stations/english/e05</ref>
 
** The numbers are in the following sequence: <blockquote>1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0<br>0 9 9 0 9 9 0 9 9<br>1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0<br>0 9 9 0<br>1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0<br>0 9 9 0 9 9 0 9<br>1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0<br>0 9 9 0 9 9 0 9 9<br>1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0<br>0<br>1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0<br>0 9 9 0 9 9 0 9 9<br>1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0<br>0 9 9 0 9</blockquote>
 
** Mike and Marcus have admitted to having an interest in shortwave radios in their formative years, and stated that some of their really early (i.e. pre-[[Boards of Canada|BoC]]) music was made by chopping up recorded shortwave transmissions. They have never explicitly mentioned these so-called "numbers stations", but those who have heard such transmissions can testify to similar qualities in some of their music: grainy synthetic transmissions that swing between perky, simple tunes, mysterious noises, children's voices, or even sheer aural terror.
 
* There is also some reversed guitar parts that swirl into the mix near the end of the track, which some have said may be from a 12-string.
 
 
 
== Trivia ==
 
* When asked of one memorable experience from the production of ''[[Geogaddi]]'', [[Marcus_Eoin|Marcus Eoin]] stated <ref>[[Interviews#2002-02:_HMV|HMV Interview]]</ref>:
 
<blockquote>"Yeah, for me it would be the track "[[Gyroscope]]". I dreamed the sound of it, and although I've recreated dreamt songs before, I managed to do that one so quickly that the end result was 99% like my dream. It spooks me to listen to it now."</blockquote>
 
 
 
== Videos ==
 
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== External links==
 
 
 
== References ==
 
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[[Category:Released tracks]]
 
[[Category:Geogaddi tracks]]
 

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