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On this page you can find an overview of all the interviews with a direct link to each individual article, grouped by era.

  • Many of interviews have also been transcluded onto this single page for more convenience in reading and searching. An updated version will be available soon.
  • The following properties can be used for more convenient browsing: Title, Author, Publication, Date, Issue, Pages

In April 2017 we created a brand new page that will host notable interview quotes on various domains.

Contents

To Do[edit]

There are a lot of foreign interviews that need to be transcribed and/or translated to English, in particular the Japanese interviews.


Music Has the Right to Children era[edit]

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1997 09 DeBug No03 Cover.jpg

1997-09: De:Bug[edit]

"Hardware Addicts" (in German) by Gregor Wildermann

De:Bug Number 03, p.06 online [1]

  • ISSN:
1998 03 EHX screenshot.jpg

1998-03-25: EHX[edit]

"The Age of Aquarius" by The Cosmic Crofter

EHX website [2] [3] [4]

1998 04 Jockey Slut Apr May Vol02 No13 Cover.jpg

1998-04: Jockey Slut[edit]

"Board Clever" by Richard Hector-Jones

Jockey Slut Volume 02, Number 13 (Apr/May 1998), p.20 [5]

  • ISSN: 1360-5798
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1998-04-14: Forcefield[edit]

"A Bunker Full of Memories" by René Passet

Forcefield website [6][7] [8] [9]

Note: republished in Pop Is Dead fanzane (aka pissdead) Number 07 (Feb 1999) [10] [11]

1998 05 DeBug No011 Cover.jpg

1998-05: De:Bug  [edit]

"Nice Melodies from Nice People" by Thaddeus Herrmann (in German)

De:Bug Number 11, p.04 online

  • ISSN:
1998 06 Virgin Megaweb screenshot.jpg

1998-06: Virgin Megaweb[edit]

"Two Aesthetes of Electronic Music" (in French) by Ariel Kyrou & Jean-Yves Leloup

Virgin Megaweb website [12]

1998 06 Coda No45 Cover.jpg

1998-06: Coda[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Entre Nostalgie de L'enfance et Paranoia du Futur" (In French) by Ariel Kyrou

Coda Number 45, pp.40-41

Note: essentially an alternate version of the Virgin Megaweb interview

  • ISSN:
1998 06 Premonition No29 Cover.jpg

1998-06: Prémonition[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Moins industriel et plus champêtre..." (In French) by Quetin Groslier

Prémonition Number 29, p.35

  • ISSN: 0995-6883
1998 07 Magic Jul Aug No21 Cover.jpg

1998-07: Magic[edit]

"Les Alchimistes" (In French) by Sylvain Collin

Magic Number 21 (Jul/Aug 1998), p.60

  • ISSN: 1262-0378

1998-08: Massive[edit]

"?Boards of Canada?" by Kelley Schwartz

Massive Number 20 (Aug 1 1998) [13] [14]

  • ISSN:
1998 09 Publico Sons No64 Cover.jpg

1998-09: Público Sons[edit]

"A Música de Dança é Preguiçosa" (In Portuguese) by Nuno Corvacho

Público Sons Number 64 (Sept. 4th), p.04

  • ISSN:
1998 11 Alternative Press No124 Cover.jpg

1998-11: Alternative Press[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Youthful Transgressions" by Justin B Hampton

Alternative Press Number 124, p.84 [15]

  • ISSN:1065-1667
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1998-Winter: Space Age Bachelor[edit]

Interview by Donald Anderson

Space Age Bachelor Number 12 (Winter 1998), p.03 online

  • ISSN:
1999 01 Urb Jan Feb Vol09 No63 Cover.jpg

1999-02: URB[edit]

"Children Have the Right to Film" by Daniel Chamberlin

URB Volume 09, Number 63 (Jan/Feb 1999), p.26 [16] [17]

  • ISSN: 1081-9924
1999 05 Rumore No88 Cover.jpg

1999-05: Rumore[edit]

"Facce Nuove: Boards of Canada" (In Italian) by Gian Paolo Giabini

Rumore Number 88, p.11

  • ISSN: 1591-4062
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1999-10: Jockey Slut[edit]

"Warp Factor Ten!: Boards of Canada" by Toby Manning

Jockey Slut Volume 02, Number 22 (Oct/Nov 1999), p.47 [18]

Note: short interviews with Warp artists and founders on Warp's 10th anniversary

  • ISSN: 1360-5798
2000 01 Coda Ser02 No09 Cover.jpg

2000-01: Coda[edit]

"Les Chant Future Des Musiques Electroniques" (in French) by Max Renn

Coda Series 02, Number 09, p.21 [19]

  • ISSN:
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2000-12: Jockey Slut[edit]

"Boards of The Underground" by Richard Southern

Jockey Slut Volume 03, Number 11, pp.30-34 [20] [21]

  • ISSN: 1360-5798
2001 01 The Face No48 Cover.jpg

2001-01: The Face[edit]

"Breaking Into Heaven" by Emma Warren

The Face Volume 03, Number 48, pp.94-98 [22]

  • ISSN: 0263-1210
2001 03 XLR8R No47 Cover.jpg

2001-03: XLR8R[edit]

"Big Country" by Steve Nicholls

XLR8R Number 47, pp.30-33 [23] [24]

  • ISSN: 1526-4246

Geogaddi era[edit]

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2002 02 HMV screenshot.jpg

2002-02: HMV[edit]

"The Colour & The Fire" by Mark Pytlik

HMV website [25]

  • ISSN: 1183-0417
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2002-02-23: NME[edit]

"The Secret Life of Boards of Canada" by John Mulvey

NME 23 Feb 2002, pp. 24,53 [26][27]

  • ISSN: 0028-6362
2002 02 Les Inrockuptibles Feb Mar No327 Cover.jpg

2002-02: Les Inrockuptibles[edit]

"Une Cabane Au Canada"(in French) by Joseph Ghosn

Les Inrockuptibles (February/March 2002) Number 327, pp. 20-23 [28][29]

2002 03 Blow Up No46 Cover.jpg

2002-03: Blow Up[edit]

"Boards of Canada: I Colori Della Musica Elettronica" (In Italian) by Beppe Recchia

Blow Up Number 46, pp. 24-27

2002 03 Buzz Vol31 Cover.jpg

2002-03: Buzz[edit]

"The Last Unexplored Area of Boards of Canada" by Joe Sato, Nakamoto Hiroyuni

Buzz Volume 31, pp. 12-16

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2002-03: Cookie Scene[edit]

"In An Imaginary Place Out In The Country" by Ryotaro Wada, Ito Eisuke, et al.

Cookie Scene Number 24, pp. 09-15

2002 03 Intro No92 cover.jpg

2002-03: Intro[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Worte sind wie Nadeln, auf jeden Fall gefährlich für schöne, bunte Luftballons"

(in German) by Hendrik Kröz

Intro Number 92, pp. 32-34 online

2002 03 MondoSonoro No83 Cover.jpg

2002-03: MondoSonoro[edit]

"El Cielo Herido" (in Spanish) by David Broc

MondoSonoro Number 83, pp. 28-29 online

2002 03 Oor No06 Cover.jpg

2002-03: OOR[edit]

Full Interview: "Play Twice Before Listening" (in Dutch) by Koen Poolman

OOR website [30]

Abbreviated Version: "Boards of Canada: Even voorstellen..."

OOR Number 06, pp. 20-22

  • ISSN: 0921-1616
2002 03 Rumore No122 Cover.jpg

2002-03: Rumore[edit]

"Generazione-Laptop: Boards of Canada" (in Italian) by Rossano Lo Mele

Rumore Number 122, pp. 48-50

2002 03 Trax No50 Cover.jpg

2002-03: Trax[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Terra Incognita" (in French) by Patrice Bardot

Trax Number 50, pp. 60-62

2002 04 Fader Vol07 Cover.jpg

2002-04: Fader[edit]

"Boards of Canada: B to the O to the C" (in Japanese) by Nobuki Nishiyama?

Fader Volume 07, pp. A002-A003

2002 04 Remix No130 Cover.jpg

2002-04: Remix (Japanese Publ.)[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Magical, Mystery, Cycling" (in Japanese) by Tsutomu Noda, Naohiro Kato

Remix Number 130, pp.42-47

2002 04 Rock Sound No48 Cover.jpg

2002-04: Rock Sound[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Ritmo e Dolore" (in Italian) by Otto Gordini

Rock Sound Number 48, pp. 84-85

2002 04 Snoozer No30 Cover.jpg

2002-04: Snoozer[edit]

"Boards of Canada: We're making music that has its own universe and time..." (in Japanese) by Ryota Kato/Jiro Dai

Snoozer Number 30, pp. 40-45

2002 04 Spex No253 Cover.jpg

2002-04: Spex[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Der Eckige Kreis" (in German) by Holger In't Veld/Heiko Zwirner

Spex Number 253, pp. 72-75

  • ISSN: 0178-6830
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2002-05: Alternative Press[edit]

"Stoned Immaculate" by Philip Sherburne

Alternative Press Number 166

  • ISSN:1065-1667
2002 06 Il Mucchio No491 Cover.jpg

2002-06 Il Mucchio[edit]

"Innaturale Digitale" (in Italian) by Ugo Malatacca/Tatiana Bazzichelli

Il Mucchio Number 491, pp.12-14

2002 06 Urb Vol12 No94 Cover.jpg

2002-06: URB[edit]

"Country Comfort" by Alexis Georgopoulos

URB magazine Volume 12, Number 94, pp. 86-87

  • ISSN: 1081-9924

2002-07: Grooves[edit]

"The Power of Myth" by Piotr Orlov

Grooves Issue 08 [31] [32]

  • ISSN: 1555-3264

Note: Not an original interview. Source material from the NME interview, HMV interview and Fader interview

2002 07 Remix Vol04 No07 Cover.jpg

2002-07: Remix[edit]

"Northern Exposure" by Ken Micallef

Remix Magazine Volume 04, Number 07, pp. 22-30 [33]

  • ISSN: 1532-1347
  • GALE: A88684002
2002 10 Fractal Press No131 Cover.jpg

2002-10: Fractal Press[edit]

"Boards of Canada..." (in Greek) by Christos Karras

Fractal Press Magazine Number 131, pp. 20-21

2003 01 Remix No139 Cover.jpg

2003-01: Remix (Japanese Publ.)[edit]

"Let's Open The Time Capsule" (In Japanese) by Naohiro Kato

Remix Number 139, pp.82-83

Note: This is an extension of the 2002-04 Remix interview

The Campfire Headphase era[edit]

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2005 09 Pitchfork screenshot.jpg

2005-09-26: Pitchfork[edit]

"The Downtempo Duo" by Heiko Hoffmann

Pitchfork website online [34]

2005 10 DeBug No96 Cover.jpg

2005-10: De:Bug[edit]

"Spirit, Logic & Mathematics" (in German) by Hendrik Lakeberg

De:Bug Number 93, p. 28 online pdf


2005 10 Sonic Fall No25 Cover.jpg

2005-10: Sonic[edit]

"Boards of Canada: De var först med... (in Swedish) by Billy Rimgard

Sonic Issue 25 (Fall 2005), pp.40-45

"Rain in Edinburgh, Imported Lager and a Car Ride with Boards of Canada" Blog [35]

2005 10 The List Oct 06-20 No533 Cover.jpg

2005-10: The List[edit]

"The Great Escape" by Mark Robertson

The List Number 533, pp. 18-19 online

  • ISSN 0959-1915
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2005-10: Wire[edit]

"Protect and Survive" by Rob Young

The Wire Issue 260, pp. 40-47 [36]

  • ISSN: 0952-0686
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2005-10-03: Trax[edit]

"La Part du Feu" (in French) by Frank Bedos

Trax Number 88, pp. 32-37 [37] [38]

  • ISSN: 1284-862X

2005-10-12: Metro[edit]

"Splendid Isolation" by Neil Davenport

Metro, MetroLife section, 12 Oct 2005 [39]

2005 10 DJ Mag Oct 14-27 Vol04 No01 Cover.jpg

2005-10-14: DJ Mag[edit]

"Around The Campfire" by Paul Clarke

DJ Mag Volume 04, Number 01 (Oct.14 - Oct. 27), pp.50-51

archive from Author's blog


2005-10-18: Humo[edit]

"Cross Out the Inappropriate" (in Dutch) by Kristoff Tilkin

Humo Number 3398, 18 Oct 2005, pp. 190-191

  • ISSN: 0771-8179

2005-10-20: Playlouder[edit]

"Above Board!" by Gal Detourn

Playlouder website [40]

2005 11 Bounce No270 Cover.jpg

2005-10-25: Bounce[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Vintage psychedelia... (in Japanese) by Riow Harada

Bounce Number 270, online [41]

2005-10-25: Vibe[edit]

"Sweet and Sour Melodies Wander Around between Positive and Celebrative Sounds and Swaying Sadness" by Masaaki Hara (original interview in Japanese, translated to English by Naoko Ross)

Vibe website [42] [43]

2005-10-26: Earplug[edit]

"Stirred Up The Ashes" by Heiko Hoffmann

Earplug online Issue 54 Internet Archive

From the same Hoffmann interview as seen in Pitchfork, Groove, and After Hours.

2005-10-28: The Times[edit]

"Two for the No-Show" by Will Hodgkinson

The Times, 28 Oct 2005

2005-11: Clash[edit]

"It's our take on a pop record" by Brian Murnin

Clash, Issue 11 (Nov/Dec 2005) [44], online

  • ISSN: 1743-0801
2005 11 Exclaim Cover.jpg

2005-11: Exclaim![edit]

"Boards of Canada's Seasons in the Sun" by Kevin Hainey

Exclaim! Nov. 2005 issue, p.15 online

  • ISSN: 1207-6600
2005 11 Go Mag No61 Cover.jpg

2005/11 Go Mag[edit]

"Boards of Canada: La Materia De La Que Están Hechos Los Sueños" (In Spanish) by Javier Blánquez

Go Mag Number 61, pp. 32-36

2005 11 Groove Nov Dec No97 Cover.jpg

2005-11: Groove[edit]

"Boards of Canada: O Brothers, Where Art Thou? (in German) by Heiko Hoffmann

Groove Number 97 (Nov/Dec), pp.20-24 online

2005 11 Les Inrockuptibles No520 Cover.jpg

2005:11 Les Inrockuptibles[edit]

"Boards of Canada: C'est La Ouate Qu'ils Préfèrent" (In French) by Joseph Ghosn

Les Inrockuptibles Number 520, pp.52-54

2005 11 Loud No131 Cover(back).jpg

2005-11: Loud[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Scotland's Greatest Mystery" (In Japanese) by Akiho Ishii

Loud Magazine Number 131, pp.32-35

2005 11 Oor No10 Cover.jpg

2005-11: OOR[edit]

"The Last Secret of Pop" (in Dutch) by Koen Poolman

OOR Number 10, pp. 64-68 [[45],[46]] [47]

  • ISSN 0921-1616

2005-11-11: The Age[edit]

"Search For Seclusion" by Dan Rule

The Age, 11 Nov 2005 online

2005 11 LosingToday No08 Cover.jpg

2005-11-14: LOSINGTODAY[edit]

"Boards of Canada: We Are The (Folk) Robots" by Fabio Cagnetti

LOSINGTODAY, issue 08, pp. 33-35 online [48]

  • ISSN 1824-3738
2005 12 After Hours Autumn Winter No22 Cover.JPG

2005-12: After Hours[edit]

"Special Long Long Interview" (in Japanese) by Heiko Hoffmann

After Hours Magazine 10 Dec. 2005 (Autumn/Winter), Number 22, pp. 17-25

Note: this essentially pieces together the Hoffmann interview. See: Pitchfork, Groove and Earplug interviews

2005 12 Crossbeat No266 Cover.jpg

2005-12: Crossbeat[edit]

"Boards of Canada: The new work is like a bright-blue-green color..." (In Japanese) by Takuro Ueno

Crossbeat Volume 266, pp.120-123

2005 12 Keys No12 Cover.jpg

2005-12: Keys  [edit]

"Magie versus Logik: Boards of Canada"(In German) by Hendrik Lakeberg

Keys Number 12, pp.118-119 [49]

  • ISSN: 0938-3573
2005 12 Remix Vol07 No12 Cover.jpg

2005-12-01: Remix[edit]

"Emotional Abuse" by Erin Hutton

Remix Volume 07, Number 12, pp.26-30, online

  • ISSN: 1532-1347
  • GALE: A139288849
2005 12 Soundvenue Winter No4 Cover.jpg

2005-12 Soundvenue[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Vi Sampler til Helvede og Tilbage" (In Danish) by Emil Kragh-Schwarz

Soundvenue Number 04 (Winter), p.37

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2006-01: RE:UP[edit]

"Peering Out from Behind the Curtain" by Steve Marchese

RE:UP Manual 09, pp. 28-31

Author's blog entry

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2006-01: Cookie Scene[edit]

"The Golden Apples Of The Sun" by Kazumichi Sato/Hidetsugu Ito

Cookie Scene Volume 46, pp.18-21

2006 02 Snoozer No54 Cover.jpg

2006-02: Snoozer[edit]

"Boards of Canada: Music of Struggle..." (in Japanese) by Soichiro Tanaka

Snoozer Number 54, pp. 22-28

Tomorrow's Harvest era[edit]

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2013-06: De:Bug[edit]

"The Charms of the Sphinx" by De:Bug, June 17, 2013 [50] [51]

2013-06: NY Times[edit]

"Brothers Who Make Electronica by Hand" by Jon Pareles, June 11, 2013 [52] [53]

2013-06: The Guardian[edit]

"We've Become a Lot More Nihilistic over the Years" by Louis Pattison, June 6, 2013 [54] [55]

2013-07: De Volkskrant[edit]

"Band of Brothers" by Gijsbert Kamer, July 17, 2013 [56]

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2013-07: Il Mucchio[edit]

"L'Assenza Di Domani" by Damir Ivic, July, 2013 [57]

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2013-07: Magic RPM[edit]

"Les Champs de la Machine" by Sylvain Collin, July, 2013 [58]

2013-07: Humo[edit]

"Talk To The Hand, Chokri" by Kristoff Tilkin, July 16, 2013 [59]


See also the review articles: Tomorrow's Harvest#Reviews


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