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Boards of Canada - In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country

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In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country, released in 2000, shows Boards of Canada at their most focused and effective, exerting a gorgeous yet disorientating hold over listeners in the space of just four tracks. ‘Zoetrope’ is one of the duo’s brightest and most carefree tracks, with sharp synths unfurling into changing patterns like ripples on the surface of a lake, all the while returning to an unrelenting throb. It is every bit the equal of Aphex Twin’s ‘Ambient Music Vol.2’, and a rare example of Boards’ straightforward, though no less beautiful, work.