Boards of Canada is a Scottish electronic music duo that many bedroom producers try to emulate. Their sound is unique, layered and has a strong vintage sound. BOC often uses old tape and other recording techniques to capture their unique sound.
Here is a list of some of the Synths that Boards of Canada has been know to use:[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDEIukEnIwU[/embedyt]
Many believe the the Yamaha CS80 is one of the ‘secret weapons’ for the BOC sound. The CS80 is a very old, very rare and very heavy polyphonic synth.
You can use click the button below to search for used CS80, but they are very hard to come by
Alternatively, there is a good software emulation of the CS80 by Arturia that is much more affordable.
The SH-101 is a small monosynth from the 1980s. Although there are several production processes involved, many BOC baselines are believed to be from the SH-101
Old Tape Decks