Author Topic: Unofficial Boards of Canada Doc on Youtube  (Read 510 times)

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Unofficial Boards of Canada Doc on Youtube
« on: September 16, 2020, 08:43:52 PM »
Really good piece of work with plenty of new information...I'd almost forgotten they ever existed it's been so long.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PI3b6EEltD4

Watch right until the end, the last few seconds...!!!???!

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« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2020, 10:24:02 PM »
Cheers Blodders. Boards of Canada soundtracked my lockdown, I found them the perfect combination of closely comforting and yet expansive. I'll give this a watch.

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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2020, 12:47:23 AM »
A lovely piece of self-effacing art, that. Boards of Canada are surely heroes to anyone worth their salt, and able to create a mystique almost impossible in modernity.

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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2020, 08:49:36 AM »
A lovely piece of self-effacing art, that. Boards of Canada are surely heroes to anyone worth their salt, and able to create a mystique almost impossible in modernity.

Glad you enjoyed. I thought for a fan doc it was handled really well, was informative and evocative of their aesthetic. What did you make of that final 2 second clip?!!

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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2020, 10:05:12 AM »
I skipped right to the end (will watch it in full later). WTF?

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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2020, 11:43:51 AM »
Would watch but for that really dated music they've got in the background, it's like one of those early 2000 Channel 4 documentary on funny looking penises or something.

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« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2020, 01:20:38 PM »
Glad you enjoyed. I thought for a fan doc it was handled really well, was informative and evocative of their aesthetic. What did you make of that final 2 second clip?!!

Yeah, I also liked how some statements were qualified with things like 'in my opinion', a refreshing change to annoyingly bold and very arguable statements made in many mainstream documentaries. That there are 6 largely unheard albums is so tantalising.

As for the last few seconds, no idea. Possibly some reference for superfans who spend a lot of time on BoC fan sites.

Did you ever get round to watching Pretend We're Dead?

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« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2020, 01:43:57 PM »
thanks for this BP

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« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2020, 07:19:48 PM »
Yeah, I also liked how some statements were qualified with things like 'in my opinion', a refreshing change to annoyingly bold and very arguable statements made in many mainstream documentaries. That there are 6 largely unheard albums is so tantalising.

As for the last few seconds, no idea. Possibly some reference for superfans who spend a lot of time on BoC fan sites.

Did you ever get round to watching Pretend We're Dead?

bloody hell, I'm a bad CaB-buddy, if Gove/Cummings/Boris allows, I will try and make time.

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« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2020, 07:21:12 PM »


As for the last few seconds, no idea. Possibly some reference for superfans who spend a lot of time on BoC fan sites.



Or those moments in pre-2000s where a TV programme would be suddenly interrupted by an odd / eerie and unrelated insert that causes unease in the viewer.

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Re: Unofficial Boards of Canada Doc on Youtube
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2020, 08:31:04 PM »
Thanks BP. Enjoyed this for the most part and learned some bits and bobs. Always a pleasure to see enthusiastic amateur stuff that doesn't make you want to launch the tv at the wall like a lot of commercial docs

Aside from all the interesting bits and bobs, what it left me with was a sense of awe at just how many incredible little melodies they created/sampled. My personal favorite is that in Kaini Industries

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