BoC – “Dayvan Cowboy” video

Somehow I had never seen this remarkable, beautiful video (Boards of Canada’s only one to date) for my favorite BoC song, “Dayvan Cowboy”.  The first half of the video consists of footage from Project Excelsior, aka USAF Colonel Joe Kittinger rides a balloon fucking 102,800 ft. (19.5 mi) into the stratosphere and jumps out, freefalling for 4 and a half minutes before opening the parachute he was testing.  World record right there, folks.  The footage matches the song really well, as does the second half, which consists of super slow-mo surf footage (which reminds me of Gus Van Sant’s beautiful filming of skateboarders in Paranoid Park).

Take a look-see.

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~ by toren on April 12, 2010.

2 Responses to “BoC – “Dayvan Cowboy” video”

  1. A+ to Boards of Canada. A++

  2. glad you rikey

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