14th Another Hole in the Head 2017 Film Festival presents
AKIRA LIVE RE-Score 11/8 9PM w/english subtitles
Using synthesizers, acid basslines, drum machines and audio samples from the film, San Francisco based electronic musical score design duo The Firmament has created a live electronic score to the 1988 classic anhime Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo. Join them for another rescore of about the aftermath of the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry in 1988. Fast forward to 2019, 31 years after the nuking of the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project.
When they aren't performing live electronic movie rescores Renzo is a Sound Composer and Sound Designer on NPR's Snap Judgement podcast which features a new epidsode every week and Marky is hosting, booking and dj-ing the weekly virtual reality rave, Echo Space on Wednesday Nights.