Whether playing for fun or fame or something else, most musicians maybe think about sound or genre, but don't think too hard about outcomes. When he started the band that would dismantle the Soviet Union, Juris Kulakovs wasn’t thinking about it either.
It's a story laden with pre-internet virality, human underground information sharing, and cobbled electronics from found parts—a story that must be told.
November 16-17, 2018 SHIFT Film Festival, Maastricht, Netherlands
November 18, 2018 Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN
December 10, 2018 4A’s Headquarters, New York, NY, with performances by Perkons
Watch the trailer of Perkons VR.
Watch the recap of the debut of Perkons VR at VivaTech in Paris.
Their music was the soundtrack for the fall of an oppressive regime. It gave people hope, strength and courage to put their life on the line for the liberties they knew they deserved.