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.
August 16, 2018 Showing at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN
September 1, 2018 Showing at AB Dambis in Riga Latvia together with live 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.