VAMPYR (1932) with live score by Mercury Rev
Vampyr is one of cinema's great nightmares.
Filmmaker Carl Dreyer's (The Passion of Joan of Arc ) brilliance at achieving mesmerizing atmosphere and austere, profoundly unsettling imagery was for once applied to the horror genre in his 1932 feature
See the film with LIVE SCORE on stage by psych rock legends, Mercury Rev
Mercury Rev will assume a moniker they’ve occasionally used during the last decade, Clear Light Ensemble, along with minded multi-instrumentalists like Jesse Chandler will build out a live organic compliment to the film. Instruments as far ranging as saws, bells, organs, and flutes co-mingle with modern synths, guitars and percussion to offer a reimagined film score.
Mercury Rev has been a notable name in alternative rock since the band formed in Buffalo, New York, in the 1980s. Their 1998 strings-drenched release Deserter’s Songs was named “Best Album of the Year” by NME Magazine and was recently voted in the Top 200 albums of all time by Uncut Magazine.
Presented by Talented Friends.