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Weaving Shibusa : New York Film Premiere - Toyoda Loom Pins - Soundtrack Download Cards

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TICKETS, PINS, AND SOUNDTRACKS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR AT THE THEATRE THE NIGHT OF THE PREMIERE, CASH ONLY PLEASE.  THE 8:30 SHOWING WILL MOST PROBABLY SELL OUT, THERE ARE STILL SOME TICKETS LEFT FOR THE 7PM SHOWING.

Film Premiere Info:

Friday, October 14th
Made in NY Media Center : 30 John St., Brooklyn, NY 11201
7pm or 8:30pm (two showings) 

Credits:
A film by Devin Leisher, Erik Motta and Mehdi Ahmadi
Executive Producers: Scott Rodgers, Scott fletcher, & Kiya Babzani
Produced by Devin Leisher, Kiya Babzani, Kevin Steinberger, Yuri Matsuoka, Gordon Hefner
Original score and musical performance by Young Lee
Additional interpretation by Kevin Steinberger and Yuri matsuoka
Translation by Aki Takahashi
Copy by Ashley Nanco and Liza Smith

Cast
Mikiharu Tsujita (Fullcount)
Hisao Manabe (Japan Blue)
Atsusuke tagaya (Stevenson Overall Co.)
Atsushi Matsushima (Clutch & Lightning Magazines)
Yutaka Fujihara (BerBerJin, Fake Alpha)
Kazuhiko hanzawa (Marvin's Vintage)
Masayoshi Kobayashi (Flat Head)
Hajime inoue (TCB)
Shinichi Haraki (Iron Heart)
Etsuko Satou (Shinya Mills)

Additional performance of Philip Glass' "Mishima" by Catalyst Quartet
Additional imagery provided by Getty Images, Big John, & Library of Congress

Weaving Shibusa is the story of Japanese craftsmanship and dedication, shown through their love and fascination of denim. The film gives unprecedented access to the mysterious and storied industry of Japanese denim, told by the only people who can; world-renowned vintage denim experts, the highly regarded "Osaka 5", responsible for Japan's denim revival, as well as passionate innovators who's unparalleled work has made "Japanese Denim" synonymous with the highest quality possible.

What makes Japanese denim special is not only the materials, machinery, and techniques, but also the people and ideas behind the process. This film reveals the intense passion and insight behind Japanese denim, but also poses the question; what is the future of these garments that are so deeply rooted in the past?

Original Soundtrack by Young Lee.
Each song for the score was written specifically for each scene as the film was being edited. The instrumentation was kept simple yet a lot of reverb and delays were implemented to get an exaggerated spacey sound as well a lot of manipulation with reverse delay, looping, and octaves to get an orchestral synth sound without actually using any synths. In keeping with the same ideas expressed in the film, a lot of planning went into writing and exploring sounds. Things like plucking inconsistencies, unexpected sounds, and other small mistakes were kept to keep as much authenticity as possible with the performance.
The majority of the score was recorded with a 1990s Japanese Fender Jazzmaster and a small Vox tube amp through an Orange cabinet.

Equipment Used for Soundtrack:
1990s Japanese Fender Jazzmaster
Epiphone Riviera
Fender P-bass
Vox 15w Night Train Amp through an Orange 1X12 cabinet
Fender Princeton
Variety of effects from Strymon, Fulltone, JHS, Old Blood Noise, Pigtronix, Montreal Assembly, Digitech, and Boss.

Weaving Shibusa - Trailer