For this project, the Ensemble play the tunes of Akira Ifukube who wrote most of the scores for the Toho Monster movies from the original 1954 Godzilla directed by Ishirō Honda to the 1993 Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla II.
We use 8 minute Super 8mm silent Toho film reels, in which we adapt Akira's tunes to fit where we think they fit.
Our first task as the ensemble was to interpret the Gordons legendary first self titled EP.
The project was/is to limited to a couple of gigs, video and a studio recording of
The Ensemble has grown out of a band which was called Thing, until we found out a few years ago that there is of course another band already with this name, and strangely enough doing not a dissimilar 'thing' to us. Under the Thing name the band recorded 'Thing vs Albert Ayler' in about 2005.