Both thrillingly ambitious and beautifully lo-fi, Carleton Ranney’s John Carpenter-inflected debut takes place in a future, apocalyptic America. Set decades after an event known as ‘the reset’, life in Sector 6 is dominated by surveillance, teen suicide, and 1980s technology. Brought together by a friend’s suicide and a mysterious hard drive, Max and Simon begin to explore what might lie outside the city limits, and especially a radio tower which might hold the key to bringing down their fascistic overlords. Cloaked in a minimal-synth score by MGMT’s Will Berman, Jackrabbit is a brilliantly atmospheric slice of analogue science fiction.

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