OWN010 ‘ARSENAL’ by BRONNT INDUSTRIES KAPITAL (Released 12.01.18)

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British multi-instrumentalist Guy Bartell returns with his fifth LP under his BRONNT INDUSTRIES KAPITAL moniker. ARSENAL, a newly commissioned soundtrack for the 1928 film by Oleksandr Dovzhenko, will be released on 12th January 2018 via I OWN YOU on limited edition teal coloured vinyl, CD and download. The release will mark the 100-year anniversary of the Kiev Uprising, depicted in the infamous silent film.

Oleksandr Dovzhenko’s 1928 classic film ‘Arsenal’ has recently been restored by the Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre (ODNC) in Kyiv. The British Council and ODNC commissioned Bristol-based producer and multi-instrumentalist Guy Bartell (Bronnt Industries Kapital), to compose a new soundtrack for the film. The restored version was screened (and the new soundtrack performed live by Bartell) on 22 April 2015 at Kyiv’s Fifth International Book Fair, at Mystetksyi Arsenal.

The second film in Dovzhenko’s ‘Ukraine Triology’ (together with Zvenigora and Earth), Arsenal was released in 1929. The film focuses on an episode of the Russian Civil War (1918) in which the Kiev Arsenal January Uprising of workers supported the Red/Bolshevik Army against the Ukrainian nationalists (who ran the country at the time). The American National Board of Review chose Arsenal in its list of top 5 films of 1929 (Carl Theodor Dreyer’s Joan of Arc was also on the list). Exploring a narrative that stresses the tragic nature of civil war, Arsenal is regarded by film scholar Vance Kepley, Jr. as “one of the few Soviet political films which seems even to cast doubt on the morality of violent retribution”.

Artwork by regular collaborator Ben Newman (www.bennewman.co.uk)

Arsenal – Bronnt Industries Kapital (excerpt I) from Bronnt Industries on Vimeo.

Video used with permission of the National Oleksandr Dovzhenko Film Centre.

Purchase the record from our new Greedbag store at: https://iownyourecords.greedbag.com/buy/arsenal-5/

“A terrifically intense soundtrack” Sight & Sound, UK

“Bartell’s score is expertly judged – an echo chamber of horror for the film to resonate inside. I urge you to catch the film with this score whenever you can.”Silent London, UK

“An extraordinary soundtrack for an extraordinary movie, Guy Bartell’s sound score for Arsenal plugs the viewer directly into the nervous system of this shattering film.” John Sweeney, silent film pianist

BRONNT INDUSTRIES KAPITAL ON TOUR

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After 15 months of silence (thanks to I Own You Jr.) we are set to announce our next run of releases over the coming weeks including bundle options and some exciting collaborations. Please check back in a couple of weeks.

RATTLE ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES WITH ANIMAL COLLECTIVE AND THE JULIE RUIN

Rattle2016Tour.jpgHot on the heels of their critically acclaimed eponymous debut album, which was released in August via Upset the Rhythm and I Own You Records, Nottingham-based drumming duo RATTLE have been invited to support Animal Collective in September and The Julie Ruin in December. The band will also be embarking on their own headline shows in September and October.
Full Tour Dates here:

03/09/2016 – Liverpool – 02 Academy, with Animal Collective
06/09/2016 – Glasgow – 02 ABC, with Animal Collective
07/09/2016 – Leeds – Stylus, with Animal Collective
08/09/2016 – London – Scala, with Animal Collective
09/09/2016 – Leeds – International Beer Festival
10/09/2016 – Gateshead – The Old Police House
11/09/2016 – Glasgow – The Old Hairdressers
13/09/2016 – Cardiff – Undertone
24/09/2016 – Leigh On Sea – With Liberez
25/09/2016 – Nottingham – JT Soar with Picore and Stef Ketteringham
09/10/2016 – Nottingham – Forever Records, part of Hockley Hustle
29/10/2016 – Nottingham – The Old Angel with The Wharves and Mia La Metta
27/11/2016 – Berlin – Columbia Theatre with Julie Ruin
0/11/2016 – Brussels – Botanique Rotonde With Julie Ruin
01/12/2016 – Paris – Point Ephemere, with Julie Ruin
02/12/206 – London – KOKO with Julie Ruin
04/12/2016 – Manchester – Gorilla, with Julie Ruin
05/12/2016 – Leeds – Brudenell Social Club With The Julie Ruin
06/12/2016 – Glasgow – The Art School, with Julie Ruin
(more shows tba)
Watch video for “Stringer Bell” here:

OUT NOW: ‘RATTLE LP’ by Rattle 05/08/16 (OWN008/UTR082)

RATTLELPThe debut LP by Rattle is available from all good record shops NOW in conjunction with Upset the Rhythm. We could talk to you exhaustively about how great it is, but don’t take our word for it…

PRAISE FOR THE RECORD:

“Rattle’s greatest accomplishment is managing to paint in black and white and produce the effect of colourful variety, to deconstruct the magic of music with subversive simplicity and create something new.”  – The Quietus

“The fragile beauty of these songs sounds, more often than not, rather vital.” – Mojo

“Tension built on space and air, a cool, refreshing breeze.” – Wire

“With just two kits and their beguiling voices, the duo have created a jigsaw of a debut – and not one of those frustrating puzzles with 1000 tiny pieces, but a fast-paced game full of constant discovery and reward.” – Drowned in Sound 9/10

“Comparisons could be made to The Raincoats, to the Slits’ unjustly neglected second album, to ESG, even, but in reality Rattle sit in their own onomatopoeic universe.” – Clash Magazine

“The two women of Rattle seem to regard their rhythms like pieces from a K’Nex kit; snap one here, another there, now break this off and now wa-la, they’ve turned a house into a hovercraft. The sky’s the limit when you let your imagination take the wheel.” – Collapse Board

“Utterly hypnotic.” – Narc 4/5

“Wonderfully captivating.” – Gold Flake Paint

“An enigmatic listen, crying out for your own reading.” – The Skinny

“Their sparse, oddly hypnotic music sounds utterly unique.” – Clash Magazine

Label: I Own You / Upset The Rhythm
Catalogue Number: OWN008 / UTR082
Formats: CD / LP / Digital
Running Time: 46 mins
Release Date: 5th August 2016