Archy & Jack Marshall – ‘A New Place 2 Drown’ – Book & Soundtrack, Short Film

News from the True Panther realm:
Earlier this morning  A New Place 2 Drown was announced. This multidisciplinary body of work includes a book, soundtrack (by Archy Marshall) and a short film, directed by Will Robson Scott (trailer above). The brains begin all this, Jack and Archy Marshall have shared details for all elements of this release below…

Following on from “Inner City Ooz,” last year’s collaborative art exhibition between Jack and Archy, which wove together music, visual art, and live performance, A New Place 2 Drown delves even deeper, drawing further from Jack’s discipline as a visual artist and Archy’s as a musician (under the pseudonym King Krule among others), to create something inimitable and entirely unique as a result.

The volume of poetry and artwork, published by Topsafe, invites readers into the brothers’ everyday lives in South London. By turns candid and tender, acute and distrait, ANP2D provides a glimpse into the creative process that Jack and Archy both share, and the restless, lyrical world that they inhabit.

Then, coming on the heels of the 208-page book is a stunning 37-minute, 12-song soundtrack of brand new music from Archy Marshall, released on December 10th on True Panther Sounds (US) / XL Recordings (UK). While intended as an essential companion piece to the book, the soundtrack showcases a different side to Archy’s musical craft, highlighting more evolved electronic production colored with Archy’s poetic verse delivered in his distinct baritone.

The entire project is tied together by a short film by Will Robson Scott, which incorporates elements of the book and the soundtrack, including behind-the-scenes interviews with the Marshall brothers and their mother.  View the trailer for the film HERE and visit the website to hear tracks from the soundtrack.