The Moulettes, have started pre-orders for their newest release, Preternatural.
This Brighton based British band, weaves in and out of several genres with 3 part harmony female vocal, amplified Cello, distorted Bassoon, autoharp, guitar, bass, and synths. Their influences range from Bjork to Zappa to Gentle Giant. They spent part of 2015 opening for Three Friends.
The Moulettes are Hannah Miller (Cello, vocals, guitar), Ruth Skipper (Bassoon, vocals, autoharp, synth), Ollie Austin (drums, guitar, piano, vocals), Jim Mortimore (double bass, guitar, vocals), and newest member Raevennan Husbandes (electric guitar, vocals, percussion).
Says The Moulettes about the new album:
The aim of this record is to explore and celebrate the often surreal and miraculous wealth of fascinating diversity that exists in the natural world, and examine our relationship to it as humans: our similarities, our differences, and our role as caretaker or threat.Preternatural track list:
2. Under Water Painter
4. Hidden World (Halicephalobus Mephisto)
5. Pufferfish Love
7. Rite of Passage
10. Bird of Paradise, Part II
You can pre-order here.
The Moulettes will be touring in April and May in the UK to support this new album. They will also be touring Canadian festivals in the summer.
TUK our Dates are:
April 21 - Southampton @ The Brook
April 22 - Oxford @ The Cellar
April 23 - London @ Islington Assembly Hall
April 24 - Bristol @ Exchange
April 26 - Bury St Edmunds @ Apex
April 27 - Birmingham @ The Dark Horse
April 28 - Leicester @ The Musician
April 29 - Edinburgh @ The Mash House
May 3 - York @ The Duchess
May 4 - Sheffield @ Greystones
May 5 - Manchester @ Band on the Wall
May 6 - Stroud @ The Convent
May 7 - Falmouth @ Tolmen Centre
Festivals Tour of Canada:
July 1 - Canso, NS, Canada @ Stanfest Rogers Folk
July 5 - Montreal, QC, Canada @ Montreal Jazz Festival
July 8 - Orillia, ON, Canada @ Mariposa Folk Festival
July 10 - Winnipeg, MB, Canada @ Winnipeg Folk Festival
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