Moulettes are a Brighton based British band of Björk, Frank Zappa and Gentle Giant loving Multi instrumentalists that weave in and out of several genres with 3 part harmony female vocals, amplified Cello, Distorted bassoon, auto-harp, Guitar, Drums, Bass and synths into an incomparable Alt.pop/rock/folk Universe.
Singles from their eponymous release in 2010 (****Mojo), their follow up ‘The Bear’s Revenge’ in 2012 (****The Guardian) and third studio album ‘Constellations’ (Best Album: Spiral Earth Awards) have been played by several DJ’s on BBC6 and BBC2 (Cerys Mathews, Mark Radcliffe, Mary Anne Hobbs, Bob Harris, Tom Robinson, Laura Laverne).
Moulettes’ eclectic style of Indie-Pop testifies to the scope of their creativity; which has drawn together such a varied ensemble of featured artists including legends Arthur Brown (God of Hellfire) and Herbie Flowers (Lou Reed, Bowie), as well as contemporaries Blaine Harrison (Mystery Jets), The Unthanks and Emma Richardson (Band Of Skulls) and many more.
From starting playing together at school in Glastonbury to residencies on Tin Pin Alley, to a multitude of festivals and relentless world touring they have become renowned for their breathtaking live shows. On the way the band have shared the stage and studio with well known artists in Folk, Prog, Pop and Rock, including Mick Jagger, Nick Cave, Seasick Steve, Bonobo, Gentle Giant, Mumford and Sons (Ted Dwane was a founding Moulette), Dave Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Bellowhead, The Levellers, Nizlopi and many more.
If you are looking for a truly unique projection of most recorded music to date squeezed into accessible surreal pop tunes Moulettes is the band for you. They are releasing their 4th Album Preternatura in May 2016. It sees the band exploring more of their prog rock and electronic elements. It’s a concept album about strange creatures. They are playing a headline tour in April/May, doing a festival season in Canada with only a few UK MainStage appearances.