“This delicious music is played with acoustic virtuosity … complex and beautiful … intriguing and unique” - **** MOJO
“Divine harmonies … orchestral folk at its very finest.” - ***** Time Out
“The best music I heard was by Moulettes…” - The Independent
Yes, finally a band not called ELO that’s made string instruments exciting and sexy.
Their charismatic, idiosyncratic brand of modern folk music incorporating prog, gypsy, classic and swing has, excuse the pun, swung festival crowds at Glasto, Latitude and Larmer Tree.
Various members have performed and recorded with Seasick Steve, John Paul Jones, Paloma Faith, Bonobo and Paul Heaton and even ex-Moulette Ted Dwane, now of Mumford & Sons, returned to the fold for second album The Bear’s Revenge.
Moulettes are an entrancing combination of strings and the celestial; wind and weirdness; rhythm and murder finds them mentioned in the same breath as The Unthanks, Tom Waits and Shostakovitch. Now THAT’S sexy …