Moore Moss Rutter

About

Moore Moss Rutter formed in 2009 and quickly rose to prominence, collecting the BBC Young Folk Award at The Brewery, London in 2011.  The band have continued to tour and build their following, producing two acclaimed albums, with ‘III’ completing the trilogy.

'III' is the third album from highly regarded English instrumental trio Moore Moss Rutter. Recorded in the Welsh countryside as full live takes by award winning producer Andy Bell, ‘III’ is a tapestry of influences which weaves Folk Dance and music traditions from England with others from across continental Europe. Sonically, Moore Moss Rutter (and producer, Andy Bell) have their heads firmly in the present, and the material is furnished in resolutely contemporary style.

'III' is a uniquely intimate record – the third in a trilogy which charts the growth of these three artists. Charged, visceral and gutsy at points; subtle, reflective and sensitive at others; the recordings capture the amplitude of Moore Moss Rutter's live performances.

Tom Moore is a unique fiddle player, violist and composer originally from Norfolk. He is currently studying for a specialist creative music masters at Goldsmiths, University of London, and is in-demand as a session musician and collaborator on projects working across several fields including folk, improvisational and electronic.

Archie Churchill-Moss is based in Bristol and is one of England’s best known melodeon players and tune-writers. He is currently touring with Sam Kelly's Lost Boys; alongside Tom in False Lights; and teaches at Leeds College of Music.

Jack Rutter is a highly respected guitarist, singer and multi-instrumentalist from West Yorkshire. The recent release of his debut solo album, recorded by Joe Rusby, has been met with critical acclaim.  Alongside his solo and trio work Jack also tours extensively with Seth Lakeman, Jackie Oates and Molly Evans Trio.

“They play with utter sincerity, sensitivity and a refreshingly natural flair, it places them in the very heart of the new British folk scene... enduringly pleasing”
– fRoots

“It’s atmospheric, compelling and focused. You can expect to hear the best of English instrumental music” Songlines “A sensitive, intelligent and unerringly direct expression of assured interpretive intent… couched in an unassumingly sumptuous, lovingly detailed richness of sound”
– Folk Radio UK

“Giving English traditional music the love and respect it deserves, with dreamy reinterpretations”
– Verity Sharp, BBC Radio 3

About

Moore Moss Rutter formed in 2009 and quickly rose to prominence, collecting the BBC Young Folk Award at The Brewery, London in 2011.  The band have continued to tour and build their following, producing two acclaimed albums, with ‘III’ completing the trilogy.

'III' is the third album from highly regarded English instrumental trio Moore Moss Rutter. Recorded in the Welsh countryside as full live takes by award winning producer Andy Bell, ‘III’ is a tapestry of influences which weaves Folk Dance and music traditions from England with others from across continental Europe. Sonically, Moore Moss Rutter (and producer, Andy Bell) have their heads firmly in the present, and the material is furnished in resolutely contemporary style.

'III' is a uniquely intimate record – the third in a trilogy which charts the growth of these three artists. Charged, visceral and gutsy at points; subtle, reflective and sensitive at others; the recordings capture the amplitude of Moore Moss Rutter's live performances.

Tom Moore is a unique fiddle player, violist and composer originally from Norfolk. He is currently studying for a specialist creative music masters at Goldsmiths, University of London, and is in-demand as a session musician and collaborator on projects working across several fields including folk, improvisational and electronic.

Archie Churchill-Moss is based in Bristol and is one of England’s best known melodeon players and tune-writers. He is currently touring with Sam Kelly's Lost Boys; alongside Tom in False Lights; and teaches at Leeds College of Music.

Jack Rutter is a highly respected guitarist, singer and multi-instrumentalist from West Yorkshire. The recent release of his debut solo album, recorded by Joe Rusby, has been met with critical acclaim.  Alongside his solo and trio work Jack also tours extensively with Seth Lakeman, Jackie Oates and Molly Evans Trio.

“They play with utter sincerity, sensitivity and a refreshingly natural flair, it places them in the very heart of the new British folk scene... enduringly pleasing”
– fRoots

“It’s atmospheric, compelling and focused. You can expect to hear the best of English instrumental music” Songlines “A sensitive, intelligent and unerringly direct expression of assured interpretive intent… couched in an unassumingly sumptuous, lovingly detailed richness of sound”
– Folk Radio UK

“Giving English traditional music the love and respect it deserves, with dreamy reinterpretations”
– Verity Sharp, BBC Radio 3

Featured Release

Moore Moss Rutter
III

May 2018 sees the release of ‘III’, the third record in a trilogy of albums from Moore Moss Rutter, three of England’s most respected and in-demand folk musicians. Their highly-anticipated return to performing and recording together comes after a short break whilst they have individually been touring and working with the likes of Seth Lakeman, Jim Moray, False Lights and Bellowhead’s Sam Sweeney. Moore Moss Rutter formed in... Go to Product →

Track List

  • The Iron Bell
  • Hilly Fields // Blakeney Point
  • Intrepid // Espresso
  • Worrall Road // The Glade
  • Dougal
  • Archer Street // Somerset Safehouse
  • Minuet // Soulèvement // La Goulette
  • Brudestykke
  • St. Martin's Lane
  • Rowler's Jig // The Beeches

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