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Bing & Ruth - Releases Dorsal EP And European Dates In November
Bing & Ruth : Releases Dorsal EP And European Dates In November
20th October 2017

Bing & Ruth – the ever-evolving collective steered by composer and pianist David Moore – have a new EP, Dorsal.  A short collection of songs written and recorded alongside the group’s recent album, No Home of the Mind, Moore says, “as the full length came into view it became clear that these sounds were a small family deserving of their own house separate.  So here they are.  A little line in a short crest.  No meaning suggested.  As is.  Have at.”

You can buy/stream here.

Operating since 2006 with Moore at its nucleus, Bing & Ruth’s third album No Home of the Mind was released earlier this year on 4AD.  After a year of heartfelt composition and with everything meticulously rehearsed in advance, it was recorded in two days and in the fewest takes possible in an attempt to recreate the immediacy of classic session-style musicianship, where one-take recordings were a standard to keep costs down.  The final, stunning album explores piano’s percussive qualities alongside running woodwinds, warbling tape delays and splattered upright bass lines that stare out with a wide-eyed transcendence. 

"Classically inspired, ambitiously arranged, deceptively ambient”  - Uncut 8/10
"Sheer atmospheric beauty" - The Times ****
“The earthiest Bing & Ruth record yet. You can smell the sweat that went into it” Pitchfork 8.2 
“Strikes a chord without uttering a word” - Resident Advisor ****
“Squeezes all it can from the five-person form into something warm and full and unprecedented.” - Spin 9/10

Bing & Ruth - Dorsal EP

1. Dorsal
2. Torche II 
3. Weighout 

15th - Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven, Netherland [TICKETS]
16th - St. Pancras Church, London, UK [TICKETS]
17th - Colston Hall, Bristol, UK [TICKETS]
18th - Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherland [TICKETS]
19th - Trafo, Jena, Germany [TICKETS]
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