Ross Allchurch aka ‘MOR9H’ recently made a discovery that is taking his music career in a nerve-racking new direction. He and his brother were helping their mum through a difficult time, to move house after the loss of their dad. Whilst clearing the attic, Ross discovered a box of lost MiniDiscs and begun curiously listening through them. He found something astonishing – the songs he’d been recording for an intended album ten years ago, before all the projects had been wiped.
During those ten years, Ross has been making a name for himself as a London based composer, being chosen over Max Richter for a commission of the premiere ‘Home’ by the Chicago Joffrey Ballet and creating music for 201 Dance Company & TedEd. Ross’ music, described as “enigmatic” (Graham Watts) and “diverse and intelligent” (TheReviewsHub), evolves from intimately fragile to intensely complex. Melancholic vocals lift above a diverse & processed landscape of piano, analogue synths and jagged guitars, juxtaposed with intricate beats and otherworldly cinematic textures.
The songs found on the lost MiniDiscs have inspired Ross to divert from his career as a composer and make the scary choice of embarking on a new path as solo music artist ‘MOR9H’. He has begun to produce his first album, combining the skills he has developed writing music professionally, with the material from his original songs. MOR9H’s dubut music video ‘Maniac’ premiered on May 21st 2020, inspired by the current political state of Britain and how people’s behaviour has been impacted following Brexit and will be available on all streaming services by the end of May.