This Is The Kit

This Is The Kit – “This Is What You Did”

This Is The Kit's Kate Stables has announced a new album today, Off Off On, the follow-up to her 2017 record Moonshine Freeze. The new…
James Rettig | June 30, 2020 - 12:09 pm

Watch The National Play A Dramatic “Where Is Her Head” On Kimmel

If you've been to see the National enough times, you know how those shows can start. The band will start up with one of their…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2019 - 9:27 am

Watch The National Debut I Am Easy To Find With Julien Baker & More In NYC

The National surprised a lot of us early this year by announcing plans to release their new album I Am Easy To Find less than…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2019 - 1:50 pm

This Is The Kit – “Hotter Colder” Video

Kate Stables' folk-rock project This Is The Kit released their excellent new LP Moonshine Freeze earlier this month, and now they've shared a video for…
Peter Helman | July 19, 2017 - 6:41 pm

This Is The Kit – “Bullet Proof”

This Is The Kit is the folk project led by Kate Stables, and we heard the title track off of their forthcoming album Moonshine Freeze
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 16, 2017 - 10:23 am

This Is The Kit – “Moonshine Freeze” (Feat. Aaron Dessner)

This Is The Kit, the Paris-based folk-rock project led by Kate Stables, quietly released one of the best records of 2015 in Bashed Out. Now,…
Peter Helman | May 10, 2017 - 12:44 pm


This Is The Kit – “Christmas Time Is Here” & “La Peregrinacion”

Kate Stables, the English-born, Paris-based singer-songwriter who records beautiful folk-tinged rock music under the name This Is The Kit, is about to take a break…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2016 - 9:55 am

This Is The Kit – “Magic Spell” Video

The women of the world have given us an astonishing number of fantastic folk-rock records this year, and This Is The Kit's pensive yet muscular…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2015 - 12:24 pm

This Is The Kit – “Silver John” Video

Earlier this year, Kate Stables released her gorgeous third album and modern folk gem Bashed Out under the name This Is The Kit. Prior to…
Lisa Brown | August 10, 2015 - 12:27 pm

Stream This Is The Kit Bashed Out

I've been anticipating the release of Kate Stables' Bashed Out, her third album as This Is The Kit, since we premiered the title track at…
Caitlin White | April 1, 2015 - 11:46 am

This Is The Kit – “Silver John”

This Is The Kit's "Silver John" envelops you like fog rolling in off the water, heavy with atmosphere and full of uncertainty. Kate Stables writes…
Caitlin White | March 12, 2015 - 4:18 pm

This Is The Kit – “Bashed Out” Video

"So the outside it bashes us in, bashes us about a bit." That's how Kate Stables (aka This Is The Kit) begins "Bashed Out" the…
Caitlin White | February 27, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Cabane – “La Gomera” (Stereogum Premiere)

Cabane is technically the latest project of Belgian composer and songwriter Thomas Jean Henri, but he functions more as a hub for the various spokes…
Caitlin White | February 4, 2015 - 9:52 am

This Is The Kit – “Bashed Out” (Stereogum Premiere)

Kate Stables has been recording music as This Is The Kit for years now, but this is probably one of the first times you're reading…
Caitlin White | February 3, 2015 - 11:53 am

Cabane – “Sangokaku” Video

Cabane is the French word for cabin, but it's also the moniker used by Belgian composer and songwriter Thomas Jean Henri, formerly of Soy Un…
Caitlin White | January 29, 2015 - 3:57 pm