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Oct 07, 2020

This Is the Kit, the project led by British-born singer/songwriter Kate Stables, is releasing a new album, Off Off On, on October 23 via Rough Trade. Now she has shared another song from the album, “Was Magician.” As well as the regular audio for the song, This Is the Kit has shared a live performance video for “Was Magician.”  More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Jesse Kivel, Doves, Django Django, Janelle Monáe, and More

Plus Everything Everything, Seamus Fogarty, This Is the Kit, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 11, 2020

Welcome to the 36th Songs of the Week of 2020. This week’s list is a supersized one, with 12 instead of 10 songs (and last week we only had eight), which is surprising considering Monday was the Labor Day holiday here in America, meaning few new songs were shared that day. More

Sep 10, 2020

This Is the Kit, the project led by British-born singer/songwriter Kate Stables, is releasing a new album, Off Off On, on October 23 via Rough Trade. Now she has shared another song from the album, “Coming to Get You Nowhere,” via a video for the track that features Stables helping to get a car unstuck on a country lane. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Sufjan Stevens, This Is the Kit, Bill Callahan, Lonnie Holley, and More

Plus Ganser, Glass Animals, NZCA LINES, Fear of Men, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 03, 2020

Welcome to the 26th Songs of the Week of 2020. Tomorrow is Independence Day here in America, but it’s hard to feel overly patriotic this year with the Trump administration continuing to botch the response to the pandemic and with so much to fix in this country—including systemic racism, police brutality, gun reform, climate change, and wealth inequality, to name just a handful of challenges. More

Jul 01, 2020

This Is the Kit, the project led by British-born singer/songwriter Kate Stables, has announced a new album, Off Off On, and shared its first single, “This is What You Did,” via a video for the track.  More

May 15, 2019

The National are releasing a new album, I Am Easy to Find, which is accompanied by a 24-minute short film directed by Mike Mills and starring Oscar-winning Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, this Friday via 4AD. Last night they stopped The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform the album's "You Had Your Soul With You." They were aided by a string quartet and two guest singers, This Is the Kit's Kate Stables and Pauline de Lassus (aka Mina Tindle). More

Jul 20, 2017

This Is the Kit, the project led by British-born, Paris-based singer/songwriter Kate Stables, released their fourth album, Moonshine Freeze, a couple of week's back via Rough Trade.  More

Under the Radar Announces Summer 2017 Issue with Grizzly Bear on the Cover

Issue 61 Also Includes Interviews with The War on Drugs, The National, Broken Social Scene, Slowdive vs. Ariel Pink, Phoenix, Beach House, and Much More

Jul 18, 2017

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Summer 2017 Issue, which is out now digitally via Under the Radar's app and the magazine app Readly. The print version has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon (as well as available soon digitally via the magazine app Zinio). The issue features Grizzly Bear on the cover. More

Jul 07, 2017

Here we highlight four albums due out today that we feel are most worth hearing. We have also included Amazon links for each album. If you click through those links and buy the album (or anything else on Amazon once you've clicked through) then Amazon rewards us with a sales percentage. So buy that album you were likely going to purchase anyway, but also help support one of America's last truly independent print music magazines.  More

Seven Best Songs of the Week: Wolf Alice, Everything Everything, Algiers, and More

Plus Trailer Trash Tracys, The Horrors, This Is the Kit, Frankie Rose, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 16, 2017

So many notable new tracks this week! To help you sort through the multitude of fresh songs released in the last seven days, we have picked the seven best this week had to offer.  More

Listen: This Is the Kit - “Bullet Proof”

Moonshine Freeze Due Out July 7 via Rough Trade

Jun 16, 2017

This Is the Kit, the project led by British-born, Paris-based singer/songwriter Kate Stables, are releasing their fourth album, Moonshine Freeze, on July 7 via Rough Trade. More


Interviews

This Is the Kit

Melodious Ambiguity

Aug 30, 2017

While Kate Stables is beloved for the haunting Celtic tinged melodies and evocative lyrics she records under the alias This Is the Kit, one of the most poignant moments on her new LP is taken from a far off land and sung in a language you're not likely to understand. More


Reviews

Off Off On

Off Off On

Rough Trade

Oct 20, 2020

Kate Stables’ project This Is the Kit follows 2017’s outstanding Moonshine Freeze with another impressive outing on Off Off OnMore