If you thought you didn’t like the banjo, This Is The Kit – the alias singer, songwriter and banjo enthusiast Kate Stables – may very likely prove you wrong. She started playing and collaborating with local musicians in Bristol. Now based in Paris, This Is The Kit has built up a loyal and growing following appreciative of its alt-folk sound with hypnotic and characteristic twang patterns, candid storytelling and the rare, unaffected beauty of Stables’ voice.
Centred around the idea of change Careful Of Your Keepers – This Is The Kit’s fourth album –epitomises Stables’ trait of constantly reinventing her music, challenging perceptions and conventions.
Dominie’s songs righteously seethe with tenderness, anger and startling leaps of joy and optimism. Produced by Kate Stables (This Is The Kit), Dominie’s unexpectedly joyful stage presence is a revelation. Prepare for a hug and a punch in the gut.