This is the Kit release “Hotter Colder” video

This is the Kit release "Hotter Colder" video

Video Director James Hankins explains how the video came about; “Kate was very keen on the video involving water and wanted quite a dark feel to it. Seeing as her and Rozi both love wild swimming we thought we’d go for a paddle in some lakes. Of course, on the day we decided to shoot the video there were terrible downpours which meant filming became really quite tricky. It quickly became clear that this was gonna change the feel of the video which we kind of embraced. They were brilliant and really threw themselves into everything. Looking back i probably left them in that lake a bit too long though.

I’ve known Kate & Rozi for quite a while now and we’ve worked together on a few other videos so i knew whatever happened it was gonna be a good laugh and that’s exactly what it was, hopefully you can tell. I’ve gotta mention our great little crew who battled on in the rain, including a drone pilot who was a lot of fun to work with. Our good friend Sam Wisternoff then created some underwater animation and washes which i think gave it some added energy. It feels like this video is definitely a collaborative effort, thanks team.” This Is The Kit is the musical project which holds exceptional Paris-via- Bristol songwriter Kate Stables close to its heart – have earned the adoration of peers including Guy Garvey, The National and Sharon van Etten. Their new album and Rough Trade debut, ‘Moonshine Freeze’ was Produced by John Parish (PJ Harvey, M Ward, Perfume Genius), it began in the immediate wake of its predecessor, ‘Bashed Out’, when days after coming off tour last November, Stables and her band (Rozi Plain, Jamie Whitby-Coles, Neil Smith and Jesse D Vernon) headed into Geoff Barrow’s Invada studios in Bristol. Aaron Dessner of The National also features on six of the tracks.

This Is The Kit are bringing their live show to festivals and headline shows across Europe and the

US:

Jul 28 – Port Eliot Festival, Cornwall, UK

Jul 29 – Farmfest, Somerset, UK

Jul 30 – Cloudspotting, Lancashire, UK

Aug 05 – Valley Festival, Bristol, UK

Aug 12 – Haven Festival, Copenhagen, DK

Aug 19 – Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, UK

Aug 25 – Purbeck Valley Folk Festival, UK

Sep 02 – Electric Fields Festival, Dumfries, UK

Sep 16 – The Hubs, Sheffield, UK

Sep 17 – Gorilla, Manchester, UK

Sep 20 – Revelation at St Mary’s, Ashford, UK

Sep 21 – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, UK

Sep 23 – Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg, DE

Oct 5 – The Globe, Cardiff, UK –

Oct 6 – The Soundhouse, Leicester, UK –

Oct 7 – Colston Hall, Bristol, UK –

10 Oct – The Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA, US

11 Oct – The Cobalt, Vancouver, BC, Canada

12 Oct – The Old Church Concert Hall, Portland, OR, US

14 Oct – Swedish American Hall, San Francisco, CA, US

17 Oct – The Echo, Los Angeles, CA, US

19 Oct – Turf Club, St. Paul, MN, US

20 Oct – Constellation, Chicago, IL, US

22 Oct – The Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON, Canada

24 Oct – Great Scott, Allston, MA, US

25 Oct – Mercury Lounge, New York, NY, US

26 Oct – Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia, PA, US

27 Oct – DC9 Nightclub, Washington, DC, US

02 Nov – Pitchfork Music Festival Paris 2017, Paris, France

03 Nov – Botanique – Rotonde, Brussels, Belgium

04 Nov – De Gudde Wellen, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

05 Nov – Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

07 Nov – Kantine am Berghain, Berlin, Germany

08 Nov – Café V Lese, Prague, Czech Republic

09 Nov – B72, Vienna, Austria

11 Nov – Le Bourg, Lausanne, Switzerland

12 Nov – Bad Bonn, Dudingen, Switzerland

14 Nov – Le Grand Mix, Tourcoing, France w/ Aldous Harding

15 Nov – La Cartonnerie, Reims, France

16 Nov – Groom, Lyon, France