Trash Kit

TRASH KIT have a wild feel for melody, writing songs that pull at the reins with a spontaneous charm. Having formed the band in 2009, Rachel Aggs, Rachel Horwood and Ros Murray have since become the glowing core of London's DIY underground. Their music is primal yet thoughtful, affirming yet sincere, drawing on the potential of post-punk and the naturalism of an internal folk music.

Although Trash Kit have their forebears in bands like X-Ray Spex, The Ex and The Raincoats, their sound is very much their own take on facing forwards. Galloping polyrhythms, overlapping sung-spoke lyrics and entwining guitars are all drawn together into a taut unity, sounding willfully alive. Both Rachels tangle their vocals with each other whilst expressive drumbeats and restless guitar flurries provide the rhythmic drive.

Aggs' guitar playing is as much informed by African fingerstyle patterns as the percussive attitude of various no wave shredders. Horwood approaches her drumkit with an untamable freedom, pushing it into the realm of a vivid lead instrument. Trash Kit's music is full of pauses, woven silence and punctuation too, and this is where Ros and her resonant, soulful bass work finds a perfect home.
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UTR036V Trash Kit - Trash Kit album art Trash Kit Trash Kit (Album) Upset! The Rhythm UTR036V UK 2010 Sell This Version
MILK 006 Trash Kit - Live At Club Mïlk album art Trash Kit Live At Club Mïlk(Cass, S/Sided, Ltd) Mïlk MILK 006 UK 2010 Sell This Version
UTR061V Trash Kit - Confidence album art Trash Kit Confidence (Album) Upset! The Rhythm UTR061V UK 2014 Sell This Version
UTR110 Trash Kit - Horizon album art Trash Kit Horizon (Album) Upset! The Rhythm UTR110 UK 2019 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

UTR041 Trash Kit - Teenagers / How D'You Do? album art Trash Kit Teenagers / How D'You Do?(7", Single, Ora) Upset! The Rhythm UTR041 UK 2010 Sell This Version
Mïlk 007 Trash Kit - Trash Kit / Woolf album art Trash Kit / Woolf Trash Kit / Woolf - Trash Kit / Woolf(7") Mïlk Mïlk 007 UK 2011 Sell This Version


none Trash Kit - The Trash Kit CD-R album art Trash Kit The Trash Kit CD-R(CDr) Not On Label (Trash Kit Self-released) none UK 2009 Sell This Version