Kit Downes Trio
The 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Albums of the Year represent exciting times in music from the UK and Ireland. As well as big name bands who've made an impact all over the world there are young, up and coming artists who make music that's exciting, inventive and implicitly indigenous.
F-IRE member Kit Downes and his Trio's album 'Golden' is nominated for 2010 Mercury Prize - The Album of The Year.
The Kit Downes Trio Is Pianist Kit Downes, Double Bassist Calum Gourlay And Drummer James Maddren. Downes, A Former Member Of Empirical, Attended The Royal Academy Of Music And Has Worked With A Wide Range Of Musicians Including Micachu And Acoustic Ladyland. 'Golden' Is The Trio's Debut Album And Was Released On Basho Records.