Listen to Lonnie Holley's ambitious and mesmerizing new album 'Mith'
With his self-taught piano improvisations and stream-of-consciousness lyrical approach, Lonnie Holley is a storyteller of the highest order. Now, Holley releases his new album 'Mith' which, unlike his previous musical output, touches on topics like Black Lives Matter, Standing Rock and contemporary American politics. Listen to the album in full below and watch the excellent video for 'I Woke Up in a Fucked-Up America'.
Lonnie Holley’s performance at Le Guess Who? 2018 will feature expressive trombone and drums duo Nelson Patton, who also contributed on his upcoming album. Also performing at the festival are a.o. Art Ensemble of Chicago, Neneh Cherry, Swamp Dogg, Devendra Banhart, Circuit des Yeux, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Nicole Mitchell, Colin Stetson, Rodrigo Amarante, and many more.