MP3 lindsay holler - malleable
supported by a little twang and a little late-night clarity, lindsay holler fuses americana with dark lyrics and gritty textures that tread through broken relations and lost love.
5 MP3 Songs
COUNTRY: Country Folk, ROCK: Americana
lindsay holler sings and plays guitar. Her voice slivers onto the sidewalk through a cracked upstairs window on dusky afternoons. it smells you with its tongue, pensively considers, and strikes. In clubs and theatres - it’s the same. On some occasions it caresses; other times accuses. When amplified it can be seen on the air ... then we all drown.
Holler lives in Charleston, South Carolina. She hails the South as home and has lived in New Orleans and New York; she studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston. With the addition of Nick Jenkins on drums, Michael Hanf on vibes and percussion, Dave Linaburg on guitar, and Ben Wells on bass, they have created a sound fusing americana with dark lyrics and gritty textures. “It’s not me, it’s my sweet disposition…,” to quote her lyrics is to take them out of context.
The music’s current state of evolution is supported by a little twang and a little late-night clarity. With the help of Brad Russell, the new EP, Malleable, contains five originals, each displaying Holler’s succinct penwomanship, which treads the trammels of broken relations and lost love. Holler cites influences from the likes of Tom Waits, Gram Parsons, Nina Simone, and Neil Young, preferring categorical misfits and indefinables.
“on her lovely, new, independently-released collection, malleable … “love gone awry,” a feathery waltz with a morose tone, demonstrates Russell’s contributions, with a rolling banjo track, strummy acoustic guitar, and volume-pedal electric guitar resembling a pedal steel. Title track “malleable” and closer “grove street” feature the low-key rumble and clickety-clack of the Jenkins/Holler two-piece configuration twangy acoustic guitar, brushy percussion and snare fills, and Holler’s trembling wails and whispers.” - Charleston City Paper