Next Friday, The Hot Holy Mess will play a fully-unplugged (no electricity!) concert in Brooklyn.
Come join us!
don't miss it!
Have you heard the Red Wild Eye 7" from The Hot Holy Mess?
learn more and buy the record at:
"intriguing brand of progressive roots music borrows liberally from funk, gospel, avant-jazz and bluegrass."
-- Time Out New York
"Steele's violin work evokes the instrument's deep history and globe-spanning heritage. He and Lavalle have strong folk roots, but they surpass the boundaries of the genre with music that embraces opposites — folksy and discordant, easygoing and frenzied — in search of transcendence."
"Brooklyn's own dirty church band"
--The Brooklyn Paper
New Press on late bloomer from our California tour:
"Steele and his band make artful leaps across musical boundaries"
--George Varga, San Diego Union Tribune
it's a nice feature. Click to read the whole piece.
Other recent press:
Nate Chinen of the New York Times made favorable mention of late bloomer in last week's jazz listings, calling us "rustic and worldly."
Couldn't have said it better myself. Here's the piece.
The folks from lucidculture.com heard us at Barbes in January and had this to say:
"....thoughtful, meditative instrumentals, full of beautiful little intricacies, often absolutely mesmerizing: you can get completely lost in this stuff...."
Read the whole piece here
--Trio Tarana in China--
Ravish Momin-- drums and tunes
Peter Scherr-- bass
Skye Steele-- violin
Nov 26th @ Wuxi
Nov 27th @ QingDao
Nov 29th @ GuangZhou
Nov 30th @ Shenzhen
Dec 3 @ Foshan
Dec 4 @ Hong Kong
NEW VIDEOS UP!
SSQ in Brooklyn and other summer fun:
Cadence Magazine reviews late bloomer:
"It's clear that this crew is ready to stretch out in a million different directions and have tons of fun doing it.... Steele's fiddle darts in and out of the oddball rhythmic structures with great panache and rhythmic assurance.... Steele's fabulous tone and inventive solo sense didn't just happen overnight." --July, 2008
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