"Every few years [at SXSW], an Austin act picks up steam just in time to enjoy the home court advantage. This year it's a bluesman, Alejandro Rose-Garcia, who makes the one-man band approach look effortless." - The New York Times
Recently described as an "anti folk phenomenon" by NPR Music, Alejandro Rose-Garcia (aka Shakey Graves) is one of those rare artists whose music, after one listen, inspires the kind of obsessive devotion that compels someone to spend hours searching for more. Fans eagerly wait for the next track to surface online, erratically released from his closely-guarded collection of unheard bedroom recordings and live rarities.
But as word of his haunting, at times bizarre, lo-fi recordings and contrastingly explosive live shows continues to spread, Shakey Graves is quickly rising from obscurity into the national spotlight ... READ MORE