In a captivating blend of rustic charm and vibrant melodies, Shakey Graves, the stage name for the multi-faceted musician Alejandro Rose-Garcia, has released a new live video for "Ready or Not" featuring the omnipotent Sierra Ferrell. The video, emanating from the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater, showcases a track from his lauded album "Movie of the Week." The song, "Ready or Not," emerges in a new avatar, echoing through the natural acoustics of Red Rocks and stirring the soul of folk-rock enthusiasts.
"Movie of the Week" has been hailed far and wide, carrying with it the unique backstory of music originally conceived for a film that never saw the light. Rose-Garcia reimagined these tunes into what critics are celebrating as his most sonically ambitious project to date. The full album can be experienced here.
In a groundbreaking move, Rose-Garcia has also introduced an AI-powered feature on his website, allowing fans to engage with the album in an unprecedented manner. This innovative tool enables listeners to create personalized versions of the album from a plethora of alternative takes. Fans are invited to explore this feature and craft their individual "Movie of the Week" here.
Rose-Garcia shares his vision: “My ambition was to craft a perpetually evolving album. I wanted to hand over the reins to the listeners, allowing them to piece together their unique 'Movie of the Week' with the album's songs providing an ever-changing score. The resulting experience is designed to be distinct with each visit."
Shakey Graves is in full swing with a US tour, captivating audiences with his live performances. The complete list of tour dates is available here, with highlights including stops at Phoenix, Nashville, Atlanta, and Chicago.
Shakey Graves Live Tour Dates:
- November 6 – The Signal – Chattanooga, TN††
- November 8 – Roxian Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA††
- November 9 – Toad’s Place – New Haven, CT††
- November 11 – Massey Hall – Toronto, ON††
- November 12 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
- November 13 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC††
- November 14 – Roadrunner – Boston, MA**
- November 16 – Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH**
- November 17 – The Salt Shed – Chicago, IL**
- November 18 – The Sylvee – Madison, WI**
- November 19 – Egyptian Room-Old National Centre – Indianapolis, IN**
*with Lucius † with Abraham Alexander ‡ with Trampled by Turtles § with flipturn ** with Rayland Baxter ††Sadurn