Austin360 On The Record is a weekly roundup of new, recent and upcoming releases by local and Austin-associated recording artists.
Shakey Graves, “Roll the Bones X” 10th-anniversary reissue edition (Dualtone). The shooting-star career of Austin native Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves, began 10 years ago when he released his debut album “Roll the Bones” as a pay-what-you-can download on Bandcamp. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, he’s assembled this expanded version, available both digitally and on vinyl with an “Odds & Ends” set featuring previously unreleased material.
The physical release includes a booklet that draws upon old photographs, journals and lyric sheets Graves unearthed for the occasion. Release shows at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, April 2, at Nutty Brown Amphitheatre (sold out). Here’s the opening track, “Unlucky Skin”:
Zach Person, self-titled (BlackDenim). A 24-year-old guitarist and singer-songwriter who moved to Austin from Houston in 2017, Person released five of these tracks on a 2020 debut EP. Now comes the full 12-song album, an impressive and ambitious record that blends rock, blues, funk, soul and more with energy to