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Spooky Action at a Distance

by Makaya McCraven & Shane Parish

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"Spooky Action at a Distance" was recorded live at The Whistler's Stars Align series. Stars Align is a monthly concert series and podcast that brings together musicians for a one-off collaboration.

Shane Parish: "It was an exhilarating experience meeting and playing with Makaya. We had not met before this date and we have not seen each other since! I flew into Chicago, with the support of International Anthem, just for this occasion. Kind of incredible. One can imagine what we could come up with if we played together a few more times. I am very happy this document exists! He is one of the best drummers in the world, and its was truly an honor, and I feel like I grew as a musician from the experience. Thanks also to The Whistler and Stars Align for curating this encounter."

Makaya McCraven: "Shane and I hadn't met before playing together. There was truly beautiful energy in the room and it felt like we've known each other for years! Shane is a wonderful dynamic musician and we share a lot of musical vocabulary. It's really cool to be able to connect and communicate with someone without using words or literal language. It's kind of like magic both between the musicians and audience. I'm glad it was documented."


released June 1, 2017

Recorded live at The Whistler (Chicago, IL)

Makaya McCraven: drums
Shane Parish: guitar

Recorded by Dave Zuchowski
Mixed by Erik Hall
Mastered by Anthony Gravino
Photo by Joel Berk



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A one-off collaboration between drummer Makaya McCraven and guitarist Shane Parish

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